Drop in to get help with subjects and skills - Section contents

There are a range of drop-in sessions run by students throughout semester where you can get help on a subject or building important skills. No bookings are required, so you can drop in at your convenience and speak to a Student Peer Leader about what you can do to improve.

Employability

Need help creating your CV? Preparing for interviews? Finding an internship, graduate opportunity or part-time job? Student Peer Leaders have been in your situation and are trained to offer you advice and guidance based on their own experiences. Drop in to an employability session to check your resume and cover letter, get tips for approaching employers and develop workplace skills using online tools. Open to all students.

Employability drop-ins will run during Semester 2 on the following days and times:

DayTimeLocation
Tuesday 11am – 1pm Giblin Eunson Library, Upper Ground Level
Wednesday 1 – 3pm Baillieu Library, Main Entrance Foyer
Thursday 2 – 4pm Baillieu Library, Main Entrance Foyer

You can also find Student Peer Leader advice at Employability skills workshops. Register for upcoming workshops through Careers Online.


Maths and Stats

Student Maths and Stats Help (SMASH) is offered to help you with key mathematics, statistics and quantitative skills. You can attend the library drop-in sessions and get help from a peer leader with the basic maths and statistics needed in any discipline or course.

SMASH drop-ins will run from Week 3 of Semester 2 (6 August) on the following days and times, and will conclude at the end of SWOTVAC (26 October).

DayTimeLocation
Monday 12.30 – 2.30pm ABP Library, Collaborative Space
Tuesday 12.30 – 2.30pm Upper Ground South Foyer, Giblin Eunson Library
Wednesday 12.30 – 2.30pm Project Room 10, Ground Floor, Baillieu Library
Thursday 12.30 – 2.30pm Brownless Biomedical Library, Student Lounge
Friday 12.30 – 2.30pm ABP Library, Collaborative space

Please note: SMASH drop-ins will not be running during the Semester 2 non-teaching period (Monday 24 September to Sunday 30 September).


Academic Writing

All coursework students (undergraduate and graduate) can get quick (15-minute) feedback on their academic writing tasks – no bookings required. Please make sure you bring along a hard copy of your draft.

Academic writing drop-ins will run from Week 3 of Semester 2 (6 August) on the following days and times, and will conclude at the end of SWOTVAC (26 October).

DayTimeLoacation
Monday 12.00 – 4.00pm ABP Library, Collaborative Space
Tuesday 12.00 – 4.00pm Upper Ground South Foyer, Giblin Eunson Library
Wednesday 12.00 – 4.00pm Project Room 10, Ground Floor, Baillieu Library
Thursday 12.00 – 4.00pm Brownless Biomedical Library, Student Lounge
Friday 12.00 – 4.00pm ABP Library, Collaborative space

Student Peer Leader Network

To keep up to date on peer to peer support and activity, join the Student Peer Leader Network Facebook group.

The Student Peer Leader Network and SMASH are funded by the Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF).