Peer Learning Advisers

Peer Learning Advisers (PLAs) are experienced La Trobe students who work on all campuses to support your learning. PLAs are friendly and approachable. You will see PLAs on campus wearing red vests with "I'm a Peer Learning Adviser (PLA)" on the back.

CampusLocation of Peer Learning Advisers
MelbourneStudent Hub (Thomas Cherry Building) and the Ask La Trobe help zone in the library
BendigoLibrary
Albury-WodongaLibrary
MilduraLibrary or the Brian Grogan foyer
SheppartonLibrary and around the campus building

About Peer Learning Advisers

PLAs can assist you with:

  • assignment writing
  • resume checking (Melbourne and Bendigo campuses)
  • planning and organisation
  • referencing / using sources in your writing
  • basic library search skills
  • oral presentations
  • developing language skills
  • online learning / basic IT skills
  • other learning queries: if we can't answer a query, we'll refer you to the right area.

Get help from a PLA via email

You can also ask questions or follow the PLAs via Twitter or contact a PLA via email at pla@latrobe.edu.au

Desk opening hours

Melbourne

Student Hub

WeeksDatesHoursClosed
1Monday 2 March - Thursday 5 March
(resume checking only)
11 am - 3 pmFriday
2-3Monday 9 March - Thursday 19 March11 am - 3 pmFriday
4-9Monday 22 March - Friday 8 May10 am - 4 pm Mon-Thu
10 am - 1 pm Fri
Friday 3 April
Monday 6 April
Tuesday 7 April
Monday 27 April
10-12Monday 11 May - Thursday 28 May11 am - 3 pmFriday

ASK La Trobe Help Zone

WeeksDatesHoursClosed
2-3Monday 2 March - Friday 20 March11 am - 3 pm Mon-Thu
12 pm - 3 pm Fri
 
4-9Monday 23 March - Friday 8 May

10 am - 4 pm Mon-Thu
11 am - 1 pm Fri
4pm - 6pm
Tues & Wed (extra hours)

Friday 3 April
Monday 6 April
Tuesday 7 April
Monday 27 April
10-12Monday 11 May - Thursday 14 May11 am - 3 pm Mon-Thu 

Bendigo

WeeksDatesHoursClosed
1-3Monday 2 March - Friday 20 March11 am - 4 pm Mon-Thu
12 pm - 3 pm Fri
 
4-12Monday 23 march - Friday 22 May10 am - 6 pm Mon-Thu
11 am - 4 pm Fri
Friday 3 April
Monday 6 April
Tuesday 7 April
Monday 27 April
13Not Available  

Albury-Wodonga

WeeksDatesHoursClosed
1-2Monday 2 March - Friday 13 March11 am - 3 pm Mon-Fri 
3-10Monday 16 March - Friday 8 May10 am - 4 pm Mon-ThuFriday 3 April
Monday 6 April
Tuesday 7 April
Monday 27 April
11-13Monday 11 May - Friday 29 May11 am - 3pm Mon-Fri 

Shepparton

WeeksDatesHoursClosed
1-13Monday 2 March - Friday 28 May10 am - 4 pmFriday 3 April
Monday 6 April
Tuesday 7 April
Monday 27 April

Mildura

WeeksDatesHoursClosed
2-13Monday 9 March - Friday 29 May10 am - 3 pm Mon-Fri
(Thursday to 4 pm)
Friday 3 April
Monday 6 April
Tuesday 7 April
Monday 27 April

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