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.

Campus Location of Peer Learning Advisers
Melbourne Student Hub (Thomas Cherry Building) and the Ask La Trobe help zone in the library
Bendigo Library
Albury-Wodonga Library
Mildura Library or the Brian Grogan foyer
Shepparton Library 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

Weeks Dates Hours Closed
1 Monday 2 March - Thursday 5 March
(resume checking only)
11 am - 3 pm Friday
2-3 Monday 9 March - Thursday 19 March 11 am - 3 pm Friday
4-9 Monday 22 March - Friday 8 May 10 am - 4 pm Mon-Thu
10 am - 1 pm Fri
Friday 3 April
Monday 6 April
Tuesday 7 April
Monday 27 April
10-12 Monday 11 May - Thursday 28 May 11 am - 3 pm Friday

ASK La Trobe Help Zone

Weeks Dates Hours Closed
2-3 Monday 2 March - Friday 20 March 11 am - 3 pm Mon-Thu
12 pm - 3 pm Fri
 
4-9 Monday 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
10-12 Monday 11 May - Thursday 14 May 11 am - 3 pm Mon-Thu  

Bendigo

Weeks Dates Hours Closed
1-3 Monday 2 March - Friday 20 March 11 am - 4 pm Mon-Thu
12 pm - 3 pm Fri
 
4-12 Monday 23 march - Friday 22 May 10 am - 6 pm Mon-Thu
11 am - 4 pm Fri
Friday 3 April
Monday 6 April
Tuesday 7 April
Monday 27 April
13 Not Available   

Albury-Wodonga

Weeks Dates Hours Closed
1-2 Monday 2 March - Friday 13 March 11 am - 3 pm Mon-Fri  
3-10 Monday 16 March - Friday 8 May 10 am - 4 pm Mon-Thu Friday 3 April
Monday 6 April
Tuesday 7 April
Monday 27 April
11-13 Monday 11 May - Friday 29 May 11 am - 3pm Mon-Fri  

Shepparton

Weeks Dates Hours Closed
1-13 Monday 2 March - Friday 28 May 10 am - 4 pm Friday 3 April
Monday 6 April
Tuesday 7 April
Monday 27 April

Mildura

Weeks Dates Hours Closed
2-13 Monday 9 March - Friday 29 May 10 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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