Get one-to-one study support – see a PLA today!

There are so many advantages to one-to-one study support, from increasing motivation and boosting your confidence to staying on track with study and assignments.

Get study support from a fellow student this semester by visiting a Peer Learning Advisor (PLA). PLAs are high-performing La Trobe students specially trained to help other students. They can help you stay on track with study and assignments.

How will I benefit?

The PLA service is free and drop-in based, so no appointment is necessary. They can support you in any discipline, at any campus.

PLAs can help you:

  • understand and unpack assessment tasks
  • plan and structure essays and reports
  • learn how to reference
  • improve time management
  • navigate LMS
  • adjust to university life, and more

When and where can I see a PLA?

PLAs are at the Library every weekday. You can visit a PLA face-to-face or chat to them online.

PLAs are on campus Monday to Friday from 11 am – 4 pm at the Melbourne (Bundoora) and Bendigo Campuses or visit a PLA on select days at Mildura, Shepparton, Albury-Wodonga and City Campuses.

Catch to a PLA online from 11 am – 6 pm, Monday to Friday.

Commencing on Saturday 15 April 2023, PLAs will also be available online from 11 am – 4 pm every Saturday. You can check their availability at each campus on LMS.

2023 PLA Student Satisfaction Survey

Have you spoken to a Peer Learning Advisor recently? We want to hear about your experience!

The 2023 PLA Survey is open until 1 May 2023.