The Learning Hub

Students working in the library

The Learning Hub is the place for every student, at every level, on every campus to develop and extend your academic skills. We offer support to transition, undergraduate, coursework post-graduate and research higher degree students, on every campus and online.

We offer help with assessments and study from Peer Learning Advisors (PLAs) and expert staff. Specialist help is also available for English language, academic writing (including theses) and Library skills.

Assignment Writing Skills Bootcamp 16 and 17 April

Book an online appointment with Learning Hub staff

Access online PLA and Library drop-in support

Learning Hub Workshops

How2Uni Workshops now online

Online Zoom workshops to help you develop study skills such as time management and assignment writing, plus a session focusing on procrastination and perfectionism.

View Semester 1 program details

In-subject study skills and English language workshops

Some subjects offer workshops to develop skills for assignments. Your lecturer will tell you about any study skills, writing or English language workshops available in your subject.

One Step Ahead (1-day preparing for uni program)

Do you want to be One Step Ahead in your studies?

Whether you are a recent VCE student or returning to study after a break, the One Step Ahead Program will give you strategies for successful university study. This program runs before the start of semester can covers all the essential skills from organising your study to academic writing and referencing.

This all-day program is especially designed to prepare you for university study and increase your chances of success. If you have already done a semester or two of uni but feel you need some more help with your skills then attending One Step Ahead could increase your chances of success.

  • Organise your study
  • Plan, structure and write academic assessments
  • Read effectively and take notes
  • reference, paraphrase and summarise

For more information and registrations view Eventbrite

Check out La Trobe’s full Orientation Program for more workshops to help you get started at Uni - you will need to sign up to see all the details

NEW! English conversation club

Meet other La Trobe students and practice your English speaking skills in a friendly environment.

Gain confidence starting conversations with Aussies!

Join us from Week 2 of Semester 1, Wednesdays 12pm - 1pm in HU3 - 135, Bundoora.

FREE Australian snacks provided!

Contact with any questions.

For Subject Coordinators

We offer workshops to develop students’ skills for assessment tasks.  
Contact your local Learning Hub to discuss embedded workshops at your campus. If you would like to request a targeted workshop, please give us 3 weeks' notice prior to the proposed workshop date.

The Learning Hub Online

Check out The Learning Hub Online, a single place in the LMS to find eLearning tools across La Trobe University. You can access self-paced learning activities when it suits you and from wherever you are. The Learning Hub Online brings together resources like Achieve@Uni, Studiosity and LinkedInLearning videos, along with specially designed resources.

Log in to the Learning Hub Online LMS

The Learning Hub helps you develop these skills for successful study

Academic Writing

  • planning, drafting and editing your assignments
  • using your research in your writing
  • quoting, paraphrasing, referencing.

Study skills

  • time management
  • note-taking
  • presentation skills
  • exam preparation.

Academic English

  • developing your English vocabulary and grammar
  • developing your speaking and writing in English
  • improve your comprehension
  • improving your comprehension.

Digital Literacy

  • using online learning systems
  • advanced database searching
  • software to study: including Excel, Word, NVivo, Endnote, Mendeley, SPSS.

Library Research

  • finding relevant resources for research assessments
  • referencing.

Science Hub

  • Biology
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Health Sciences

Access the Science Hub

Maths Hub

  • Maths and Statistics support for:
    • Accounting
    • Agricultural Science
    • Biochemistry and Biotechnology
    • Biology
    • Biomechanics, Sports and Exercise Science
    • Biomedicine
    • Business and Finance
    • Chemistry
    • Economics
    • Education
    • Engineering
    • Mathematics
    • Nursing and Midwifery
    • Physics
    • Psychology Statistics
    • Statistics and Probability
  • subject-based maths help (see the timetable on the Maths Hub LMS)

Access the Maths Hub