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.

Workshops for writing assignments, overcoming procrastination and more

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 beat procrastination, write great assignments and prepare for exams.

View more information and register online

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 (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 and covers all the essential skills including academic writing, avoiding plagiarism and using assessment feedback.

This half-day program is especially designed to prepare new students for university study. However, 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 is also for you!

To register for our next One Step Ahead workshops, visit the booking links below:

New students should also check out the Online Orientation Planner to create your personalised Orientation program.

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!

Wednesdays 12pm -1pm (AEST), more information and registration links online.

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.

Coding Hub

  • Python
  • Java
  • C/C++
  • Databases

Access the Coding Hub

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.

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

Science Hub

  • Biology
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Health Sciences

Access the Science Hub