Learning Advisers

Student Learning Services Advisers provide a range of services to enhance student learning activities.

Learning AdvisersLearning Advisers:

  • Create online tutorials and resources to enhance learning.
  • Facilitate workshops on academic reading and writing, time management, study skills, communicating and presenting, test/exam preparation and critical thinking.
  • Contribute to the Doctoral Skills Programme to help candidates develop and improve the skills needed to complete a major research project.
  • Offer individual advisory sessions to help students develop effective academic skills.
  • Collaborate with academic staff and subject librarians to integrate academic and information literacy into the curriculum.

Some Learning Advisers work in specific areas:

  • English Language Advisers provide many of the services above but focus on development of students’ academic English. Find out more.
  • Learning Disabilities Advisers provide a number of services to support and enhance the learning activities of students with disabilities, e.g., learning assessments, recommendations for exam conditions, academic development opportunities. Find out more.
  • Te Fale Pouāwhina Learning Advisers provide many of the services above as part of a programme to support the aspirations of Māori and Pacific students. Find out more.

Staff collaboration

University staff, e.g., faculty teaching staff, or CLeaR staff, who would like to collaborate with Learning Advisers on any of the activities outlined above, can email sls@auckland.ac.nz.