Academic and study support

There are many ways to access academic support while you study at AUT.
  • Learning Advisors
    The friendly Learning Advisors team can assist with any aspect of your academic work - reading, essays, taking notes, giving oral presentations, writing assignments, interpreting feedback comments, and interpreting the culture and expectations of academic study.

  • Peer Mentors
    Talk to a student who has already done what you are doing now! Learning Communities Peer Mentoring Programme can put you in touch with a senior student who will mentor you in a chosen subject and can also help you with general academic skills. Please email your enquiry to

  • Student Hub
    The AUT Student Hub is the one place to go for help. The Student Hub Advisors provide information on applications and admission, fees and invoices, academic records, general enrolment, graduation, accommodation, orientation and student services.

  • AUT Chinese Centre
    The AUT Chinese Centre offers a free learning mentor service to Chinese students who are experiencing some difficulties in mastering the material of a particular paper. Assistance with study skills, time management and organisation is also available.
    If you think you need a learning mentor, please email Karen Dai.

  • Student ambassadors
    Student ambassadors are trained to give advice based on their experiences as senior students, provide information about how the university’s systems work and refer students to relevant and useful resources and support services within AUT.

  • Student Experience Team
    The Student Experience Team is here for you from the time you accept an offer to study at AUT until you finish your last assignment. The aim of the team is to help students succeed at university by connecting, engaging and supporting them with their studies.

  • Te Tari Takawaenga Māori – Māori Liaison Services
    All first year Māori students are invited to connect with a Tāura Kaiwhatu (academic and content mentor) through the ‘He Korowai Mana Kē – Empowering Futures’ mentoring programme. Students will develop successful learning strategies through mentoring from high achieving 2nd and 3rd year Māori students. To connect with a mentor please email