What is peer mentoring at RMIT?
Peer mentoring at RMIT is designed to match you with students who have performed well in your course. Peer mentoring is free to RMIT students.
What can peer mentors help you with?
- Getting a better understanding of your course content and assessment tasks
- Building your study and learning skills
- Creating new networks and having fun
- Improving your grades
- Preparing for exams
- Using the following computer software:
- MS Project
What peer mentors don't do
- Work directly on assignments or assessable material
- Read your assignments
- Give you the answer
Current peer mentoring programs
Drop in to one of our dedicated rooms, to connect with a mentor from your course. SLAMs is open from weeks 4 - 11, no appointments are necessary but please check the timetable.
Business/DSC/SEH: Building 80, level 3, room 17 and 18.
SEH Engineering: Swanston Library: Building 10, level 5 (behind the Service Desk).
Bundoora: Bundoora Library, building 210, level 02, room 17 (Seminar Room 1).
PASS is a friendly, student-led supplement to lectures and tutorials. It’s run by trained students who have already been successful in specific courses.
Study sessions are usually an hour long and might include:
- a review of the lecture and assigned readings
- group work and discussions
- problem-solving and critical thinking activities
- how to prepare for assignments, tests and exams (or mock exams)
- discussion of key course concepts
Good learning environment
Makes me feel connected to classmates
Challenges me to speak up about my learning
Easy to ask questions in a smaller group of people