Learning and Research Advice

We offer a wide range of learning support options to all our students, whether they are based on campus or studying with us online.

Whether you need advice on how to get that grade from an A to an A+, want to ensure your assessment writing is at university level, or have questions about APA referencing or research design, the Learning Advisors at Learning, Teaching and Library (LTL) are here for you.

LTL services are available whether you're based on campus or studying remotely and can be accessed face to face or online. In addition to the learning advice offered by LTL, many other support options are available at Lincoln University. 

The experienced Learning Advisors in the LTL team advise our students in a range of key areas.

Support available

Accessing learning services

Learning advice comes in many shapes and sizes, depending on the nature of the assistance you require. Learning, Teaching and Library services are free, available face-to-face or online and for all Lincoln University students.

Learn more via Te Kete Wānaka, the LTL website

Services include: 

Māori and Pasifika students

In addition to the variety of services described above, Learning Advisors can tailor workshops and appointments to your needs, including offering sessions in Te Whare.  

International students

Apart from the many services described above, sessions can be tailored to meet the needs of international students, whether you have just arrived on campus or have been studying with us for some time.

Online students

We have a dedicated Online Student Success Advisor who provides academic advice and pastoral support to our online students around the motu and overseas.  

Other learning advice at LU includes:

Skills for Success programme

The Skills for Success programme is designed for students from the Diploma of University Studies and will help to ensure that you reach your full potential with personalised support in a range of areas. 

  • Receive tutoring in academic writing and reading, maths and statistics, science, business and economics and Māori studies. 
  • Develop study skills so that you can make the most of your time, decide what to focus on first and discover which learning strategies work best for you. 
  • Get help with assignments and learn what is expected, discover how to break large tasks into more manageable chunks and understand how your assignments are graded. 
  • Receive general guidance including course advice, becoming familiar with university processes and knowing where to find information and other resources.