Learning Hub

Academic skills support in the Business School

The Academic Skills Team provides support to undergraduate and postgraduate students in the Business School. This support is both online and face-to-face. Face-to-face activities include:

  • Daily one-to-one support 
  • Weekly academic skills workshops and Learning Leader (peer mentor) support

Online support

The Learning Hub offers you access to a wide range of resources to support your learning. The online resource provides academic skills modules on study skills, deconstructing your assignment tasks, numeracy, academic reading and writing skills that target the needs of first year Business students.

For information, bookings and online help: Learning Hub - UG (auckland.ac.nz)


The Academic Skills Team offers weekly workshops linked to the first year core papers. The workshops focus on academic skills such as essay writing, reading effectively, deconstructing assignment questions, exam and test preparation and more. Log on to the Learning Hub to find out what is on each week and sign up.

One-to-one support

One-to-one support is offered Monday to Friday. Please check the Learning Hub for details. You may drop in during these hours with any queries related to academic skills. For example you can ask questions about study skills, time management or feedback on your essay writing. Learning leaders will give you personalised support. No appointment is necessary.

Learning Leaders

Learning Leaders are volunteer Business School student mentors who provide guidance and support to first year students by sharing successful learning and study strategies. They participate in a number of activities such as the Business School Undergraduate orientation, academic skills workshops and face-to-face support.

Contact us:

Email: academicskills@auckland.ac.nz.