Learning Centre

The Learning Centre is here to help you succeed. Whether you're needing extra help, or simply wanting to get ahead, we have the tools and people to provide assistance with:  

  • Academic writing and reading (including assignment writing and APA referencing)
  • Blogging and journal writing (reflective writing)
  • Study skills (including time management, learning styles, presentation skills, goal setting, note-taking, mind mapping and exam and assessment preparation)
  • English language support (including IELTS/ELP preparation)
  • Mathematics and Numeracy literacy
  • Basic computing and Microsoft Office 2010
  • PASS (Peer assisted support sessions)
Free workshops

See your Faculty reception for workshops being held in your area.

Workshops at the Learning Centre:

Workshop Description Day and Time
Maths for Trade Calculations

This is for students who need an introduction to, or review of Place values, Rounding, Fractions, Decimals Percentages, Measurements and Ratio.

We strongly recommended this workshop for students who have enrolled Trade calculations, Construction and Engineering (level 3) or have done no mathematics.

Monday and Friday

12–12:45pm

Conversation club Get together with others for a friendly roundtable opportunity to practice English speaking skills. Wednesday
2.15pm - 3.15pm
Engineering Maths

Designed for students who are studying engineering mathematics courses and find they need to strengthen their algebra and calculus skills.

The topics covered will be variables, expressions, expanding, factorisation, simplification of algebraic expressions, solving equations, word problems, logarithms, graphs, differentiation and integration.

Tuesday

8:45–10am

12–12:45pm

1:30–2:30pm

IELTS Revision/PreparationThis is recommended for students who are preparing for the IELTS test. Monday
9:30–11:30am
Independent learning

Although there are always highly qualified advisors available for appointments, there is also the opportunity for independent learning to take place at the Learning Support Centre.

With a huge range of resources constantly being developed and updated, the staff can guide you to find resources that will allow you work on your own. 

Plus, you'll have 24-hour access to many useful Learning Support online resources at eMIT.

Contact us

Make a booking or ask a question here.

MIT Otara

South Campus - Level 3, Library Building, S Block
Monday to Friday: 8:00am - 4:00pm
(Hours are subject to change)
Phone: 968 8000, ext 8120

MIT Manukau

Library, Floor 1
Monday and Thursday: 9:00am - 4:00pm
Phone: 975 4670

We are also a flexible team that is constantly on the move at different MIT sites. Contact us directly if you are requesting a workshop outside of these locations.