Your Learning Advisors

We are enthusiastic, knowledgeable, and passionate about supporting you.

Plus, we’ve all been there before. Whether it's your first semester, or you've started a new degree, or you're up against a challenging task in your postgraduate course, we can relate.

We may not know everything about the specific content of your assignments, but we know a great deal about the skill of academic writing and how to meet the expectations of your assignments.

Meet your learning advisors

Rebekah writing centre mentor

Hello! I am Rebekah.

I am Coordinator of the Writing Centre.

I have an MA and PhD in Creative Writing and a BA in Aboriginal Studies. I’ve taught English and Creative Writing at Universities in the United States and Australia, as well as in schools and libraries.

I love short stories, swimming and travel adventures.


 

Michael writing centre mentor

Hello! 

I'm Michael. I have a MPhil in Philosophy, in which I researched the logic and nature of vagueness.

In my spare time I enjoy hiking, bouldering, playing chess, and reading about political economy. 

I look forward to meeting you here at the Writing Centre.


 

Iran writing centre mentor

Hello! I’m Iran.

I am in my third year of a PhD in music, studying the sound of the Japanese koto. I play electronic music when I’m not on campus, and I tutor in music and in writing. I'm interested in the intersection of different disciplines and how they can compliment each other.

I love cooking with my friends and making collaborative artworks.


 

Elise writing centre mentor

Hi, I'm Elise.

After completing a double degree in International Studies and Development Studies, Honours in Anthropology and Masters in Linguistics, I am now undertaking a PhD in Linguistics with a focus on English grammar in specific cultural contexts.

My interests include exploring unique places around the world.


Ali - learning advisor

Hi, I'm Ali.

I am currently undertaking a PhD in Anthropology, exploring the lived experiences of refugee supporters in South Australia.

I hold a First Class Honours in Anthropology and a Bachelor's degree in Development Studies (now known as International Development).

I have an addiction to second-hand bookshops and op-shopping in general. When I have some rare free time, I enjoy doing Pilates, working with textiles, painting, reading, and finding new music on Spotify! I am also a passionate defender of human rights, with a particular interest in supporting refugees and asylum seekers.


 

Michelle writing mentor

Hello! I’m Michelle.

I have a PhD in Creative Writing, a Bachelor of Arts and a First Class Honours in International Studies. I have taught English and Creative Writing at the University.

I love making things up (mostly for creative writing), reading, photography, painting and hanging out with animals.


 

Amy Writing Mentor

Hello, I’m Amy.

I have a PhD in English Literature, and I research and write about eighteenth-century history and culture, particularly crime and punishment.

In my spare time I enjoy cooking, dancing, and trips to the beach.


 

Anna writing mentor

Hello, I'm Anna.

I completed a Bachelor of Science majoring in experimental and theoretical physics, and am now a postgraduate student researching and writing about high-energy particles.

In my spare time I love hiking, visiting the oldest second-hand bookshops I can find and staying up too late writing short stories.


 

Renee Gale Writing Mentor

Hello! I'm Renee. I have a BEd and a Grad Cert in Arts, Writing. I am currently specialising in teaching English as a second language (TESOL). 

I am passionate about learning from different cultures, reading, music and supporting other writers.


 

Tiana Blazevic

Hello! My name is Tiana and I am a research student in Ancient History. My thesis looks at the reception of Ancient Egyptian theology and ritual in late antique Greek philosophy and magic. I like to read poetry, watch Netflix and spend time with my two dogs. I also work at the Adelaide Festival Centre and if you see me around campus humming it is likely a musical number.


 

Anj Foley

Hello, I'm Anj. I have a Bachelor of Arts in languages, a first class Honours in History (for which I was awarded the Tinline Prize), a graduate diploma in TESOL and an MPhil in Creative Writing. I have taught both French and English in secondary schools and English to adult migrants in the tertiary sector. This year I am continuing with my Diploma in Languages and undertaking 3rd year German studies.

I love learning other languages, travelling, reading history, and writing stories. I also enjoy staying fit. I look forward to helping you at the Writing Centre.


 

Hi! I'm Emma. As well as being a learning advisor at the Writing Centre, I'm a teaching academic in Public Health, and my PhD thesis on the social significance of alcohol consumption in middle aged populations. I also have an academic background in English, Philosophy, and Communication. In my spare time, I'm a musician, a sailor, a voracious reader, a writer, and a D&D player.