Your Writing Mentors

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 mentors

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


I'm Michael, a research student in Philosophy working on a thesis investigating the nature and logic of indeterminacy. 

In my spare time I like to do indoor rock climbing, read graphic novels, and write at ungodly hours of the morning. 

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.


Jade writing centre mentor

Hello, I’m Jade.

I finished my PhD in urban history and theory in 2017, and now teach in the School of Architecture and Built Environment. I am passionate about how cities have formed throughout history.

In my spare time I like to garden, read and play with my dog.

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 writing centre mentor

Hi, I'm Ali.

I hold a Bachelor's degree in Development Studies and a First Class Honours in Anthropology.

In my spare time I am a volunteer refugee rights advocate and I enjoy painting, reading and travel.


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.


Michelle writing mentor

Hello, I’m Angela.

I’m a PhD candidate in Creative Writing with a previous PhD in English literature. I also have a BEd and teach writing in schools and arts organisations.

I love historical fiction, spending time with my dogs and making jewellery.


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.