How can we help you learn?

Smarthinking is a live, on-demand tutoring service that connects learners with qualified tutors.

These tutors can provide 24/7 support across a range of subjects. As an eCampus NZ learner, you can enjoy free access to Smarthinking. 

You can use Smarthinking to:

  • Immediately connect and speak with a live tutor or career coach.
  • Schedule a personal session with a tutor of your choice.
  • Submit a question and receive a reply from a tutor.
  • Submit writing or career documents tutor to review.
How do I log in?


Step 1: Click here

Step 2: Enter your eCampus NZ login details and log in to the portal. These will be sent to you by our IT team when you are fully enrolled. If you can’t find them, check your spam folder.

Step 3: Select Log in to Smarthinking.

Have problems accessing Smarthinking using the login link? Contact [email protected]

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Smarthinking tutoring service

With Smarthinking, you can immediately connect and interact with a live tutor, schedule a personal session with a tutor of your choice, or submit a question for a tutor to answer. Smarthinking’s qualified tutors provide live, online tutoring 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, on a range of topics and subject areas.

Smarthinking Writing Centre

Use the Smarthinking Writing Centre to become a stronger writer. You can receive detailed, personalised feedback on written assignments, such as essays, paragraphs, or reports. You can access the Writing Centre by logging in using the link below and selecting Submit my Writing or Career Documents.

Technical support

No special software installation or equipment is required. If you encounter technical issues, visit the Smarthinking Help Centre for help and information about the required settings. 

Technical requirements

  • Make sure that your browser is set up to allow cookies and pop-up windows (Smarthinking uses both of these)
  • Recommended browsers = Firefox 12+/Internet Explorer 9.0+/Safari 5.0+/Google Chrome 20.0+ 
  • Please disable all popup blockers for
  • Make sure that you have Java installed. If you need to install Java, go to Java’s Web site and follow the instructions for the free download
  • For technical questions, visit the Smarthinking Technical Support pages
  • Need help using Smarthinking? You can also contact Customer Support at [email protected]

Additional Resources

The Smarthinking Writer’s Handbook contains detailed information about academic writing, with topics that include:

  • Writing business reports
  • Writing cover letters
  • Writing memos
  • Presentations
  • Choosing sources wisely
  • Grammar, spelling, punctuation and sentence structure.