- Applying to study
- New to Uni
- Important dates
- Fees and costs
- The Academy
Services and facilities
- - Student Central
- - Workshops, programs and online resources
- - Academic Literacy Support
- - Counselling Service
- - Disability Service
- - Student Welfare Service
- - Special Consideration
- - Student Legal Services
- - Chaplaincy
- - Student Representation & Participation
- - Student Academic Committees
- - International student support
- - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander student support
- - Student Stores
- - Online student support
- - Student facilities
- - Support for Student Veterans
- - TalkCampus
- Online systems
- Student Misconduct Rule
- Semi Permanent Unlimited Live
- Western Digital Story Telling Project
To keep us all safe, Student Services (Counselling, Disability, Welfare Services and Student Central) will be moving to online support and services - phone, email and chat contact details remain the same.
If you’re struggling financially and need assistance with living or study costs, support is available. Apply for support online or contact the Welfare Service via 1300 668 370 (option 4 then option 1) or WesternNow
The University currently offers two types of Financial Assistance:
The Student Assistance Fund provides students in financial hardship due to the COVID19 pandemic with temporary support for basic living expenses.
One-off financial grants are also available for students experiencing financial hardship due to reasons outside COVID19. To apply for a grant, book an appointment with a Welfare Officer to discuss your circumstances.
If your finances have been impacted by COVID19, apply for food support via the Student Assistance Fund.
If you need food support for reasons outside COVID19, contact the Welfare Service.
Apply for up to $500 Textbook Support to purchase prescribed textbooks from:
Study NSW COVID19 Help Hub - Provides onshore international students impacted by COVID19 with access to financial assistance, wellbeing services and more. Multilingual case workers are available.
Centrelink - Offers a range of on-going payments to eligible students.
There are several services that can provide food and financial assistance:
- Australian Red Cross - Emergency relief support for people on temporary visas
- The Salvation Army - Phone: 13 72 58
- St Vincent de Paul - Phone: 13 18 12
You can also access fresh food hampers at Harris Park. Phone 8861 9757 to book an appointment
- Anglicare - Phone: 1300 111 278
- Ask Izzy - Find out about other Community Services in your local area
- Welfare Rights Centre - Support for those experiencing issues with Centrelink
Financial Counselling and other resources
- Financial Counsellors’ Association of NSW
Free and confidential financial advice
Phone: 1300 914 408
- ASIC MoneySmart
Provides calculators and tips to help you manage your money
- Insider Guides
Provides up-to-date information on matters relating to international students including webinars with industry experts
The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) provides a free Tax Help program to assist those earning under $60,000 to lodge a tax return. Learn more here