Online student support

Studying online allows you the flexibility to study any time and anywhere. The University's extensive online environment provides you with access to the services and facilities you will need during your time as a Western Sydney University Online student. When you are not attending classes on-campus it is important to have good study strategies, time management strategies, communication strategies and self-motivation techniques to keep you on track and in touch with your goals.

These online facilities and services will form an essential component of your study, and will also meet many of your administrative and social needs as a student.


Starting at Western Sydney University

Everything you need to know about starting at Western Sydney U.

  • Plan your enrolment
  • Enrol
  • Student ID card
  • Orientation
  • Before you start

My course

Details about essential course and study information and processes.

  • Plan your course (course progression)
  • Exams and results
  • Fees and costs
  • Important dates
  • Online learning facilitators
  • Graduation

Study resources

A list of great study and skill resources.

  • Library
  • vUWS (eLearning)
  • Language and literacy support
  • Maths support
  • Peer assisted learning
  • Study, money and life skills

Tech help

Places you can get help with technology and University systems.

  • MyIT (IT Services Portal)
  • vUWS support
  • My Student Records (MySR) help
  • Library - Turnitin & off campus access
  • iPad support
  • Minimum computer requirements

Support services

A list of free support services for students.

  • Student Central
  • Counselling, mental health and wellbeing and disability
  • Legal, financial and advocacy
  • Student Welfare Service
  • Career advice, jobs and workshops
  • Indigenous support and International support
  • Security

Student life

Great ways to get involved in student life.

  • Online Social Life and Campus Life
  • Clubs and Societies
  • Student Representation
  • CrUWSible (student newspaper)
  • Student exchange
  • Scholarships
  • Events calendar and on campus services