The library website includes a lot of information and services to support students. Libraries are staffed with friendly professionals who can provide you with specific supports and information.
Library staff might support you in the following ways:
- Use of IT equipment such as computers, laptops, printers and scanners
- Use of photocopiers and staplers
- Assistance with finding books, journal articles and other resources
- Study hall, private meeting rooms
- Some specific course information for example, assigned texts
- Training in how to source information through archives
- Allotted times to access services for assistance in referencing, proof-reading, literacy and numeracy skills
- And much more...
Library staff are always available for support and assistance to access library services and information. Library tours can be given for newcomers to get introduced to the library facilities.
Parent and Caregivers
If you are a parent or a carer the university may be able to assist you.
While studying as a parent or carer at uni, there are needs that universities can accommodate to assist with your studies at uni.
Facilities such as parent rooms, womens’ only spaces and breastfeeding rooms are available across most university campuses. Ask the student centres, or check on your university’s website to find the location of parent/career facilities on campus.
Some universities offer childcare centres linked. Enquire to your university’s student centres for more information on childcare, or other parenting services.
There are security offices located at universities. Their job is to keep a safe and secure environment for everyone on university grounds. Some key roles may include:
- Retrieval of lost and found items
- Parking ticket enquiries
- Incident management
If there are any concerns with your safety whilst at campus contacting security would be the best approach.