WSU COVID-Safe Plan and COVID-19 Information

Reducing the risk of infection due to COVID-19

The health, safety and wellbeing of our students and staff is our priority. It is important to take necessary precautions to protect our community from the spread of COVID-19.

Please find WSU COVID-Safe Plan (opens in a new window)

For more information visit the university website.

For further information on recommended hygiene practices please click here

Staying Up to Date with Official Information

Protect yourself, your family and the Western Community

Take care of your mental health and wellbeing

WSU understands that this can be a stressful and difficult time for our Western staff and students. WHS & Wellbeing Unit have put together the below a list of support resources to assist you:

Wellbeing Support Services offered to Staff:

As an extension of WSU duty of care, our staff are entitled to free, confidential counselling services through the Employee Assistance Program (EAP) contactable on 1800 818 728. Information on the EAP and how to go about getting an appointment is available via this page.

Wellbeing Support Services offered to Students:

Phone: 1300 668 370 (option 4 then option 1)

The following additional support services are available by visiting Student Support:

  • Wellbeing Services
  • Student Assistance Fund
  • Student Central Contact Details

For more information on WHS & Wellbeing, please visit our website.

Guidelines for Reducing the Transmission of COVID-19 at Work

Risk Assessments

The WSU Guidelines for Reducing the Transmission of COVID-19 (opens in a new window) assist in reviewing and facilitating risk assessments at the University.

Use this example risk assessment and build on your Unit/School activity requirement.