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- WSU COVID-Safe Plan and COVID-19 Information
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- Access to Campus
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.
For more information visit the university website.
For further information on recommended hygiene practices please click here
Staying Up to Date with Official Information
- Stay up to date with the NSW government’s COVID-19 information, advice and support Service NSW Mobile App (opens in a new window)
- NSW Government COVID-19 latest advice (opens in a new window)
Protect yourself, your family and the Western Community
- Stay at home if you are unwell or experiencing the slightest symptoms of COVID-19.
- If you are awaiting test results for COVID-19, please ensure you follow NSW Health instructions and isolate DO NOT attend campus or any University related activity.
- Staff and Students should report a positive result to coronavirus hotline and WHS&W Unit.
- We all play an important role (opens in a new window)
- Campus Access Form Guide (opens in a new window)
- NSW Travel Permit Guide (opens in a new window)
- Annemarie Hennessy Videos regarding vaccines:
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
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.
How to Stay Connected at Work During COVID-19
How to Stay Connected Outside of Work During COVID-19
Looking after yourself during COVID-19 – Self-care and Wellbeing with Dr Carolyn Ee and Dr Michael de Manincor
Returning to Campus? Things you need to know