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Mental Health


Student Support

Support for PhD Candidates

Staff Support

The Employee Assistance Program is a confidential service provided by the University to assist those who have work or non-work-related mental health concerns or issues. Employee assistance is a 24 hour, 7 days per week service.

The Safe and Fair Community Unit (SaFCU) is a University service which provides support, advice and information to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our University community.

  • Concerns or complaints about inappropriate or concerning behaviour
  • Disclosures or reports of sexual harm, including sexual assault and sexual harassment
  • Child safety concerns
  • General complaints about a service or your University experience
  • Wellbeing concerns about yourself or someone you know
  • If you have a financial concern and require assistance
  • Concerns or disclosures of suspected modern slavery

The Safety and Wellbeing Unit has responsibility for the management of workers compensation claims and can provide advice about the return to work of injured employees and injury management.

Mental health issues can cause candidates to withdraw from university life leading to long completion times or failure to complete. The information on this site  offers you resources to help you recognise possible mental health problems early and to know what to do.

The Psychological Wellbeing Toolkit provides advice for Managers supervising staff and students:

  • recognising the signs
  • having a conversation
  • resources for Managers to assist them in

Wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island people

Other Resources

Mental Health short 2-minute videos