Our welfare services include assisting with health and wellbeing issues, tenancy and accommodation, Centrelink and referral information. We offer direct assistance and information and can advise you on other organisations and support programs that are better equipped to help you. We can additionally help with complaints, discrimination issues, and have a list of free local legal advice centres for you to access.
UWA is committed to providing an environment in which student complaints are dealt with in a fair and timely manner, and in the best interests of both parties. We can help you through the process of lodging a complaint.
We have an in-house counsellor providing free counselling sessions! Come to Vanesse for a confidential chat about any academic or personal concerns – she’ll help you find the tools to get you back on track.
If you feel you have been discriminated against, harassed, or bullied, then please do not hesitate to contact one of our qualified Student Assist Officers for an impartial and confidential chat.
Struggling to afford food? We’ve got your back, with free non-perishable food items available on a no-questions-asked basis.
If you are having a dispute or tenancy issues contact us at Student Assist we have a list of local free legal services for you to access, offering a number of legal consultations absolutely free!
HEALTH AND WELLBEING
Being a student can be stressful, so you need to look after your health and wellbeing, and take time out to do the things you love to do! The Guild offers a range of health and wellbeing initiatives like free yoga and pilates sessions.
MENTAL HEALTH & DISABILITY
There are a number of support services at UWA for students with short-term or long-term mental health concerns or disability.
Here at Student Assist we have partnered with a reputable local visa agent that specialises in student visas.