The University of Melbourne offers one of the most comprehensive student support networks in Australia. With so many different services available, it can be difficult to work out which one might be able to provide you with help.
1. Ask.unimelb - http://ask.unimelb.edu.au/
ask.unimelb is the University's comprehensive FAQ database for students and staff. Looking for info? Start here!
2. Library - http://library.unimelb.edu.au/
The University Library holds large collections of printed books, ebooks, journals, databases, reference materials, audio-visual and other items available for loan to students. Research students can make an appointment for an individual consultation.
3. International Student Services - http://services.unimelb.edu.au/international
International Student Services support all international students and their families during their time at the University. We provide assistance and advice on a range of matters, including visas, general welfare, schooling for dependents and settling in. We also run events and information sessions throughout the year.
4. Financial Aid - http://services.unimelb.edu.au/finaid
With a range of advice and information on budgeting, government student assistance, a tax advice program, short and long term loans and grants, the Financial Aid team can help to get your mind back on your studies!
5. Melbourne Scholarships - http://services.unimelb.edu.au/scholarships
Melbourne Scholarships is responsible for the administration and promotion of major scholarship programs for undergraduate, graduate coursework and research students. We are responsible for applications, coordination of selection, offers, and payments to scholarship holders. Programs include Access and Equity scholarships, Australian Postgraduate Awards, scholarships for international students, travelling scholarships and prestigious scholarships.
6. AIRport - https://airport.unimelb.edu.au/
The Academic Interactive Resources portal (AIRport) can help you make a smooth transition to University and improve your academic writing and study skills. It offers information, short courses, quizzes, videos and other interactive learning materials, with opportunities for individual feedback from Academic Skills Unit advisers.
7. Academic Skills (AS) - http://services.unimelb.edu.au/academicskills
AS can help you with academic writing, time and task management, oral presentations, exam preparation and English language development. AS offers workshops and/or individual tutorials and can provide the resources you need to be successful at university.
8. Graduate Student Association - http://www.gsa.unimelb.edu.au/
The University of Melbourne Graduate Student Association Inc. (GSA) is the student representative body for graduates at the University of Melbourne. The GSA provides access to a number of services and facilities including advice, a range of graduate study spaces and lounges, print and publication services (additional cost), support groups and forums, calendar of events and an array of publications.
9. Melbourne Careers Centre - http://careers.unimelb.edu.au/
Melbourne Careers Centre provides a range of career programs, services and resources for students to assist with their career development. We also collaborate with faculties and engage with external stakeholders, especially employers through career events.
10. Melbourne Centre for the Study of Higher Education - http://melbourne-cshe.unimelb.edu.au/
The Melbourne Centre for the Study of Higher Education offers programs to support quality, innovation and careers in teaching, research, engagement and leadership and management for graduate researchers and academic staff. We provide a range of postgraduate award and non-award face to face and online research training and professional development programs to assist you during graduate research study and throughout your academic career.
11. Melbourne Global Mobility - http://www.mobility.unimelb.edu.au/
One of the best things you can do whilst studying at Melbourne is leave! Melbourne Global Mobility offers you a range of exciting overseas experiences as part of your degree. These include student exchange at one of more than 150 international partners. All of these can count towards your Melbourne degree.
12. Student Connect - http://studentconnect.unimelb.edu.au/
Student Connect is designed to assist your transition to, through and beyond universityA Student Development Adviser will work with you to help you make the most out of your University experience.
13. Student Housing - http://services.unimelb.edu.au/housing
Find out about your housing options and how to manage your tenancy (eg. lease agreements, bonds, repairs, rent, eviction) through Student Housing. Students experiencing housing difficulties may be eligible for the Student Housing Access Program (SHAP), a University-managed transitional share housing program. Temporary crisis accommodation may be available, or referral to other services.
14. Melbourne University Sport - http://www.sport.unimelb.edu.au/
Melbourne University Sport offer a range of resources including a great variety of sporting clubs, fitness facilities and services. MU Sport is a members-only facility and users of all of the sports and recreation facilities need to be members and/or pay a hiring fee.
15. Student IT - http://studentit.unimelb.edu.au/
The Student IT team supports you with setting up your login account, connecting to UniWireless, using the University’s learning tools and systems, printing and document scanning. Student IT can even get you started with document production and presentation. General-access computers are located in Library branches and selected faculty buildings.
16. Student Union - http://umsu.unimelb.edu.au/
The Student Union promotes student welfare and culture on campus. We provide events, services, opportunities and a community for students of all graduate levels, interests and backgrounds. Key services include clubs, the Rowden White Library, theatre, arts, Farrago and representation.
17. Student Union Advocacy Service - http://umsu.unimelb.edu.au/need-help/advocacy/
The Student Union Advocacy Service (SUAS) is funded from the Student Services and Amenities Fee and provides independent advocacy services to undergraduate and graduate students.
18. Student Union Legal Service - http://umsu.unimelb.edu.au/need-help/legal/
The Student Union Legal Service can provide you with legal advice, support and a referral service on an initial consultation basis.
19. Safer Community Program - http://safercommunity.unimelb.edu.au/
The Safer Community Program (SCP) aims to promote an environment that fosters safe learning, working and living at the University of Melbourne, and provides the opportunity to pass on behaviour of concern before it develops into something serious.
20. Chaplaincy - http://services.unimelb.edu.au/chaplains
Chaplains are here to support you. We represent a variety of faith groups, and provide support for student religious groups, offer prayer and study, involvement in social justice, and spiritual direction, etc.
21. Counselling & Psychological Services - http://services.unimelb.edu.au/counsel
Counselling and Psychological Services provides you with free individual appointments, and workshops during semester.
22. Disability Liaison - http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
The Disability Liaison team provides a range of advice and services for students who experience disability as a result of a health condition or impairment.
23. Health Service - http://services.unimelb.edu.au/health
The Health Service provides confidential medical care, at no direct cost, to students with Medicare or OSHC Worldcare insurance.
24. UMeyecare Clinic - http://www.university-eyecare.org.au/
University of Melbourne EyeCare(UMeyecare) clinic offers patient care primarily for University staff and students, but is also open to the general public and for specialist referral by other practitioners.