Referrals

Need help? You’ve come to the right place. There is a lot of support available for Monash University students, so much so it can be hard to know where to begin.

Begin here!

We’ve compiled a list of the most helpful services we can think of. If your concerns don’t fit into the services below, let us know and we will help guide you in the right direction.

If you have concerns on how to approach people or services, or if you aren’t sure what you need help with, please make an appointment to see an MSA Advocate.


Helplines:

  • Emergency Services: 000
  • South Eastern CASA (Centre Against Sexual Assault and Family Violence) – Toll free; 24 hours: 1800 806 292
  • Lifeline – Personal/Crisis Counselling: 13 11 14
  • Lifeline – Suicide Prevention Line: 1300 651 251
  • MensLine: 1300 789 978
  • Turning Point (Drug and Alcohol Support): 1800 888 236
  • Gambler’s Help: 1800 858 858
  • Nurse on Call: 1300 606 024

Counselling Services (including information about face-to-face AND afterhours telephone counselling)

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Health Services (including doctors, dentists, and psychology services)

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Disability Support Services (DSS) is here to help you navigate your studies while you contend with permanent, temporary or fluctuating disabilities. Not sure what they do, how they can help, or if your situation qualifies? Ask them.

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Need help with general study skills? Not sure how to approach a piece of work? Learning Skills Advisers can help.

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You can join online and face-to-face study skills programs here. They cover everything from time management to exam preparation.

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Online study skills programs.

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Need guidance or advice about your finances? Need emergency help with a loan? Find out how to start here.

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Indigenous students can access engagement and support services here.

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English language and communication skills support is readily available through free, peer-to-peer programs run through English Connect.

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Accommodation and tenancy advice can be found through Monash Residential Services (MRS).

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You can also access tenancy advice through Tenants Victoria.

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Legal advice can be sought from the Monash Law Clinics - Clayton.

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Youthlaw Young People’s Legal Rights Centre can also help with legal advice and support.

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Workplace issues? The Young Worker’s Centre is a great resource for advice and support.

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Not sure what your career path looks like? Career Connect may be able to assist.

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Are you a mature-aged, or a part-time student? Maybe you’re both? MAPS (Mature Age and Part Time Student Association) provides support and guidance, as well as a great place to hide away and make friends.

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Are you an international student new to Monash? MUISS (Monash University International Student Service) is waiting for you!

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International students can also find free support, information and welfare services at the Study Melbourne Student Centre.

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Are you a postgraduate student? You have your own student association! The Monash Postgraduate Association (MPA) is (literally) made for you.


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