Students have many staff and resources available to help if necessary. If you are facing problems of any kind, do not keep them to yourself. Our highly trained staff are always happy to help you whenever possible. There is no shame attached to needing or receiving guidance. Most people need help at some stage in their life. Take advantage of the support facilities available before any problems becomes an issue, so that you may have a happy and rewarding experience in Australia.

 

Mentor Program

USQ Sydney organises the mentor program where new students get an opportunity to meet and interact with senior students. This program assists the new students in their adjustment and acts as a support network. The representatives provide students with information on local community associations and cultural support groups. For further information please contact the Manager- Academic Services: lara@usqsydney.nsw.edu.au .

 

Academic Support

In addition to regular lectures and tutorials students are provided with extra academic support such as revision tutorials and peer aided learning. All students must undertake Mandatory Academic Integrity Training so you can learn about academic integrity, how academic misconduct is managed at USQ and resources to help you with your referencing and writing.  There are a number of study support resources and services for students to access.

 

Counselling Services

USQ has Wellness Team that provides counselling services to all currently enrolled USQ Students. The USQ counselling service is designed to assist students in dealing with a wide range of problems including homesickness, balancing your studies with other commitments, managing stress, working through relationship or family issues, improving motivation, managing psychological problems and coping with distressing situations. Book a counselling appointment online or contact the USQ Wellness Team: email: usqwellness@usq.edu.au or phone: +61 7 4631 2372.

 

Student Support Services

USQ provides student support and information in areas of health and wellbeing, disability support, accessing career advice and how to get in touch with potential employers, welfare support in relation to accessing finance, safety and legal advice, accommodation advice and tips for renting and living with others, and multi-faith services.

 

Peer Tutorial Support

Additional tutorial support and peer tutoring is organised for students requiring academic assistance. This service has been beneficial to students experiencing difficulties in their studies. To register for Peer Tutorials please contact Manager, Academic Services: lara@usqsydney.nsw.edu.au or Phone +61 9280 3733.

 

Emergency

Don’t forget if you have an emergency requiring an ambulance, fire department or police, call 000 immediately.