Find services to support your mental and health and wellbeing, and learn how to recognise when you need help.
UNSW Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences has staff trained in mental health first aid. Together with UNSW Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences, our school supports mental wellbeing through the Flourish Mentally initiative.
Did you know that university students are three times more likely to suffer from psychological distress? The warning signs include:
To access support, visit the UNSW Counselling and Psychological Services website. If you have any questions or concerns about the mental health of yourself or another, please contact one of our mental health first aid officers.
If you’re a UNSW staff member or student who has experienced sexual assault, harassment or misconduct, you can gain support by visiting UNSW Equity, Diversity and Inclusion.
If you’d like to talk with someone in person, we have trained Sexual Misconduct First Responders that can provide you with one-on-one support. First Responders understand that reporting sexual misconduct can be difficult. They’re not counsellors but are trained to provide an appropriate initial response to your concerns and guide you to the right services.
UNSW is committed to delivering a high quality, well-rounded academic experience. If you need help with your personal life or getting your academic success on track, there are people and services available for support.