Student Support Services

Taking care of your physical and mental health will help you to achieve academic success, make the most of your learning opportunities and enjoy a positive student experience. If you are struggling with a personal, physical, emotional or mental health issue, we recommend seeking professional support from a healthcare provider. If you would like to speak with someone at your home college, you can find contact details at the bottom of this page. This page is intended as a guide to enable members of the University to locate professional local and online healthcare and counselling services, in Australia. The organisations and resources listed on this page are not endorsed or recommended by the University. Always consult a health care professional for advice.
University of Divinity Student Support Services Policy

Academic Support Services
Libraries  Study Skills
Student Mentoring 
Health and Wellbeing 
Emergency Hospitals Doctors
Fire, Police, Ambulance
Dial 000
41 Victoria Parade
(03) 9231 2211 
113 Albert Street
East Melbourne
(03) 9418 8162
Legal Aid
First Aid
1300 792 387
Not Applicable
Contact Reception for assistance:
(03) 9412 3333 or extension 333
Counselling Services  Healthcare Services
Student Support Services: Disability 
Students with a permanent or temporary disability, condition or disorder are encouraged to make their particular needs known at the time of enrolment, so every effort can be made to accommodate their needs. Student Application for Support Form, can be completed with guidance from either the Academic Dean or Postgraduate Coordinator, as applicable. Where appropriate, a Student Support Plan will be developed, which may be brought to the attention of the student’s lecturers. 
Student Support Services: Pastoral Care 
CTC seeks to nurture and support all students by providing a safe, inclusive and caring environment. Students are welcome to make any pastoral needs known to an appropriate staff member:
  • Students in domestic or personal difficulties may speak with a member of the CTC Executive, and will be referred if appropriate to Catholic agencies that provide pastoral support;
  • Students experiencing interruption to their studies due to unforeseen circumstances may apply for Special Grading Consideration or for a Student Support Plan
  • Students seeking pastoral counselling or spiritual accompaniment will be referred if appropriate, to Catholic agencies that provide pastoral support; 
  • Priests are available for sacramental ministry;
  • Students may confidentially approach one of the appointed Peer Liaison Officers to raise any questions, concerns or to seek information.
Student Support Services: Peer Liaison Officers 
Peer Liaison Officers are appointed to assist students and staff in matters concerning harassment, discrimination or grievances.  

2020 Peer Liaison Flyer (pdf)

Peer Liaison Officers for 2020

Further Information