Connect with your community
You don’t need to fly solo at uni. Find activities and resources to meet people and have fun!
Building connections: Overcoming loneliness and isolation
Feeling connected and having a sense of belonging is a natural desire. Facilitated by CAPS counsellors, this webinar explores the challenging feeling of loneliness and ways to connect when we feel disconnected.
Bands, Bevs & BBQs
Fortnightly Bands, Bevs & BBQs brings you an epic spread of food, bevs and performances from a range of incredible artists right on campus thanks to UMSU Activities.
Explore Melbourne Plus and get involved in a wide range of activities and growth opportunities outside your classroom. Get started and earn up to four digital credentials verified by the University of Melbourne!
Join a Grad Group
The University’s graduate student community is thriving with 150 Grad Groups available to join! Whether you want to be more active, make friends, find professional networks or start a new hobby, there is a Grad Group for everyone!
It's ok to not feel great sometimes
When pressure builds up, it can be hard to know where (or who) to turn to. Everyone has times in life when they need a little bit of help. The first step is to talk to someone about it - that's where we come in.
Looking to connect with others?
Spending time with like-minded people is a great way to boost your wellbeing.
Activities and events to make you feel at home on campus throughout semester.
Find events on campus
Access live events and past recordings.
Tips on settling and making friends
Six tips to get you started.
Connect with our LGBTIQA+ community
Find events, resources and more.
UMSU Clubs & Societies
UMSU Clubs & Societies are one of the easiest ways to make friends, get involved and basically have an awesome time at Uni.
Join a sports club and get moving
Find a sports club.
Tips and tricks to help guide your wellbeing
Browse our self-help resources including articles, research and guided exercises.
Figuring out why you procrastinate is an important first step. It guides you into finding the right strategies to help you get stuff done.
Tips to manage exam anxiety
It's normal to feel tense and worried before exams, and there are effective strategies which can help you manage your anxiety.
Learn to meditate
Join guided meditation sessions at the Contemplative Studies Centre, facilitated by our expert teachers.
Explore our Health Promotion Program
Find activities around campus and information to help you look after your health and wellbeing.
Study support and learning opportunities
If you're an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander student, Murrup Barak hosts events, study sessions and weekly lunches specifically for mob.
Develop your study skills
Access one-on-one advice, workshops and resources to help you develop your communication and study skills.
Mental health support training for students
Learn to recognise and assist someone developing a mental health problem or in a crisis.
Book an appointment
More ways we can help
Our Financial Aid team are available to talk to you about budgeting, how to apply for financial support and what to do if you need help.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students
If you're an Indigenous student, Murrup Barak is here to support you academically and socially throughout your studies.
Student Equity and Disability Services
Student Equity and Disability Services are here to help if you need ongoing assistance with your studies.
Apply for special consideration
If you are going through a difficult time and your ability to undertake an assessment is affected, you may be eligible for support.
What to do if you feel unsafe on campus
Get support, advice and tools to help you stay safe on campus and report inappropriate, concerning and threatening behaviour.
Affordable food if you need it
We offer food relief to students experiencing food insecurity. Fresh produce, frozen meals and hot food will be available on campus throughout the semester. Find out if you're eligible.
Faith and spiritual care
Contact a chaplain to talk about your life, matters of faith and spirituality, or to find out more about their faith tradition.
Support for our trans and gender diverse community
Learn about our commitment to providing a safe, respectful and inclusive environment for all forms of gender expression.
Your voice matters
We're always looking to improve - that's why we want to hear your thoughts on our wellbeing services and how we talk about them.
We've created a short five minute survey which will help us hear what you want and need, and shape the future of student support.