The support you need to stay close from afar.
No matter where you are, you can still make the most of being a student while studying at home. Here are some resources and programs you can access online to stay engaged with your studies, meet and connect with other students and get the support you need.
Find a Study Hub near you
A global network of Study Hubs where you can study and connect with other University of Melbourne students, local staff and alumni.
Access academic support
Academic Skills online resources
Academic Skills offer an extensive range of modules, quick reads and how-to videos to develop study strategies for learning online at home and upcoming assessment preparation.
Diagnostic English Language Assessment
Complete the Diagnostic English Language Assessment (DELA) to enhance your English language skills.
Visit the Library website to discover our collections of online resources, including eBooks and journal articles, and get help from Library staff.
If you would like to chat to one of the friendly library staff, you can use the Ask a Librarian chat box during Library Opening Hours.
Mental and physical health and wellbeing
Counselling and Psychological Services workshops
Free workshops on a range of personal development, mental health and wellbeing issues.
Professional counselling is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week via phone and video chat, and face to face in locations in 80 countries.
Stay healthy and active with MU Sport's resources and fitness opportunities, available for the University community.
Financial aid may be available if you require short-term assistance for extraordinary financial circumstances.
Meet other students and engage with the community
Student Peer Leader services @ China Study Hubs
China Study Hubs offer virtual Student Peer Leader services including one-on-one appointments and small group sessions.
Form connections with other University students in a ‘no strings attached’ Zoom hangout.
Gain confidence communicating in English and make friends through fun, virtual, peer-led activities.
Melbourne Peer Mentor Program
Get matched with a peer mentor and other students studying online and meet up on Zoom throughout the semester.
Employability development opportunities
A free online series created to set you apart from other graduates.
Speak to a careers adviser
Appointments are available via Zoom with our dedicated team of career advisers.
An informal mentoring program that helps current students to connect with alumni.
Melbourne Employability Accelerator
Set yourself up for global career success by participating in a digital experience designed to support your career journey.
Get IT help
Get your IT sorted
The Student IT team is here to help with IT support to get you setup and connected, ready for online study.
Build your digital capabilities with software tutorials for Microsoft Office 365 and Adobe CC.
StudentIT live chat
Ask the Student IT team about installing software, managing your digital Uni life, or setting up our VPN.
Good practices and appropriate behaviours on the virtual campus
Follow this guide explaining what practices and behaviours are expected of you and your peers while online.