Mental Health Support
Your mental health is always top priority. At UNSW we want to make it easier for you to access mental health support services, so we have developed a new service called Mental Health Connect to help you find the support you need. Please visit our website to get more direction on the right type of support for you.
Peer Support for students with disabilities
A peer support program for new students with disabilities, long term illness or mental health conditions to get the most out of your UNSW experience! Sign up to the program today for fun, small group mentoring sessions as well as some larger group events to build your connections and UNSW knowledge. ActivateUNSW introduces you to fellow students and mentors in a safe and understanding environment for a fun and helpful experience to ease your transition into university life. The program is currently running online with the potential for on-campus meet ups if you would like to.
Make work, work for you!
Whether you want to climb the ranks, explore different industries, or strike out on your own, we can help you get ready for the future you want. UNSW Employability has a number to resources for you to access, which include services like career coaching and much more.
GradWISE Disability Employment
GradWISE is a graduate program, developed by WISE Employment in conjunction with Australian Universities. The program is designed to empower graduates and tertiary students living with a disability, mental, physical health condition or injury aspire, develop and thrive in graduate jobs and entry level employment.
Assistive Technology: Explore what's right for you
Assistive Technology refers to practical tools that enhance independence for people with disabilities and is defined by the WHO as “any item, piece of equipment or product system whether acquired commercially, modified or customized that is used to increase, maintain or improve functional capabilities of individuals with disabilities” (World Health Organisation & World Bank 2011, p.101).
The AT Hive is a great platform to discover the technology that is right for you.
Student Support Services
UNSW has a dedicated Student Support Services team. The Student Support Team helps with personalised advice and information about university life, student visas, wellbeing, academic performance or if you need help but don't know where to go. Their team of Student Support Advisors provide personal support and work with all students to promote the development of skills needed to navigate and succeed at university. For more information visit their website by clicking the link below.
Uni-Verse - UNSW's Official Mobile App
Get UNSW personalised services in the palm of your hand. The Uni-verse app is filled with access to so much great campus information.
- Access key information, services & programs
- Maps - find your way around UNSW campuses
- Student life - check out fun events, sports, societies and so much more.....
Study Hacks Workshops
All of the hacks you need!
Study Hacks are a series of workshops for new and returning students. These virtual sessions will familiarise you with everything the Library and Academic Skills have to offer and help you develop key skills you need to succeed at UNSW.
If you are a person living with a disability and want to register for the NDIS, you need to meet the access requirements. These include your age, residency status, disability, and in some cases, your early intervention requirements. Check your eligibility here.
Students who feel they would benefit from an NDIS plan can check the criteria and apply to join using the following link: Apply to join the NDIS.
StaySafe@UNSW is our Security app.
- Find our emergency contacts
- Request a security escort
- Track the night security bus
- Use the Friends Walk feature
- Use the WorkAlone feature
Kensington Campus Accessibility
Here you will find Information on accessible parking, bathrooms, maps and resources at the Kensington campus.
Campus 360 Tour
Experience your beautiful campus and see your future at UNSW Sydney.