Supporting you

Learn more about the support options available at the University, including networks and services on campus.

"Join our community...  The University has several research and student networks and organisations to help you feel at home."

The Indigenous Studies Research Program brings together Indigenous graduate researchers and graduate researchers undertaking research in Indigenous studies into a community of practice.

The Murrup Barak, Melbourne Institute for Indigenous Development supports students and staff and conducts programs that enhance productivity and the impact of research in Indigenous studies.

The Indigenous Graduate Student Association (IGSA) is led by a small group of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students with support from staff at the Murrup Barak Institute. The IGSA holds regular forums for graduate students with an interest in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander research.

Wellbeing support is available from:

New to Melbourne?

The University also offers other types of support and services to help you settle in to your life in Melbourne and the University.

  • Housing and Accommodation Support
  • Financial Aid can provide support for those who are experiencing financial hardship. One online application is used for assistance such as: rent contributions, public transport costs, buying course related materials.
  • Children Services is part of the Student Services and provides 138 long day care places across two Centres for the University Community.