If any of the topics discussed on the Curieux website or in the print magazines have raised concerns with you, there is help available. A list of resources and support services can be found below, including both on-campus and off-campus support.

Support on campus  

UC Medical and Counselling Centre

Phone: (02) 6201 2351 

UC Counselling service is both free and confidential. Their team of psychologists are available to all currently enrolled UC students.  

University Crisis Line operated by Lifeline  

Phone: 1300 271 790 

UC Student Wellbeing 

Our Student Wellbeing team provides individualised support and information to help you navigate your journey at UC in the best way possible. You can access confidential advice, referrals and support to help you overcome any challenges you may face while studying at UC. 

  • Wellbeing Pop Ups: Every Wednesday from 10.30am – 12.30pm both online and on campus
  • Drop-in hours: Monday to Friday from 10am – 4pm in Student Central, Building 1 Level B
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Phone: +61 2 6206 8841

UC Financial Support

UC has dedicated support staff available to answer your money-related questions and provide clear advice on student loans and payments, internship and placement grants, overseas study assistance, Centrelink and scholarships.

UC International Student Support

At UC we are dedicated to helping you find your feet in Australia, and ensuring you grow and succeed in your goals. From the start of your journey, all the way through to graduation and beyond, we’ll be right by your side with the answers to your questions.

Support off-campus

Canberra Rape Crisis Centre 

Phone: (02) 6247 2525 

CRCC is available for any woman, man or child who has experienced any form of sexual abuse (adult rape, childhood sexual abuse, ritual abuse or sexual harassment) whether it is a recent assault or an assault that happened years ago. It is free and confidential. 

Service Assisting Male Survivors of Sexual Assault 

Phone: (02) 6247 2525 

It can be very difficult for men who have been sexually assaulted to seek help, but help is available, and we encourage you to seek support. The SAMSSA is free and confidential, and run specifically for male survivors.  

National University Support Line  

Phone: 1800 572 224  

Providing free, round the clock support to survivors of sexual violence as a part of Universities Australia’s Respect. Now. Always. Initiative.  

Canberra Sexual Health Clinic  

Phone: (02) 5124 2184 

Free counselling and treatment walking-in  

Domestic Violence Crisis Service (DVCS) 

Phone: (02) 6280 0900, 

TTY hearing impaired: (02) 6228 1852 

Email: [email protected] (only monitored during business hours)  

The DVCS provides free, 24/7 crisis intervention services to anyone who is experiencing or has experienced domestic and/or family violence. Support includes phones support, attendance with police, access to safe emergency accommodation, safety planning, and referrals to support services.  


Phone: 13 11 14  

Lifeline is Australia’s leading suicide prevention service They provide confidential and free crisis support that is accessible to anyone 24 hours a day. We encourage anyone who is experiencing emotional distress to contact them for support.  


Phone: 1800 184 527  

Website: qlife.org.au 

Qlife provides anonymous and free LGBTQI+ peer support and referral for people in Australia wanting to talk about sexuality, identity, gender, bodies, feelings or relationships. They will even send you texts twice weekly with fun facts, days of significance and other reminders of how incredible the LGBTQI+ community is.