Student support

Student Support Services

We have a dedicated Student Wellbeing Adviser that gives students a single point of contact for free and confidential support, information and referral.  Students can come for help with:

  • individual counselling
  • personal wellbeing
  • disability support
  • management of stress and anxiety
  • finances - including assistance with budgeting, Centrelink information and referral
  • referral to other support and allied health services

Sam De Luca
Student Wellbeing Advisor
P: (03) 5051 4083

Other La Trobe support information

Careers and employment

The Careers Development Centre can help you make informed career, course and employment decisions. W: Careers Development Centre


Free and confidential short-term counselling for La Trobe University students. Counselling sessions are offered face-to-face, by telephone or by Skype.

Disability support

Our Disability Liaison Officer can assist students in assessing their needs and provide supports to ensure they are able to participate fully and to the best of their ability. W: Disability Support Services

Equality and diversity

The role of the Equality and Diversity Centre is to promote the full and equal participation of all students and staff at La Trobe University and to foster an environment free of discrimination and harassment. W: Equality and Diversity Centre

Financial assistance

W: Financial assistance

Indigenous student support

Our Indigenous Student Services Officer provides services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. For more information, see the Office of the Director, Indigenous Education site.

International student support

W: International students

IT support and computer skills

We have a wide range of computer services and facilities to support students during their studies. Free email is provided to all students while they are enrolled, and there's online IT training to ensure our graduates have good computing skills. If you want to gain confidence in using a computer for university assignments, Sunraysia Institute of TAFE offers a certificate I in IT.  For more information see the Sunraysia Institute of TAFE website.

New student support

W: New students

Study skills

Learning Futures offer a wide range of advice to all students in achieving at university through online and face to face assistance.