Health, Wellbeing and Inclusion at La Trobe

Health, Wellbeing and Inclusion have grown and we’re offering more support to students than ever before.

We understand that life can be difficult at times, and you might need a bit of support to help you through your time at university. Have a look at the range of different free and confidential services we have below All services can be accessed by our centralised referral system through this form except for AccessAbility, you can register through their form below. If you’re unsure about our services, or not sure what type of support you might need, drop in, or call our Health and Wellbeing Centre to have a chat with our friendly team.

The Health and Wellbeing Centre

This is the first point of call for all your health and wellbeing needs. Get help to make appointments, find out more about our services or access community supports and resources.

Location and opening hours

Monday to Friday, 10.00 am–4.00 pm

Location: Peribolos East Ground Floor (PE101), Bundoora Campus

Phone: (03) 9479 1085

AccesAbility and Inclusion

Assisting students who identify as neurodiverse, living with a mental health condition, ongoing medical condition, or disability to meet the requirements of your course. We also assist carers, refugees, and veterans.

Register for AccessAbility support

Counselling

Our counselling team provides free, caring and effective support to help you through whatever you need. This includes specialist counsellors in Men’s, LGBTIQA+ and Indigenous Counselling.

Financial Counselling

Financial counsellors are qualified professionals who provide information, advice, and advocacy to students in financial difficulty. Some examples of what they can help with include provide options if you’re struggling to pay debts, developing budgets, navigating Centrelink, plus much more.

Food and Material Aid

La Trobe offers food aid to students who are experiencing hardship across all our campuses.

Legal service

A partnership between Banyule Community Health and La Trobe, the legal service offers free, confidential legal help for all La Trobe University students. The Legal service can help with renting/housing, fines and infringements, employment conditions and rates of pay, consumer complaints, family violence and law, plus much more.

Multifaith Spiritual Wellbeing

We have multiple prayer locations across our campuses. Multifaith advisors are also available to have a chat or help you on your faith journey.

Men’s, LGBTIQA+ and Indigenous Health and Wellbeing Programs

These programs offer workshops, programs and events related to their specific groups including specialist trained counsellors. Check out Finding Pride, a program currently being run by our LGBTIQA+ program leaders.

Student Wellbeing Connect

Complex case management support for situations where you might need multiple supports both internal and external to the uni, and you need someone to help connect and act as a point of contact to guide you through.

Wellbeing Mentors

Wellbeing Mentors provide a range of support. Come and see them face-to-face, by phone or by video to determine what sort of support you need. They can help you with:

  • short-term support for mental health
  • study tips, motivation, exam stress management
  • anxiety management
  • transitioning to university concerns
  • one-time issues such as homelessness
  • referrals to external and community agencies