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Student Support Services.

Student Support

We recognise that every student’s individual journey is different, so our aim at ASTRA is to support the health and wellbeing of all whilst offering additional targeted assistance to those who need it.

Our student support staff and the services they manage are here to help, when and where you need them.

Your Student Support Officer can provide:

  • advice and support in ensuring you maintain appropriate academic levels and commitment to ensure you achieve satisfactory results in your studies
  • advice relating to study, such as:
    • time management issues
    • setting and achieving learning goals
    • motivation
    • ways of learning
    • managing assessment tasks
    • self-care
  • advice and guidance on personal and social issues that may adversely impact your academic performance.
  • advice and guidance on reasonable adjustment to your assessment tasks if you have any special needs that may affect your learning

Your Librarian can assist you with:

  • academic writing
  • referencing
  • information literacy
  • research management
  • academic integrity awareness


If you have any special needs that may affect your learning, we encourage you to contact your Student Support Officer to discuss available support including reasonable adjustments to your assessment tasks.

If you are experiencing hardship due to economic, social, or other difficulties, we invite you to make an application to your Course Coordinator seeking permission to review your academic workload.

Below are contact details for the ASTRA Student Support Officer:



If you are having mental health issues, the following external resources and services may help you.

  • Beyond Blue. provides information and support for anxiety, depression and suicide prevention for everyone in Australia
  • Head to Health. brings together apps, online programs, online forums, and phone services, as well as a range of digital information resources. Head to Health is provided by the Australian government Department of Health and Aged Care
  • headspace. support 12 to 25 year-olds with mental health, physical health (including sexual health), alcohol and other drug services, as well as work and study support. headspace National Youth Mental Health Foundation is funded by the Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care
  • Lifeline. are a national charity providing all Australians experiencing emotional distress with access to 24-hour crisis support and suicide prevention services.

Self-help Programs

The following self-help programs and resources are also available to help you manage your mental, emotional, and physical wellbeing

  • Centre for Clinical Interventions. provides information sheets and online workshops that may help you manage a range of issues including
    • Anxiety
    • Assertiveness
    • Appearance Concerns
    • Bipolar
    • Body Dysmorphia
    • Depression
    • Disordered Eating
    • Health Anxiety
    • Panic
    • Perfectionism
    • Procrastination
    • Self-Compassion
    • Self-Esteem
    • Sleep
    • Social Anxiety
    • Tolerating Distress
    • Worry and Rumination

The Centre for Clinical Interventions is administered by the Department of Health, Western Australia.

  • thedesk. supports Australian tertiary students to achieve mental and physical health and wellbeing by offering free access to online modules, tools, quizzes and advice on topics including ‘Getting Things Done’, ‘Staying Calm’, Staying Connected’, and ‘Feeling Good’. thedesk is sponsored by Beyond Blue
  • moodgym. is an interactive program designed to help you identify whether you are having problems with emotions like anxiety and depression, and may help with skills that can help you cope with these emotions. moodgym is funded by the Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care
  • myCompass. is a free online tool that can help you identify unhelpful thoughts, feelings, and behaviours, and learn strategies to deal with them. myCompass is provided by the Black Dog Institute
  • THIS WAY UP. provides online programs teach practical, psychological skills designed to help you manage difficult emotions, tackle unhelpful thoughts, and gain control over symptoms of anxiety and/or depression. THIS WAY UP is a joint facility of St Vincent’s Hospital and the University of New South Wales

If you require personal support with your studies, contact your Student Support Officer via email at or phone on 1800 027 872.

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