Student welfare

Appointments with advisers

Make an appointment with a senior adviser to discuss finances and welfare.

VU's Student Welfare service offers comprehensive support in welfare, finance, and housing to help you succeed during your academic journey.

Our experienced senior advisers offer free and confidential assistance in managing your finances and understanding your student financial obligations.

We also provide valuable information and guidance on various accommodation options to help you make informed decisions.

Additionally, we can connect you with support services in the wider community, including housing services and tax help.

Contact us today for the support you need to succeed as a student.



Student welfare

We can assist you with:

We can link you with support services in the community for:

  • consumer affairs
  • drug and alcohol issues
  • women’s support services
  • tax help
  • material aid
  • legal issues
  • financial counsellors
  • gender diversity.

If you're an international student visa (500) holder, please visit our international student support page for more information.

Gender affirmation support

We support trans and gender diverse students and their peers, ensuring full participation in the work and study environment by enabling access to appropriate assistance. This includes liaising with professional units to complete required administrative, personal and enrolment details changes, and your College to support you with academic and learning issues.

Contact Student Welfare to book a free and confidential appointment to discuss how we can support you at VU.

Find out more about our commitment to fostering a welcoming and inclusive environment at VU.

Cost of living

We understand that navigating the cost-of-living has been a particularly challenging issue for students to manage.

Student Welfare can support you by providing information about managing your finances, budgeting advice, and providing emergency financial support.

We have a list of helpful online resources which may assist you with your financial well-being.