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About support services

Curtin University has a large number of support services available to students, staff and alumni. Here you can access an overview of our services, and access quick links to our web pages.

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Ally Network (sexuality and gender diversity)

The Ally program helps GLBTI staff, students and community members to feel welcome and supported to work and study at Curtin.

To find out more visit our Sexuality and gender diversity web pages.

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Careers Centre

Discover what you really want to do.

The Careers Centre can help you to understand the world at work, put you in touch with employers and help you to develop skills to find that important job and manage your career.

Advice is available to both students and staff.

To find out more visit our Careers section.

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Counselling Services

The Counselling Services Team offers Curtin staff and students a safe professional environment to deal with any issues affecting your work or study. We provide a free and confidential service that focuses on short-term therapy.

To find out more, visit Counselling services.

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Curtin Volunteers! (CV)

Curtin Volunteers (CV) aim to provide opportunities for personal and professional development and encourage education through experience. Find out more about CV, including how to get involved.

Find out more on the Curtin Volunteers page.

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Disability Services

Disability services provides support services to staff and students, and has 3 core functions:

  • Supporting the needs of students with disabilities
  • Supporting staff in meeting the needs of students with disabilities
  • Promoting an inclusive and accessible environment at Curtin through policy development and representation on University committees.

Find out more about Disability services at Curtin.

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Early Childhood Centre

Our Early Childhood Centre provides part time and full time care for children aged six weeks to five years. The purpose built centre has a team of caring and dedicated professionals motivated to provided the highest level of care.

To find out more visit our Childcare section.

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Health Services

Curtin University provides a comprehensive health service to students and staff.

Find out more in the Health Services section.

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Housing services

As accommodation is a personal lifestyle choice, Curtin aims to provide a range of both on-campus and off-campus housing options for its students.

At a number of its campuses the University’s manages on-campus residences.  This offers quality accommodation within a supportive environment with on-site management and pastoral care programs. 

For students who choose to live more independently, or wish to transition from residence housing, there are off-campus options also available.

Find out more about housing services:

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Multi-faith Services

Multi-faith Services facilities religious life in the university, and can provide assistance with getting connected with local faith communities.

Find out more on the Faith services and facilities pages.

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The Learning Centre

The Learning Centre provides academic guidance and support for Curtin students. The Centre offers you free seminar programs conducted by expert lecturers in a relaxed, supportive environment. Find out more about what we have to offer to help you study.

Find out more about improving your skills.

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Sport and recreation

The Curtin Stadium provides a range of recreation, exercise and wellness facilities and programs for staff, students and the general public.

Find out more about sport, fun and recreation facilities at the Curtin Stadium website.

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START (Student Transition and Retention Team)

START provide a range of support services for students - Mentor Program, UniPASS Peer Learning support, Orientation and Student Wellbeing Advisors. If you have questions or are experiencing problems with your course, academic status or life then please come to see us for some support.

Come and talk to the START Student Wellbeing Advisors if you're experiencing difficulty adjusting to life at Curtin.

Find out more about the Mentor Program, OrientationUniPASS and the Student Wellbeing Advisory Service.

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Student leadership and development

There are so many ways to volunteer and develop your leadership skills at Curtin University.

Find out about volunteering, leadership and the community in the Community & Leadership section.

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