Looking after your health and wellbeing is incredibly important during uni. Long hours in classes or studying means making time for your physical and mental health is essential.
Dial triple zero (000) for emergency services (fire/ambulance/police). Calling the police is the quickest way to get help in an emergency.
To speak to NSW Police about an incident of sexual harassment or assault, dial triple zero (000) or contact the Police Assistance Line on 131 444.
Notify Campus Security on +61 2 9351 3333 or 1800 SYD HLP (1800 793 457). Campus Security are available 24 hours a day to assist with an emergency or safety threat. Our security officers are certified to perform first aid and their vehicles are equipped with automatic defibrillators.
24-hour crisis phone counselling is available from the following community resources:
Kids Helpline 1800 55 1800 (for young people up to the age of 25: online chat also available)
Lifeline 13 11 14 (online chat or text also available 24/7)
Mental Health Line (NSW) 1800 011 511
Suicide callback service 1300 659 467 (online chat or video also available 24 hours)
Full Stop Australia 1800 424 017 (online chat also available 24/7)
1800RESPECT 1800 737 732 (online chat also available 24/7)
USYD Wellbeing Services
The University of Sydney has a suite of wellbeing services available to support students.
Students can contact:
The University Health Service
Inclusion and Disability
Not sure who to contact? Complete this form and a clinician from USyd will call you to discuss your support needs.
Clubs & Societies Support
USU Members who have encountered a club or society issue may be eligible for free counselling.
For more information, contact [email protected].