PARSA are well placed to offer a range of support services to suit the needs of the ANU postgraduate student community.
Legal service: Includes Tenancy, Employment and other areas of law. A referral to a migrant law service is available.
Student Assistance: Advocacy, Accommodation, Financial, Family Supports, Support and Referral and Higher Degree by Research.
Access to the Brian Kenyon Student Space: BKSS is a study/meeting space located in Melville Hall alongside the new offices of PARSA/ANUSA.
ANU Support Services: Academic Skills and Learning Centre, ANU Counselling and Access and Inclusion (offering supports for students in distress with a disability or a temporary medical condition). ANU Support Services also offers financial supports: ANU Accommodation Bursary, Emergency Aid and Scholarships. For a full list please visit: http://www.anu.edu.au/study/accommodation/financial-support
Please see the links on this page for further details
External Support Services
ACT Access Mental Health 1800 629 354 or 6205 1065
(24-hour mental health emergency access & support)
ANU Crisis Support Line 1300 050 327
SMS text message service 0488 884 170
(5pm-9am weekdays, 24/7 weekends and public holidays)
Lifeline 13 11 14
24-hour telephone counselling - Cost of local call (fixed lines).
Kids Helpline 1800 551 800
24-hour crisis line for people aged 5-25 years
Suicide Call Back Service 1300 659 467
24-hour crisis counselling and call back
Domestic Violence Crisis Service (DVCS) 6280 0900
24-hour domestic violence crisis assistance
1800 RESPECT 1800 737 732
24-hour national sexual assault & domestic violence crisis counselling line
Mensline 1300 78 99 78
24-hour telephone counselling & support for men
HealthDirect 1800 022 222 or 6207 7777
24-hour medical & health advice line staffed by registered nurses
Poisons Information Line 131 126
24-hour advice by medical professionals on acute or chronic poisoning
Beyond Blue: 24/7 Helpline 1300 224 636
Provides information and support for people experiencing depression, suicide, anxiety disorders and other related mental disorder.