Services for students at Southern Highlands

Counselling services

Counselling Services provides a confidential space where you can discuss concerns that may be impacting your academic performance or mental health and wellbeing. Please visit the Counselling Services website for the full range of services available, including how to book an appointment.

Student Support & Disabilities Liaison

Sue Leppan is the Student Support Coordinator and Disabilities Liaison officer for the Southern Highlands campus. If you need help with Student Support or Disabilities Services, please make an initial appointment by emailing Sue Leppan or calling (02) 4448 0821.

Assistance is available across the following areas:

Student Support Coordinator 

If you experiencing difficulty with personal situations or academic life at university, Sue can assist you to navigate the UOW bureaucracy and also provide referrals to support services, including counselling, disabilities services, and central UOW Faculty and student support.

Disability Services Liaison

Disability Services provides advice and support for students with physical or mental health conditions which may impact their ability to achieve their best at university. We can provide support and adjustments for those with: mental health issues including anxiety; chronic illness and pain; sensory disabilities; physical disabilities; learning disabilities; temporary disabilities; and carers of people with a disability. 

To access support, it is important to register with UOW disability services.