Book an appointment with a counsellor

Help from UOW Counselling

University of Wollongong provides students with free and confidential counselling. You are able to have one on one counselling on your campus, or access online and phone support.

You can also contact the UOW After hours Crisis Support Line 1300 036 149

To Book an appointment Online and On-Campus students, please call 02 4221 3445 (Monday-Friday 9:00am-4:30pm Australian EST). Alternatively you can call your local UOW Counselling Service listed below.


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Contact counselling at your campus

Online Students

For those students studying online who want to access the UOW Counselling Service to assist with their individual circumstances please contact the Wollongong Campus reception on +61 2 4221 3445 or email: Please indicate you are an online student and want to have a consultation with the Triage Worker indicating the preferred method of contact.Initial consultations can be face to face, over the phone or using various technology such as email or skype. The Triage Worker will explore the best options for your support needs. If the Wollongong Office is closed, please leave a detailed message or email and our Triage Worker will contact you the following business day. In addition, please review our counselling service website for a comprehensive list of external on-line resources and services, and self-help resources.

If you are in a crisis, UOW has an after hour’s crisis support line that is available 4:30pm-9am Monday to Friday, weekends, public holidays and during the Christmas and New Year period.
UOW After Hours Crisis Support Line- Call: 1300 036 149 or text: 0488 884 164.

(02) 4221 3445

Wollongong Campus Counselling Services
Monday - Friday 9.00am to 4.30pm
located in building 11, level 2.

(02) 4221 3445
Batemans Bay

Contact the Campus Manager, Jaimey Facchin, to make an appointment.

(02) 4472 2125

Melanie Sheehan is available Wednesday 1:00pm to 5:00pm and Friday 9.00am to 1:00pm.

Contact the Campus Manager, Sam Avitaia, to make an appointment on Wednesday afternoons or Friday mornings or email Melanie directly on

(02) 6494 7035

Contact Wollongong Counselling reception to make an appointment.

(02) 4221 3445

Gabrielle Booty is available Monday (weekly) 10am to 2pm and Wednesdays (fortnightly) 9am to 3pm.

Contact the front desk at the Ray Cleary building to make an appointment.

(02) 4448 0888
Southern Highlands

The Counselling Service at Moss Vale TAFE is available to UOW students.  Phone TAFE Administration on (02) 48680111 to make an appointment.

(02) 4868 0111
Southern Sydney

Nadezhda Kurukulasuriya is available every second Thursday. Call Nadezhda on (02) 87636012 or email her on

(02) 87636012
South Western Sydney

Nadezhda Kurukulasuriya is available every Friday and every second Thursday. Call Nadezhda on (02) 87636012 or email her on

(02) 87636012
Sydney Business School, University of Wollongong

Counselling is available every Wednesday. Email, or call Wollongong Campus Counselling Service on (02) 4221 3445.

(02) 4221 3445

Students at all UOW Campuses can also contact the Wollongong Counselling Service on (02) 4221 3445 between 9am and 4.30pm to arrange telephone appointments with counsellors from the Wollongong Office.

Students can contact the UOW Afterhours Crisis Support Line for support between 4.30pm and 9am Monday to Friday, all weekend and on public holidays. 1300 036 149