Taking care of your physical and mental health will help you to achieve academic success, make the most of your learning opportunities and enjoy a positive student experience.
If you are struggling with a personal, physical, emotional or mental health issue, we recommend seeking professional support from a healthcare provider. If you would like to speak with someone at your home college, you can find contact details here.
This page is intended as a guide to enable members of the University to locate professional local and online healthcare and counselling services, in Australia. Always consult a health care professional for advice.
For more information see the University of Divinity Student Support Services Policy.
CTC offers its students ongoing assistance with Academic Skills.
Academic Writing Course
A five-week academic writing course is offered in semester 1 each year, with a refresher session in semester 2.
Information on dates, times and enrolment for the academic writing course will be sent to all students prior to semester start.
Academic Tutors (including ESL) are available to assist students with regard to writing assignments.
More details can be obtained from the Learning Support Coordinator.
Visit the Overseas Students page.
Contact your Course Advisor
Health and Wellbeing
Visit the University of Divinity website for more information regarding counselling and healthcare services.
Fire, Police, Ambulance
Visit the Legal Aid Victoria website
Call reception on (03) 9412 3333
Student Support Services: Disability
Students with a permanent or temporary disability, condition or disorder are encouraged to make their particular needs known at the time of enrolment, so every effort can be made to accommodate their needs.
- Student Application for Support Form, can be completed with guidance from either the Academic Dean or Postgraduate Coordinator, as applicable.
- Where appropriate, a Student Support Plan will be developed, which may be brought to the attention of the student’s lecturers.
- Download the form via ARK Student Resources
Student Support Services: Pastoral Care
CTC seeks to nurture and support all students by providing a safe, inclusive and caring environment. Students are welcome to make any pastoral needs known to an appropriate staff member:
- Students in domestic or personal difficulties may speak with a member of the CTC Executive, and will be referred if appropriate to Catholic agencies that provide pastoral support;
- Students experiencing interruption to their studies due to unforeseen circumstances may apply for Special Grading Consideration or for a Student Support Plan
- Students seeking pastoral counselling or spiritual accompaniment will be referred if appropriate, to Catholic agencies that provide pastoral support;
- Priests are available for sacramental ministry;
- Students may confidentially approach one of the appointed Peer Liaison Officers to raise any questions, concerns or to seek information.
Student Support Services: Peer Liaison Officers
Peer Liaison Officers are appointed to assist students and staff in matters concerning harassment, discrimination or grievances.
Peer Liaison Officers for 2022
- Mr Jude Caspersz: Learning Support Coordinator
- Mrs Lisa Gerber: Mannix Library
- Br Michael Last MGL: CTC Student
- Sr Ayanthi Perera MGL: CTC Student