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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander support and safe spaces

If you are an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander student, we offer a range of support services to help during your time at University. There are also supportive study environments where you can relax and access resources to help with your studies.

  1. Support services and programs
  2. Safe spaces

Support services and programs

The Mana Yura Student Support team can provide all students with pastoral care, social and cultural opportunities and referrals to other support services offered by the University.

We also have a dedicated postgraduate support officer to support the needs of our postgraduate and coursework students.

Drop in to say hello, or give the team a call to book an appointment.

Offices of the DVC-ISS, John Woolley Building (A20)
Camperdown campus
+61 2 8627 8619
support.cadigal@sydney.edu.au

Cumberland campus

If you are at Cumberland campus, you can access support programs and facilities offered by Yooroang Garang. Come in to say hello or contact a support officer.

Level 4, T Block
Cumberland campus
Lidcombe NSW 2141
+61 2 9351 9066
fhsyginfo@usyd.edu.au

Academic support

Each faculty has a dedicated Academic Advisor for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. Contact our Mana Yura Student Support team for more information on academic assistance.

Indigenous Tutorial Assistance Scheme (ITAS)

If you are an undergraduate or postgraduate coursework student, you can access the Indigenous Tutorial Assistance Scheme. This program provides you with access to tutoring throughout your studies. For more information and to apply, see the Indigenous Tutorial Assistance Scheme page.

Mentoring Our Brothers and Sisters (MOBS) program

If you are in your first year of study at the University, the MOBS mentoring program can connect you with current Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. Find out more on the MOBS mentoring program page.

Last updated: 22 August 2019

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