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5 November 2020

Remember to look after your wellbeing as you study online

Whether you’re starting your study in Trimester 3 or you’ve been learning online throughout the year, there’s certainly been many challenges to overcome in 2020. Congratulations on persevering and sticking with your study plans!

We want to ensure your Deakin experience is a positive and enjoyable one. To succeed at your studies, it’s crucial that you put your health and wellbeing needs first, heed warning signs that you’re starting to struggle and ask for help if you need it.

Recognising that you’re feeling stressed or anxious

If you start to experience any of the following signs or symptoms of stress and anxiety, it’s time to take stock of your overall health and wellbeing. These signs and symptoms include:

Effectively managing these feelings

There’s a range of things you can do to put your health and wellbeing first:

Getting appropriate help

It’s so important to seek help if you need it. For emergency, 24-hour support, contact LifeLine or SuicideLine

Deakin also has a range of support services that you can access from home:

Still not sure where to go? Just contact Student Central, who can direct you to services right across the University. 

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