In need of a friendly ear to listen and offer advice? Our chaplains, who come from a variety of faith backgrounds, are here to support everyone – regardless of your beliefs.
Ready for a frank and fearless chat about all things sex and sexual health? We're holding two free online chats, covering STIs and contraception, and sex and the law. Join our panel of friendly experts to empower and educate yourself.
A simple chat can make the world of difference to someone who's struggling – no qualifications needed. This R U OK? Day, take some time to reach out to a loved one (and don't miss our online trivia tonight!).
How Professor Catherine Bennett has ‘restored the balance’ – and why women need to put themselves first
Many women focus on the health of their loved ones at their own expense. But this Women's Health Week, we say no more! We've even asked Professor Catherine Bennett, Deakin's epidemiologist extraordinaire, how she manages to put her wellbeing first.
Calling all creatives! It's not too late to submit an artwork for our next Mind Matters exhibition in Mental Health Month. We're after paintings, digital pieces, poems, photos and more – submissions are due by 30 September.
How much is the letter ‘K’ is worth in Scrabble? What do numismatists collect? Go for glory in our hobbies-themed online trivia on Thursday 8 September – and support R U OK? Day at the same time.
Did you know that students who use their phone or watch TV while studying tend to retain less information and achieve lower marks? Here's how to study smarter and focus on one thing at a time.
We encourage everyone to stay up to date with their COVID vaccinations, so if you're overdue for your booster or haven't yet had the jab, book for free at the Deakin Medical Centre.
Something on your mind? Our Ask Counselling blog offers online advice from student mental health experts and you also benefit from other students' experiences. It's anonymous and free.
Everyone at Deakin should feel safe, respected and included. If you experience or witness sexual harm, family violence or other types of threatening behaviour, contact us for free and confidential support.
Struggling to find your place at uni or feeling anxious about student life? You're not alone – it's normal to feel this way. Meet Nicole, a third-year student who's bravely sharing her story to help others.
Have you checked out our Mind Matters art exhibition yet? Don't miss it – and then get creative yourself by submitting an artwork for Mental Health Month. We want artworks in a range of forms – from paintings and digital pieces to poems and photos!