Student Services – We’re here to help

Perhaps you want to change your course, or are just looking for some additional support. Maybe you’re not sure what steps to take to achieve your career goals. You might be experiencing some personal issues that are impacting on your studies.

Student Services can help you get back on track.

Student Centre locations

  • Dandenong Building A, Level 1
  • Frankston Building E, Level 1 – inside the Library
  • Berwick Building A, next to the Aroma café

If you’re studying at a campus other than those listed above, don’t worry. We can easily connect with you through our video phone network. Simply call us on 9212 5269.

Support for personal concerns

You can talk to a student counsellor about what is happening in your life and get some help to lighten the load. Call Student Services on 9212 5269 to make an
appointment or contact counselling@chisholm.edu.au

Support for a disability, mental health or medical condition

If you have a diagnosed disability, mental health or medical condition, you can make an application to Disability Support to receive help. Call Student Services on
9212 5269 for details or email disabilitysupport@chisholm.edu.au 

To make an application for disability support visit Disability support.

Support for Indigenous students

Our Koorie Liaison Officer (KLO) is here to support you during your time at Chisholm.

Get in touch with the KLO to make a time to meet and have a chat. We offer cultural support, guidance with applications, course advice and more.

Contact 9212 5460 or klo@chisholm.edu.au

Support to plan your career

If you have started your course and are thinking ‘what comes next?’, consider speaking with a Chisholm careers counsellor.

During a one on one appointment, we can support you to plan your pathway to further study to get the career you want. We can also help you to sharpen your interview skills, and give your resume a review so you stand out from the crowd.

Call Student Services on 9212 5269 to make an appointment.

For a resume review contact us at careers@chisholm.edu.au

Free student activities

Life at Chisholm is so much more than what you do in the classroom, it’s all about balance. That’s why Student Services create opportunities to relax and connect with new people at our free student activities. While there, you can also get to know our Student Services staff.

Our activities are kind of awesome …think free food, live music, games and activities like a photo booth, seated massage and so much more!

Find out what’s happening at your campus by checking your Chisholm student email, the screens in your campus café or the Chisholm Facebook page.

Other support services

Support for finding a job

Connect with employers who are looking for students just like you. Chisholm’s very own free online careers board MyWorkSearch, lists the latest job vacancies including casual, part time, full time, apprenticeship and volunteer opportunities online.

You will need to register for MyWorkSearch through the Skills and Job Centre.

Contact them on 9212 4909 or email skillsandjobs@chisholm.edu.au for more information.

Visit MyWorkSearch at app.myworksearch.com.au

Support for apprentices

Apprenticeship Support Officers (ASOs) provide free, confidential advice, support and mentoring to first-year apprentices under 25.

Your ASO can help with work, training or personal issues that are affecting your apprenticeship.

Contact 9238 8186 or 0423 826 745 or aso@chisholm.edu.au

International Students Office

International students who need support with course changes, documents for the Department of Immigration and Border Protection or general advice can contact the International Students Office.

Contact 9212 5040 or international.admissions@chisholm.edu.au

If you need help or support after hours or on weekends, you can call the International Student Assistance Line on 1800 175 349 which is a support service external to Chisholm.

Caroline Chisholm Education Foundation

The Caroline Chisholm Education Foundation (CCEF) provides scholarships and grants to help students experiencing financial hardship with tuition fees, materials fees and other specialist needs. Eligibility criteria apply. Applications are assessed and receive a response within seven days.

Contact the CCEF at the Student Centre on 9212 5269 or 9238 8114 or ccef@chisholm.edu.au

For more information visit Caroline Chisholm Education Foundation.