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Student advocacy

The Student Advocacy team provides free, confidential and independent support to CDU students.

The Student Advocacy team liaises with other areas of the University to help you get positive outcomes for challenges you might be experiencing.

When should I go to Student Advocacy?

If you've got an issue or concern that you're unsure how to deal with or can't resolve yourself, Student Advocacy should be your first point of call.

Student Advocacy can give you advice on:

  • communicating with University staff such as your lecturer
  • how to write your ‘under progression’ response
  • requesting a re-assessment of your assessment items
  • lodging an appeal of an academic decision
  • accessing University and community support services such as Legal Aid
  • navigating any barriers to your learning.

Make an appointment

To make an appointment with an Advocacy Officer, contact Student Advocacy or book an appointment online.

Student Advocacy

Student Advocacy Office, Blue 5.1.31 Casuarina Campus

Mon⁠–⁠Fri: 8:30am⁠–⁠4pm

CDU After-hours Student Support Line

If you need support outside University hours, the CDU After-Hours Student Support Line is available from 5pm – 8am, seven days a week, to provide immediate assistance for emotional and mental distress.

1300 933 393

 

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