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Student advocacy

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

Student Advocacy 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.

Please refer to the Advocacy Charter (PDF, 99.76 KB).

Make an appointment

To make a 20-minute appointment with Student Advocacy, please send an email. The Student Advocate will then be in contact with the next available appointment. In your email, provide a detailed description of the issue you are asking for advice on. 

Contact details

Mon⁠–⁠Fri: 8:30am⁠–⁠4pm

CDU Wellbeing Support Line

If you need support, the CDU Wellbeing Support Line is available 24/7, to provide immediate assistance for emotional and mental distress.

1300 933 393



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