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Personal support services

We're here to help you when you need it

We all need support sometimes. Whether that's support with our career aspirations or support with our health.

At CDU, you'll be supported when you need it so you can focus on your studies and achieve your goals.

Access and inclusion

CDU strives to provide an accessible, supportive, safe and inclusive learning environment for all students.

Access & inclusion provides free, confidential assistance if your study is impacted by:

  • disability
  • a mental health condition
  • a medical condition
  • carer responsibilities.

Find out more about the services access & inclusion can offer you.


If you're experiencing personal difficulties that are affecting your wellbeing, CDU provide a free and confidential counselling service.

Our counsellors are trained social workers or psychologists with a counselling and mental health sub-speciality. They're also members of the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW) or are registered through the Australian Health Practitioner Registration Authority (AHPRA).

Find out more about the CDU counselling service.

Careers and employment

The Careers and Employment team can provide advice on all matters related to building your career.

If you're a current student or recent graduate you have access to CDU resources, including expert staff, who can help you build the skills and knowledge you need to be competitive in the job market.

Find out more about the services provided by the Careers and Employment team.


The CDU off-campus accommodation service is designed to assist new and continuing students to search for appropriate accommodation while studying or working at CDU.

This free and confidential service provides information and advice on housing options, tenancy advice and support and assistance with accommodation problems.

Find out more about CDU's off-campus accommodation service.

Financial and other assistance

Your qualification is an investment in your future. We understand that studying at university can be financially challenging so we have put together the following information which will help better manage your finances while studying.

Have a look at CDU Moneysmart – a site about student life and money, with free tools, tips, a budget planner, advice and information on simple ways to manage your money

You can also find out more about financial and other assistance.