Services, support and activities

At the University of Melbourne, you have access to a huge range of services and support to help you get the most out of your study.

University Health

Looking for medical advice? The University of Melbourne Health Service is part of the Wellbeing Services Division. They provide health care for local and international students, staff and their dependents.

The University Health Service is a general practitioner service. Some of the services provided include:

  • management of illness
  • advice about general health and wellbeing
  • mental health support, including for anxiety and depression
  • contraception
  • sexual health
  • wound care
  • skin cancer checks
  • travel health
  • immunisations for both adults and children.

Visit the Health Services website for further information.

Other services

Academic skills

The Academic Skills team help you students with:

  • writing a thesis
  • structure and argumentation
  • researching and note-taking
  • advanced critical and analytical thinking
  • conference papers and oral presentations
  • time and project management.

They conduct workshops and provide resources to help you be successful at university. You can also book an Individual Tutorial Appointment through your Student Portal, or call 13MELB.

Visit the Academic Skills website for further information.

Shut Up & Write

Keep your word count climbing! Come and write your thesis chapter, journal article, book or blog in a fun but focused atmosphere.
Shut Up & Write


Why not Upskill? The UpSkills Program is a free opportunity with workshop, seminar or webinar options that are suited to your current skill level, and the work you will be doing.

Want a break from study?

Did you know that the University has a chocolate society, a rowing club, a mountaineering club, a women’s room and prayer room? There are huge variety of clubs and activities available to University of Melbourne students. Take advantage of them while you’re here.