Student support services

Resources to help you thrive at Canberra.

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We’re here to help you succeed

University life can be challenging, so it’s important that you have access to the support you need to reach your academic and personal potential. We offer a range of services to help you make the most of student life. From practical study advice to counselling and physical wellbeing, our student resources will help you get the most out of your university experience.


Academy Library

The Academy library is home to exceptional print and electronic scholarly resources, including an excellent military history and defence studies research collection. The library provides a range of services to staff and students to help them in their teaching, research and learning journeys.

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Arc Canberra

Arc Canberra offers a variety of clubs and societies to suit a diverse range of interests. This student-run organisation has something for everyone, from sports to educational clubs and creative hobbies.

Counselling service

Free counselling support is available on campus for all currently enrolled Canberra students. This confidential service is designed to support you as you work through challenges, navigate change, and maintain or regain a healthy work/life balance.

Equity, Diversity & Inclusion

Canberra’s Equity Diversity and Inclusion Unit aims to create a culture that embraces equity and supports a diverse and inclusive community through strategic policies, initiatives, training programs and events.

The GRS is the central administration and support unit for all higher degree research candidates at . The GRS provides a range of resources designed to help you navigate your way through your higher degree research program. 

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Indoor Sports Centre

The Canberra Indoor Sports Centre is a state-of-the-art sports facility that includes a gym, heated indoor swimming pool, indoor sports fields and squash, basketball and tennis courts. 

Information Communication & Technology Services (ICTS)

ICTS provide client-focused support for the teaching, research, study and administration cohorts of Canberra to support students and staff academically through superior technology services.

International student support

We provide support, resources and advice to help international students settle into Canberra life. Find information on student visas, housing and accommodation options, and what it’s like to live in Canberra. 

Learning support

Canberra's Learning and Teaching Group offer a range of support services, including individual consultations with learning advisors, workshops, and online resources, to help students succeed in their studies and prosper in their future careers.

Research Student Unit (RSU)

The RSU provides postgraduate students with administrative support and can assist with enquiries regarding admission, scholarships, enrolment, research candidature, thesis submission and graduation. 

Sporting and extracurricular clubs

offers an impressive range of sporting and extracurricular clubs for students. Available activities include AFL, paintball, photography, distance running and military shooting.

Student Administrative Services (SAS)

SAS is your first point of contact for all things Canberra and the best place to go for administrative support with admissions, scholarships, enrolment, research candidature, graduation and referral to other services.