Student life and support

Get more out of your time at university. Connect with like-minded students through our various clubs and societies. Access support services and see the range of scholarships, grants and bursaries available to help support your studies.

Support services

The University of Melbourne offers one of the most comprehensive student support networks in Australia. Explore the full Student Support page for more information.

Student Support

Health and wellbeing

Explore health and wellbeing services, including the Health Service and Counselling and Psychological Services. Find resources for building and maintain your health and wellbeing.

Academic skills

Develop your study skills. Resources to improve your academic skills such as assignment writing, referencing and exam preparation. View resources, attend workshops and get advice on developing your academic skills.

Campus life

Explore your campus and find ways to get involved with University life.

International students

Explore support services available to international students.

Graduate research students

Congratulations on commencing your pathway into research. Information in available on candidature and milestones, support and funding, and skill development.

Explore graduate research resources from FVAS and discover the Graduate Research Hub.

Complaints and grievances

The university has a comprehensive policy to guide the submission of new complaints, escalate unresolved complaints or raise formal grievances in relation to decisions of or advice provided by the University.

Scholarships, awards and prizes

The Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences has scholarships and bursaries to assist you with study and living expenses.

These awards are made possible by generous donations and bequests to support Faculty initiatives or areas of study. These give recipients the best educational experience possible and allow specific areas of academia to be advanced.

For more information on giving, please visit the How Can I Make a Gift? page.

Scholarships, awards and prizes

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Wellbeing grants

The Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences is committed to the health and wellbeing of our students and enhancing their experiences by providing a range of activities and initiatives. This includes programs to raise awareness of the importance of maintaining physical and psychological health and wellbeing.

The wellbeing grants are funded jointly by the Faculty and an additional generous donation of $4,000 towards Doctor of Veterinary Medicine student projects. We are seeking applications to fund proactive, student-led projects aimed at improving the wellbeing of FVAS students.

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Clubs and societies

Joining a club or society is a great way to continue some of the extracurricular activities you already love, find a new interest or meet like-minded friends from within or outside of your degree. As well as university-wide student groups, such as the Graduate Student Association, and the list of clubs you can find via the University of Melbourne Student Union, there are also these interest groups specific to veterinary and agricultural sciences.

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