Disability Peer Support Program

Bright blue banner with yellow megaphone next to the title and sub-text, "ActiveUNSW; A Peer Support program for students with disabilities, a long term health condition or a mental health condition to get the most out of your UNSW experience! A confidential and safe space, you do not have to be registered with UNSW services to join this program.
Image caption: Bright blue banner with yellow megaphone next to the title and sub-text, "ActiveUNSW; A Peer Support program for students with disabilities, a long term health condition or a mental health condition to get the most out of your UNSW experience! A confidential and safe space, you do not have to be registered with UNSW services to join this program."

About this program

A peer support program for new students with disabilities, long term health conditions or mental health conditions to get the most out of your UNSW experience. Students can select your level of engagement! Come along to our live chat sessions with senior mentors, attend group mentoring sessions with your mentors and a guest speaker and/or have a 1 on 1 session with a senior mentor.

When does this program run?

Term 3, 2020

Week 1 to Week 8 of term.

New student (mentee) registrations

Activate UNSW is a safe and confidential space for any new student who has a disability (you are not required to be registered with UNSW's services to join.

Registrations are now open for T3 2020 here, https://unsw.au1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_25XaZCW38De6s4Z

Mentor applications

We encourage applications from our diverse student cohort and will provide support for all accessibility needs. This program is AHEGS accredited.

Mentor applications for T2 2020 are now open, and close on Sunday the 23rd August 2020.

Please complete the online application form here,  https://unsw.au1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_6Qe8r4wUhHIQBql, and then we will contact you for a short group interview.

More information

Peer Support @ UNSW Team

Contact: Isabelle Vertucci, ActivateUNSW Program Coordinator

Email:  i.vertucci@unsw.edu.au

Location: Ground floor, John Goodsell Building, Kensington Campus