Student Development and Support under Student Life and Communities DVC(A) offers Professional Development & Community Engagement, Educational Support and Disability Support. All opportunities and support are designed to compliment your university degree and academic study.
Start your co-curricular journey with us today! UNSW Advantage accredits over 450 volunteer and professional development opportunities available here at UNSW. We check the quality of these opportunities to ensure you are getting a great experience. We also ensure what you learn is listed on your AHEGS when you graduate. All of these experiences help you develop yourself, and gain the skills and confidence to be the best you can be.
UNSW Skill Development Program
Our Skill Development Program lets you develop skills employers love, such as teamwork, communication and leadership and helps you to connect with other students.
UNSW Leadership Program
This program will assist students to develop into leaders of the future, to discover their leadership potential and step outside their comfort zone.
UNSW Peer Mentoring
Peer Mentors are experienced students who understand that university can be an exciting but challenging place. Sign up for Peer Mentoring today!
Explore the range of support services available to students through Student Development, Student Life.
Student Support and Success
Our student advisors work with all students to promote the development of skills needed to succeed at university, whilst also providing personal support throughout the process.
Law Textbook Scheme
The Law Textbook Scheme is a collaboration between UNSW Student Life and Communities and the UNSW Faculty of Law. The purpose of the scheme is to support the inclusion and success of students from particular equity groups enrolled at UNSW Sydney in undergraduate law programs and the Juris Doctor program.
Disability Support Services
If you are trying to manage the demands of university as well as a health condition, learning disability or have personal circumstances that are having an impact on your studies, our disability services may be able to provide you with assistance.
Online professional development can assist you to identify your strengths, areas for improvement and empower you to take that extra step towards personal and academic success.
Navigate easily through what’s available at UNSW to assist you with your study, personal and uni life.
TestMe is a self-assessment tool for Academic literacy, English Language proficiency and Mathematics (HSC 2-Unit and 3-Unit levels).
Live Chat with a Current Student
You can connect online with current students who have the knowledge, experience and tips to help you in your first year of university. Online from 12-4pm weekdays until the 15th March 2019.
Explore our range of professional development opportunities that focus on graduate capabilities.
Student Life Internship Program
These internships are designed to be flexible, provide experience in a paid workplace environment and enhance your ability to become a more employable graduate.
UNSW Success Stories Project
UNSW students from all backgrounds and a wide variety of circumstances achieve success, despite disability or poor health, financial challenges, family circumstances, language difficulties and trauma. Student Life programs exist to help students succeed in the face of challenges, and these are their stories.
Contact us to discuss which program best suits your learning goals