Student services - landing
When you study at TAFE NSW, you’re never alone. You can get help and assistance with nearly every aspect of your study life - from study support and student resources, to counselling, guidance, and help finding jobs or accommodation.
Services for every aspect of your student career
TAFE NSW provides support services across our locations and online.
Whatever your needs or circumstances, we have the people, the resources, the counselling and the facilities to help you focus on your studies and training.
Accessibility and disability services
TAFE NSW provides a range of accessibility and disability support services to assist you with the various facets of your enrolment and learning.
Aboriginal student support
Support officers are based on campus to assist Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander learners with enrolment, course selection, employment opportunities and study support.
The libraries at TAFE NSW all provide welcoming spaces where students can comfortably read, study, meet for group work or utilise a variety of learning resources.
TAFE NSW students are able to meet with a counsellor to discuss any study or personal matters (large or small), completely free of charge, as well as help refer you to other legal, health, or financial services.
Students can seek help from TAFE NSW counsellors with matters regarding course and career choice, pathways and opportunities, as well as assistance with resume writing, job applications and interview skills.
TAFE NSW provides valuable learner support at our ‘drop-in’ or flexible learning centres, in small groups or one-to-one, as well as access to online support via Smarthinking.
You may also be eligible for Austudy – government financial help for students – from Centrelink.
Learn more about applying for Austudy at the Centrelink website.
Coordinators are able to offer advice, support and referral services to assist you during your studies and help you to achieve your education goals to make your time in Australia rewarding and enjoyable.
TAFE NSW guides and supports the vocational education and training needs of students from diverse communities. Specialist staff also provide targeted programs to meet the needs of students for whom English is not a first language.