Student services - landing

Student services

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.

Learn more here.

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.

Learn more here.

Library services

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.

Learn more here.

Personal counselling

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.

Learn more here.

Careers counselling

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.

Learn more here.

Learning support

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.

Learn more here.

Financial help

You may also be eligible for Austudy – government financial help for students – from Centrelink.

Learn more about applying for Austudy at the Centrelink website.

International students

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.

Learn more here.

Multicultural support

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.

Learn more here.