Health and Wellbeing


Coping in your new ‘home country’: Aussie customs and lingo

03rd September 2019

by Vanessa Mekisic, Centacare social worker “How ya going, wanna come round for a barbie tomorrow arvo?” “Bring a plate hey, and your own piss and we’ll chuck a snag on the barbie” How would a non-Australian person interpret this? Maybe, they they wonder, “so, they want me to visit them with a Barbie doll […]

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Self care: volunteering helps in many ways

16th July 2019

by our social worker Vanessa Mekisic   Studying in a country where you have to learn a new language, find a job, make new friends, and look for somewhere comfortable to live is a challenge. It is common for people to feel excited upon arrival, but not soon after, they may be faced with challenges […]

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Self care: Emotional Intelligence

03rd June 2019

It is the ability to understand, manage, and control your own emotions.

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Do you want to volunteer?

The Student Hub welcomes students who want to help by volunteering their time and skills to assist other students. We’re also developing an exciting Internship Program and are happy to assist with finding an internship or volunteer position for you.


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