Student Support

  • Reach Out
  • Fair Work Australia
  • Legal help
  • Beyond Blue
  • Lifeline
  • Reading and Writing
  • External Support
  • Welfare services
  • Support services


Reach Out is a web-based service that inspires young people to help themselves through tough times, and find ways to boost their own mental health and wellbeing. Their aim is to improve young people’s mental health and wellbeing by building skills and providing information, support and referrals in ways they know work for young people.

Telephone: 1300 799 675 Website:

Fair Work Australia is the national workplace relations tribunal. It is an independent body with power to carry out a range of functions relating to minimum wages, employment conditions, termination of employment and other workplace matters.

Phone: 1800 056 449

The Study Melbourne Student Centre gives free, confidential legal advice to international students living in Victoria.

Anyone can call Beyond Blue for immediate support with any problems or concerns.

Call 1300 22 4636 24 hours a day 7 days a week . Also view the web site at

Telephone: 13 11 14

Anyone can call Lifeline. The 13 11 14 service offers a counselling service that respects everyone’s right to be heard, understood and cared for. They also provide information about other support services that are available in communities around Australia. If you feel that you might need telephone counselling, you can call about anything that might be troubling you.

Telephone: 1300 655 506 Website:

The Hotline can provide you information about:

· Classes close to you
· Help by mail or computer
· Teachers and other people who can help
· Websites and books that can help you to learn

For students requiring additional support with their studies, work or life, Stanford College Australia provides the following referrals to community organisations who may be able to assist you. Please note that some of these services may attract a fee which is payable by you.

We can also offer you a range of welfare services.

These services may include, through direct provision or referral, information/advice about: accommodation, counselling, crisis services, disabilities and equity issues, financial matters, legal issues, medical issues, mental health, peer mentoring, programs promoting social interaction, religious and spiritual matters, and stress-management. It may also include advice on academic and study issues.

Internal welfare services will be provided at no additional cost to the student. However, where a student is referred to an external provider, the student will be responsible for meeting the costs of the provider. Stanford College Australia does not charge for such referrals to the provider

Contact us for further details about welfare services we can offer.

We are committed to ensuring that you get all the support you need to be successful in your studies. You may not have studied for a while and or you might need help with study skills. You may also need assistance with skills such as reading, writing and maths.

The enrolment form you complete will help us to identify any support you need and depending on the course you are enrolling in. Based on the information you provide in your enrolment, we will contact you to discuss your support needs.

Your support needs can also be discussed during the induction to your course.

Services that we can offer to you include:

· One to one support from our trainers/assessors to assist you with your studies.

· One to one support from RTO staff relating to any student concerns.

· Referral to relevant external services such as English language support and counselling.

Contact us to discuss your support needs.