COVID-19 – Specific Concerns

Disclaimer: We’re not counsellors/psychologist/other health professionals. Our only qualification is that we are also students, and so may have some idea how it feels.  This is aimed at a general …

What WAMSS is doing

COVID-19 Mental Health Survey As we all know, COVID-19 has been changing our lives in many different ways and affecting our lives in unexpected ways. The aim of the study …

Help; COVID-19

With thanks to All the students that participated in the COVID-19/Mental Health survey that informs this portal, and to the Medical School for their collaboration in getting up and running …

COVID-19-specific resources

Everything about COVID-19 and mental health We went to collect all the different COVID-19 resources we had seen floating around the internet, and found Life in Mind Australia had already …

Help; I Need Help

If you need immediate support call one of the following numbers (available 24/7) Lifeline Australia – 13 11 14 Lifeline New Zealand – 0800 543 354 Kids Helpline – 1800 55 1800 MensLine …

Help; I Have No Money

What to do if you find yourself stuck in a crack in the ground underneath a giant boulder you can’t move with no hope of rescue due to a lack …

Help; I Need Time Off

If you need time off, you will need to apply for it through the appropriate channels. Short Leave (<2 days): If you wish to take two days or less short …

Help; I’m Sick!

Contrary to popular belief, medical students are humans too, and we get sick sometimes. If this happens to you: STEP 1 HEALTH FIRST First: go and see your GP. If …

Help; I Need to Defer An Exam

You can get a deferred exam if the Faculty is convinced that, due to medical and/or exceptional reasons you: Were not able to prepare well enough for the exam Were …

Help; I Need Special Consideration

WHAT IS IT?Special Consideration allows things like getting an extension for an assignment or deferring exams. WHO CAN APPLY FOR IT?You can apply for this if you think that your …