Everyone needs help sometimes.

Know that you are not alone, and that you have the support of everyone here at WAMSS. Click through the panels to learn more about the ways in which you can get the help you need!

Help; my WWCC/HE Number has expired!

For information on how to update your Working With Children Card can be found here, check out this link: UWA…

Help; I’m starting clinical!

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Help; I’m being bullied on placement

Bullying, discrimination and sexual harassment is unfortunately commonly experienced by medical students, but it is never acceptable. WAMSS and the…

Help; COVID-19

Welcome to the COVID-19 edition of WAMSS' I need help! page. The content here is based on the results of…

Help: I Need Help

If you are feeling more down than usual, don’t enjoy things you normally do, have been feeling particularly anxious or nervous, know that you are not alone.

Try talking to friends or family and make some time for self-care: you will know best what works for you. Go out for a walk or try get yourself a nice meal – there is a lot of evidence for exercise, good nutrition and mindfulness/meditation in improving mental wellbeing.

If these aren’t helping, you could consider professional help. You do not have to fit DSM criteria to be ‘allowed’ to seek help – everyone has the right to some extra support.

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…

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):…

Help; I’m Sick!

Contrary to popular belief, medical students are humans too, and we get sick sometimes. If this happens to you: STEP…

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…

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…