Student Support Services

  • The Academy Library is home to exceptional print and electronic scholarly resources, including an excellent military history and defence studies research collection. The Library provides a range of services to staff and students to help them in their teaching, research, and learning journeys.

  • Arc Canberra offers a variety of clubs and societies to suit a diverse range of interests. Whether it’s sport, educational clubs, or creative hobbies, this student-run organisation has something to offer everyone.

  • Free counselling support is available on campus for all currently enrolled UNSW Canberra students. This confidential, free of charge service is designed to support you to work through challenges, navigate change, and regain balance.  


  • The Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Office aims to create a culture that embraces equity and supports a diverse and inclusive community through strategic policies, initiatives, training programs, and events. 


  • The Graduate Research School (GRS) is the central administration and support unit for all higher degree research candidates at UNSW. The GRS provides a range of resources designed to help you navigate your way through your higher degree research program. 

  • The UNSW Canberra Indoor Sports Centre is a state-of-the-art sports facility that includes a gym, indoor sports fields, and a heated indoor swimming pool. 

  • We provide support, resources, and advice to international students to help you arrive and settle into life in Canberra. Find information on student visas, housing and accommodation options, and what it is like to live in Canberra. 



  • The Academic Language and Learning Unit offers individual consultations with learning advisors, workshops, and online resources to help both students and teaching staff succeed. 

  • The Research Student Unit provides postgraduate students with administrative support and can assist with enquiries regarding admission, scholarships, enrolment, research candidature, thesis submission, and graduation.