Whether you’re in Australia, in your home country, or studying overseas, we provide support for you if you’re affected by an emergency.
Need emergency assistance?
If you or someone you know is hurt or in immediate danger:
- call the emergency services on 000
- call +61 3 9214 3333 for campus security for important but non-life-threatening incidences.
Are you an international student? If an emergency occurs in your home country while you’re studying in Australia, support and advice is available 24/7 by calling +61 3 9214 6741.
Impacts on your study
If it’s necessary to modify your study plan due to unexpected events:
24-hour consular emergency helpline
If you’re an Australian and involved in a disaster or other emergency while overseas, call +61 2 6261 3305 for assistance. Or visit the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade website for more information on getting help overseas.
At Swinburne, we are committed to supporting our community of students, staff and on-campus visitors. Support services available on campus include:
Our private and confidential counselling service is available to help you through your situation. Register and make an appointment to see a counsellor. Or call the counselling team on +61 3 9214 8483.
After-hours crisis line
The Swinburne crisis line is available to help you 24 hours a day on weekends and public holidays, and outside business hours on weekdays (before 9.00am and after 5.00pm). Call 1300 854 144 or text 0488 884 145.
Learn more about the spiritual care and support available at all campuses.
Outside of Swinburne, there are 24/7 support services available for people experiencing crisis or activity that makes them feel unsafe. For emergencies or if your life is in immediate danger, call the police on 000.
Off-campus support services include:
24/7 phone crisis support.