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Services to staff

Student Counselling’s professional staff assist staff in an advisory, advocacy and research capacity.

Academic Staff

We provide the following assistance to academic staff:

  • With the early identification of students at risk of failure or drop-out and the planning of appropriate interventions to aid their retention and academic success
  • With students who present with personal, adjustment, social, welfare, or study related problems which negatively impact on their academic performance and –progress
  • With students who present as a psychiatric emergency (e.g. are suicidal, or homicidal, or are experiencing a psychotic episode)
  • Crisis intervention or trauma debriefing to students who’ve experienced a crisis, or have been exposed to a traumatic event
  • Life- and career preparedness skills development through the facilitation of training workshops
  • Joint research initiatives
  • With financially needy students in urgent need of a temporary food supply
  • With appeals against academic exclusions (where appropriate and based on merit)
  • With the rehabilitation of students referred to us via disciplinary hearings, where appropriate

Staff at Student Residences

The following assistance is provided to staff at student residences

  • With residence students who present with personal, social, welfare, or study related problems which negatively impact on their academic performance and –progress
  • With appeals against exclusions from residence (where appropriate and based on merit)
  • Crisis intervention or trauma debriefing to students who’ve experienced a crisis, or have been exposed to a traumatic event