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Mental Health Month, University of Sydney

Mental Health Month

See how we can support you

About Mental Health Month

This has been a challenging year for everyone, making it even more important for us all to stay connected, look after ourselves and each other.

Mental Health Month is a time to tune in on your mental wellbeing, start a conversation, and seek help if and when you need it.

Learn more about Mental Health Month

Your health and wellbeing at uni

Social media takeover

Tune in on social media

Batyr, your student mental health gurus, will be running a social media takeover during the month of October. Stay tuned to access mental wellbeing tips & tricks, interviews with members of the University community and expert advice from Dr Happy.

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Top 5 tips on self-care and caring for others

This online interactive peer-led workshop, informed by psychology and research, will teach you our recommended top 5 tips for looking after yourself and others.

Wednesday 21 October 4-5pm

Mandarin workshop




Online community

Project Positivity

Project Positivity is your online space to read and share tips, tricks, positive messages and stories with other students.

Go to Project Positivity



Your go-to podcast for all the insider knowledge on how to navigate uni life, for students, by students.

Listen to PeerPod

Webinar series

International student wellness webinars

Learn tips and tricks for managing your health and wellbeing at university. A panel of leading academics, experts and students will discuss different topic each fortnight.

Find out more



Take 30 mindful minutes in weekly guided sessions to help develop skills to reduce stress and improve general wellbeing in everyday life.

Weekly on Mondays 12-1pm

Stay connected

We’re all in this together. Find out about the regular events and services available to University of Sydney students to support you to stay connected with others.


Video chat live with an experienced student for advice or just a chat about your study or uni life.

Connect now

Coffee in the Cloud

Twice-weekly catch-ups run by other students covering a different topic each session.

Check session times and register

Speak and Connect workshops

Peer-led workshops to help you develop your English and communication skills and meet friends.

Find out more about Speak and Connect

Peer Support Advisors

Chat with other students in English or Mandarin about COVID-19, your studies or anything else.

Complete the form to request a Zoom call

Peer Health Educators

Student volunteers who run activities to support your health.

Follow @usyd_student_wellbeing on Instagram

Help and support


Free professional Counselling and Psychological Services (CAPS) for students


1800 650 890
Support and information about mental health for young people


13 11 14
Call 24/7 for crisis support and suicide prevention services