Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Student Assistance

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Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Student Assistance


There are many services available to you as an Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander or Australian South Sea Islander student at USC.

Applying for study

Academic and study assistance

  • Indigenous Academic Mentoring (IAM) — can assist with your learning and study skills, problem solving, critical analysis, unpacking an assessment piece, assessment and semester planning and time management to name a few. One-to-one learning skills advice appointments with Mentors are available between 10am and 3pm Monday to Friday during semester. View our mentor profiles to find a mentor to suit you and book an appointment.
  • If you are Australian South Sea Islander student, please contact Indigenous Services for information on academic and study assistance.
  • Indigenous Services Student Advisers — Our Student Advisers can assist with accommodation, enrolment, program advice, scholarships and advocacy to get you prepared for your studies and during your academic journey. Book a one to one appointment with a Student Adviser via the Student Hub.
  • Multicultural Affairs Tutorial Assistance Program — additional academic and study support available to Australian South Sea Islander students.
  • Other academic and study services.

Financial assistance

Student employment

  • Employment and work-based learning opportunities - all students can access employment support through Indigenous Services


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander student stories

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