Student Support Services


Your student journey will be supported at Bendigo TAFE through a range of general and specialised study and student support services.

The student support services team

Bendigo TAFE student support services provides free and confidential services to students across all campuses and aims to facilitate a positive learning environment for students.

Services provided include counselling support services, disability support services and student activities services.

Learning Support
Learning Support can help you with English, Maths and general study skills. The Learning Support staff can work with you in class, in the library or online. They can help you understand the course work and assist you to complete the course and gain a qualification. Read more about our support.

Student Wellbeing
Student Wellbeing services are free, confidential and there to support you during your time with Bendigo TAFE. Advice and referral to an extensive practitioner network can support you with personal issues, course challenges and the impacts that study can have in your day to day life.

Available in person Monday to Friday 9.00 to 4.30 at the Bendigo City campus, appointments are also available at other campuses with notice.

Additionally, via phone on 5434 1755 or email on studentsupportservices@bendigotafe.edu.au, this service can also coordinate virtual meetings via various platforms; Lync, Blue Jeans or Skype for instance, as suitable for candidates and students. 

Disability Support
Inclusive environments and education are an integral part of the Bendigo TAFE experience and Disability Support is available to any student identifying as having access to education impacted by a disability. Ranging from in-class support to technological solutions, emergency medical plans to inclusive community activities, our Disability Liaison Officer is there to improve your access and enjoyment whilst studying with Bendigo TAFE.

Available in person Monday to Thursday 9.00 to 4.30 at the Bendigo City campus, appointments are also available at other campuses with notice.

Additionally, via phone on 03 5434 1810  or email on jrice@bendigotafe.edu.au , this service can also coordinate virtual meetings via various platforms; Lync, Blue Jeans or Skype for instance, as suitable for candidates and students. Please make contact to arrange.

Koorie Support
Bendigo TAFE’s Indigenous Education Centres (IEC) are innovative environments that foster and promote Indigenous learning, while supporting Indigenous students undertaking study and training in a wide array of courses across the Institute. With dedicated Koorie Liaison Officers available to assist students in accessing the full range of support services through the institute as well as assisting them to navigate their way in dealing with government agencies and other relevant organisations.

Read more about our Koorie Support >>  

Peer to Peer Support

Want to get something off your chest? Want talk to someone about what you are going through? TalkCampus is a peer to peer mental health support app, that enables you to talk to other students around the world anonymously about your issues. It provides a safe space for you to express your feelings, get things off your chest and chat to other students. The service is available in 25 different languages, so you can speak to someone in the language you are most comfortable with.

Students can register using the unique student email address, which is provided at enrolment.

TalkCampus will be a helpful tool for many students, but it will not replace the support that is also available from our exceptional team on the ground. To talk to someone, all you need to do is reach out.

How to Download & Use TalkCampus

  • Download the mobile app by searching for 'TalkCampus' on Google Play (Android phones) or the App Store (iPhones) and selecting download.
  • Click on the sign up button on the home page of the app.
  • Register using your Bendigo TAFE student email address. (E.g. 'STUDENTID'@bendigotafe.edu.au e.g. 100111111@students.bendigotafe.edu.au) and choose a password.
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