Coping with COVID

2020 has certainly thrown up a lot of challenges. The uncertainty and changes can be overwhelming and difficult to cope with.

Explore some tips and strategies for fostering wellbeing and maintaining motivation with your studies, no matter what COVID-19 throws at us next.


Managing worry and solving problems

How to reduce stress by managing your worry

Staying on track with online study

Tips on how to stay motivated and succeed with online study

Financial support

Find out more about financial support options available


Extra support

Please don't hesitate to reach out. Our Counsellors and Wellbeing Advisors are available online, by phone or in person. Just want a quick chat? Try our Online Drop In sessions to chat via Skype text, or call or SMS the UON After-Hours Support Line.

Students who are currently located overseas can access support via the UON After-Hours Support Line.


Frequently Asked Questions COVID-19 Response

COVID-19 Response

For updates and advice about UON's COVID-19 response

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