Thriving - no concern

  • Student will be delighted that you have noticed how well they are doing.
  • An encouraging comment from you will be much appreciated.
  • They can continue to develop their skills and strategies.


  • Balancing study-life-work interactions.
  • Achieving their goals.
  • Contributing to campus events.
  • Developing work-related skills through volunteering/employment.

Academic functioning

  • Good student.
  • Enjoying learning.
  • Actively participating in class discussion.
  • Assisting peers as PASS leader.

Social functioning

  • Socially active.
  • Strong network.

Personal functioning

  • Resilient.
  • May have some anxiety about assessment tasks or high achievement.

Coping behaviours

  • Proactive self-management and problem solving.
  • Seeks appropriate advice.

Your response

  • Support student’s self- development and acquisition of new skills.
  • Encourage mastery of new challenges.

The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.