Student Welfare Services

Lyons College considers a student’s welfare as their physical, emotional, mental, intellectual, cultural and social wellbeing. Lyons College has a duty of care to ensure the welfare of all students and to ensure that they are safe and secure while on campus. Lyons College also provides support and advice to enable students to maintain their welfare, safety, wellbeing and security when they are not on campus.

Lyons College staff will be able to provide assistance and guidance to any student requiring any welfare or wellbeing services. Where a staff member is unable to provide the welfare services directly, Lyons College will attempt to access external assistance were reasonable.
The types of welfare and well-being services the Lyons College can provide assistance with include that is not limited to:

Medical issues Mental health
Crisis intervention services Disability issues
Issues associated with accommodation Tutoring
Legal questions Financial matters
Stress management Assistance finding visa-allowable part-time employment;
Advocacy services Advice regarding government agencies where visa issues may be resolved

Students who require any welfare all wellbeing services should contact the student administration staff. They can facilitate the appropriate welfare and wellbeing services or refer the student to the correct staff member to deal with the issues.

Lyons College will provide academic support for students with a learning difficulty or a disability. These additional support services may include: referrals to external resources, progress intervention for at-risk students, and academic support through the relevant academic staff.