Canberra Facilities & Services

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Counselling Services

Confidential sessions with our qualified professional counsellor are free of charge. The counsellor can help with a variety of issues ranging from insomnia, to managing relationships with supervisors, to mood problems such as anxiety and depression, to basic time management and organisation skills.

Email to arrange an appointment.

More information about Counselling Service can be found here

Academic Language and Learning Unit (ALL)

The Academic Language and Learning (ALL) unit exists to enhance the student learning experience at UNSW Canberra by providing the opportunity to develop the academic language and learning capabilities required for success in their chosen field of study and in their future careers.

It can help you to:

  • Develop your academic skills
  • Master academic language and literacy strategies
  • Clarify academic expectations
  • Achieve your academic potential
  • Develop the graduate attributes of UNSW

To achieve this purpose, the ALL unit provides:

  • Courses and workshops
  • Individual consultations
  • Online guides and learning resources

Visit for more information.

The Academy Library

Provides a variety of resources and services to students at UNSW Canberra.

The library also offers orientation sessions for newcomers, seminars about utilising resources and subject guides to online information. Staff with expertise and subject knowledge are available to assist students with individual research queries.

Visit for more information.

Indoor Sports Centre

The Indoor Sports Centre is open to all staff and full-time students. Those wishing to use the facilities should apply at the reception desk of the Indoor Sports Centre for an annual pass. In order to apply, students will have to present their student card. Facilities include:

  • 25 metre heated swimming pool
  • 3 squash courts
  • Basketball court
  • Weight training room
  • Aerobic exercise room
  • Boxercise room
  • Circuit room
  • Gymnasium.

There are also showers and change rooms.

To apply for an annual pass, you must participate in an induction session. These are held on the first Tuesday of each month, at 1pm at the indoor sports centre. Call 6268 8689 for more information.

Prayer Room

A Muslim prayer room is available on campus in Building 21, Lower Floor, Room 101.