Photography Studies College (Melbourne) promotes a college-wide approach to ensuring the health, wellbeing and safety of its students, staff and visitors.
Health and wellbeing when studying
Studying at college can be an exciting time - new experiences, new people, freedom to explore new ideas. It’s great to finally study what you want, but at times you may feel a little overwhelmed.
Good mental health is important
Good mental health is important as it helps you live with the challenges that life throws at you every day, and live your life in a positive and meaningful way.
Keeping mentally well and fit requires regular effort. The information and links below will help you to deal with stressful times and situations, and point you in the right place when you may need help and support.
Help & Hotlines
Is there a Doctor close by?
You may feel unwell and need a doctor. The Southgate Medical Centre is just a step away from Flinders St station, Dr Fox will bulk bill PSC students – just show your Medicare and Photography Studies College (Melbourne) student card. It’s easy to book online. International students will be charged a fee, which should be covered by your Overseas Student Health Cover (check with your health insurance).
Ourhelpful Student Support Officer, Anat Cossen, in the Information Resource Hub at the College, can also assist you in making an appointment.
The Medical Centre is located at, Mid-level Southgate Complex, Southgate Avenue.
Phone: +61 3 9690 1433
How can a Counsellor help?
If you find it difficult to attend classes or have fallen behind with your work, please approach one of your lecturers. PSC lecturers will be able to assist by negotiating some changes to your workload, or they may suggest that you speak with our college counsellor.
Photography Studies College has provision for students to access a professional counsellor for support if you have issues that may affect your wellbeing and your ability to learn. This could include relationship issues, grief, stress and coping, personal problems, drug and alcohol issues. Talk to our Student Support Officer, Anat Cossen, about arranging an appointment.