Wellbeing Hub

Our overall wellbeing comprises many aspects of our life. Explore, question, and consider how you might help someone else and yourself.

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What messes with your head

Written by students, for students, the Student Health and Wellbeing Blog covers ideas, tips, reviews, ramblings, and everything in between. From breakfast hacks to breakdowns, if you’re looking for some comfort in words, you’ve come to the right place.

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Study tips

Boost your chances to succeed at your academic studies. 

  • Find balance
  • Success tips
  • Perfectionism
  • Groups & tutes
  • Manage time
  • Procrastination

Mental health

Knowledge and strategies to support us when needed.

  • Anxiety & stress
  • Depression
  • Self harm
  • Grief & loss
  • Trauma 
  • Digital addiction

Body health

A healthy body supports a healthy mind and fosters wellbeing.

  • Gender identity
  • Sleep better
  • Substance use
  • Exercise 
  • Body image
  • Sexual health

Corona corner

How to respond appropriately and calmly. 

  • I'm offshore
  • Stranded onshore
  • Distance dating
  • After the wave
  • Quality quarantine
  • Facing the future

Find meaning

Enhance and find meaning in your life by thinking outside the box.

  • Spirituality
  • Values
  • Be positive
  • The breath
  • Mind & body
  • Useful techniques


How we interact with others is crucial for our wellbeing.

  • Romantic
  • Professional 
  • Friends
  • Family
  • Sexuality
  • Sex & more sex

Getting support

Where to find supports if you need that little bit extra.

  • Student Life
  • Student Care 
  • Wirltu Yarlu
  • Medical care
  • University Crisis Line
  • And more...

Resource archive

Explore the resources, including videos, from our AU experts.

  • Exam help vids
  • Orientation vids
  • Study issues vids
  • Covid help vids
  • Past wellbeing tips
  • And more...

Student blog - what messes with your head



What does a balanced diet actually look like?

In today's world, there's a storm of conflicting and confusing information (some of it scientifically proven, a lot of it not) about what we should eat, when, and why. So, just what exactly is a balanced diet?



The power of gratitude

The last year and a bit have been really tough on all of us. A lot of the time we only focus on the negative things and seem to forget all about the positives. Gratitude is a great method for people to be able to respect and treasure what they have instead of constantly looking for something new to make them happy or complete.



Study music: finding the perfect playlist

Classical, lofi, pop and perhaps even country music. Finding a great playlist to listen to while you study can make or break a productive session of study. Read for my thoughts and recommendations!





University Close Down 2020

The University will be closed for business on Friday 18 December 2020 through to Sunday 10 January 2021, and will reopen in the New Year on Monday 11 January 2021. Visit the close-down website for information about student services and campus access. Emergency support, including the University Crisis Line can be contacted during the close down period.



Student Mental Health & Wellbeing Strategy

The University of Adelaide is developing a dedicated Student Mental Health & Wellbeing Strategy to support the health and wellbeing of its students.



Got an idea for a Mental Health Awareness Week event?

The Student Health & Wellbeing team are offering small grants of up to $300 to support Mental Health Awareness activities for Mental Health Week (10 – 17 October 2020).



New GP at Adelaide Unicare

We are very pleased to welcome Dr John Foenander to our University Health & Gawler Place Medical practices.