As we are about to go back in the University, we remind everyone that we do not tolerate any form of sexual assault, harassment and discrimination within the campus. We invite every to do their part in helping us create a safer space for all students and staff. For those who are affected or wish to report any incident, kindly reach out to the following support services:
Safer community provides advice, assistance and support to VU staff and students. If you or someone you know is affected by something concerning while at VU, contact Safer Community
Webpage: Safer Community
Phone: +61 3 9919 5707
Report online to Safer Community.
App: Download the VU Safe App
WestCASA is a community-based sexual assault counselling service operating in the western metropolitan region of Melbourne.
Phone: +61 3 9216 0444
VU students and staff can also access dedicated, 24/7 support by calling +61 3 9216 0411. Read Frequently Asked Questions (PDF, 97 KB) for more information.
Counselling is also available to students. If you have experienced violence or harassment, or the survey report has brought up past experiences, we have counsellors available to help.
Webpage: Make an appointment or contact counselling
Phone: +61 3 9919 5400
ADDITIONAL SUPPORT SERVICES
inTouch: Provides services and support to migrants and refugees.
Call 1800 755 988
Q Life: Provides peer support for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and intersex (LGBTQI) people and their friends, families and allies. Call 1800 184 527
Djirra: Provides culturally safe and accessible services to Aboriginal people seeking support.
Call 1800 105 303
1800RESPECT: A national sexual assault, domestic family violence counselling service. Call 1800 737 732
For more information, please see: https://www.vu.edu.au/current-students/campus-life/advice-support/safer-community/national-student-safety-survey