Resources you can use

Find out about services and resources you can use when taking the leap to further study.

These resources can help you choose a course, get a job or start your career.

Help to make a decision

If you need help making your next decision, check out these options. You can:

  • call, text or email the School Leavers Information Service to get free tailored support and guidance
  • use the School Leavers Information Kit on the Your Career website to learn about your study, training and work options
  • use the Job Outlook website to look for careers and see what you might enjoy
  • go to the myfuture website to discover your strengths and make career decisions
  • use the myskills website to compare the training at different providers
  • get information about government help to pay for tertiary study on the Study Assist website.

Help with mental health

If you’re experiencing depression, it’s often helpful to talk to someone about your mental health.

The Head to Health website has helpful resources from a range of mental health websites. Other useful websites include:

  • Beyond Blue for help with depression and anxiety
  • headspace for young people who are going through a tough time
  • MensLine for phone and online counselling for men.

Help with managing your money

It helps to do some financial planning if you’re a student in:

  • TAFE
  • university
  • a private college.

Read about how to manage money while you study or train.

The Moneysmart website also has tips to help you manage your money when studying.

Page last updated: 10 December 2021