Health, Safety & Wellbeing

View the NSW Health website for useful information.

COVID-19 vaccinations

Please consider a COVID-19 booster vaccination if you are high risk or your booster is out of date. 

You can book a vaccination appointment online or call the UNSW Health Service on 9385 5425. Other options for vaccinations include your local GP or pharmacist. Find one in your area.

Staying safe on campus

If you have any of the following symptoms, do not come into campus.

main symptoms of COVID-19


Face masks

We encourage you to wear a face mask in crowded indoor spaces, for example, in shops or on public transport.

While the wearing of masks isn’t mandatory on campus, some faculties may determine and communicate the specific activities and classes where masks will be required.

Your wellbeing

The Wellbeing Team at UNSW has curated a range of health and wellbeing resources to support you including links to counselling services, mental health advice, tips on staying active and more. Access the resources.  

Additional health information related to COVID-19 is also available, as well as more information on mental health support and advice.


If you require help or assistance, support services are available to you, including The Nucleus: Student Hub, the UNSW Health Service, Psychology & Wellness and range of other services.


UNSW’s Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is a confidential counselling, coaching and wellbeing service free for all UNSW staff and their immediate family members. The service can help you to manage work and life experiences, and issues or concerns. Our EAP service is provided by Benestar and allows you access to professional face-to-face counselling, telephone support, live chat support and a vast library of online health and wellbeing resources.