Student Support and Wellbeing

TOP L-R: Jenni Bailey (School Psychologist), Gabriel Baldwin (AST Student Services), Lyndell Cooper (School Health Nurse) and Denika Classen (School Psychologist)
MIDDLE L-R: Tricia De Jersey (Course Counsellor), Kate Dewar (Careers Advisor), Naomi Grist (Youth Worker) and Petalynne Hayes (Social Worker).
BOTTOM L-R: Ellen Rees (Course Advisor), Trish Rowley (Assistant Principal Student Services), Mitch Samin (Course Advisor) and Rosemary Summers (Course Advisor).

How Can We Help?

Hobart College provides a range of support services to students. We understand and value the diversity of our learners and our Student Services team can provide you with advice on a range of issues.

For all appointments, please contact the College Office on 6220 3133.

We offer the following services:

Course Advisors

  • Timetable questions and course changes
  • TCE issues
  • Workloads
  • Exam preparation.

School Psychologists

Book an appointment to meet confidentially with our school psychologists about:

  • Emotional support
  • Crisis support
  • Mental health support and psychoeducation
  • Help with study skills
  • Managing stress and coping strategies
  • Relaxation techniques
  • TASC reasonable adjustments
  • Educational assessment and support around study
  • Someone to talk to.

School Health Nurse

Our health nurse can answer any questions you might have about:

  • Drugs, alcohol and smoking
  • Sexual health and contraception
  • Sleep and mental health
  • Healthy eating and body image
  • General health and wellbeing.

Social Worker

Our social worker can help you with:

  • Counselling – emotional, crisis support, alcohol and drugs
  • Advice and Referral
  • Housing and Centrelink.

Careers Advisor

Our Careers Adviser is available in the Library at designated times to talk with students about pathways options. Make an appointment to speak about:

  • Career and tertiary options
  • Pathway planning
  • Access support for preparing resumes, writing job applications and planning for interviews
  • Australian School-based Apprenticeships (ASbA) and Traineeships
  • Work Placements.