Student Support Counselling

Student Support Counselling

Career guidance and career assessment are conducted to ensure that students are placed in the appropriate programmes.

The counselling service helps address personal or emotional problems that prevent the student from having a good experience and realising his / her full academic and personal potential.

The College Counsellor is responsible for personal support including:

  • Counselling services – one on one counselling and focused group sessions
  • Workshops – study skills, stress/anxiety, health & wellness, drug and alcohol, time management, exam preparation, finance management, etc.
  • HIV testing campaigns
  • Support groups
  • Career counselling
  • First – aid
  • Referral to external bodies / organisations
  • Social skills
  • Self – esteem issues
  • Confidence building
  • Stress and anxiety
  • Depression and suicidal feelings
  • Loss and bereavement
  • Trauma and crisis intervention
  • Rape and sexual assault
  • HIV / AIDS counselling
  • Addictions
  • Academic problems including motivation and concentration
  • Relationship issues
  • Family problems
  • Any other personal, emotional, social or psychological problem

Confidentiality

Counselling is free to registered students and staff. Student counselling is a confidential service and details discussed with the counsellor are kept in the strictest confidence.