Studying abroad is an amazing experience, with new friends and sweet adventures. It is also an experience full of challenges, stretching and personal growth. Studying abroad can be really overwhelming at times – and big things like culture shock, depression and homesickness hit you when you are already in a vulnerable space.

We all have times when we feel stressed, anxious and overwhelmed. These feelings are normal and usually pass quite quickly, but you may need some extra support to get you through tough times. That’s what our mental health and welfare advisor, is here for. Don’t suffer in silence – talking about how you’re feeling with a trained advisor can help with lots of different symptoms, including:

  • Low mood
  • Lack of emotions
  • Loss of interest in life and others
  • Withdrawing
  • Lack of confidence
  • Low self-esteem
  • Confused
  • Erratic or unusual behaviour
  • Difficulty in making decisions
  • Suspicious of others
  • Inappropriate behaviour
  • Memory impairment
  • Poor concentration
  • Feeling tired and exhausted
  • Trouble sleeping
  • No appetite
  • Frightened and anxious constantly

The benefits of this Facility:

  • To provide students with appropriate safety and security information and assisting them to understand the cultural conditions in our society so that they can learn to undertake safety measures in their stay in Malaysia.
  • To help students settle in and adjust to studying in Malaysia and improve the quality of their educational experience
  • To provide students with a high level of care and support services to aid them in becoming a happy and responsible young adult
  • Ongoing individual support sessions
  • Identify academic and support needs
  • Help to cope with your condition
  • Support with course assignments and exams
  • Advice and support on mental health and medical care