Skilled Up (SKUP) campus is located in a premium location which is accessible by many forms of public transport. SKUP is equipped with quality furnishings and fittings. The library has a good collection of essential business reference books to use which are free of charge. Our classrooms are fitted with Data Projector. We have computer labs available for classes and for students to use in their free time. In addition, we provide high speed internet connection. There is a student common area where we provide refreshments as well as access to microwaves and refrigerators.
Skilled Up (SKUP) advises students of upcoming events both in their classes and via the website. Other activities and organizations that my interest our students are listed below:
A place you can go to socialize, meet new friends, participate in events, access the internet free and even have some dinner for free. Drop in there and have a look at what’s happening. They will include you in their mailing list and send an email update every month on the calendar of events.69, Bourke Street, Melbourne.
Opening hours: Sunday to Thursday 5.00pm － 9.00pm
Dinner Served at 6.30pm
For more info, please visit http://www.salvationarmy.org.au/thecouch
This is held twice in a year. It is an information and fun day organised by the City of Melbourne to welcome international students. Check out the City of Melbourne site to know when the next event is scheduled for.
For more details, check out http://www.melbourne.vic.gov.au/
Student Help Desk
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Skilled Up (SKUP) provides a range of services to support students during their time with the Skilled Up institute. We understand the difficulties students may face in settling into a foreign environment and, thus, SKUP has a delegated student liaison officer (Campus manager) available to offer personal and friendly assistance to students.
Student Liaison staff offer students:
– Liaison with OSHC providers
– Assistance with airport pick-up and temporary accommodation assistance
– Long-term and temporary accommodation guidance
– Orientation programs
Whilst all staff employed by Skilled Up (SKUP) has the responsibility to provide support to all students, the SKUP nominated student service person nominate a Student support officer who will be available to all students, SKUP has external arrange for student seeking welfare support on an appointment basis, through the standard Institute hours of business. Student needs to contact Student Support Officer (SSO) and other staff member of student support service department (SSSD) to file any issue and concern.
Students can access the Student Support Officer directly or via student support services department and an appointment will be organised as soon as practical.
Currently the role and responsibility this Student Liaison Offer is maintained by: +61 3 420 405 253 as first point of contract for SKUP student in emergency.
Legal Assistance Service
If you need legal advice contact a Student Liaison Officer (SLO) or other Student support services department staff who will direct, you to a student Support Officer.
The SSO can advise you where you can go to receive confidential advice on your rights and responsibilities in legal matters. The SLO can provide details of local legal firms who are able to offer you a first consultation, free of charge, to discuss your circumstances and offer students a reduced rate for service based on a sliding scale.
The SLO can also put you in contact with you nearest Legal Aid office and where you can receive free legal advice. If you need to go to court it is important that you receive legal advice. If you do not have a lawyer when you go to court, lawyers who give free legal advice and other help (duty lawyers) may be available to assist you. A free duty lawyer service is provided at large courts and tribunals across VIC. Duty lawyers are lawyers who work for Victoria Legal Aid (VLA) or are private lawyers who are paid by VLA to help you. The following is a useful link should you need legal advice:
The legal assistance service is provided to ensure that all students SKUP are legally protected and properly advised. The legal assistance service ensures that students have confidential support in gaining knowledge of their legal rights and responsibilities. Matters covered by the legal assistance services include:
Assault, drug offences, property offences, victim’s compensation, criminal matters, domestic violence, discrimination, motor vehicle accident, workers compensation and restraining orders.
Consumer advice, corporate advice, employment advice including unfair dismissal, contracts and harassment, discrimination and harassment, tenancy disputes, advice on personal rights, general advice on property, divorce, and initial advice on custody, guardianship, access and property settlement, debt recovery, estate matters including wills, government disputes, administrative disputes, neighbour disputes, personal injury and damages.
If you need legal advice contact one of SKUP ‘S Student Service Officers.
Please refer to the above list of contact details for emergency and Support services that you may need.
Students have access to facilities including modern classrooms, featuring the latest fittings and furnishings, including resources such as overhead data projector, and computers. Our Campus has recently been refurbished and offers classrooms with access to natural light.
At SKUP we have computer labs available for classes and for students to use in their free time. We provide internet connection at SKUP
Students Services Officers are located at the Campus. SKUP has a range of support services and assistance available to students
Student Library is located on same level at SKUP campus
Student Common area is located on the same level 1 at SKUP campus.