Financial counselling is a free, confidential and non-judgmental service available to all UniSA students. Financial counselling provides information, guidance and advocacy to people in financial difficulty who want to gain insights about money management.
Through an empowerment approach, we are here to support you with one-on-one financial counselling during challenging times. Our aim is to prevent financial difficulty through consumer economics education by creating engaging content that you can connect with. That will include real-life stories about money, watch this space!
If you are dealing with financial stress related to issues such as debt, rent, utility costs and budgeting problems, a USASA financial counsellor may be able to help you. A financial counsellor can help identify your options and give you the information you need.
Make an appointment and explore your options to gain control of your finances. The USASA Financial Counsellor is located at the City West Campus, or via Skype, Zoom or telephone.
What can a USASA Financial Counsellor assist you with:
+ We can help point you in the right direction to access further financial support and assistance. If your issue is not listed here, a Financial Counsellor may still be able to assist. If your issue is not listed here, a Financial Counsellor may still be able to assist.
Uni life is go go go and keeping on top of everything can be exhausting. Financial Counsellors may also be able to help in gaining access to emergency financial support. The Financial Counselling Grant Support Program is now open. To find out more about applying book an appointment below. Book an appointment to look at your options.
Developing a Budget
Developing a budget is about understanding where all your money goes. This is the first step to taking control of your finances and making it work for you. Our Financial Counsellor is available to work through this process one on one and make sure you have the support you need.
If you are in bad financial standing or heading that way we can assist with the preparation of a payment agreement. Financial counsellors can talk to your creditors on your behalf and, where possible, try to negotiate lower payment plans. Book an appointment to discuss your financial standing.
It is strongly advised that students requiring assistance make an appointment to see a Financial Counsellor as soon as possible. Financial counselling operates through a therapeutic framework, recognizing that there are many factors that impact financial problems such as social and health issues, the USASA Financial Counsellor will assist where appropriate with referrals to ensure you can overcome these issues with support, one step at a time.
To make an appointment, use the online form or click the button below. The USASA Financial Counsellor is located at the City West Campus, or via Skype, Zoom or telephone.
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In need of further assistance?
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