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Higher Education Student Support

Support information for students enrolled in undergraduate and postgraduate awards 


Orientation

Orientation sessions are offered for all students, and once enrolled an online orientation module is available on ARK, the University of Divinity Learning Management System. Students may choose to attend one of the following orientation sessions in 2019

  • A face-to-face orientation session at the Ringwood Campus on Wednesday, 6 February  from 9.30am to 3.30pm
  • An online orientation session on Monday, 18 February from 7.30am to 8.30am
  • An online orientation session on Tuesday, 19 February from 10.00am to 11.00am

View an introduction to the University of Divinity (YouTube video opens to a new page)

Academic Support Services

Course Advice

Course information and knowledgeable planning will help you maximise the options that are available to you. For any assistance regarding your course, please contact the Registrar via registrar@ebc.edu.au.

FEE-HELP 

FEE-HELP is an Australian Government loan scheme to help eligible fee paying students to pay their tuition fees. Look up the University of Divinity for more  information on tuition and other annual services fees.

Academic Skills

Study skills assistance is available. You can contact our Student Support Services Coordinator, Dr Christine Unicomb, for more details at  Christine.unicomb@aus.salvationarmy.org

Study skills is also made available for enrolled students in our Student Central portal in ARK, our Learning Management System.

Libraries

Eva Burrows College libraries are located in Melbourne and Sydney. The study, research and leisure reading needs of all our students, The Salvation Army and the wider community are served by both libraries. The libraries are learner-centered spaces, delivering optimum service and providing access to knowledge in a variety of formats.

All members can access a large digital collection and over 55,000 print resources including specialised collections, housed at our Melbourne and Sydney libraries. These excellent resources support quality research and study.

Students are introduced to Library staff during Orientation and are encouraged to take a tour and become familiar with the library resources. Email our librarians at library@ebc.edu.au if you require any help as they are committed to supporting you.

University of Divinity student ID card is needed to borrow from all libraries associated with the University. When you visit different University of Divinity libraries you will need to register before you borrow for the first time.

Educational IT Systems

The University has three major IT systems used by staff and students for learning, teaching and research:

  • ARK= the Learning Management System used to support all units at the University.  Instructions for access to ARK and related resources are sent to all NEW students prior to the commencement of Semester.  Units can be accessed 1 week prior to the commencement of the unit. Access to units are closed to students 2-4 weeks after the end of the unit.
  • Library Hub= digital library resources including databases, journals and e-books
  • TAMS= the Student Record System, providing access to enrolment data and results

Inclusion Policy

The University of Divinity’s mission is to “demonstrate how to live in unity with
diversity”. Human rights, social justice, embrace of diversity and support for vulnerable
social groups are part of the University’s ethos. The Inclusion Policy aims to enable this
aspiration by providing the basis for an inclusive and accessible learning environment in
which all students have equal opportunity, and which is free from unlawful
discrimination and harassment. View the Inclusion Policy (opens to an external website).

Health and Wellbeing

Emergency and Hospitals

For any EMERGENCY including Fire and Police : 000

Ringwood campus

  • Maroondah Hospital - General
    1-15 Davey Drive
    Ringwood East  
    VIC 3135
    P | 1300 342 255

Bexley North campus

  • St George Hospital – public
    Gray Street
    Kogarah 
    NSW 2217
    P | +61 2 9113 1111
  • Canterbury Hospital – public
    575 Canterbury Road
    Campsie  
    NSW 2194
    P | +61 2 9787 0000

Local Doctors

Ringwood campus

  • Ringwood Medical Health Centre
    173 Wantirna Road
    Ringwood
    VIC 3134
    P | +61 3 9879 1688
    Bulk billing available
  • Ringwood Family Medical Centre
    Shop 19A, Ringwood Square Shopping Centre
    Cnr Maroondah Hwy & New Street (Enter via New Street)
    Ringwood 
    VIC 3134
    P | +61 3 8842 6200
    Bulk Billed appointments are available for pensioners, healthcare card holders and persons aged 16 years and under

Bexley North campus

  • Dr Teck Low
    301 Bexley Road
    Bexley North
    NSW 2207
    P | +61 2 9150 9111
    Bulk billing available
  • Dr Gordon Lee
    5 Shaw Street
    Bexley North
    NSW 2207
    P | +61 2 9150 5767
    Bulk billing practice
  • Dr Sara Baker
    Shop 2, 2a Sarsfield Circuit
    Bexley North
    NSW 2207
    P | +61 2 8004 9040
    Consultations are bulk billed if you have a current Medicare Card

Lifeline

Crisis support and suicide prevention
P | 131 114

Legal Services

Legal Aid Victoria
www.legalaid.vic.gov.au
P | 1300 792 387

Support Staff

Our staff look forward to assisting you with any enquiries or concerns

  • Registrar:   Norman Aquino  (03) 9847 5432
  • Coursework Coordinator:   David Janssen  (03) 9847 5431
  • Research Coordinator:   Glen O’Brien  (03) 9847 5435
  • Student Support Officer:  Christine Unicomb  (03) 9847 5434
  • Library Services:  Susan Clarke, Samantha Leung or Robyn Fagan  library@ebc.edu.au
  • Administration Support: Catherine Standing  (03) 9847 5428

Accommodation

Eva Burrows College has a range of accommodation options open to its students, The Salvation Army and the wider community.

At our Ringwood campus we have one bedroom, fully furnished apartments with continental breakfast supplied in the apartment. Hostel dormitory style accommodation is available at our Bexley North campus.

For more information
Ringwood, Melbourne - campus
Bexley North, Sydney - campus and accommodation 
Contact us if you would like accommodation or hire any of our facilities.

General Student Information

WiFi Access

WiFi access is available to students on campus.

Student ID card

Students of the University are issued an ID card upon request and provision of a passport quality photo.

Emergency Procedures

During the first class on campus of each semester, lecturers advise students of the evacuation plan and first aid facilities.  These plans are posted in every classroom and all common areas of the college.


If you require services not listed above please contact the Registrar on registrar@ebc.edu.au