UQ has a range of dedicated services and support staff available if you or someone you know has an emergency, crisis or requires immediate assistance.

24/7 Emergency numbers

Who to call in an emergency:

UQ Security - Emergencies
Phone: (07) 3365 3333
Internal: 53333

UQ Security - General enquiries and non-urgent matters
Phone: (07) 3365 1234
Internal: 51234

UQ Counselling and Crisis Line
Phone: 1300 851 998

UQ Property and Facilities Assist
Phone: (07) 3365 2222

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Mental health first aid

UQ's counselling services include:

  • Mental health/counselling
  • Domestic violence management
  • Financial assistance
  • Housing and homelessness
  • Under 18 supervision support
  • Disability (temporary or permanent)


UQ Counselling and Crisis Line
1300 851 998, available 24 hours a day

Book an appointment

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Staying fed

If money is tight, the UQ Union has you sorted for free meals:

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Academic adjustments

Free support and services for students requiring an academic adjustment such as exam adjustments, assignment extensions, and considerations for occasional absenteeism, a disability adviser will evaluate your academic access requirements, and where appropriate will develop a Student Access Plan for you:

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