Information Sheets

Information sheets are listed in A-Z order by title, and available for download in PDF. Contact us to request an information sheet in a different format.


Adjustment, homesickness and loneliness (PDF, 42 KB)

When you move to a new place, even if it is by your own choice, you need to make adjustments, which may appear difficult at first.


Budgeting (PDF, 55 KB)

While at university your finances may not necessarily be at their best. Make your money go the distance by setting up an effective budget.


Bullying and harassment (PDF, 44 KB)

Understand what constitutes bullying and/or harassment, and what can be done about it.


Exam worries (PDF, 43 KB)

Worrying about exams is common, and in many ways it can motivate you to study. However, too much stress can limit your exam performance.


Gender diversity: planning your transition (PDF, 42 KB)

Transitioning is a unique journey for each person. Find out how JCU can support you during that journey.


Grief and loss (PDF, 40 KB)

Losing someone or something you love or care about deeply can be very painful. Find out how JCU can support you during a period of loss or grief.


Healthy relationships (PDF, 393 KB)

Quality, healthy relationships are essential to human wellbeing. Learn skills to build and maintain healthy relationships and social connection.


Low mood and depression (PDF, 48 KB)

Everybody feels down from time to time. If you feel a low mood for a long period of time, or think poorly of yourself often, help is available.


Procrastination and motivation (PDF, 43 KB)

We all procrastinate from time to time, but it can become a habit and result in feelings of overwhelm, stress and fear.


Relaxation, mindfulness and meditation (PDF, 35 KB)

Relaxation and mindfulness techniques are key to managing stress, improving mood and enhancing concentration.


Sexual health (PDF, 43 KB)

Information about sexual health, consent, assault, and harassment, and the support services available for all staff and students.


Stress and anxiety (PDF, 48 KB)

Stress is a natural response. A certain level of stress is beneficial, but too many stressors at once can trigger a crisis.


Study planning (PDF, 64 KB)

It can be challenging to balance university with social, mental, emotional, spiritual and physical wellbeing... a healthy study plan is essential.


Suicidal thoughts (PDF, 40 KB)

Suicidal thoughts are more common than you probably think, but should not be ignored. Help and support is available 24 hours a day.


Supporting gender diversity at JCU: guide for staff and students (PDF, 48 KB)

Understanding gender identity and the process of transition is the first step to ensuring staff and student equity at JCU.


Time management (PDF, 42 KB)

University life brings conflicting priorities and deadlines beyond existing personal and job commitments. Effective time management is the key to success.


Trauma (PDF, 46 KB)

Traumatic experiences can overwhelm your ability to cope with everyday life and have a profound impact on your identify, mind and body.


Wellbeing (PDF, 42 KB)

Explore our five key factors to ensuring your social, emotional, spiritual, mental and physical wellbeing.


When bad things happen (PDF, 70 KB)

Ways to assess and respond to your reaction to stressful or traumatic events.


When someone you know dies by suicide (PDF, 42 KB)

People respond to suicide in a range of ways. Find out what are common, grief-related reactions to suicide, and where to find support.