News & Events

Save the Date: End of Year Event

We are inviting our students, educators, stakeholders and members of the community to join Western Sydney Recovery College in celebrating 2018!

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Join The Student Voice

Based on the input we received through our recent survey, we are excited to announce that the Western Sydney Recovery College is launching The Student Voice, an advisory group made of up past, current, and future students, staff members, and stakeholders of the college. The group will meet monthly in Blacktown to provide feedback and inform the future direction of the college. We are setting up this group as part of our commitment to walk alongside our students during their journey with the college.

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LGBTIQ Mental Health Month Afternoon Tea

Western Sydney Recovery College will be participating in this Relationships Australia afternoon tea to celebrate Mental Health month and also learn more about LGBTIQ mental health.

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New Program: Introduction to Peer Work

This new program delivered in partnership with the Mental Health Coordinating Council (MHCC) is designed to give students an introduction to the skills and knowledge of mental health peer work without the stress of assessment.

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WSRC supported IDAHOBIT 2018 in Parramatta

On 17 May 2018, WSRC participated in an event Ending Homophobia in Parramatta to support the 2018 International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Intersexism and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT).

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Student Rights & Responsibilities

The mission of the Western Sydney Recovery College is to educate and inspire the broader community about mental health, to facilitate recovery, and to empower students to learn and grow in a safe and respectful environment.

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Call for Expressions of Interest: Focus Group Evaluation

If you are someone who has attended a Western Sydney Recovery College workshop, you are probably aware that we have an evaluation questionnaire that is completed in class which gives us valuable feedback about the future of the college.

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Ready to start your Recovery Journey in 2018?

We are back for 2018 and taking enrolments for Term 1 which is running from January to mid-April. Enrolments have already started coming in, so if you are keen to join a workshop please enrol early to secure a place.

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Expression of Interest: Join The Student Voice

The Western Sydney Recovery College is looking to form a student advisory group, The Student Voice, which will help provide expert advice to support the development, delivery, monitoring, and evaluation of the Western Sydney Recovery College.  The group will consist of consumers, carers, family members, community members, and mental health workers who are previous or current students of WSRC.

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Seasons’ Greetings & Office Closure

Please note the Western Sydney Recovery College office will be closed from close of business Wednesday 20 December 2017 and will reopen on Tuesday 9 January 2018. Any enquiries and enrolments will be responded to on our return to the office.

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Finding your way to Self Advocacy

On Friday 15 December 2017 Western Sydney Recovery College held an end of semester event at Blacktown to thank all those who had taken part during the several months that the new team have been running the Recovery College.

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Expression of Interest – Peer Educators

Western Sydney Recovery College is looking for Peer Educators to join our team of educators.  The recovery college is based on a co-production model and delivers co-designed workshops across the Western Sydney Region. The Peer Educator’s role is to co-develop and co-deliver workshops with Professional Educators. Applicants from CALD and LGBTQI communities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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Self Advocacy & Celebration

All students, educators and advisory group members are invited to join us for a guest presentation and celebratory lunch on Friday 15 December.

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