At Longy, we’re genuinely committed to delivering quality education, training and support to students along their entire academic journey. Our student support covers a range of areas, including:
We have a passionate team committed to the welfare of all our students. If you are feeling confused, overwhelmed, or just need someone to talk to about personal, academic, and financial concerns, our Student Support Team is available around the clock.
The Student Support Team has an office in the Administration building near the back entrance to the Dining Room. We have an open-door policy and confidential appointments can be made directly with the Residential Supervisor.
Our team will provide confidential and on referral support to our network of local services. For example, Headspace, Grampians Mental Health Service and Wimmera Health Care Group.
If you have questions regarding tuition fees, course procedures, appeals, deferments, credit granted, recognition of prior learning, or academic results, please speak to our college Administrative Officer at College reception or phone 03 5362 2222.
College reception is located at the main Administration Office in the Administration Building and is open daily (excluding Public Holidays and weekends) from 8.30am to 4.30pm.
The Longerenong College Resource Centre is a convenient and relaxed place to study. Large table settings create an ideal environment to assess and identify insects and plants, work on whole farm plans, as well as have constructive group discussions.
The Resource Centre holds around 10,000 books and multimedia materials, with relevant journals and newspapers to support the research and information needs of students and staff. The automated catalogue can be accessed from any computer on the campus network.
Resource Centre Hours
9:00am – 5:00pm (Monday-Thursday)
9:00am – 4:00pm (Friday)
Books can be ordered through the Resource Centre.
Newspapers and Journal Collection:
Newspapers include The Weekly Times, Stock & Land, The Land, The Stock Journal, Herald Sun, The Age, The Wimmera Mail-Times and the Weekly Advertiser. Journals include the latest issues and back issues on a range of topics relevant to courses and programs.
The Student Resource Centre maintains a collection of memorabilia including historical photos, college magazines, and farm and student records collected since the College’s inception in 1889. The collection is incomplete due to the 1940 fire that destroyed most of the College’s earlier records. CDs comprising copies of The Longerenong Collegian (1918-2000), and the centenary book Good Times are available for purchase. 6
The Book Room sells basic stationery items, prescribed texts, USB’s and College memorabilia.
Other Facilities and Services
The Resource Centre also offers the following facilities and services:
• Personal assistance: staff will attend to your enquiry in a prompt and professional manner.
• Photocopying: can be arranged with Student Resource Centre staff.
• Video/DVD player: available for student use during Resource Centre hours except when scheduled for class use.
• Spiral Binder: great for making your assignments and resumes look professional. Charges apply for binding materials.
• Handheld GPS Systems: available for short term loan.
• Binoculars: available for short term loan.
• Tea and coffee making facilities: a free service funded by the Longerenong College Student Association (LSA) through
• Student Services and Amenities fees.
• Water dispenser
• Microwave: located in the kitchenette.
• Free Wifi in the Resource Centre
The Resource Centre may be used by all past and present Longerenong College students and staff. The general public are welcome to visit and view the College’s historical items on display.
For more information, please contact the Resource Centre on 03 5362 2222.