General Support and Activities

General Support and Activities

Student Support Advisor and University Counsellor

If you have an issue or a problem that is affecting your study, then the Student Support Advisers and the University Counsellor may be able to help.

Disability Services

Disability Services at UOW provides reasonable adjustment advice and support for current and prospective students with a disability or health condition. Their aim is to ensure that students with a disability realise their full academic potential despite their disability. Students who have a disability should register with Disability Services as soon as possible in order to receive additional support and advice. More information including registration is on the Disability Services website. The Student Support Adviser (SSA) is able to act as a link between the student, Disability Services and relevant academic staff to ensure the student is supported through their study. Students must register with Disability Services first.

Business International Peer Mentoring

Peer mentors are available to new international students in both Sydney and Wollongong. Business International Peer Mentoring (BIPM) program focuses on supporting incoming international students by pairing them with International Peer Mentors.

Accommodation Support

A Housing Services Coordinator from the University of Wollongong Accommodation Services visits the Sydney CBD Campus to provide individual student consultations relating to any issues regarding  tenancy, shared housing, landlord or any accommodation enquiries and require information and support. Students can also email housing-officer@uow.edu.au

UOW Housing will be on Campus on 28th August and Wednesday 4th September between 10:30-2:30pm in the Student Lounge, Level 8.

The Housing Services Coordinator will be available for phone consultations all other times. To arrange an appointment or to speak to the Housing Services Coordinator, please email: housing-officer@uow.edu.au or call +61 2 4221 5646

Students at the Wollongong Campus can visit Accommodation Services in building 17.

Migration Seminars

Students considering applying for permanent residency wanting to know how to deal with migration agents or who have questions about the migration law can attend a FREE migration advice seminar held by a qualified migration specialist.

Session at the Sydney CBD Campus:
TBC

Legal Clinic

The Student Legal Services Clinic encourages and supports students in solving their own legal problems, with a free 45 minute legal consultation. The Student Legal Services Clinic provides preliminary advice in relation to the following areas of law:

  • Residential tenancy
  • Intellectual Property
  • Victims of crime
  • Criminal law in relation to summary offences
  • Family law
  • Motor vehicle accidents
  • Basic Wills, Powers of Attorney and Enduring Guardianship
  • Employment law
  • Consumer issues
  • Access to information
  • Neighbourhood disputes

The Legal Clinic will be at the Sydney CBD on Tuesday 24th September and will at Wollongong Campus every Thursday. To find out more information please visit the UOW Legal Clinic website.

Uni Bookshop

Sydney CBD Campus students will be offered at 10% discount on book purchases online and FREE delivery of items to the Sydney CBD Campus.

Students at Wollongong Campus can visit the Uni Bookshop in building 11, Wollongong Campus.

BUPA Consultations and Workshops

A BUPA Consultant is available at the Sydney CBD Campus and Wollongong campus to assist students with Overseas Health Cover (OSHC) claims and enquiries. Students can also email: oshconcampusteam@bupa.com.au or call 1800 888 942

Session at the Sydney CBD Campus:
Every Wednesday between 1:30-2:30pm

Visit information at Wollongong Campus

BUPA also runs number of seminars on topics including winter wellness, nutrition, healthy minds and healthy relationships.

Upcoming sessions at the Sydney CBD Campus:

  • Bupa Student Healthy Eating Microwave Cooking Demos

Wednesday 25th September 2019,1:30-2:30pm, Student Lounge, Level 8
Come and learn how to cook Quesadilla & Baked Sweet Potato in your microwave.

Tuesday 8th October 2019,1:30-2:30pm, Student Lounge, Level 8
Come and learn how to cook Egg Stuffed Capsicum, Porridge 3 ways, and Breakfast Wraps with BUPA’s dietitian.

UniLife

Want more from the University of Wollongong than just a degree? The UniLife Team are here to provide you with events, programs and activities that add to your total student experience while studying at UOW.

For the full schedule of events at the Sydney CBD and Wollongong Campus and to find out more about UniLife and UOW Pulse head over to pulse.uow.edu.au

Financial Counselling

Free and confidential Financial Counselling Services are available to students that can support you to stay on top of your finances.

Financial counselling information is also available on the UOW Current Students Website

Last reviewed: 18 September, 2019