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

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: 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:
Dates to be released shortly.

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: or call 1800 888 942

Sydney CBD Campus visits for Trimester 1:
Every Wednesday 1.30pm – 2.30pm at the Student lounge on Level 8. 

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:

Dates to be released shortly.


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

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 session at the Sydney CBD Campus
Dates to be released shortly.

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

Last reviewed: 12 February, 2019