Simply put, First Gen is a program that recognises the incredible achievement of those that are the first in their immediate family to attend higher education. It also understands that being the first brings with it some unique challenges for you and your family, and for this reason, we want to ensure you have the back up you need to feel confident and informed about your university journey. Be supported throughout your university journey by connecting with other First Gen students and staff, accessing tailored resources, and attending First Gen celebration events.
Resources & Events
First Gen Welcome to Spring Event
The First Gen team is preparing for a jam-packed Spring session and to kick things off, we are hosting a welcome back, winter warmer lunch time get together!
This is the opportunity to come meet fellow First Gen students and staff members, hear tips and tricks from the First Gen Ambassador, pick up your First Gen Goodie bag and have lunch, on us!
Date: 20th July 2022
Venue: Wollongong Campus, Thought Bubble (Building 11)
Please register now, spaces are limited!
Top tips for getting started
It’s all about planning! You’ve got to prepare to be prepared for both your uni life and personal life. Stay confident, resist self-doubt and ask for help when you need it.
To hear more tips and tricks, be sure to check out our First Gen Website which includes stories for fellow First Gen students and targeted resources.
Get 24/7 acccess to online resources to support your learning, including an online assignment calculator. You can also get tailored support and advice from Peer Academic Coaches, access academic consultations with the Learning Development lecturers, or attend study seminars.
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