Things I wish I'd known when I started uni
Two senior UOW students share the things they wish they had known when they started at UOW. You’ll have the opportunity to ask questions and gain advice so you can set yourself up for success this session.
Getting around - campus & beyond
New to Wollongong? In this interactive live webinar, a panel of UOW students and staff will provide local tips and advice for travelling to campus and exploring our beautiful Wollongong / Illawarra region.
In this interactive online webinar, we'll provide students with important information about working in Australia, your employment rights - plus tips on how to find casual work and how to access employment support.
Managing your enrolment: Part 2: Preparing for Census Date
Census is perhaps the most important date during your enrolment. In this interactive live webinar, our Student Service Team will share everything you need to know about Census date, and how to plan for it. If you're unsure about what census date means for you, come along to our session and have all your questions answered.
Ace your assignments
As you start to meet assignment submission dates, get the information you need to help you ace your assignments.
Financing 101: Budget right and be money smart
Good financial management and knowing where to find deals can save you a lot of money. This session will help you manage a budget and control your expenses.
Settling into Australia (Part 2)
This is the second session in the series designed to help you settle into life and study in Australia. Join this student led session and learn from other students experiences settling into Australia.
Mid semester check-in
Be proactive - Get to know UOW's support services prior to a challenging time. In this session, have a chat to our knowledgeable Student Support Advisors (SSAs) about student support services.
Life's a beach
If you're thinking of heading out to the beach and you are not used to the swimming in the Ausralian ocean, this session is a must. Learn what you need to know to make sure you have a great day surfside.
Driving in Australia 101
If you have an international licence or want to obtain your Australian Driver’s License, this session is for you. Participants will also learn about Australian road rules and road safety.
Student legal clinic
Get all your legal questions answered. The session will bring to light the services available through the clinic, like providing free confidential advice to UOW students.
Language of Higher Education: What does it all mean? / Where to seek advice
University sometimes seems like it has a language all of its own. Find out what the frequently used terms and abbreviations used at the University of Wollongong mean and where you can seek advice about a variety of topics.
WEBINAR RECORDING COMING SOON
Health 101: Australian Medical System and Health Insurance
Find out where you seek medical help and how to find a doctor. Get to know what medical services you are entitled to and how to make a claim. Where to go for COVID related requirements and advice.
Spring session re-enrolment
Find out how to re-enrol for Spring Session 2022. Everything you need to know about continuing your degree, selecting subjects, enrolling in SOLS and impacts of not passing subjects.
Staying well - cancelled
Let us help you maintain a healthy mind and body so you are set up for success.
Due to no recording as the webinar was cancelled, we have the following links that you might find useful:
Please find the below links, to external organisations that can provide you with information and resources on maintaining/improving wellbeing should you wish to engage with these:
- Beyond Blue Personal Best: https://www.beyondblue.org.au/personal-best
- Headspace Wellbeing Resources: https://headspace.org.au/explore-topics/for-young-people/wellbeing/
- Black Dog Institute Wellbeing: https://www.blackdoginstitute.org.au/resources-support/wellbeing/
- Head to Health Meaningful Life resources: https://www.headtohealth.gov.au/
UOW International students are also able to access some great online wellbeing programs via the LifeWorks platform (see below button for instructions on how to access LifeWorks).
Careers check in
You’re reaching the end of Autumn semester and you’ve been busy with your studies. Have you thought about how your studies fit with your career plan? In this session the Careers team will share their top tips and answer your questions.
Link to worksheet: https://careerhub.uow.edu.au/students/docs/Detail/391
All the information you need to know for before, during and after your exam, including Proctorio exams and how to get help on the day.
Exams 101: How to stress less and do better at your exams
Led by a panel of UOW experts, this live webinar will provide you with practical advice and tips to boost your study skills and manage stress as you prepare for your final exams.