One of the University’s guiding principals as an institution is ‘community collaboration and service’. This principal embodies a dynamic, two-way relationship. It helps communities to prosper in association with a university of international reputation, while allowing UOW to draw support and inspiration from the community.
The Community Engagement Committee and Community Reference Group play a key role in guiding the University’s community engagement activities and initiatives.
Community Engagement Committee
The Community Engagement Committee (CEC) comprising of key University staff representatives, guides and supports the University’s core goal of connecting communities along with the Advancement Division.
View the Terms of Reference, membership, and further information about the Community Engagement Committee.
Community Reference Group
The Community Reference Group (CRG) is advisory to the University and the Chief Administrative Officer, and will play a central role in community consultation. Its main purpose is to provide a link between the community and the University and to facilitate discussion and debate on key issues raised in the development and implementation of the University’s Strategic Plan.
View the Terms of Reference, membership, and further information about the Community Reference Group.
COMMUNITY INVESTMENT STEERING GROUP
The Community Investment Steering Group (CISG) is comprised of University staff representatives that advise the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) on community investments and collaborations requests. The CISG ensures that guidelines and criteria are applied consistently to strategically aligned potential and current investments and collaborations.
View the Terms of Reference, membership, and further information about the Community Investment Steering Group.
Executive Officer to the above committees is a staff member of the Advancement Division, Building 36, University of Wollongong.