As you begin or continue your journey as a university student, you will be faced with a number of different issues that can affect your studies.
In the textboxes on the left (labelled "Issue"), list * five issues you think you will face when you start out at university or are facing now that you are a student at UOW. In the textboxes on the right (labelled "Possible resolution"), describe how you might deal with these issues. Include the resource (website, contact person or department) which will help you resolve this issue.
Visit the "Services Supporting Students" website to identify appropriate services that may be able to help you.
* Please note: You may type directly into the text boxes; however, your responses will not be saved. To save your responses, refer to Activity 2 in your Activity Book and list them in the table provided.
|e.g.||Potential financial insecurity||Think about getting a part time job that fits around your University responsibilities|
UOW believes that everyone deserves the chance to succeed and aims to give everyone a fair chance to compete and achieve to his or her full potential by providing individuals from under-represented groups (for example, low-SES, rural and Indigenous students) with access to admissions and support programs. UOW offers positive support to the cultural and social diversity within their students.
Below is a list of some of the assistance UOW can offer you:
- Careers Central
- Services Supporting Students
- PASS - Peer Assisted Study Sessions
- Scholarships and Grants
- Woolyungah Indigenous Centre
- International Students
- Student Support Advisors
- Disability Liaison Officers
In your Activity Book , start to compile a list of useful contacts to ensure your experience at university is a positive and successful one.