Interviews

2017 Early Admission Interviews   

  

Congratulations to all students shortlisted for an Early Admission interview.

Interviews will be held from 25 - 28 September. The interview is a chance for UOW faculty staff to meet you, discuss your application and determine if UOW Early Admission is right for you.

Make sure you allow yourself enough time so that you arrive on campus 30 minutes prior to your first interview.

 

INTERVIEW LOCATIONS

There are four main locations for Early Admission interviews:

  • UOW Wollongong Campus (for the majority of Interviews)
  • UOW Shoalhaven Campus (interviews for the B. Nursing and B. Nursing Advanced at the UOW Shoalhaven Campus)
  • UOW Southern Sydney (interviews for the B. Nursing and B. Nursing Advanced at the UOW Southern Sydney Campus)
  • UOW South Western Sydney Campus (in Liverpool) (interviews for UOW degrees offered at the UOW South Western Sydney Campus)

 

Click here for detailed information on where your interview will be.

  

PROOF OF RESULTS

You will need to provide proof that the academic marks/grades you in your application are accurate. The email that we send you (on 7 & 8 September) inviting you to an interview will have had an attachment - this attachment will include the marks that you entered in your application. 
You must print this document, and have it signed and stamped by a school representative. Click here to see an example of this document.

If you're unable to have this form signed at school, you should bring original documents of your marks (your school report or similar) and a photocopy. This copy should be certified as an original copy. For more information on what UOW requires for document certification - click here.

If you did not have your trial results when you completed your application - you must bring your trial results with you (because they won't appear on the Verification of Academic Results document). You should bring a certified copy of these results. or bring original copy of your trial results, and a photocopy.

IF YOUR ARE SITTING TWO INTERVIEWS/BEING INTERVIEWED FOR TWO DEGREES - YOU SHOULD TWO COPIES OF EVERYTHING!

 

WHAT ELSE IS HAPPENING DURING THE INTERVIEW DAYS?

At our Wollongong campus; each of the Interview Days we're offering several information sessions and tours so that you and your family can make the best of your day:

Information Sessions

  • UOW Living Accommodation Information session. 10am and 2pm - Building 67, level 2 (room 202)
  • Parents' Q & A Session. 11am and 1pm - Building 67, level 2 (room 202)
  • 'What's Uni Really Like?' students Q & A session. 12pm - Building 67, level 2 (room 202)

Tours

  • General Campus Tours will be leaving from the Check In Centre on the hour every hour from 10am - 3pm.
     
  • Tours of UOW Accommodation
    • Walking tours to Kooloobong Village will leave from the Check In Centre at 11am, 1pm and 3pm - this tour will take approximately one hour. 

WHEN YOU ARRIVE FOR YOUR INTERVIEW

When you arrive, you *must* check in prior to your interview so that we know you've arrived. The check in locations are:

  • UOW Wollongong Campus - Check in Centre outside UOW McKinnon Building (building 67)
  • UOW Shoalhaven Campus - Check in at Ray Cleary Building Service Counter
  • UOW Southern Sydney - Check-in at Building 380 Service Centre
  • UOW South Western Sydney Campus - Check in at the front counter, 33 Moore Street Liverpool

The interview location site has more information, including maps etc. You will also be sent a confirmation email on Friday September 23 confirming all the details including parking info etc.

 

FAQs

If you’re unsure about anything to do with your interview, just visit the Early Admission FAQs page

 

INTERVIEW TIPS

 

The interview is your chance to show us you have the qualities needed to be a successful UOW student.
Prepare and be punctual. This includes knowing what you need to bring to the interview, and having it ready ahead of time.
Be interested. A UOW Early Admission interview is an excellent chance to talk with the people you’ll be learning from. Asking intelligent questions about what UOW can offer you is a good way to show your enthusiasm.
Dress for the occasion. You should treat UOW Early Admission interviews like a job interview. You don’t have to wear a suit or formal business attire, but smart, neat clothing is strongly recommended.
Stay focused. Give each question some thought and try and make every answer demonstrate why you would make a great UOW student. Some of the qualities we are looking for are:

  • Passion for a subject
  • Discipline and organisation
  • Commitment and perseverance
  • Curiosity and a willingness to listen and learn
  • Leadership and teamwork skills.

For more info on what to expect, click here

 

 

 

 

Last reviewed: 20 September, 2017