Enhance your student experience, develop key employability skills, and increase your network.
Add to your experience through community involvement and engagement with primary and high school students. As an In2Uni Mentor, you will work in a diverse UOW student team to raise awareness of, and increase aspiration for, higher education with local school students.
What is the In2Uni program?
In2Uni is a collaboration between the Department of Education and Communities (DEC NSW), Illawarra & South East Region, Catholic Education Office and the University of Wollongong (UOW). The program is offered to selected primary and high schools, and individual students, with the aim of raising student awareness of, and aspiration towards, higher education.
Benefits of becoming an In2Uni Mentor
- UOWX Accredited
- Professional development opportunities
- In2Uni Mentor uniform provided
- Employability skills development
- Networking opportunities
The successful applicants will be employed in a casual position within the Regional Campuses and Student Diversity unit. There are positions available at Batemans Bay, Bega, Shoalhaven, Southern Highlands and Wollongong Campuses.
In 2017, In2Uni will be employing students in two distinct roles: In2Uni Ambassadors, and In2Uni Mentors. Interested students may apply to be considered for both roles.
To be considered for either role, students must ensure they meet the following criteria outlined in the position descriptions below.
In2Uni Mentors will use their highly developed understanding and knowledge of subject content to deliver our University Preparation Program, support our Summer Master Class program, and assist with other In2Uni mentoring programs.
Mentors are expected to provide tutoring and mentoring to small groups of year 12 school students, to assist in their preparation and academic performance in the HSC or IB. The role also involves discussing post-high school study options with students, and providing support with navigating the application process for UAC and UOW Early Admissions.
Applicants must meet the selection criteria outlined in the position description.
Application Process & Key Dates
Applications for 2017 have now closed. They will reopen in October 2017.