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Schools Outreach Programs

In2Uni: A schools outreach program that raises student's awareness of university

In2Uni is a program that aims to build aspirations for higher education, through a range of activities including academic mentoring, study skills workshops and on-site experiences for students, teacher and parents.

 

AIME (Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience)

The Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience (AIME) is a Mentoring program that sees a current university student partnered with an Indigenous High School student for a 1 hour mentoring session per week, in the aim of improving year 10 and 12 completion rates amongst Indigenous students.

 

Learning Labs, Early Learning Labs & Little Learning Labs: A Gifted & Talented School Holiday Program

The Learning Labs and Early Learning Labs are holiday workshops for academically gifted students from years 3-10. Students participate in workshops that cover a range of academic disciplines and stimulate the interest and curiosity of the academically gifted.

 

Elevate: A Leadership Program for Year 11 students

Elevate is forum for year 11 Student Representative Council members that aims to inspire and encourage participants to reach their full leadership potential. Students from over 60 high schools attend, and will be involved in activities, debates and team challenges.

 

HSC Maths Revision Day

The HSC Revision Day provides students a chance to attend workshops where they review the HSC maths curriculum, receive tips from the experts on how to approach the HSC exams and learn about options for studying Mathematics at UOW

 

Engineering and Information Science High School Competitions

The Engineering and Information Science Faculty at UOW holds 13 yearly competitions for high school students. 10 of these competitions are based on work done by students in Engineering Studies, Design & Technology and Industrial Technology. The remaining 3 are Maths Competitions based on additional tasks.

 

UOW Careers Markets

Each year the University of Wollongong attends a number of career markets aimed at school students. UOW provides information about degrees on offer, entry requirements and options as well as advice on subject selections for senior years.

 

UOW's Discovery Days

UOW's Discovery Days gives students the opportunity to experience firsthand what a day at university is like. Students will receive a personal timetable and attended lectures as if they were a UOW student.

 

Year 8 & 9 Maths Explorer Day

Maths Explorer Day is for Year 8-9 students who may not have considered studying maths despite having the potential to do so. Students are reminded of the importance of mathematics, and of the many wonderful career opportunities associated with a mathematics degree.

 

University of Wollongong Illawarra Coal Science Fair

The University of Wollongong Illawarra Coal Science Fair provides an opportunity for students to showcase the results of their own science research projects and encourages the development of both research and communication skills. By participating in Science Fairs, students become researchers in their own right.

 

HSC Business and Economics study days

UOW's HSC Business and Economics studies days is an event for Year 12 students to get vital tips and information that will assist in improving results in Business studies and Economics studies HSC exams. Students will hear from leading experts in their fields and be provided relevant knowledge about the HSC exam. It’s a great day with a free lunch for all and transport provided from a range of schools.

 

PASS (Peer Assisted Study Sessions) Program

Interested in how your school can implement this multi award winning peer learning/academic mentoring program? For further information on training delivered by the National Centre for PASS at UOW.

Last reviewed: 22 March, 2016