Student Representation

Student Faculty RepresentativeS

Any student interested in filling a vacant position can contact Tom Farrar on

Information regarding the Faculty, Campus and Woolyungah Student Representatives can be found here.    

Student Representative Forum

The Student Representative Forum is a meeting of student representatives from throughout the University. Student representatives usually meet in the University Council room four times per year to discuss University-wide issues affecting students.

The meeting dates for 2015 are:

  • 13 May
  • 3 June
  • 5 August
  • 21 October

The meeting dates for 2016 are yet to be confirmed.

If you would like any information please contact Tom Farrar: or 4221 5129, or email

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For all new and returning representatives, the Student Representative Handbook has been put together to introduce, assist and guide you through your time with the SRF.

The Handbook includes information on your role as a representative, the governance structure at UOW, meetings, agendas, minutes as well as the SRF Terms of Reference and Position Description.

The Handbook is available here.

For more information contact Tom Farrar on 4221 5129 or at

Student Advocacy Service

The Student Advocacy Officer provides assistance to undergraduate and postgraduate students on an individual basis by representing the cause or interest of the student in areas that impact on the quality of their experience whilst studying at the University of Wollongong. The position is independent of the University of Wollongong and reports to the Presidents of the Wollongong Undergraduate Student Association (WUSA) and the Wollongong University Postgraduates Association (WUPA).

To contact the Independent Student Advocacy Officer phone 4221 4203 or email: Siobhan ChristianShev can be found in 19.G033. You can also call her on 0429 810195 or email via or, alternatively you can email Shev's colleague Rachel Cathcart: