Community & schools

This page contains information for the Bega Valley local community and schools. Whether you're a student, educator, or community member, you'll find valuable information and resources specifically for your information.

RISE Bega Valley Circularity program April 2024

UOW's iAccelerate RISE program supports new and existing regional businesses with practical workshops, online learning and a network of experts to help participants grow and scale. If you are currently exploring how your business - or business idea - can be more sustainable by introducing circular economy principles, this program is for you.

LEARN MORE Information session 8 February

February 2024 Aquaculture & Fisheries Innovation program

Fisheries Research and Development Corporation have invested in a three-year program to advance circularity throughout fisheries and aquaculture. UOW and iAccelerate have partnered with the Regional Circularity Cooperative to deliver a Circularity Accelerator, providing a structured program for ideas to be tested and lessons learned and shared.


Working with the Bega Valley community

Indigenous painting on window Djiringanj Connections
Bega Valley Innovation Hub
Bega Valley gate with Bega sign Bega Circular Valley

UOW Regional campuses community engagement

For more than 23 years, in addition to educating over 3,600 local UOW graduates, the University of Wollongong Regional campuses have actively engaged with our local communities to drive positive change and enhance the lives of community members. At UOW, we are dedicated to making a meaningful impact on the health, education, and well-being of our diverse communities. Explore our recent initiatives to see the difference we're making.


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My Future Matters outreach program

UOW's Woolyungah Indigenous Centre delivers the My Future Matters program to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students in years 7 to 12. The program aims to shape students' awareness and aspirations of higher education and post-school options.

Learn more about the program Indigenous Regional Summer Camp

UOW Outreach programs for local schools

Our Outreach and school programs work with primary and high school students, teachers and parents, with the aim of enabling aspirations and awareness towards higher education, providing students with the knowledge and skills to get there.

Acknowledgement of Country