Services for students at UOW Bega Campus

Learning development

Free assistance for your study needs

Learning Development offers assistance to all enrolled students who wish to improve their academic and English language skills. Academic skills workshops, self access learning resources and individual consultations are provided at the Bega campus.


Learning Development offers academic skills workshops at the campus which include:

  • Reading for Assignments
  • Academic Writing
  • Maths Support
  • Exam Preparation

All workshops are completely free. To find out about these workshop programs contact the UOW Bega campus on 6494 7035. Timetables of the workshops are posted around campus at the beginning of each semester.

Bega's Learning Development Lecturer is Dr Deb Gough - email

Bega's Maths Support Lecturer is Alison Sandwith - email


Learning development


Peer Assisted Study Sessions - PASS

PASS (Peer Assisted Study Sessions) are:

  • group study sessions that are facilitated by PASS leaders, who are current students and have excelled in the subject
  • voluntary weekly sessions
  • designed to maximise your understanding of the subject content and to develop study skills and relevant exam techniques
  • attached to subjects that over time have proven to be challenging for students
  • proven to produce higher subject marks for students that attend regularly.
  • open to all students enrolled in the PASS supported subject
  • a relaxed and casual study environment
  • available online for some subjects

Find out more about PASS


The Careers Consultant at the Bega campus is able to assist students in a range of ways. In particular, for students still studying at university it is possible to improve future prospects by establishing career goals and enhancing employability skills. Students are able to access the Careers Consultancy service for individual appointments to discuss tactics to create short-term and long-term career goals, manage aspects of a professional career via portfolio development, resume and formal application review, or to prepare for a personal job interview.

Samantha Morris is available on Monday and Tuesday at the Bega campus.

Details of upcoming workshops are located on the noticeboard. For individual appointments you can book through CareerHub or email Samantha -


IT Services

Information Technology is a central component of the University of Wollongong's core business. IMTS provides assistance to the campus community including staff, students and partners of the University.

At Bega, please contact Brad Davis or IMTS Service Centre for all of your IT requirements.

IT Services

Counselling services

University Counsellors offer free and confidential counselling to students or staff who want to talk through and change areas of difficulty, conflict or crisis in their lives.

UOW Bega's Counsellor and Wellbeing Officer is Melanie Sheehan - email

UOW counselling services

Student Support & Disability services

UOW Bega's Student Support Advisor and Disability Liaison officer is Ruth McHugh. email

The Disability Liaison Officer (DLO) can provide advice on how particular disabilities affect university study and information on resources available at the University for assisting students with disability.

Students who need assistance during their studies can contact the Student Support Advisor:

UOW disability services

Students at Bega also have access to services at other UOW campuses.

Contact us

At UOW Bega we're always happy to help. Call us now or book a time to come in, take a tour and talk in person at 176 Auckland Street Bega.