Community & schools

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

UOW Rural Health Research Conference 2024

Join health carers and researchers on Friday, 15 and Saturday, 16 March, 2024, at the UOW Shoalhaven campus, as we explore the theme of "Innovative Models of Rural and Regional Health Care". Engage in insightful discussions, dynamic presentations, and valuable networking opportunities!

More about the conference and registration

August 2024 RISE Shoalhaven Advanced Manufacturing program

New technologies and methods are transforming the manufacturing industry. The RISE program supports new and existing regional businesses with practical workshops, online learning and a network of experts to help you grow and scale. If you're a manufacturer looking to innovate, this program will help you meet the demands of your evolving industry.

LEARN MORE Information session 21 May

Working with the Shoalhaven community

Mind the GAP Mind the Gap
An image of a colourful box of crayons, with a child seen drawing in the background. Photo: Aaron Burden/Unsplash Noah's Ark Centre of Shoalhaven
An older woman sits on a hospital bed while two trainee doctors tend to her foot. Photo: Supplied Simulated patient program
The new blue observatory at UOW's Shoahaven Campus. Photo: Mark Newsham Observatory at UOW Shoalhaven

Industry 4.0 Hub in the Shoalhaven

This collaborative environment is open to students, industry and entrepreneurs, allowing new and experienced makers to learn, explore, and create. From designing and creating 3D objects to programming robots and exploring a new world in virtual reality, the Hub has the tools and expertise to train and support you as you bring your ideas to life.

New equipment industry 4.0 hub

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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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.


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

Acknowledgement of Country