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Services for students at Shoalhaven Campus

Student Support Adviser

Our Student Support Adviser, Sue Leppan, can help you with any questions you have about your studies, including providing information about academic support or referring you to other services provided at UOW Shoalhaven and in the local community. 

Some of the things we might be able to help you with include:

  • Advice about who is the best person in your Faculty or in the University to help with your problem
  • Referring you to welfare support services or counselling services provided at the university or in the local community
  • Providing information about where to get academic help for your studies
  • Assisting you to have adjustments due to an illness or injury
  • Providing information and support when you need to find help for financial and legal matters
  • Provide information and support regarding fines
  • Showing you where to find information about scholarships available at UOW
  • Information about the complaints procedures at UOW and where to get support if you wish to lodge a complaint
  • Information about procedures and policies at UOW and some help to negotiate them.
  • Advice on COVID-19 related issues such as; financial concerns, food insecurity, tenancy rights information and mental health support

Contact Sue Leppan by email at: ssa-shoalhaven@uow.edu.au or phone: 4888 0888 to make an appointment.  Available for appointments Tuesday - Friday.

STUDENT SUPPORT


Disability services

  • Disability Services at UOW provides reasonable adjustment advice and support for current and prospective students with a disability or health condition. Our aim is to ensure that students with a disability realise their full academic potential despite their disability. Your Disability Liaison Officer for the Shoalhaven Campus is Sue Lepan who is available for appointments at Shoalhaven Campus weekly during session. Sue can be contacted at sleppan@uow.edu.au or by phone on 4448 0888 to book a confidential appointment.
  • UOW disability services
  • Students at Shoalhaven also have access to services at other UOW campuses.

Learning development

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 Shoalhaven Campus.

The Learning Development team offers a range of services and resources designed to help students succeed in their studies. Our academics also offer personalised consultations for students.

Learning Development


Careers

Our team at Career Central have been working hard behind the scenes to provide you with a diverse range of career-based resources and services that you can access online to help you along the way.  Let’s take a look at what’s available.

 You can now speak to one of our career professionals at Career Central Monday to Friday. When booking your appointment on Careerhub, you will have two options: 

  1. Cisco WebEx Meetings: The device you use will need a microphone, speakers, and where possible, a camera.
  2. Telephone: Careers Central will call you directly using the mobile phone number you have provided in SOLS.
  3. Tailored employment opportunities and job search assistance - despite the disruption of COVID-19, there are still job vacancies. Employers advertise positions direct to UOW students and UOW Careers Central also collate jobs from numerous job seeking websites. Search through the categories below or set up alerts in CareerHub and when you're ready to apply, we are here to help with your applications.

Our online suite of Careers Central services available to Shoalhaven students, you might want to start with exploring the upcoming online workshops and employer events here. Why not also check out our Careers Central facebook page.

Jobs advertised on SEEK in the Shoalhaven area

More online jobs powered by our CareerHub Plus Job Search.

You also have access to our careers portal, Careerhub+ which is packed with career resources, videos and interactive tools – all accessible using your UOW username and password.

The Regional Career Consultant works with students, employers and academic staff to deliver targeted career development services and initiatives to enhance student employability and graduate career outcomes.

Services include:

  • One-on-one consultations
  • Tailored career development workshops
  • Job search, resume and interview preparation advice

Make an appointment for a free one-on-one appointment to discuss career direction and planning, assistance with work place learning opportunities, resumes and other job preparation skills to prepare for life after university.

Careers


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.

Gabrielle Booty is the University counsellor for the Shoalhaven campus. Gabrielle is available on Campus on Mondays and Wednesdays in the Library Interview Room. Appointments are essential!

If it is your first time seeing Gabrielle, please complete the online registration and consent form on the Counselling website - once you've submitted the form contact Shoalhaven Administration to make an appointment with Gabrielle.

If you have already seen Gabrielle before, you just need to make appointments by contacting staff at Shoalhaven campus by phone 4448 0888 or come in person to the Administration Office in the Ray Cleary building.

UOW counselling services


UOW After Hours Crisis Support

Students can use the After Hours Crisis Support services if you are experiencing a crisis yourself or if you are supporting someone else who is emotionally distrissed.   This service is free and confidential and is provided by a qualified Crisis Support Worker.

UOW Crisis Support Numbers:

  • Call 1300 036 149
  • Text 0488 884 164

Crisis Support Workers are Available

  • 4.30 pm-9 am Monday to Friday
  • All weekends
  • Public holidays
  • During the Christmas to New Year period

UOW AFTER HOURS CRISIS SUPPORT 


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

Peer Assisted Study Sessions - PASS


IT Services

Information Technology is a central component of the University of Wollongong's core business. Our IT support staff are on hand to help with all of your IT related questions including help with UOWmail, SOLS, Printing, Wifi set-up and much more whether you are on campus or learning remotely.

Please contact  IMTS Service Centre for all of your IT requirements.

IT Services

 

Contact us


At UOW Shoalhaven we're always happy to help. Call us now or book a time to come in, take a tour and talk in person at Ray Cleary Building, George Evans Road, Mundamia NSW 2540.

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