Student Success

We offer FREE services, support and events @ SWS to help you succeed in your studies. View our services below to see how we can help you or email sws-studentsuccess@uow.edu.au for further information.

Find out what's on at SWS Student Success or visit the SWS Moodle site for more information.


Careers

Increase your employability and set career goals while you study through specialised programs, seminars and consultations so you get the job you want when you graduate. Contact Nicole Smith, Career Consultant on nicoles@uow.edu.au or 8536 2004.

Find out more via the SWS Moodle site or visit Careers at South Western Sydney.


Counselling

Counselling services are available to all UOW students. For details on what counselling can provide, and to make an appointment, please visit the UOW Counselling website.


Disability Services

Reasonable adjustment advice and support is available for students with temporary or long-term health conditions. Contact Tina Edney on tedney@uow.edu.au or 8763 6006 to make an appointment, or register for Disability Services online. Find out more via the SWS Moodle site.


Learning Development

Dr Leonie Watson is available every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday for individual consultations to help with any aspects of your university study, including time management, efficient reading, academic writing for all types of assignments, referencing, presentation skills, and exam preparation. Leonie also runs workshops throughout session. Contact Leonie on lwatson@uow.edu.au or 8763 6007.


Peer Academic Coaches (PACs), Peer Assisted Study Sessions (PASS) and Global Communicators Program (GCP)

Improve your marks! Access Peer Academic Coaches (PACs) on campus, who help students succeed with studies, attend PASS sessions (proven to produce higher subject marks for students that attend regularly), and come along to the Global Communicators Program (GCP) to have interesting conversations in English, to share your culture and to build international friendships and networks.


Student Support Advisor

Confidential advice and support relating to ANY issue affecting your studies. SSA's can help you with UOW policies or processes that can be difficult to navigate or refer you to appropriate services for additional support when required. Email Tina Edney or Sarah Keech anytime on ssa-sws@uow.edu.au or visit the SWS Moodle site to book an appointment and obtain more information.


UOWx

UOWx connects you with valuable co-curricular activities offered at SWS. The personal & professional development that you gain is formally recognised through the UOWx Record, Learning Stream Award and UOWx Award. For more information, visit UOWx at South Western Sydney.


After Hours Crisis and Emergency Assistance

If you are in a crisis, UOW has an after-hours crisis support line that is available 4:30pm-9am Monday to Friday, weekends, public holidays and during the Christmas and New Year period.

UOW After Hours Crisis Support Line - Call: 1300 036 149 or text: 0488 884 164.

Suicide call back services (available 24/7) - Call: 1300 659 467

In an emergency call 000 (triple zero) (available 24/7) and explain your emergency.