Community & schools

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

May 2024 RISE Wingecarribee High Quality Food Production program

New technologies and methods are transforming food production. 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 producer looking to innovate, this program will help you meet the demands of this evolving industry.

LEARN MORE Information session 21 February

UOW programs for local schools, parents and carers.

The UOW Outreach and Future Students team work with primary and high school students, parents and carers, and career advisers and teachers, with the aim of enabling aspirations and awareness towards higher education, and providing students with the knowledge and skills to get there.

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

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