Avoiding Scams

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There have been reports of a number of recent scams targeting university students. These may include scammers falsely claiming to offering 3rd party payment options for tuition fees, or unknown persons requesting personal student details.

We would like to remind all students to be wary of potential scams and to be vigilant in protecting your personal information. 
If you think someone is trying to scam you, or you’ve been scammed, we advise you to stop all contact with the scammer and call UOW Security on 02 4221 4555.

To keep up to date with the latest scams and for tips on how to protect yourself, visit the ScamWatch
Tips to protect yourself from scams are also available by visiting ScamWatch

SafeZone coverage 

SafeZone is available at all UOW Campuses. UOW Security Wollongong team have responsibility for responding to Help Calls, First Aid Alerts and Emergency Alerts.  Read more..

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Tips for Bike Security  

Help ensure your bike is safe by following some simple security tips.

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Fire & Rescue NSW

Fires turn deadly in winter.... read more

Smoke detectors – don’t forget to change your batteries.  Change your batteries when you change your clocks at the end of Daylight Saving. 

Home fire safety checklist.  Why not check out the home safety checklist and see if there is anything you are missing or not considering about fire safety at home. 

For International students – please refer to translated fact sheets.

For more information about fire safety visit the Fire & Rescue website

UOW Security licensing

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Master Licence No: 407370903
NSW Security Industry Act 1997

Note: UOW's approved Security Contractor is SNP Security
Master Licence M/L No: 400674602

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Wollongong Campus Security


Ext: 4900
External: 4221 4900

General Enquiries & Safety Escorts

Ext: 4555
External: 4221 4555

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Security Awareness Zone for Staff

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