In2Uni Mentors

What is the In2Uni program?

In2Uni is a collaboration between the Department of Education and Communities (DEC NSW), Illawarra & South East Region, Catholic Education Office and the University of Wollongong (UOW). The program is offered to select primary and high schools, and individual students, with the aim of raising student awareness of, and aspiration towards, higher education. In2Uni Mentors are employed to be the face of this program, providing mentoring, workshop delivery and a range of on-campus and in-school opportunities to various primary and high school student audiences.

Become an In2Uni Mentor in 2023

Inspire young primary and high school students by joining the In2Uni team and gain yourself some key employability skills in the process.

Apply to be an In2Uni Mentor View In2Uni Mentor position description (PDF)

Benefits of becoming an In2Uni Mentor

  • Paid casual role
  • Mentor and help shape school students’ aspirations and awareness of higher education
  • UOWx accredited
  • Professional development opportunities
  • In2Uni Mentor uniform provided
  • Employability skills development and networking opportunities

What does the role involve?

  • Casual employment as part of the UOW Student Partnerships & Academic Success Unit.
  • Delivering program content in schools, on-campus and online across multiple age groups to enable student aspiration, awareness and attainment towards higher education.
  • Positions are available each year at Wollongong; and at our regional campuses in Batemans Bay, Bega, Shoalhaven, Southern Highlands, and South Western Sydney.

View the In2Uni Mentor position description (PDF)

Application process and key dates

  • Wollongong campus applications for 2023 In2Uni Mentor applications will close at 11.50 pm on 23 October, 2022 for 2023 roles
  • Regional and Metropolitan UOW campus applications will be open until early 2023.
  • In2Uni Mentor position description (PDF)

Apply to become an In2Uni Mentor in 2023

As a young woman who is socio-economically disadvantaged, I would have never thought I would attend university. I'm forever so grateful that I was able to do these In2Uni programs, as I have learned so much from the In2Uni Mentors. The mentors were such lovely people! Thank you from the bottom of my heart UOW, these experiences I will never forget. Year 12 student