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Open Day

Save the date: Saturday 7 August 2021

Open Day 2021 registrations open soon

At UOW's Open Day, you will receive all the information you need to start at UOW in 2022. Get your questions answered by our experts, learn more about UOW courses and entry requirements, roam the campus facilities or book a personalised on-campus tour. Registrations will be opening soon.

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Welcome to UOW Open Day

What to expect

Discover, ask, explore at UOW’s Open Day

This is your chance to get all the information you need to start uni in 2022.

30+ booths
Meet and speak to UOW students and experts. Get all your questions answered and receive advice about your study options.

Course info and demonstrations
Participate in an information session, watch a demonstration, go on a tour or take part in a workshop. There will be plenty of opportunities to make sure all your questions are answered, and that you're making your decision with confidence. 

Frequently asked questions

Below are answers to frequently asked questions about UOW Open Day.
This list of FAQs will be updated frequently – especially if public health orders affecting gatherings change due to COVID-19. Be sure to check this page regularly, or register for UOW updates.

UOW Open Day will be held at our Wollongong campus on Saturday 7 August 2021 from 10 am until 3 pm. 

We are planning our Open Day in 2021 as an in-person event at our Wollongong campus, and we can't wait to see you.

UOW Open Day will be your chance to discover everything UOW has to offer. You will be able to attend course presentations, meet academics and current students, go on campus tours and check out our accommodation options. 

Our eateries and cafes will also be open on the day, so you and your family can take a break, grab some lunch and relax around the duck pond or on the McKinnon lawn. 

Register for UOW updates and we will let you know when our Open Day planner is ready for you to explore.

There are plenty of options for you to get to UOW; we’re really well serviced by public transport however if you wish to drive, parking during the event will be free. 

For your GPS, our address is Northfields Avenue, Gwynneville, NSW, 2500.

For more info and maps, check our Getting to UOW page.

We suggest arriving 30 minutes before your first information session or tour. Open Day will be from 10 am till 3 pm, so there’s plenty of time to experience all UOW has to offer.

If you’re driving, the best parking will be in our Western Carpark (P4).

If you’re catching a train, you will get off at the North Wollongong train station and head down the stairs of platform one. From there you will be able to catch the free NG Shuttle bus that will take you to our campus (about five minutes). The shuttle bus will drop you at the UOW bus bay on Northfields Avenue.

If you’re catching a bus, the bus will drop you at the UOW bus bay on Northfields Avenue.

Follow the signs from the car parks or bus bay to the University Hall, where you can grab your Open Day pack that includes everything you need to make the most of the day.

While bookings for info sessions and tours aren’t required, registering your interest for different info sessions is a great way to plan your day, and get the most out of your visit.

Please note that UOW Open Day will be a COVID-safe event and, unless regulations change, you will be required to check-in to the event when you arrive.

 

Open Day activities will start on the hour and will go for 45 minutes, leaving you at least 15 minutes to get to your next session. There are also many other tours and activities available some of which will be timetabled at specific times throughout the day, while other activities will be on all day for you to drop in and explore whenever you like.

Absolutely. We recommend you go to every presentation you’re interested in to get the most out of the day. 

All of UOW’s study areas will be set up in the UOW Hall with staff and students available to answer your questions. Various study area information sessions and activities will also be available throughout the day.

There will also be special information sessions that cover UOW Early Admission, UOW Scholarships, UOW Accommodation, High Achiever Programs and Study Abroad. There will also be campus and accommodation tours, subject demonstrations, games, music and food available throughout the day.

Everybody is welcome, we suggest bringing your parents/carers so they can also see what UOW has to offer. There will be information sessions specifically for parents/carers throughout the day too.

Yes. There will be accommodation tours throughout the day. Additionally, the bus tours of Wollongong will stop at UOW residences so you can hop off (and back on later) to check out any residences that spark your interest.

If you want to make a weekend of it, there are plenty of accommodation options in Wollongong. Head to visitwollongong.com.au for a great overview of what's available from caravan parks to beachfront hotels.

Wollongong also has an amazing food scene. The best place to start your food search is TripAdvisor.

If you can’t make it to Open Day, we offer campus tours at 10.30 am and 2.30 pm every Friday (except public holidays). Book a tour and we’ll be happy to show you around. We also hold information evenings across NSW and ACT. Visit our events page to find out more. 

All UOW lecture theatres and classrooms are accessible by ramps and elevators. UOW staff will be available all day if you need help accessing any areas. For more information, you can contact our Disability Services Team.

 

Absolutely. There will be a dedicated postgraduate booth inside the Uni Hall, and staff will be more than happy to answer any postgraduate questions you have. 

 

Yes you sure can. Although some of the information sessions may not apply to you, it’s never too early to get information on degree options and to experience the UOW campus.

 

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