Tools for success

UOW offers a wide range of free programs to help you excel academically, ranging from workshops, events and resources to peer mentoring and consultations.

hands-typing-on-laptop Compulsory modules

These modules will prepare you for your studies, get you thinking about your professional future and ensure we are all contributing to a safe and welcoming UOW community. Make sure you complete these in the first session to avoid your results being withheld.

Reading in library UOW Library

UOW Library provides academic resources, flexible study spaces and welcoming, knowledgeable staff who can provide personalised assistance face-to-face, over the phone, by email or through the Library Live Chat service.

First Session Mentoring Program

The First Year Mentoring program has been specially designed by UOW students and staff to help you start and settle into your first session of study at UOW

Support services

All UOW students have access to a suite of free services, resources and assistance designed to enhance your university experience, and your capacity to achieve your study and career objectives.

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Student representation
Co-curricular activities
Careers Counselling

Supporting our international students

Support services for international students

Support services and resources designed to give international students the best chance of success at UOW.

CC2 male international student English conversation groups

Enhance your English conversation skills and make new friends.

English language skills support

English language and academic skills support to enhance your learning experience.

Living and working in Australia

A range of information and resources to assist you with settling into life in Australia.

International student success program

Kickstart your journey as an international student at UOW with information you need to succeed and enjoy your student experience.

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Get involved

Connect with Pulse Perks

Pulse Perks is here to make your experience at UOW an awesome one, with cool events, competitions and freebies all year round. Soothe your soul with live music on the Duck Pond Lawn, test yourself at trivia nights or wander through the fortnightly markets.

Clubs and societies

With more than 150 active clubs on campus, this is one UOW experience you don’t want to miss. Whether you’re looking to build friendships, learn skills or develop professional networks, there’s bound to be a club for you.

Wellness & Sport

Keep your life-study balance with stress-relieving workshops and weekly activities that will get you up and moving, making new friends and feeling good all through the academic year.


Volunteering is a great way to get involved on campus, meet new friends and boost your employability.