Talk to a Student Coach

Talk to a Student Coach

Peer Academic Coaches (PACS) are senior, high achieving UOW students, who have been trained to assist you building your study skills, discuss learning strategies and help you locate resources that support you with your assessment tasks. They can also organise further support and consultations with specialist learning support staff. 

You can talk to a PAC either online or face-to-face during Autumn and Spring Session.

Talk to a PAC OnlineMonday - Friday during session 

Please use Google Chrome when talking to the PAC Online. 

Peer Academic Coach Timetable | Autumn Session | 2019

The Peer Academic Coach service operates from Week 1 through Week 13.

Campus Location Days Time
All - via PAC Online


Click here to talk to a PAC Online

Monday - Thursday 10am - 5pm
Friday 10am - 4pm
Wollongong Library, Ground floor Monday - Thursday 10am - 5pm
Friday 10am - 4pm
Shoalhaven Campus Library Monday 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Tuesday 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Wednesday 12:30pm – 1:30pm
Thursday 12:00pm – 1:00pm
South Western SydneyPACS Point – behind ground floor Student Hub Tuesday3:30pm - 4:30pm
Wednesday 9:30am – 11:30am
Southern Sydney Room G04 Weeks 1 – 3 and Weeks 8 – 13 
Monday 11:30am - 12:30pm
Tuesday 1:30pm - 3:30pm


Trimester 1 | 2019

Sydney Business School, University of Wollongong



Wednesday                              10:00am - 12:00pm
Thursday2:00pm – 4:00pm
Friday2:00pm – 4:00pm


Peer Academic Coaches (PACs)

PACs are students who are available to share their personal experience and strategies, and can be an informal soundboard to help you:

  •  Build confidence that you can achieve your goals at UOW
  •  Connect with useful services on campus
  •  Discover assignment and academic writing resources
  •  Become familiar with Turnitin, referencing and academic integrity
  •  Identify resources to improve language and grammar
  •  Learn about different study techniques and exam preparation
  •  Overcome challenging scenarios by employing effective study techniques such as time management and planning
  •  Navigate Moodle and SOLs

Library Rovers

The Library Rover is a Library-trained student assistant who can assist you with your research enquiries.

The Rover can help you:

  •  Identify resources for your assignments
  •  Create effective search strategies
  •  Navigate the Library website and catalogue
  •  Use e-resources and databases
  •  Solved basic IT and printing issues
  •  Understand copyright, referencing and academic integrity

The Peer Academic Coach online service is a UOW Student Services and Amenities Fee funded project.
Last reviewed: 9 May, 2019