Student life

Student Life at UOW is about more than just lectures and classrooms! Connect with other students, events and enjoy campus life.

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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.

First Gen Program

First in your family to attend university? Celebrate your achievement, connect with other students and staff, and access tailored resources with our First Gen program.

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Make friends from around the world

International student programs

International Student Programs (ISP) links students from all over the world, offering opportunities to make new friends, develop skills and connect with the local community.

English conversation groups

Enhance your English conversation skills and make new friends.

Global Communicators Program

GCP is a community of UOW students who are passionate about being global citizens. Participate in interesting and engaging conversations in English, learn about different cultures and connect with people from around the world in a relaxed and friendly environment.

Illawarra Friends of International Students (IFIS)

IFIS organises a diverse range of programs and activities, including English Conversation Groups, Friendship BBQs, social events and day trips.

Retail and facilities

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