Wollongong Undergraduate Student Association (WUSA)

What is WUSA?

The Wollongong Undergraduate Student Association (WUSA) is a 15-member council (plus 5 General Representatives) elected by the student body each September to take office on the 1st of December of that year. Presidency is elected for a 1 year period, with Office Bearers taking Council for up to two years. Every undergraduate student is able to run for a position on WUSA.

WUSA Council Meetings are held twice a month. Meeting times and locations are advertised in the WUSA offices. All students are welcome to attend these meetings.

WUSA Council and representatives

WUSA is made up of five general representatives and 15 office bearers.

Office bearers include:

  • President
  • General Secretary
  • Treasurer
  • Education Officer / Assistant Secretary
  • Disabilities Representative
  • Tertangala Coordinator
  • Women's Representative
  • Environment Representative
  • International Students Representative
  • Welfare Coordinator
  • Ethno-Cultural Representative
  • General Representatives (5 positions)


Membership of WUSA is free and available to all University of Wollongong undergraduate students.

All undergraduate students automatically have access to representative and professional advocacy services provided by WUSA

More about WUSA

The Women's Space

The Women’s Space in BLD 19 G037 is a safe space for any UOW Student identifying as a woman. The space provides:

  • free clothing and emergency sanitary products
  • After hours Security escorts to and from vehicles
  • information sessions and student events

The Tertangala

The Tertangala is a multi-media organisation run by UOW Students, to provide online and printed student magazines. Any student can contribute articles, poems, artwork, reviews etc by contacting thetert@gmail.com.

Hardcopies of the Tertangala magazine are available from the WUSA Reception in Building 19, Room GO32, Wollongong campus.

Free printing service for WUSA members

A Free printing service is available to all undergraduate students at UOW.

Students are able to print up to 15 pages, each day (within office hours). Register for this free printing service by submitting a fillable printing application (PDF).

Campaigns around issues of concern to students

Various campaigns in conjunction with the National Union of Students (NUS) around issues of concern to students as well as keeping students up to date on changes to the Federal Government's higher education policies and budgets.

Contact WUSA

Email: wusa-uow@uow.edu.au
Location: Wollongong campus, Building 11, Level 2.
WUSA Reception opening hours: 9 am to 2 pm, Monday to Friday.