Support for UOW international students

There is plenty of support available to help you during your time in Australia and throughout your studies at University, including specialised services for International students. Check out the options and information below to find out more.

International student starter guide


Administration and other contacts

  • Student Central - your primary administrative and information contact during your studies
  • AskUOW - find answers to commonly asked questions about UOW
  • UOW Security - for general safety enquiries and safety escorts on campus

Not enrolled at the Wollongong campus?

  • Check your enrolled campus "Current students" website for specific contacts

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Support services

All UOW students have access to the UOW support services, these include:

  • Student support services
  • Academic support
  • Social interaction and additional support

Health, mental health, and wellbeing

If you have BUPA Health Insurance (Overseas Student Health Cover – OSHC), call the BUPA 24-hr student advice line to speak to staff who can speak your home language - see the BUPA pamphlet for more information.

Additional areas

Online modules

Resources to help you settle into Australia, from getting set-up in your first weeks, to employment, health, accommodation, knowing your rights and more: