Support services and resources designed to give international students the best chance of success at UOW.
Support for international students
More support and information
- Key contacts & keeping up to date
- Building connections and getting involved
- Online courses & self-directed programs
- External resources
Safety and security
- In an emergency call Triple 0 (000)
- Emergency services in Australia - how and when to call
- UOW Security - emergencies on campus, general safety enquiries and safety escorts on campus
Administration and general enquiries
Keeping up to date
- SOLSMail - important messages relating to your studies
- UOWMail - other important messages from UOW
- MyUOW mobile app - stay connected to what's happening at UOW
- UOW Social Media channels - key channels to follow and check:
Illawarra Friends of International Students (IFIS) - a range of programs and activities
UOWx - get involved in volunteer and paid opportunities to enhance you skills while receiving formal recognition.
International Student Success Course
interactive online course is designed to provide practical strategies and tips to help you achieve your best and enjoy your time at UOW. How to register/log in guide (PDF)
Being Well, Living Well
Self-paced online modules providing tools, resources and tips to enhance your student experience.
Compulsory module covering sexual consent, communication in relationships, and bystander intervention. This course will help you understand what consent looks like and identify situations where it can’t be given.
Lifeworks Student Support Program
Self-directed programs covering relationships, mind, body, work, and personal finances. Available to UOW students currently offshore (outside Australia). Access the programs via the LifeWorks portal.
Health and wellbeing
Careers and jobs
- NSW Jobs Connect - employment opportunities during study and after graduation.
Visa and immigration information
- Study NSW - Information for international students studying in NSW.
- Service NSW - Support for International students from the NSW government.
- Study Australia - the Australian Government's official resource for international students.
- Insider Guides - best-practice guides to ensure international students are prepared, welcomed, connected and supported in Australia.