Connect with friends, teachers, services and future colleagues!

From study buddies to coffee catch-ups and everything in between, meet your new mates through free food, drinks, clubs and events designed to help you find your crew.

Your Connect checklist:

  1. Join our 2023 First Year Facebook Group if you're a new student
  2. Follow @uowstudents on Instagram for all the latest info on student life
  3. Visit the Students’ Hub on Wollongong campus and connect with peers to find opportunities, services and support
  4. Connect with a UOW support service
  5. Sign up to Peer Assisted Learning (PAL)
  6. Talk to a stranger!

Featured event: Amazing Race

Grab some friends and race around campus completing challenges as a team to win some epic prizes.

The Students’ Hub is your place to ask questions and connect with other students. Drop in and say hi to the team of Student Ambassadors, who can help you find opportunities, services and support, so you can make the most of your time at UOW.

In-person: Wollongong Campus Library, Building 16, Ground Floor 
Email: student-success@uow.edu.au

More events coming soon!

EVENT DETAILS

Name
Couch Conversations -
Lunch Drop-in Session
(multiple sessions)

Date
Monday, 20 February to
Friday, 24 February 2023

Time
13:30 - 14:30 (AEDT)

Location
Wollongong Campus

EVENT DESCRIPTION

Description

Connect with students from all campuses, countries, study areas and walks of life in these informal, fun and inclusive chats with your peers. For more information visit this website.

This event is open to new and continuing students.

EVENT DETAILS

Name
Start Strong & Belong - Pre-commencement POD for First in Family Students
Date
Friday, February 24, 2023
Time
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM (AEDT)
Location
Wollongong Campus, Students' Hub in Library

EVENT DESCRIPTION

Description

Get ready to Start Strong & Belong - your space to connect with students on the same journey. Join us to meet fellow First in Family students, our First in Family Student Ambassadors and learn about the First in Family Start Strong and Belong program. 

This event is a bespoke opportunity for students identifying as First in Family only. 

EVENT DETAILS

Name
Start Strong & Belong - Pre-commencement POD for Mature Age Students
Date
Friday, February 24, 2023
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (AEDT)
Location
Wollongong Campus, Students' Hub in Library

EVENT DESCRIPTION

Description

Get ready to Start Strong & Belong - your space to connect with students on the same journey. Join us to meet fellow Mature Age students, our Mature Age Student Ambassadors and learn about the Mature Age Start Strong and Belong program. 

This event is a bespoke opportunity for students identifying as Mature Age only. 

EVENT DETAILS

Name
Start Strong & Belong - Pre-commencement POD for students who hold a Humanitarian Visa
Date
Friday, February 24, 2023
Time
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM (AEDT)
Location
Wollongong Campus, Students' Hub in Library

EVENT DESCRIPTION

Description

Get ready to Start Strong & Belong - your space to connect with students on the same journey. Join us to meet fellow students who hold a humanitarian visa, our Student Ambassadors and learn about the Humanitarian Visa Start Strong and Belong program. 

This event is a bespoke opportunity for students who hold a Humanitarian Visa only.