It's time to Get Started!

Get Started events cover off everything from information about your course, subjects, timetables and enrolment, through to campus and faculty orientation days. For new students, it's really important to attend the relevant orientation day. Here, you will learn what you need to know about your course, faculty, school and classes.

Whether it's your first year at UOW or you're a returning student, explore our range of events to help you get the best start in 2023.

Your Get Started checklist

  1. Enrol in your course and subjects

  2. Register for a Get Started event and have all your questions answered.

  3. Register for your orientation event at:

  4. Create your timetable and enrol in tutorials (or classes)
  5. Organise your student ID card
  6. Get familiar with support services for when you need them

Among all the fun and excitement, it's super important for you to come along to your faculty or campus orientation day.

You'll find out everything you need to know about your course, faculty, school and classes. You'll also meet staff and some of your classmates, so you'll know some familiar faces in week one of session.

Attending and making the most of your orientation day will set you up for success at UOW. 

Register now or modify your registration to add your orientation day to your schedule.

Wollongong faculty orientation days

Business and Law
Monday 20 February, 8am - 1pm

Engineering and Information Sciences
Tuesday 21 February,  8am - 1pm

Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities
Wednesday 22 February,  8am - 1pm

Science, Medicine and Health
Thursday 23 February,  8am - 1pm

 

South Western Sydney faculty orientation days

Science, Medicine and Health
Wednesday 22 February,  10am - 3pm

Business and Law | Engineering and Information Sciences | Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities | UOW College

Thursday 23 February, 10am - 3pm

Campus orientation days

Batemans Bay campus
Wednesday 15 February, 9:30am - 2pm

Bega campus
Thursday 16 February, 9:30am - 4pm

Shoalhaven campus
Thursday 16 February, 9:30am - 2pm

Southern Sydney Campus
Tuesday 21 February, 10am - 1pm

Southern Highlands Campus
Friday 24 February, 9am - 1pm

 

Online orientation

Open to students enrolled at all UOW campuses  

Date: Site available from Monday 20 Feb 2023

Location: Online

Get started - Regional and Metro Campuses

EVENT DETAILS

Name
Get Started Drop-in Advice Sessions
Date
Tuesday, January 31, 2023
Time
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM (AEDT)
Location
Bega Campus

EVENT DESCRIPTION

Got questions about your course, subjects, timetables, enrolment or services at UOW Bega? We're here to chat with you one-on-one, answer your questions and help you get started in 2023. Pop into the Bega Campus during this time and we are happy to speak with you. 

This event is open to new and continuing students. 

EVENT DETAILS

Name
Get Started Drop-In Advice Sessions
Date
Wednesday, February 1, 2023
Time
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM (AEDT)
Location
Batemans Bay Campus

EVENT DESCRIPTION

Got questions about your course, subjects, timetables, enrolment or services at UOW? You can drop in during this event and chat with us one-on-one, we'll answer your questions and help you get started in 2023. There are also campus tours and information sessions running that you can add to your schedule.

This event is open to new and continuing students. 

EVENT DETAILS

Name
Ready 4 Uni Program (4 sessions)

Date
Monday, 13 February to 
Friday, 17 February 2023

Time
10:00 am - 2:00 pm (AEDT)

Location
Batemans Bay Campus

EVENT DESCRIPTION

 Offered over four sessions, Ready 4 Uni is our academic preparation program. Offered free to all commencing students, this program provides an opportunity to learn the ropes from our experienced support staff and current students.

This event is open to new students. 

EVENT DETAILS

Name
Southern Sydney Campus Nursing Uniform fittings 
(multiple sessions)

Date
Friday, 24 February 2023

Time
09:00 am - 2:30 pm (AEDT)

Location
Southern Sydney Campus

EVENT DESCRIPTION

Try on and order your Nursing uniform in preparation for your clinical placements

EVENT DETAILS

Name
South Western Sydney Campus Nursing Uniform Fittings (multiple sessions)

Date
Friday, 24 February 2023

Time
09:00 am - 4:00 pm (AEDT)

Location
South Western Sydney Campus, Level 3

EVENT DESCRIPTION

Try on and order your Nursing uniform in preparation for your clinical placements

Orientation events - Wollongong campus

EVENT DETAILS

Name
Orientation Day - Faculty of Business and Law
Date
Monday, February 20, 2023
Time
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM (AEDT)
Location
Wollongong Campus, UniHall

EVENT DESCRIPTION

You'll receive important information about your faculty and course, meet and hear from key staff across UOW and connect with fellow students studying in your faculty. Attending and making the most of your Orientation Day will set you up for success at UOW.

This event is open to new students. 

EVENT DETAILS

Name
Orientation Day - Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences
Date
Tuesday, February 21, 2023
Time
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM (AEDT)
Location
Wollongong Campus, UniHall

EVENT DESCRIPTION

You'll receive important information about your faculty and course, meet and hear from key staff across UOW and connect with fellow students studying in your faculty. Attending and making the most of your Orientation Day will set you up for success at UOW.

This event is open to new students. 

EVENT DETAILS

Name
Orientation Day - Faculty of the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities
Date
Wednesday, February 22, 2023
Time
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM (AEDT)
Location
Wollongong Campus, UniHall

EVENT DESCRIPTION

You'll receive important information about your faculty and course, meet and hear from key staff across UOW and connect with fellow students studying in your faculty. Attending and making the most of your Orientation Day will set you up for success at UOW.

This event is open to new students. 

EVENT DETAILS

Name
Orientation Day - Faculty of Science, Medicine and Health
Date
Thursday, February 23, 2023
Time
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM (AEDT)
Location
Wollongong Campus, UniHall

EVENT DESCRIPTION

You'll receive important information about your faculty and course, meet and hear from key staff across UOW and connect with fellow students studying in your faculty. Attending and making the most of your Orientation Day will set you up for success at UOW.

This event is for new students only

Orientation events - Regional and Metro Campuses

EVENT DETAILS

Name
Orientation Day (Batemans Bay Campus)
Date
Wednesday, February 15, 2023
Time
9:30 AM - 2:00 PM (AEDT)
Location
Batemans Bay Campus

EVENT DESCRIPTION

We welcome all new students with Orientation at UOW Batemans Bay. During this day, you'll receive important information about your course and handy hints for your first year of study. You'll connect with fellow students and free lunch is included. Attending and making the most of your Orientation Day will set you up for success at UOW.

This event is open to new students. 

EVENT DETAILS

Name
Orientation Day (Bega Campus)
Date
Thursday, February 16, 2023
Time
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM (AEDT)
Location
Bega Campus

EVENT DESCRIPTION

We welcome all new students with Orientation at UOW Bega. During this day, you'll receive important information about your course and handy hints for your first year of study. You'll connect with fellow students and free lunch is included. Attending and making the most of your Orientation Day will set you up for success at UOW.

This event is open to new students. 

EVENT DETAILS

Name
Orientation Day (Shoalhaven Campus)
Date
Thursday, February 16, 2023
Time
9:30 AM - 4:30 PM (AEDT)
Location
Shoalhaven Campus

EVENT DESCRIPTION

 We invite you to join us at UOW Shoalhaven Campus for a welcome event on Thursday 16 February, 9:30 am - 2: 30 pm, where you'll meet some of the staff who can assist you as you transition into your studies, get some handy hints for your first year at UOW and tour the campus.

This event is open to new students. 

EVENT DETAILS

Name
Orientation Day (Southern Sydney Campus)
Date
Tuesday, February 21, 2023
Time
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM (AEDT)
Location
Southern Sydney Campus

EVENT DESCRIPTION

Receive important information about your course, meet and hear from key staff across UOW and connect with fellow students studying at Southern Sydney. Attending and making the most of your Orientation Day will set you up for success at UOW.

This event is open to new students. 

EVENT DETAILS

Name
Orientation Day (South Western Sydney Campus) - SMAH
Date
Wednesday, February 22, 2023
Time
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM (AEDT)
Location
South Western Sydney Campus

EVENT DESCRIPTION

Receive important information about your course, meet and hear from key staff across UOW and connect with fellow students studying at UOW Liverpool. Attending and making the most of your Orientation Day will set you up for success at UOW.

This event is open to new students. 

EVENT DETAILS

Name
Orientation Day (South Western Sydney Campus) - BAL, EIS, ASSH
Date
Thursday, February 23, 2023
Time
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM (AEDT)
Location
South Western Sydney Campus

EVENT DESCRIPTION

Receive important information about your course, meet and hear from key staff across UOW and connect with fellow students studying at UOW Liverpool. Attending and making the most of your Orientation Day will set you up for success at UOW.

This event is open to new students. 

EVENT DETAILS

Name
Orientation Day (Southern Highlands Campus)
Date
Friday, February 24, 2023
Time
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM (AEDT)
Location
Southern Highlands Campus

EVENT DESCRIPTION

We welcome all new students with Orientation at UOW Southern Highlands. During this day, you'll receive important information about your course and handy hints for your first year of study. You'll connect with fellow students and free lunch is included. Attending and making the most of your Orientation Day will set you up for success at UOW.

This event is open to new students. 

Online orientation

EVENT DETAILS

Name
Orientation - Online
Date
Thursday, February 23, 2023
Time
9:00 AM - 6:30 PM (AEDT)
Location
Online in the It's Go Time website

EVENT DESCRIPTION

Online orientation is for students studying online, or those who are unable to attend their on campus Orientation Day.

Receive important information about your faculty and course, meet and hear from key staff across UOW.

The Online Orientation site will be launched at 9am on Monday 20th February 2023 to those that have registered. We encourage you to engage in the resources in there during the week and then log into the site at 3pm on Thursday 23rd February 2023 to chat with UOW staff live and have any of your questions answered. 

This event is for new students only