Student Opportunities

Support the UOW Community

2017 Coffee for a Cause

This September is the 10th UOW Coffee for a Cause! The generosity of staff, students and community, together with coffee outlets on and off campus, has raised over $27,000 for student equity scholarships. Testimony to what we can achieve together! The Coffee for a Cause campaign supports students to reach their full potential by raising funds for the UOW Learning and Development Scholarship Fund (L&D) supporting student equity scholarships. Your support is needed more than ever, with record numbers of students applying. More information on supporting outlets, how you can get involved and more details on the webpage.


UOW Goes Global

UOW Goes Global has officially kicked off and takes place from 11-24 September! Learn what it means to be part of a global university. Interests will be sparked, ideas will be shared and diversity will be celebrated. Some of the events include a cooking class, bush dance, trivia night, Beach Soccer Tournament and MUCH MORE! Check out the calendar of events via the webpage

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Seminars and Information Sessions

Studying Nursing at the Wollongong Campus?

Spring through session with Successful Transitions in nursing!

Learning Development provide weekly subject-specific assessment preparation seminars for 1st year Nursing students.

WEEK 8: 15.09.17 – 12.30-1.30PM – 41.208

NMIH 107 Case study: Looking more closely at the case study
| Structuring & signposting academic discussion

WEEK 9: 22.09.17 – 12.30-1.30PM – 41.208

NMIH 107 Case study: Looking more closely at the case study
| Structuring & signposting academic discussion

EXAM PREPARATION WORKSHOP: 13.10.2017, 12:30-1:30, 41.208

More information or questions?
Contact Leanne Emmett on 4221 3977 or lemmett@uow.edu.au

Download the poster [PDF] 


IHMRI Seminar

Join us for this free networking event with 2017 Australian of the Year, Emeritus Professor Alan Mackay-Sim.
Talk title: “Understanding brain diseases: from stem cells to clinical trial.”
Speaker: Emeritus Professor Alan Mackay-Sim, Director, National Adult Stem Cell Research Centre, Griffith Institute for Drug Discovery, Griffith University
Date/time: Monday 16 October from 12:30-1:30pm with a light lunch provided after the address.
Venue: Building 24, Rm 102, University of Wollongong
RSVP: Wednesday 11 October to ihmri-admin@uow.edu.au

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External Scholarships

Mollymook Golf Club Community Scholarship
Amount: $1,000 p.a for a duration of one (1) year
Advertising Dates: Applications close on 29th October 2017
Scholarship Site: https://scholarships.uow.edu.au/scholarships/search?scholarship=634
Download the poster [PDF]

Milton Ulladulla Ex-Servos Club Community Scholarship
Amount: $1,000 p.a for a duration of one (1) year
Advertising Dates: Applications close on 29th October 2017
Scholarship Site: https://scholarships.uow.edu.au/scholarships/search?scholarship=632
Download the poster [PDF]

Milton Ulladulla Bowling Club Community Scholarship
Amount: $1,000 p.a for a duration of one (1) year
Advertising Dates: Applications close on 29th October 2017
Scholarship Site: https://scholarships.uow.edu.au/scholarships/search?scholarship=631
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The House Call Doctor Futures in Health Indigenous Scholarship

This scholarship is open to any student that identifies as Aboriginal and/ or Torres Strait Islander, undergraduate or postgraduate student studying a health / medical field at an Australian university.

Scholarship applications close 15 December 2017.

Download the Futures in Health Scholarship [PDF] poster for further information


Australian Dentists Clinic Scholarship

The Australian Dentists Clinic is proud to support students studying a health science or medical degree with a $1,000 Scholarship. Applications are now open and closes 31 December, 2017 with the successful recipient notified 1 Feb 2018.

The value of the scholarship is $1000 AUD and one student will be awarded the scholarship each calendar year.

Who Can Apply?

  • Over 17 years of age
  • Studying a Medical or Health related degree
  • Enrolled at University or TAFE
  • An Australian citizen or permanent resident of Australia

How Do I Apply?

To apply for the scholarship, submit a 500 word maximum essay on why you selected to study a medical / health care degree and how you would use the scholarship to further your studies.
If you prefer you can upload a 3-minute video to YouTube and email the link so we can view your video.
Submissions can be emailed to Australian Dentists Clinic via australiandentistsclinic@gmail.com

For the Terms & Conditions and more information, visit the Australian Dentists Clinic webpage. 

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Short Courses

Certificate III in Pathology from $240

Southern IML Pathology and UOW are offering Science, Medicine and Health students a discounted rate for Certificate III in Pathology. Don't miss out on this opportunity!

WHAT’S INVOLVED: A combination of online learning and one week of practical workshops giving you hands on learning and practical experience.

BENEFITS: Flexible payment options for a course that will enhance your knowledge, give you practical skills and is relevant to your degree.

The course is open to all Domestic students studying a degree in SMAH and best of all this course qualifies you for well-paying part time employment at any Pathology Lab.

COST: Discounted cost for UOW students from as little as $240 (refer to webpage for eligibility criteria).

Visit the Southern IML Pathology webpage for more information, to view the 2017 workshop dates and to secure your place!

Please note: this course is independent of the Science, Medicine & Health Faculty and is not a requirement of your degree.  

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Industry Memberships

Studying Nursing?

Join the NSW Nurses and Midwives Association - Associate membership is FREE!

FREE Associate membership gives you a great range of benefits including;

  • Scholarships
  • Use of our library services
  • Access to our professional services team for advice & guidance
  • Union shopper, a discount buying service
  • Discounted rates to attend NSWNMA workshops
  • And, you will be posted out the nursing and midwives’ journal, The Lamp.

Associate membership is a great way to stay in touch with what’s happening with the nursing and midwives profession!

Visit the website to become an Associate Member for free – join now!


Membership for Nursing Students

The Australian College of Nursing (ACN) is excited to launch two new membership options for pre-registration nursing students.

If you want to set yourself up to be the best nurse you can be and build the career you want then you should join the ACN community!

Students can choose from two membership types:

‘Start-Up’ membership offers basic member benefits for free
‘Undergraduate’ membership provides comprehensive member benefits, including one-on-one career coaching, access to online CPD courses and invitations to VIP events, for only $53 per year.

Visit the website for more information and to join now

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Student Life @ UOW

Find other clubs, play free sport, discover Wollongong, improve your quality of life, meet other students and develop your leadership skills. Life is better when you're involved...
Visit Student Life @ UOW, get involved and get more out of uni

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Last reviewed: 21 September, 2017