Student Opportunities

Volunteers required for new study

The School of Medicine at UOW is seeking volunteers for a new study looking at diet and gut health. The study will investigate how eating different dietary fibres may improve your gut health, and how this influences other areas of your health and wellbeing.

The criteria for the research is:

  • 18-60 years
  • overweight
  • of otherwise good health
  • not pregnant
  • no food allergies
  • willing to consume cereal products (e.g. breakfast cereals)

If you fit all of the above criteria and would like to register your interest as well as find out more information, please call (02) 4221 4600 or email PhD student Georgina Williams on gw659@uowmail.edu.au or Associate Professor Eleanor Beck, eleanor@uow.edu.au

The news article can be found here: https://universe.uow.edu.au/research/diet-and-gut-health-research-volunteers/

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Seminars, Symposiums and Information Sessions 

Details of future events will be posted as they become available

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Scholarships, Internships and Programs 

Name of Scholarship: Mudgee Region Community Scholarship
Amount: $2,500 per annum for a duration of up to four (4) years
Number Available: One (1)
Area of Study: Any level of an undergraduate degree offered by the Faculty of Science, Medicine and Health
Applications close: 30 November 2018
More information 

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Short Courses

Free Mental Health First Aid eCourse for UOW students!

The Australian Government is funding free Mental Health First Aid eLearning courses until June 2019! The course is delivered via self-paced eLearning and will take 6-8 hours to complete.

The eCourse is free for selected UOW students. Find out if your degree is eligible [PDF]

For further information and details on how to enrol visit the MHFA website.


Certificate III in Pathology

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 – complete the course from as little as $240 (refer to webpage for eligibility criteria)..

Visit the Southern IML Pathology webpage for more information, to view the 2018 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

Join the Australian College of Nursing (ACN) as an undergraduate student from as little as $4.50 per month! Having a membership with ACN offers unique opportunities to gain an inside view into the profession, make connections with nurses at different career stages and gain a competitive edge.

ACN’s undergraduate membership options are suitable for all undergraduate students, from first to final year and offer a huge range of benefits, including one-on-one career coaching, access to online CPD courses, exclusive event invitations and much more. Alternatively students can get a taste of ACN by signing up as free Start-Ups.

Read more and sign up...  

Download the poster. [PDF]

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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: 12 October, 2018