Orientation at UOW goes beyond just one week. We've designed a full program spanning across your first session to support you in acing uni.

It's Go Time is a week-by-week schedule of activities and themes, giving you everything you need to make your time at university the best it can be – think support, free food, wellbeing resources, fun times, and more! 

Whether you need enrolment advice, support finding resources and opportunities, or you're looking for fun times and new friendships, we've got you covered.

There's something for everyone, regardless of where you're at in your student journey!

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Wollongong Orientation Day

Did you miss your Wollongong Campus Orientation Day on 16 July?

If so, it’s critical you attend one of our Fast Track Orientation sessions in the Student Success Hub (Building 19, Ground Floor). These are a valuable opportunity to catch up on all of the important information you need to successfully kick off your journey at UOW.

Our sessions will cover vital steps such as how to access important student systems, enrol in your course and subjects, plan your timetable, and find support services when you need them.

There are multiple sessions available, however you will only need to attend one.

  • Wednesday, 24 July, 10.30 am – 11.30 am
  • Monday, 29 July, 10.30 am – 11.30 am
  • Tuesday, 6 August, 10.30 am – 11.30 am

Liverpool Orientation Day

Did you miss your Liverpool Campus Orientation Day on 17 July?

Please get in touch with the AskUOW Liverpool campus staff on 02 8763 600 or via sws-enquiries@uow.edu.au

Online Orientation

Did you miss your Online Orientation on 16 July?

Visit our Online Orientation page to access helpful resources and information about your faculty, UOW systems and more.

If you need assistance after engaging in these resources check out the AskUOW Knowledge base where you can search FAQs on topics such as enrolment, course progression, fees, accommodation, support services and more. If you still have questions contact the AskUOW team or visit Student Central during opening hours.

Regional and Sydney Metropolitan Orientation

UOW regional and Sydney Metropolitan campuses will be offering individualised Orientation sessions for commencing students.

Please get in touch with campus staff to organise a time.


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Let's Go Get Started

Let's Go Get Started is your Uni 101 guide to everything you need to know before you start your degree. These events will provide you with the knowledge you need to enrol, plan for your course and prepare for your studies at UOW.

Let's Go Live

Do you live on campus? Hear from key residence staff including accommodation wellbeing coordinators, take a tour, and have lunch with your new community. Plus find out all the tips and tricks on making the most of your time in campus accommodation. 

Let's Go Party

Let's Go Party events are all about the good times and good vibes. We get that student life needs balance! Grab your mates or meet new ones at music gigs, trivia, comedy, drag shows and more brought to you by the UOW Pulse team on Wollongong Campus.

Let's Go Belong

Creating a community and sense of belonging for international students, introducing you to Australia and Wollongong. Let's Go Belong events showcase UOW's multicultural student cohort and global footprint.

Let's Go Respect

Let's Go Respect events aim to foster positive conversations around inclusion and creating safe communities. Everyone deserves to be respected and feel safe so celebrate our diverse community at UOW and help us create an inclusive campus for all. 

Let's Go Connect

Let's Go Connect events focus on helping you find your people in class and outside. 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.

Let's Go Succeed

Let's Go Succeed events are focused on skill development. Improve your skills in everything from cooking through to essay writing. These events, workshops and resources are designed to assist you to succeed in both the classroom and life. 

Let's Go Forward

If you're still deciding on your major, minor, subjects, or want to know how to prepare for your dream career, Let's Go Forward events and programs are designed to help you reach your future goals.

Get excited for Spring session at UOW!

The University of Wollongong is committed to Reconciliation and to inspiring a better future through education, research and partnership.

The University of Wollongong acknowledges that Country for Aboriginal peoples is an interconnected set of ancient and sophisticated relationships.

We acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of Dharawal Country, and pay respect to Elders past, present and emerging.

Have questions?

Contact the AskUOW team

Location: Student Central, Building 17, Wollongong campus

Opening hours: 8.00 am -  6.30 pm AEST, Mon - Fri

Email: askuow@uow.edu.au

Phone: Australia: 1300 275 869 Outside Australia: +61 2 4221 3927