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                                   OUR MISSION
                                   The University of Wollongong is    VICE-CHANCELLOR’S WELCOME                 3    SCHOLARSHIPS & STUDY OPTIONS   38

                                   a global leader in discovery and   —
                                                                      OUR HOME, WOLLONGONG                      6
                                                                                                                     How to use this guide

                                   learning – working to transform
                                                                      About Wollongong                               Our degrees
                                                                      Location & transport
                                                                      Transport in Wollongong                        —

                                   people and the world we live in.
                                                                      UOW accommodation                              MAKING A GLOBAL IMPACT         90
                                                                      Cost of living in Wollongong
                                                                                                                     Major research entities
                                                                      Campus life at Wollongong
                                                                      Sydney CBD Campus
                                                                                                                     Our research centres
                                                                      South Western Sydney Campus (Liverpool)
                                                                      Innovation Campus                              —
                                                                      —                                              APPLYING TO UOW                98
                                                                      A GLOBAL UNIVERSITY                       26   Academic entry requirements
                                                                                                                     English language courses
                                                                      An internationally linked university
                                                                      Our international campuses                     —
                                                                                                                     IMPORTANT DATES                101
                                                                      CAREER & ACADEMIC SUPPORT                 32   —
                                                                      Work-intergrated learning                      HOW TO APPLY                   101
                                                                      Employment skills training
                                                                      Jobseeker resources
                                                                      Services & support
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                                   People are drawn to the University of
                                   Wollongong for many reasons: to pursue
                                   accredited qualifications, employment
                                   experience, global perspectives and access
                                   to world-class research.
                                   Every one of them is assured of receiving the support they need to do
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                                   their very best.
                                   The University of Wollongong (UOW) has the expertise and
                                   experience to help you reach your goals.
                                   High quality, accessible research has placed us in the top two per cent
                                   of universities worldwide for research quality, and we continue to
                                   invest in areas of national and international priority.
                                   Our graduates are well respected, with UOW being ranked among the
                                   top one per cent of universities in the world by employers. We pride
                                   ourselves on preparing people for emerging industries and future jobs,
                                   people who are ready to succeed in their careers and make positive
                                   contributions to their communities.
                                   With connections to more than 200 universities in 35 countries,
                                   UOW is truly an international university. We have students from more
                                   than 160 nationalities, and have nurtured a welcoming multi-ethnic
                                   community that helps students from all backgrounds settle into the
                                   Australian lifestyle and strengthen their university experience.
                                   This Course Guide is designed as a starting point. I encourage you to
                                   find out what we have to offer by talking to our staff, our students, or
   2                               one of our 138,000 alumni. Ask them why UOW would be right for you.                  3

                                   Professor Paul Wellings CBE
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Personalised                                                                                                                     World-class
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               University of Wollongong
                                                                             experiences                                                                                                                       results
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                                                                          We’re here to open doors and                                                                                                    We’ve worked hard to become
                                                                         support your choices, so you can                                                                                                    one of the world’s most
                                                                        graduate ready for your dream job.                                                                                                respected young universities.

                                                                      This starts with exceptional access to passionate lecturers who                                                                      Studying at UOW means learning from some of the
                                                                      are actively involved in leading their industry forward. They are                                                                  brightest minds on the planet – recognised globally for
                                                                       here to teach you, challenge you and inspire you to greatness.                                                                  their academic excellence. But our proudest achievements
                                                                           You’ll be given the freedom and flexibility to tailor your                                                                  are our students, who upon graduation are ranked among
                                                                         experience, follow your passion and see where it takes you.                                                                                     the best in the world.

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                                   5 stars                                                 73.1%                                     Top rated                             Top 20                                        Top 1%                                    Top 2%
                                   Overall Quality, Student Retention,                     Percentage of graduates who               Best university in NSW/ACT            17th best modern university                   Rating for graduates from                 Overall rating among
                                   Learner Engagement, Learning                            secured full-time employment              in 9 study areas.                     in the world.                                 a global employer survey.                 the world’s universities.
                                   Resources, Skill Development,                           within four months.                       Quality Indicators for Learning and   QS Top 50 Under 50 Rankings 2018              QS World University Rankings Graduate     232nd QS World University
                                   Student Support and Teaching Quality.                   The Good Universities Guide 2017          Teaching (QILT) 2017                                                                Employers Survey 2016/2017                Rankings 2018

                                   The Good Universities Guide 2017
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17 beaches                  5 minutes
                                                                                   All patrolled               From UOW to Wollongong city

                                                                                   15 nature walks             90 minutes
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                                                                                   In the Wollongong region    To Sydney CBD

                                                                                   293,494 people              32 trains

                                   Our home,
                                                                                   Illawarra area population   To Sydney daily

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                                     From the mountains
                                     to the sea
                                     Wollongong is Australia’s ninth largest
                                     city, and situated in the Illawarra Region,
                                     on the coast of the Pacific Ocean.
                                     People come from all over the world to
   6                                 live, work and study here. It’s a vibrant                                                                         7
                                     and welcoming community where you
                                     can achieve your best.
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                                   UOW is an important part of the history of
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                                   Wollongong city, and is a key part of its future,
                                   educating skilled graduates for a changing
                                   Historically, Wollongong’s economy         When UOW started enrolling a
                                   was centred around heavy industry,         diverse mix of international students
                                   and it continues to employ a large         in the 1980s, Wollongong was already
                                   number of skilled graduates from           a home to many languages, cuisines,
                                   UOW. Another effect of this industrial     religions and customs.
                                   past is Wollongong’s cultural diversity.
                                                                              Today, Wollongong has a rich
                                   The pristine environment and               cultural calendar and attracts people
                                   availability of work attracted migrant     from all over Australia and the world
                                   workers from all over the world to         with a healthy, active lifestyle. Here
                                   make Wollongong their home.                you can live stress-free and focus on
                                                                              your studies.

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                                   Once you’re here, getting around the city is safe,
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                                   easy and cheap. Wollongong is close to Sydney
                                   – 90 minutes by road or train.

                                   TIME TO                             TRAIN FARE                                       22°C               average annual
                                                                                                                                           temperature (71.6°F)
                                   WOLLONGONG                          Off-
                                   FROM                                peak*      Peak*

                                                                                                                        27°C               average max summer
                                                                                                                                           temperature (80.6°F)
                                                         90 min        $5.95      $8.50
                                                                                                                        17°C               average max winter
                                                                                                                                           temperature (62.6°F)
                                   Hurstville            70 min        $5.95      $8.50

                                   Sutherland            55 min        $4.62      $6.61                                 83km               drive to Sydney
                                                                                                                                           (53 miles)
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                                                                                                                                               Sydney Airport
                                                                                                                         Campbelltown Sutherland






                                                                                                            UOW                  WOLLONGONG

                                                                                                                           0               30km

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                                   CAPPED PRICES FOR                                                    FREE SHUTTLE BUS
                                   BUSES & TRAINS
                                                                                                        UOW provides free shuttle buses for
                                   Buses and trains servicing Wollongong                                students and campus visitors, linking our
                                   use the pay-as-you-go Opal Card system,                              Wollongong campuses with the city centre,
                                   meaning your fares are capped. Travel                                trains and student accommodation. Learn
                                   as much as you want on all Opal-enabled                              more at uow.edu.au/transport/shuttles/
                                   trains, ferries, buses and light rail, and
                                   never pay more than:
                                   $15.40 A DAY* / $61.60 A WEEK*

                                   * Prices above were correct as of July 2017 and are subject to change. Some exceptions apply, see opal.com.au
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                                   BICYCLE                                      CAR                                            WALK                                                                                                                                                 Innovation
                                   UOW has more than 800 bike racks for         UOW runs a carpooling program, so if you       Most destinations in Wollongong are an                            Campus
                                   secure and convenient bike parking. There    have two or more friends in your car, you      easy walk away.
                                   are always second-hand bikes for sale        get free parking on campus.
                                   around campus.                                                                                                                       Northfield
                                                                                                                                                                                     s Ave
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                                                                                                                                             Free                                                                                                                 Nth Wollongong

                                                                                                                                             BUSES AVAILABLE                                                                                                                                     North Wollongong Beach
                                                                                                                                             in zone marked on map

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Princes Hwy
                                   TRAIN                                        BUS


                                                                                                                                                                                                 rn                                                                                                      Harbour
                                   North Wollongong Station is a 15-minute      Wollongong is well connected with city         FREE BUSES
                                   walk or a short free shuttle bus ride from   buses going to all its suburbs.                   Route 55 Gong Shuttle                                  Sou
                                   our main campus.                                                                                                                                  F6
                                                                                Free ‘city loop’ buses run all day and into       Route 9 North Gong Shuttle
                                                                                the night, linking UOW with the city centre,
                                                                                trains and shopping district.                     Gwynneville - Keiraville Shuttle
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Hospital                                               Mall
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             City Beach
                                   Student residences
                                                                                                                                                                                              Princes Hwy                                         Station

                                   UOW student residences are conveniently                   Bangalay                              Kooloobong Village
                                   located throughout central and North
                                   Wollongong, and are connected to the                      Campus East                           Marketview
                                   UOW campus by free buses.
                                                                                             Graduate House                        Weerona

                                                                                             International House

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        200m (0.12 miles)
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                             catered                                                                                $335
                                   make your move to Australia so much                                                                  UOW                                  Bangalay is the newest residence. Located
                                                                                                                                                                             just across the road from the main

                                   easier. We guarantee accommodation                                                                   accommodation                        campus, this residence features modern
                                                                                                                                                                             facilities, landscaped outdoor communal

                                   for eligible students, and your safety and                                                           guarantee
                                                                                                                                                                             areas, recreation areas, study spaces and
                                                                                                                                                                             meeting facilities.

                                   wellbeing are top priorities for us.
                                                                                                             UOW Living will guarantee accommodation to all                  CAMPUS EAST                                     Flexi-                                   527           a                    S          From                  300m                           400m
                                                                                                             students in their first year of study, provided they meet the                                                   catered                                                                                $295
                                   Located close to campus, student residences give you the confidence                                                                       A five-minute walk to the beach and             and self-
                                   of knowing that your accommodation is taken care of, so that you can      conditions: see uow.edu.au/accommodation                        10-minute bus ride from the main UOW            catered
                                   focus on your studies and settling in to your new life in Australia.                                                                      campus, Campus East is located in the
                                                                                                                                                                             beach-side suburb of Fairy Meadow.
                                                                                                                                                                             The residence setting is spread across
                                                                                                                                                                             large grounds, including a number of
                                                                                                          MEAL OPTIONS
                                                                                                                                                                             playing fields.
                                                                                                          Choose the catering option that suits your budget and lifestyle:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Self                                     78            a                    P          From                  100m                           2km
                                                                                                          FULLY CATERED                                                      GRADUATE HOUSE
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                             catered                                  Units                                         $280
                                                                                                          Your weekly fee includes 19 meals a week. Special dietary          Located right across the street from our        postgrad,
                                                                                                          requirements can be easily catered for.                            main campus, Graduate House offers              family &
                                                                                                                                                                             furnished units with private kitchen, living,   mature
                                                                                                          FLEXIBLE CATERING                                                  and bathroom facilities.                        age
                                                                                                          Campus East residents can purchase meals from the dining hall
                                                                                                          and on-site cafe, so you only pay for what you eat.
                                                                                                          SELF-CATERED                                                       INTERNATIONAL HOUSE                             Fully                                    222           a          a         S          From                  200m                           200m
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             catered                                                                                $330
                                                                                                          With full kitchen facilities, you prepare your own meals at        International House is an affiliate of the      (19 meals
                                                                                                          your convenience.                                                  16 International Houses Worldwide. It           a week)
                                                                                                                                                                             proudly boasts a community representing
                                                                                                          APPLYING FOR UOW ACCOMMODATION                                     many nations, living and learning
                                                                                                                                                                             peacefully under the one roof.
                                                                                                          Applications for university residences are made online at
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Self-                                    1258          a                   S/P         From                  100m                           2.1km
                                                                                                          A free airport pick-up service from Sydney International           KOOLOOBONG VILLAGE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             catered                                                                                $260
                                                                                                          Airport (60 minutes away) is provided for all commencing           Located right on-campus, living at
                                                                                                          students. Make your accommodation application when you             Kooloobong Village means being
                                                                                                          make your course application to ensure your place.                 minutes from classes and all of UOW’s
                                                                                                                                                                             leisure facilities. In 2018, there will be
                                                                                                          For a full schedule of fees see uow.edu.au/accommodation           800 additional beds in a new world class
14                                                                                                                                                                           student accommodation facility, forming                                                                                                                                                                                15
                                                                                                                                                                             part of Kooloobong Village.
                                                                                                          For those who prefer a family-oriented lifestyle, Homestays                                                        Self-                                    144           a                    P          From                  150m                           800m
                                                                                                          (living with a local family in a private home) are available.                                                      catered                                                                                $285
                                                                                                                                                                             Marketview is in the heart of Wollongong,
                                                                                                          For more information see uowcollege.edu.au/future-                 next to the city’s largest shopping
                                                                                                          students/international/homestay                                    mall and dozens of restaurants and
                                                                                                                                                                             cafes. You’ll also be a short walk from
                                                                                                                                                                             Wollongong’s cultural hotspots, including
                                                                                                          PRIVATE ACCOMMODATION                                              the Wollongong City Art Gallery and the
                                                                                                                                                                             Illawarra Performing Arts Centre (IPAC).
                                                                                                          UOW’s Accommodation Services provides comprehensive
                                                                                                          information about private and shared accommodation on its
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Fully                                    204           a          a         S          From                  100m                           1.4km
                                                                                                          website at uow.edu.au/accommodation/liveoffcampus                  WEERONA COLLEGE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             catered                                                                                $330
                                                                                                                                                                             Weerona College is located next door to         (19 meals
                                                                                                          This website also contains information on temporary                Beaton Park, a large sporting complex           a week)
                                                                                                          accommodation you can use while looking for a permanent            with an indoor pool, gymnasium, tennis
                                                                                                          place to live.                                                     courts and running track.
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Cost of living
                                   in Wollongong
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    I was considering studying in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Sydney or Melbourne, but I
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    chose UOW because I wanted

                                   ­ —
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    somewhere quieter and peaceful
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    so that I could concentrate on
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    study. I also like that Wollongong
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    is much cheaper than Sydney or
                                   The cost of living in Wollongong is very                                                                                                        MEDIAN RENTAL FIGURES FOR A
                                                                                                                                                                                   THREE-BEDROOM HOUSE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    My life at UOW is about more than

                                   reasonable, so you can focus your efforts                                                                                                       CITY                                    WEEKLY                  MONTHLY
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    attending classes. I completed
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    an English language course and
                                   on your study, not your finances.                                                                                                               Wollongong                              $470                    $2,037*                                                          became involved in different
                                                                                                                                                                                   Sydney – Hurstville                     $590                    $2,557*                                                          student clubs, which really
                                   Cost of living in Wollongong is lower than many other cities                                                                                    Melbourne – Fitzroy                     $750                    $3,250^                                                          improved my English and gave
                                   in Australia, including Sydney and Melbourne.                                                                                                   Sydney – city                           $945                    $4,095*                                                          me confidence.

                                   Here we’ve compared weekly and monthly rental costs
                                   across several cities based on government data.

                                   SAMPLE MONTHLY LIVING COSTS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      $2.40 - 1KG
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                85c – $3.50 LOAF
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                                   This table shows some typical student monthly rent and personal
                                   expenses in a range of different living arrangements.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      eggs                    milk
                                                                                                                   Food prepared at home

                                                                                                                                                                                                                             purchased on campus
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      $5.70 – 12 FREE RANGE   $2.40 - 1L
                                                                                                                                                              Local travel costs
                                                                                                                   & other groceries

                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Food and drinks
                                                                                                                                                                                          Personal phone

                                   AVERAGE MONTHLY COST

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      $A per month
                                                                                                                                           e.g. electricity

                                   OF LIVING IN WOLLONGONG†

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      movie                   coffee
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Total cost
                                                                                                                                                                                          / internet

                                   Indicative costs per person


                                   ACCOMMODATION TYPE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      $4 AT UOW UNIMOVIES     $3.30 CUP
                                   Shared 2 bedroom apartment,
                                                                                                     780*            320                     120              124                           90             180                   20                  $1,634
                                   Wollongong & UOW area (own room)

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                                   Shared 3 bedroom shared house,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   CHINA
                                                                                                     679*            320                      80              124                           90             180                   20                  $1,493
                                   Wollongong & UOW area (own room)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Business
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Doctor of Philosophy (Finance)
16                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   $0.60 INSTANT            $8.80 A WEEK                                                    17
                                   Homestay, Wollongong area (single room)                           1,127               0                      0             124                           90             180                   20                  $1,541
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              (1 YEAR MEMBERSHIP)

                                   University accommodation,
                                                                                                    1,040            320                        0               0                           60             150                   20                  $1,590
                                   self catered (Kooloobong Village)

                                   University accommodation,
                                                                                                    1,540                0                      0               0                           60             150                   20                  $1,770
                                   catered (Weerona College)

                                   Source: * NSW Department of Family and Community Services Rent Report September 2016; ^ Department of Health & Human Services Rental Report (Victoria), Sept 2016;
                                   † Does not include bond or initial set-up costs such as application fee or utility connection.
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                                   landscaped garden setting.       Robsons Road
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                                   At UOW you can relax and focus                                                                                   MC
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                E     group fitness classes                                                                            F        swimming pool
I came to study with Sydney

                                   Sydney CBD
                                                                                             Business School, University of
                                                                                             Wollongong (UOW) because
                                                                                             of the school’s reputation. The

                                                                                             Sydney Business School was the
                                                                                             best choice I could have made
                                                                                             for my overseas study. I majored
                                                                                             in International Finance back in

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                                                                                             Vietnam and I wanted to work
                                                                                             in a multinational environment,
                                                                                             so I decided to study abroad to
                                                                                             brighten my career.
                                   The Sydney Business School, University of Wollongong,
                                   CBD campus offers state-of-the-art facilities in a        Studying at Sydney Business
                                   unique learning environment. It is located in the heart   School, UOW gave me a lot of
                                   of Sydney’s central business district, overlooking        opportunities to gain broader
                                   Sydney Harbour. The Sydney campus provides tailored       knowledge. The University had
                                   learning and teaching facilities, together with full      great lecturers and supportive staff
                                   administrative support and online links to the main       who helped me in dealing with
                                   campus, including all electronic catalogues and           assignments and exams, which
                                   databases from the main library.                          had to be done entirely in English
                                                                                             and in different styles to what I had
                                   The Sydney Business School delivers the                   done previously.
                                   following programs at the Sydney campus,
                                   in addition to the Wollongong campus:                     The campus was amazing and
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                                                                                             provided easy access to all the
                                   MASTERS DEGREES                                           facilities. I also made friends with
                                                                                             students from a variety of countries
                                   –– Master of Applied Finance                              whom I learnt from and shared
                                   –– Master of Applied Finance (Investing and               experiences with. I believe that
                                      Corporate Treasury)                                    my time studying at UOW Sydney
                                   –– Master of Business                                     Business School was a great asset
                                                                                             in my future - where I find myself as
                                   –– Master of Business (Double Specialisation)
                                                                                             a global citizen.
                                   –– Master of Business Administration (MBA)
                                   –– Master of Business Administration Advanced
                                   –– Master of Professional Accounting
                                   –– Master of Professional Accounting Advanced
                                   –– Master of Science (Supply Chain Management or
                                      Project Management)

                                   GRADUATE CERTIFICATES
                                   –– Graduate Certificate in Applied Finance
                                   –– Graduate Certificate in Business
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                                   –– Graduate Certificate in Professional Accounting

                                   HIGHER DEGREE RESEARCH
                                   –– Doctor of Philosophy
                                   –– Doctor of Philosophy Integrated
                                   –– Master of Philosophy
                                   –– Master of Research
                                   See page 46 for more information on the courses
                                   offered at UOW Sydney Business School.
                                                                                             Nhu Thi Cam Ho
                                   sydneybusinessschool.edu.au                               VIETNAM
                                                                                             Master of International Business
South Western                                                                   Getting to and
                                   Sydney Campus                                                                   around Liverpool
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                                   Our new South Western Sydney (SWS)                                              The City of Liverpool has six train lines
                                                                                                                                                                                                               Liverpool boasts one of Sydney’s first rapid bus transit-way
                                   campus in Liverpool is located in one of the                                    passing through the area, and boasts                                                        systems. The Liverpool to Parramatta bus transit-way is a
                                   largest and fastest growing urban areas in                                      one of Sydney’s first rapid bus transit-                                                    dedicated 20km bus priority transport route linking the two major
                                                                                                                                                                                                               centres via the industrial areas of Wetherill Park and Smithfield.
                                   Australia. With people from more than 150                                       way systems, making it easy for students                                                    There are a number of operators running bus services within the
                                   countries calling Liverpool home, it is also                                    to travel to and from the UOW South                                                         Liverpool local government area. For more information please refer
                                                                                                                                                                                                               to Trip Planner transportnsw.info
                                   one of Australia’s most culturally diverse                                      Western Sydney campus.                                                                      CYCLING
                                   communities. This rich cultural mix makes                                       TRAIN                                                                                       If you choose to cycle to class, Liverpool City Council offers a
                                   it a vibrant and welcoming place to live                                        The UOW South Western Sydney campus is only a four-minute
                                                                                                                                                                                                               number of bike racks in its Dewsbury Lane carpark.

                                   and study.                                                                      walk from Liverpool railway station. This station sees an average                           FREE COMMUNITY SHUTTLE BUS SERVICE
                                                                                                                   of 22,000 commuters each day, making it one of the busiest on the                           Liverpool City Council offers a free community shuttle bus,
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                                                                                                                   Sydney rail network. Travel time to central Sydney on the East                              which operates Monday to Friday and is en-route to the UOW
                                   Liverpool offers everything in the way of food, shopping and lifestyle.         Hills line is an average of 30 minutes.
                                   Whether your ideal study break is retail therapy, a walk in the park or a                                                                                                   SWS Campus.
                                   picnic by the Georges River, UOW’s campus on Moore Street is just a short       With the construction of the Harris Park to Merrylands railway                              The community shuttle is an easy method for getting around
                                   walk away.                                                                      link, Liverpool passengers also have direct railway access to the                           Liverpool. UOW SWS students do not need a ticket. Just refer to the
                                                                                                                   Western line and centres such as Parramatta, Penrith and the                                timetable, look out for the bus and jump on board.
                                                                                                                   Blue Mountains.
                                   FOOD                                                                                                                                                                        liverpool.nsw.gov.au/services
                                   For lunch or snacks between your lectures or tutorials, there is food on
                                                                                                                   Liverpool has almost 5,000 car parking spaces available in or near
                                   almost every street to fulfil your hunger. Spice up your lunch break with an
                                                                                                                   the city centre. These include free and low-cost options, short and
                                   Indian curry, grab some treats from an Afghani bakery or order some pizza
                                                                                                                   long stay. For more information visit liverpool.nsw.gov.au
                                   or Thai food.
                                                                                                                   Driving time from Liverpool campus to:
                                                                                                                   –– Sydney (CBD) 60 min
                                   If you only have a five-minute break between classes, you can find a quick
                                                                                                                   –– Parramatta 35 min
                                   caffeine fix from a cafe at the entrance to UOW. Alternatively, a short
                                   walk will take you to a number of cafes, including the Blackrose Bar and        –– Hurstville 30 min                                    Elizabeth

                                   Café where you’ll find coffee and Italian food, or head to Ristretto and Co     –– Wollongong 65 min
                                   for a gourmet breakfast, a coffee or a scoop of gelato.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Bigge St

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                                   stores and international retailers carrying everything you need for your                                                                                                   Moore St

                                   time at UOW.
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                                   ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT
                                   A short train ride will lead you to the Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre
                                                                                                                                                                                                  ial   Ave

                                   where you can see and learn about art, music and performing. If that’s not      KEY
                                   your style, visit the comic shop, karaoke bar or the Liverpool City Library.        	FREE community         Dewsbury Lane bike

                                   SPORT AND RECREATION                                                                  shuttle bus            rack parking

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                                   Take a break and visit the Georges River or Lake Moore, nestled beside              Sydney campus            interchange
                                   Liverpool city. As home to two leisure centres, two aquatic centres,

                                   numerous parks, riverside walkways, picnic areas and sporting facilities,           Liverpool City Library   Liverpool Train
                                   Liverpool caters for the everyday walker to the focused athlete.                                             Station
                                                                                                                   2   Westfield Liverpool
                                                                                                                                                Free parking
                                                                                                                       Liverpool Hospital                                                                                                                                                            NORTH
                                                                                                                                                Paid parking
                                                                                                                   4   Bigge Park
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                                                                                             AT THE FOREFRONT OF AN EVER-CHANGING WORLD

                                                                                                                                                                                                       University of Wollongong
                                                                                             The Innovation Campus is a 33-hectare research,
                                   Campus                                                    development and commercial precinct established by
                                                                                             UOW. The beachside campus aims to drive partnerships
                                   —                                                         and collaboration between academic and business
                                   Through engagement, we                                    The Innvation Campus is home to a number of         The Innovation Campus is a significant
                                   build bridges between                                     UOW’s leading research institutes working to
                                                                                                                                                 investment by UOW to drive the economic
                                                                                                                                                 transformation of the Illawarra by creating jobs
                                   academics, businesses and                                 –– Intelligent innovative materials with the        and industry, and attracting business, research
                                                                                                                                                 and investment.
                                                                                                potential to regenerate damaged human
                                   researchers. We learn from                                   nerves
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                                                                                                                                                 Celebrating its 10 year anniversary in 2016, the
                                   each other through sharing                                –– Superconductors that make energy
                                                                                                transmission more efficient
                                                                                                                                                 Innovation Campus was awarded the Emerging
                                                                                                                                                 Research Park Award at the Association of
                                   knowledge, expertise and                                  –– New techniques for sustainable building          University Research Parks (AURP) 2016 Awards
                                                                                                                                                 for Excellence. The Emerging Research Park
                                   skills. These associations                                –– Maritime law and security, and innovative
                                                                                                                                                 Award is judged on the ability to excel in bringing
                                                                                                                                                 technology from the laboratory to economically
                                   are essential for knowledge                                  approaches to health services delivery and
                                                                                                                                                 viable business activities, promoting the growth

                                   transfer as they link user                                The campus is home to national and international
                                                                                                                                                 of businesses and jobs.
                                                                                                                                                 Innovation Campus is also home to the UOW
                                   needs, long-term research and                             companies, researchers, and students, working
                                                                                             to develop and translate products to commercial
                                                                                                                                                 start-up initiative, iAccelerate. Designed

                                   a clear direction to research
                                                                                                                                                 around a robust educational framework, the
                                                                                             success. It has a well-established community of
                                                                                                                                                 iAccelerate program offers start-ups the unique
                                                                                             innovative companies that have steadily grown
                                   outcomes.                                                 over the past decade.
                                                                                                                                                 opportunity to partner with the University to
                                                                                                                                                 accelerate sustainable business growth. Offering
                                                                                             One such example is NEC Australia, which            a two-stream program with up to a three-year
                                   UOW is growing the Illawarra’s innovation ecosystem                                                           incubation period, iAccelerate is unique in the
                                                                                             officially opened its new corporate office at the
                                   and pursuing the uptake of disruptive technologies that                                                       Australian start-up landscape.
                                                                                             Innovation Campus in September 2016, aiming
                                   deliver positive economic impacts. The nexus between
                                                                                             to create more than 130 new technology jobs
                                   community, business and university is more important
                                                                                             and connect UOW students with graduate
                                   than ever as we continue to anticipate the nature of
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                                   The future is being created here.
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                                    A global
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                                     A place to learn
                                     Wherever we are in the world, UOW
                                     connects a quality education with real
                                     opportunities, and uses modern facilities
                                     to prepare students for global careers.

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                                   linked university
                                                                                                                               UOW has established itself as a truly international
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                                                                                                                               university with more than 13,000 enrolled
                                                                                                                               international students, of which 7,500 are in programs

                                   Our students, graduates, academics and                                                      To build our global network, UOW makes exchange
                                                                                                                               opportunities more accessible through a range of
                                   researchers study, work and collaborate                                                     scholarship and bursary arrangements, which assist
                                                                                                                               more than 250 students to transfer to UOW’s home
                                   right across the world.                                                                     campus annually from our campuses in Dubai, Hong
                                                                                                                               Kong, Singapore and Malaysia.
                                                                                                                               We have also established joint programs and
                                                                                                                               arrangements with four universities in China, meaning
                                                                                                                               students can transfer to our Wollongong campus to
                                                                                               CHINA                           complete their studies.
                                                                                                                               More than 700 UOW students per year undertake
                                                                                                                               semester programs at our overseas campuses and
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                                                                                                                               exchange partners around the world, as well as faculty-
                                                                                                                               led short courses, social entrepreneurship programs
                                                                                                                               and internships.
                                                                                                                               It is this global network, including students, graduates,
                                                                                                                               academics and researchers, that has UOW advancing
                                                                                                                               social, environmental and economic development on an
                                                                                                                               international scale.

                                                                                                                               GLOBAL COMMUNICATORS
                                                                                                            HONG KONG
                                                                                                                               The Global Communicators Program encourages all on-
                                                                                                                               shore students to engage in multicultural experiences
                                                                                                                               to build cultural literacy and become global citizens.

                                                                                                                               STUDENT EXCHANGE
                                                                                                                               Our International Exchange Program gives you the
                                                                                                                               chance to study for a semester or a year at some of the
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                                                                                                                               finest institutions in the world as a part of your UOW
                                                                                                                               Exchange can add a further edge to your employment
                                                                                                                               prospects after graduation, as employers value the
                                                                                                                  WOLLONGONG   skills acquired through global experience. At UOW you
                                                                                                                               can choose from more than 200 exchange universities
                                                                                                                               in more than 35 countries.
                                     UOW global presence
                                     UOW campuses & teaching locations
                                     UOW global exchange partners
                                     (size indicates number of partners)
Our                                                                 UOW is a truly global university,
                                                                                                       with linked to leading educational

                                   international                                                       institutions around the world. The
                                                                                                       University has formal agreements with

                                                                                                       more than 150 overseas institutions
                                                                                                       in the areas of research collaboration,
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                                                                                                       student and staff exchange, study
                                                                                                       abroad and off-shore program delivery.
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                                   UOW DUBAI                                                           CCCU HONG KONG                                                       PSB ACADEMY SINGAPORE                                                 INTI MALAYSIA
                                   The University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD) is one of the United   Community College of City University (CCCU) is recognised as a       Established in 1964, PSB Academy has an enrolment of more than        International University & Colleges (INTI) is one of the most
                                   Arab Emirates’ (UAE) oldest and most prestigious universities,      premier college in Hong Kong providing quality tertiary education.   11,000 local and international students. PSB Academy and UOW          recognised names in the private higher education industry in
                                   with a proud Australian heritage. Located in Knowledge Village,     CCCU is highly regarded for its rigor in quality assurance and its   have been in partnership for 10 years, offering students a range of   Malaysia. UOW teaches undergraduate and postgraduate courses at
                                   and as an independent UAE institution of higher education,          emphasis on holistic education. UOW teaches a number of top-up       course options from UOW’s Faculty of Business.                        INTI campuses in Kuala Lumpur, Penang and Subang Jaya.
                                   UOWD has an enrolment of 3,500 students, comprising more            degree programs at CCCU.
                                   than 90 nationalities. UOWD provides a comprehensive range                                                                               SIM SINGAPORE
                                   of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in Business and
                                   Management, Finance and Accounting, Humanities and Social                                                                                The Singapore Institute of Management - SIM Global Education
                                   Sciences, and Computer Science and Engineering.                                                                                          is the leading provider of higher education and professional
                                                                                                                                                                            training in Singapore. SIM offers a wide range of high quality
                                                                                                                                                                            degree programs in partnership with UOW, including courses in
                                                                                                                                                                            Information Sciences and Psychology.
Work-integrated learning
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                                                                             At UOW you can graduate with real workplace
                                                                             experience and the skills employers want.

                                   & academic
                                                                             INTERNSHIP SUPPORT                           UNIVATIVE                                     VOLUNTEERING
                                                                             Careers Central offers support to prepare    Univative is a suite of co-curricular Work    Volunteering for a not-for-profit business or
                                                                             you for extracurricular workplace learning   Integrated Learning (WIL) programs            charity is an excellent way to improve skills
                                                                             experiences or internships.                  designed to enhance your employability.       (and make friends) while learning about
                                                                                                                          You will gain first-hand knowledge and        Australian culture and the Wollongong
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                                                                             We can help you:
                                                                                                                          experience of a particular organisation       community. Volunteering is a great way to

                                                                             –– Explore options and find out about        or industry, while working on innovative      show employers you’re well-rounded and
                                                                                paid internships and other workplace      solutions to business challenges.             not afraid of a challenge.
                                                                                learning experiences
                                                                                                                          You will be able to demonstrate your unique   There are many opportunities for
                                                                             –– Make better career choices by knowing
                                                                                                                          skills and show potential employers how       volunteering at UOW, including:
                                                                                what opportunities are available
                                                                                                                          you can work in a team to solve problems.
                                                                             –– Maximise any internship or                                                              THE AUSTRALIAN INDIGENOUS
                                                                                workplace experience you have found       Every year there is a new and exciting        MENTORING EXPERIENCE (AIME)
                                                                                independently                             business problem for Univative teams to
                                                                                                                                                                        Learn to be an academic mentor to a local
                                                                                                                          solve. Past challenges have included:
                                                                             –– Understand what documentation or                                                        school child with AIME. Volunteer mentors
                                                                                legal requirements are needed before      –– Planning and promoting an open day for     in the program work with young Aboriginal
                                                                                starting                                     professional services firm EY              and Torres Strait Islander people to support
                                                                             –– Improve your CV and make positive         –– Developing communications channels         them through their high school studies
                                                                                impressions at interviews                    for hotel group Accor                      and help them achieve their best. Learn
                                      Top 1% for graduates                   uow.edu.au/careers
                                                                                                                          –– Using Australia’s National Broadband       valuable organisational and interpersonal
                                                                                                                             Network to help build businesses in        skills and meet lots of new people. AIME
                                      UOW is consistently ranked in                                                          Australian towns                           has gained national attention and welcomes
                                      the top one per cent of universities   LEARNING FOR PROFESSIONAL                                                                  international student volunteers.
                                      in the world for the quality of our                                                 –– Retaining volunteers for the Cancer
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                                      graduates, ranking in the 151-200                                                      Council Australia
32                                    band in the 2017 QS Graduate           Professional degrees at UOW integrate        uow.info/univative                            UNICREW                                            33
                                      Employability Rankings.                practical workplace learning to earn
                                                                             you professional accreditation with                                                        Help run UOW student events all over
                                                                             peak national and international bodies,                                                    campus, organise fun activities every week
                                                                             including Engineers Australia, the Nursing                                                 and support the bands that play at UOW.
                                                                             & Midwifery Board of Australia, the                                                        Organised through the Centre for Student
                                                                             Australian Computer Society, and the                                                       Engagement (CSE), UniCrew are there to
                                                                             Australian Board of Studies, Teaching and                                                  help make your time at UOW the best time
                                                                             Educational Standards.                                                                     of your life.
                                                                             Check the UOW Course Finder online
                                                                             or talk to your UOW representative to
                                                                             find out about professional accreditation
                                                                             experiences available in your degree.
Employment skills                                                                                                                                  Jobseeker
                                   training                                                                                                                                           resources
                                   UOW Careers Central will teach you
                                                                                                                                                                                      If you’re planning to find work in Australia,                                           My UOW degree has really
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              prepared me for the workforce.
                                   how to apply for work in Australia.                                                                                                                UOW Careers Central will show you where to look.                                        The subjects I’ve taken are globally
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              recognised, and I’ve learnt practical
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              skills that I’ll use when I graduate.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              I’ve worked part-time though my
                                   GLOBAL WORKPLACE                                  You will develop cultural awareness of           Often the discussion will focus around          CAREERHUB                                    ONLINE TOOLS & RESOURCES                   degree as a Disability Support
                                                                                     Australian workplaces by examining               career direction and the things you can do                                                                                              Worker, which is relevant to my
                                   PRACTICE (GWP 800)
                                                                                     intercultural differences. From handshakes       to increase your employability, including       UOW CareerHub is an online tool that         Explore the Careers Central website and    Nursing degree.
                                   Global Workplace Practice 800 is an               and eye contact in interviews, to ways           appropriate UOW Careers services and            will help you find and apply for jobs,       be sure to have a look through our range
                                   intensive subject designed to meet the            of communicating with colleagues and             programs.                                       or join workshops and events during          of useful resources including CareerHub
                                   employment aspirations of international           management in the workplace, you will learn                                                      your time here (and after you graduate).     Plus, Where Grads Go, GoinGlobal and
                                                                                                                                      FACULTY CAREER CONSULTANTS
                                   students undertaking work in Australia.           how to resolve conflict and make your voice                                                      Through Careerhub you can:                   the CareerSmart Discovery Tool. You’ll
                                   This 6 credit point subject combines theory       heard. These skills are practical and valuable   UOW employs career consultants in every         –– Search for jobs, including graduate,      also find:
                                   and practice by giving you workplace              in any workplace regardless of your career       faculty. These consultants give personal           vacation, part-time and casual, and       –– Sample resumes and resume
                                   experiences that develop their skills and         aspirations.                                     careers guidance tailored to your area of          work experience opportunities                writing guides
                                   intercultural competency.                                                                          specialisation and help you source possible
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                                                                                     Upon completion of the subject, you may also                                                     –– Register for workshops, employer          –– Interview preparation checklists
                                                                                                                                      internship opportunities. They also arrange
                                   In this subject you will:                         be eligible for a post-session internship.                                                          presentations and careers expos
                                                                                                                                      presentations from industry experts who
                                   –– undertake an internship or industry-           Places in this subject are limited, and only     can give you insights into a sector, or help    –– Book an appointment with a careers        JOBS ON CAMPUS
                                      based project (a minimum of 48 hours           students undertaking a Masters degree in         you start building a professional network.         consultant or career counsellor
                                      and a maximum of 140 hours is to be                                                                                                                                                          An international student visa allows
                                                                                     the Faculty of Business at either Wollongong                                                     –– Access careers resources such as fact
                                                                                                                                      uow.info/careerconsult                                                                       you to work 40 hours per fortnight (two
                                      completed in addition to class contact         or Sydney CBD campus are eligible.                                                                  sheets, links, news and FAQs
                                      time during session).                                                                                                                                                                        weeks) during university session and
                                                                                     uow.info/WIL                                     JOB-SEEKING WORKSHOPS                           –– Create your resume and e-portfolio        full-time during session breaks. Jobs on
                                   –– identify requirements of employers and                                                                                                                                                       Campus offers casual jobs across UOW,
                                      businesses in order to participate in          COMMUNICATION AND ICT                            Careers Central offers a variety of short       CAREERS EXPOS                                connecting students with employers who
                                      recruitment processes                                                                           workshops to you for the challenges                                                          are looking to hire staff.
                                                                                     WORKPLACE PRACTICE
                                   –– acquire and develop work-based                                                                  in obtaining employment at the end of           Each year there are opportunities to meet
                                                                                     (ECTE975)                                                                                        employers on campus.
                                      learning skill sets                                                                             your degree. These one-hour seminars
                                   –– develop cultural awareness and                 Designed for students in the Master              and workshops help you refine specific
                                                                                                                                                                                      Some employers are invited to UOW to
                                                                                                                                      employment skills and help you in all
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Top 1% for
                                      business communication skills                  of Engineering (Telecommunications                                                               hold information sessions, while others
                                                                                     Engineering), this subject will develop your     aspects of the job seeking process. They
                                   –– apply discipline specific knowledge in a                                                                                                        participate in the UOW Careers Expos.
                                                                                     communication skills and give you a better       cover resumes, interview skills, the hidden
                                      practical workplace setting                                                                                                                     UOW runs a number of expos every year.
                                                                                     understanding of how to apply your skills in     job market, assessment centres, selection
                                   –– use career management tools to develop                                                                                                          Some are general events for many different
                                                                                     the Australian workplace.                        criteria and more.
                                      and communicate professional qualities                                                                                                          industries, and some are specific, such as     AS RATED BY GLOBAL EMPLOYERS
                                      in future job seeking contexts                                                                  uow.info/careerworkshop                         the Nursing Careers Expo.                                                               SHRISTI BHARATI
                                                                                     PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE                                                                                                                           UOW is consistently ranked in the
34                                                                                                                                                                                    uow.info/careerexpo                            top 1% of universities in the world
                                   To be eligible for this subject, you must first   (ENGG942)                                        UOWX                                                                                                                                    HEALTH & MEDICINE
                                   complete a minimum of 48 credit points in                                                                                                                                                         for the quality of our graduates,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     ranking in the 151-200 band in the       MASTERS OF NURSING
                                   an approved postgraduate course, and be           Professional Practice is designed for            UOWx connects you with valuable co-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     2017 QS Graduate Employability           INTERNATIONAL
                                   eligible to work in Australia.                    students of the Master of Engineering, to        curricular activities that are offered at the
                                                                                     provide the skills and knowledge required                                                                                                       Rankings.
                                                                                                                                      University of Wollongong. The personal
                                   INTERNATIONAL WORKPLACE                           to successfully enter the Australian             and professional development that you
                                   PRACTICE (GWP 900)                                engineering workforce. Upon completion           gain through these activities is formally
                                                                                     of the subject, you may also be eligible for a   recognised through the UOWx Record
                                   International Workplace Practice 900 is a         post-session internship.                         and Award.
                                   subject designed for Masters students in the
                                   Faculty of Business to meet the employment        CAREERS COUNSELLING
                                   aspirations of international students to
                                   undertake work in Australia. This subject         This free service is available to all UOW
                                   crosses boundaries between theory and             students. You will meet one-on-one with
                                   practice and will maximise your potential         a qualified careers counsellor and discuss
                                   to access workplace experiences that lead to      your career thinking and what you might do
                                   employment opportunities.                         during and after your studies.
I did a month internship with
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Enware Australia. This was
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             organised through a UOW Careers
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Counsellor who has good industry
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             links. It was a great experience as
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             I was given responsibilities and
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             I have also used Careers Central
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             for resume writing workshops and

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             practising interviews to get ready
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             to apply for jobs in Australia.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Coming to UOW has been life-

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             changing for me. I’ve gained so
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             much confidence - looking back, I
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             wouldn’t recognise myself.

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                                                                               Each faculty has advisers and coordinators
                                   need to succeed.                            to assist you with questions about your
                                                                                                                               and academic performance and meet new
                                                                                                                               people. PASS is a group-learning program
                                                                                                                                                                              service is available five days a week to
                                                                                                                                                                              assist you with personal, study or work
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              smartphone app that makes it easy to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              ask for assistance from UOW Security
                                                                               subjects or course. You can also consult your   that gives you additional support in core      related difficulties. Counselling can involve   Services with the press of a single button.
                                   We are a student-centred university         tutor, lecturer, or the course coordinator.     subjects. The program consists of weekly       identifying options and choosing between
                                   with available staff, dedicated research                                                    one-hour sessions, led by peer leaders:        them, learning new skills to cope better with   STUDENT SUPPORT ADVISERS
                                   supervisors and a personal approach. From   GRADUATE RESEARCH SCHOOL
                                                                                                                               students who have excelled at these subjects   problems, gaining a greater understanding       These advisers provide support and
                                   the day you become a UOW student, you can   The UOW Graduate Research School                in the past.                                   of what is occurring, or being supported        referral services to UOW students. They
                                   expect guidance and support.                supports Higher Degree Research                                                                while recovering from some significant life
                                                                                                                               uow.info/pass                                                                                  also provide programs supporting student
                                                                               students with orientation and enrolment,                                                       event.                                          equity and diversity both within faculties
                                                                               scholarships, finding a supervisor, training    STATISTICAL CONSULTING SERVICE                 uow.info/counselling                            and across campus. They assist you with
                                                                               and professional development, and thesis                                                                                                       a range of issues such as orientation to
                                                                                                                               The Statistical Consulting Service can
                                                                               submission and examination.                                                                    HEALTH AND MEDICAL                              the local area, study difficulties, academic
                                                                                                                               advise on the planning of surveys and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              concerns, budgeting, homesickness,
                                                                               uow.edu.au/research/grs/                        experiments, data collection, statistical      Located on Wollongong campus, Campus
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              legal issues and accidents, student visas,
                                                                                                                               analysis, and the presentation of results.     Health provides comprehensive health care
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              health and personal problems, family
                                                                               LEARNING DEVELOPMENT CENTRE                                                                    services to UOW students and staff. Campus
                                                                                                                               uow.info/statconsult                                                                           emergencies, and children’s education. The
                                                                               This free service is for students who wish                                                     Health has both female and male GP
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              service is free and confidential.
                                                                               to improve their academic and English           STUDENT CENTRAL
                                                                                                                                                                              doctors for friendly treatment of any of your
                                                                               language skills by accessing workshops,                                                        health concerns. There are also dietitians,     UOW SECURITY SERVICE
                                                                                                                               A central office for student assistance,       psychologists and a dentist on campus.
                                                                               individual consultations or self-directed
                                                                                                                               including enrolment matters, official                                                          The Security Service helps provide a safe      NAVIN PARAMNE
36                                                                                                                             documents (including transcripts), exams       IT SERVICES ON CAMPUS                           and secure campus environment with             INDIA
                                                                               uow.info/learningdevelopment                    and results, and student fee matters.                                                          trained and licensed security officers         MASTER OF ENGINEERING
                                                                                                                                                                              While at the Wollongong campus you can
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              providing emergency responses, first
                                                                               LIBRARY                                         uow.info/central                               access campus-wide wireless internet,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              aid, after-dark escorts and patrols. They
                                                                                                                                                                              and freely use the large computer labs.
                                                                               Our award-winning library and dedicated         STUDENT COMPUTER RESOURCE CENTRE                                                               operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
                                                                                                                                                                              Many private and collaborative study
                                                                               library staff are here to support you during                                                   spaces across campus have network               besafe.uow.edu.au/
                                                                                                                               Information Management & Technology
                                                                               your study at UOW. You’ll have access to                                                       facilities for student computers.
                                                                                                                               Services (IMTS) provides training, user
                                                                               print and digital collections containing over                                                                                                  UOW WELLBEING
                                                                                                                               guides and student computer resources,
                                                                               a million volumes, and dozens of learning                                                      RELIGIOUS SERVICES
                                                                                                                               including nine central student computer                                                        UOW Wellbeing is here to help you
                                                                               spaces – from quiet study spaces to group
                                                                                                                               laboratories equipped with 500 desktop         There are a range of religious services         maintain a healthy, happy life balance and
                                                                               seminar rooms.
                                                                                                                               computers, as well as teaching laboratories    on and off campus, including a Muslim           keep on track. Our health and wellbeing
                                                                               library.uow.edu.au                              and two computer science laboratories.         prayer space, the Omar Mosque near              workshops and events include meditation
                                                                                                                                                                              the University, the Nan Tien Buddhist           and yoga classes, and a breakfast bar.
                                                                                                                                                                              Temple in nearby Berkeley and the Sri
                                                                                                                                                                              Venkateswara Hindu Temple. Student-             uow.info/wellbeing
                                                                                                                                                                              based religious clubs include the Buddhist
                                                                                                                                                                              Society; Chinese Christian Fellowship;
                                                                                                                                                                              Evangelical Christian Union; and the
                                                                                                                                                                              Muslim Students’ Association.
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                                      UOW degrees reflect the needs
                                      of future employers, paving the
                                      way for a specialist career with
                                      up-to-the-minute knowledge
                                      and recognised methods.
                                      That’s part of why we’ve spent nine years rated in
38                                    the top one per cent of universities in the world       39
                                      by employers,1 and why you can find UOW people
                                      building careers in 143 countries around the world.

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Scholarships                                                                                                                        Coursework
                                   —                                                                                           I want to give many thanks for
                                                                                                                                                                       UOW Coursework
                                                                                                                               my China Scholarship Council,
                                   Many scholarships for international students are                                            UOW Postgraduate Tuition Award
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      You will develop a practical and relevant
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      skills base – critical in today’s workplace
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        COURSEWORK DEGREES
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                                                                                                                                                                       programs are designed                          – from a range of subjects that present the       Coursework programs normally have the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      latest findings and contemporary practices        majority of their requirements met by the
                                   a number of international organisations.                                                    scholarships. They cover my living      to help you make a real                        from around the globe.                            completion of face-to-face classroom subjects
                                                                                                                                                                       impact on your working
                                                                                                                               expenses, which allows me to                                                                                                             in a particular discipline or professional area.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Many UOW Coursework programs take a
                                   UOW has a range of attractive postgraduate scholarships for international students.         seriously focus on my PhD studies.                                                                                                       Assessment may be based on a combination
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      cross-disciplinary approach, allowing you
                                   For the latest information on scholarship opportunities at UOW, go to
                                                                                                                               My research interests are mainly
                                                                                                                                                                       environment.                                   to tailor your qualification to a specific area
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        of written assignments, presentations, formal
                                   uow.info/intnlscholarships                                                                                                                                                                                                           examinations, class participation or practical
                                                                                                                               related to lithium ion battery                                                         of interest. You can elect to develop your
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        exercises. A minor research project, research
                                                                                                                               cathode materials. ISEM at UOW is                                                      expertise in a particular area to suit your
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        preparation subjects, or practical experience
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      career goals.
                                   Coursework                                    Research                                      a flagship institute in Australia and
                                                                                                                               is famous for expertise in energy                                                      A number of Masters programs also include
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        subjects may also be included.

                                                                                                                               storage systems.                                                                       the option to complete a research project.
                                   FACULTY SCHOLARSHIPS                          RESEARCH SCHOLARSHIPS
                                   For entry criteria and information on how     UOW offers a wide range of research
                                   to apply, visit the scholarship website:      scholarships and awards to eligible                                                   TYPES OF COURSEWORK DEGREES                    COURSE STRUCTURES                                 TWO-YEAR POSTGRADUATE STUDY
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                                   uow.info/intnlscholarships                                                                                                                                                         Coursework degrees at UOW are based
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                                                                                                                                                                       MASTERS BY COURSEWORK (1–2 YEARS)
                                                                                 (HDR) students. UOW HDR scholarships                                                                                                 on a credit point structure. Individual           The options for two years of study in
                                   UOW’S SYDNEY                                                                                                                        Direct admission normally requires a
                                                                                 are in the form of allowances to assist                                                                                              subjects are allocated a credit point value:      postgraduate coursework include:
                                   BUSINESS SCHOOL                                                                                                                     recognised Bachelor degree. In most cases,
                                                                                 candidates in meeting their living costs                                                                                             the majority of subjects have a value of 6 or 8
                                                                                                                                                                       a Bachelor degree in a related area to the                                                       –– Two-year Masters courses
                                   There are five partial tuition scholarships   while they undertake their research.                                                                                                 credit points (cp) each.
                                                                                                                                                                       Masters will be required for entry; however                                                      –– Graduate Certificate or Graduate
                                   available for students commencing their       They can include Annual Stipends, Living
                                                                                                                                                                       there are some opportunities to take a         A typical structure for a 1.5 coursework             Diploma plus a Masters Degree
                                   first course at UOW’s Sydney Business         Allowances and Tuition Fee Costs.
                                                                                                                                                                       Masters degree in a different area to your     degree is the completion of twelve subjects
                                   School in each of the three trimesters.                                                                                                                                                                                              Full details of two-year courses and
                                                                                 The main UOW scholarship schemes                                                      Bachelor degree (for example, in Business).    worth 6 cp each, totalling 72 cp. Details of
                                   The scholarship offers a 25 per cent                                                                                                                                                                                                 packages are noted in the relevant course
                                                                                 are the University Postgraduate                                                                                                      the credit points required to complete each
                                   reduction of the tuition fee for the                                                                                                The duration will also depend on your                                                            section of this guide.
                                                                                 Awards (UPA) and the International                                                                                                   degree are shown next to the duration for
                                   standard duration of the course.                                                                                                    previous qualification; for example in
                                                                                 Postgraduate Tuition Awards (IPTA).                                                                                                  each course. You should note the following        Students who complete two years of full-
                                                                                                                                                                       Engineering and IT, it is possible to reduce
                                   The 2018 International Student Bursary        Applications close 17 October for Autumn                                                                                             when reading the course structure                 time study may qualify for a visa to remain
                                                                                                                                                                       the duration of the Masters to 1.5 years
                                   applies to all two-year Master’s courses      (February) Session.                                                                                                                  information:                                      in Australia. However, students seeking to
                                                                                                                                                                       if you have a Bachelor degree in the same
                                   from UOW’s Sydney Business School                                                                                                                                                  –– not all elective subjects are available in     qualify for this should be aware that being
                                                                                 There are also scholarships offered                                                   discipline. If you have a degree equivalent
                                   offered at our Wollongong and Sydney                                                                                                                                                  all years                                      awarded a full credit exemption through a
                                                                                 by individual faculties or research                                                   to an Australian Bachelor Honours, there
                                   CBD campus, and offers a 15 per cent                                                                                                                                                                                                 credit transfer arrangement could change
                                                                                 centres, as well as scholarships offered in                                           are opportunities to complete a one-year       –– you should verify details of the latest
                                   reduction of the tuition fee per session                                                                                                                                                                                             their pattern of study. Their pattern of
                                                                                 cooperation with overseas organisations                                               Masters. Details of the minimum duration          course structures and subjects within
                                   of study.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            study may no longer be full-time study,
                                                                                 such as the Chinese Scholarships Council                                              are provided for each course in this guide        the relevant faculty via the online
                                                                                 and the Higher Education Commission,                                                  (shown in the entry requirements or as                                                           defined by the Australian Government
                                   ENGINEERING                                                                                                                                                                           Course Handbook at
                                                                                 Pakistan.                                                                             available credit transfer).                                                                      (Department of Immigration and Border
                                   The Faculty of Engineering and                                                              Jiantie Xu                                                                                                                               Protection).
40                                 Information Sciences offers a                 Information on all research scholarship       CHINA
                                                                                                                                                                       GRADUATE DIPLOMA (1 YEAR)                      –– individual subjects shown in the                                                                      41
                                   Postgraduate International Scholarship        schemes, including details on how to                                                  GRADUATE CERTIFICATE (6 MONTHS)                   course structures may have their own
                                                                                                                               PhD (Nanomaterials Science)
                                   of 10 per cent of tuition fees per session.   apply (all HDR applications including                                                 These courses vary in their purpose, and          prerequisites that have to be satisfied
                                                                                 scholarships must be submitted online)        –– China Scholarship Council                                                              before enrolment is permitted in that
                                   SOCIAL SCIENCES                                                                                Award                                are designed for students who may be
                                                                                 go to:                                                                                seeking a different educational direction         subject.
                                   The Faculty of Social Sciences offers a                                                     –– International Postgraduate
                                                                                 uow.edu.au/research                                                                   from their Bachelor degree; or those
                                   Postgraduate International Scholarship                                                         Tuition Award
                                                                                                                                                                       without a Bachelor degree but with other
                                   of 10 per cent of tuition fees per session.                                                 –– Engineering Faculty                  academic qualifications and/or relevant
                                                                                                                                  Scholarship                          professional experience. Graduate Diplomas
                                   AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT                                                                                                               and Graduate Certificates also provide a
                                   SCHOLARSHIPS                                                                                                                        pathway to a Masters course, for applicants
                                                                                                                                                                       who do not meet the entry requirement.
                                   UOW participates in the range of schemes                                                                                            These programs normally earn credit for
                                   funded by the Australian Government                                                                                                 subjects completed if progressing to the
                                   – including the Australia Awards and                                                                                                related Masters.
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