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2019 International Undergraduate - Times Higher Education
2019
International
Undergraduate
Guide
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A MESSAGE FROM THE

                                         Vice-Chancellor                                                                                      Where doors open
                                         —                                                                                           We’re here to open doors and support your choices
                                                                                                                                       while giving you the freedom and resources
                                         People are drawn to the University                                                                     to chase your dream career.
                                         of Wollongong for many reasons: to
                                         pursue accredited qualifications, gain
                                         employment experience, build global                                   5 stars                                   73.1%                           Top rated
                                         perspectives and access world-class
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                                         research.                                                             Staff Qualifications, Student             of UOW graduates secure full-   Best university in NSW/
                                                                                                               Retention, Overall Experience,            time employment within four     ACT in 7 study areas and for

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  UNIVERSITY OF WOLLONGONG
                                         Every one of them is assured of receiving the support they need       Skills Development, Student               months.                         employer satisfaction.
                                         to do their very best.                                                Support, Teaching Quality, Learning
                                                                                                                                                         Good Universities Guide 2018    Quality Indicators for Learning and
                                                                                                               Resources and Learner Engagement.                                         Teaching (QILT) 2018
                                         The University of Wollongong (UOW) has the expertise and
                                                                                                               Good Universities Guide 2018                                              QILT Employer Satisfaction Survey 2017
                                         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 a positive contribution to their

                                                                                                                          From here to every corner
                                         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                              A globally recognised and respected degree from
                                         their university experience.
                                                                                                                                      UOW is your passport to a world of opportunity.
                                         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 one of our 138,000 alumni. Ask them why UOW

                                                                                                               Top 20                                Top 1%                              Top 2%
                                         would be right for you.

                                                                                                               17th best modern university           Rating for UOW graduates            Overall rating among
                                                                                                               in the world.                         by global employers.                the world’s universities.
                                                                                                               QS Top 50 Under 50 Rankings 2018      QS Graduate Employability           232nd – QS World University
                                                                                                                                                     Rankings 2018                       Rankings 2018

                                         Professor Paul Wellings CBE
                                         Vice-Chancellor
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The best
                                         of both
                                         worlds
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                                         Studying at the University of                                        WOLLONGONG CAMPUS                                              SOUTH WESTERN SYDNEY CAMPUS

                                         Wollongong (UOW) is bigger than                                      Situated in the Illawarra region on the east coast of          UOW’s South Western Sydney campus is located in

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                UNIVERSITY OF WOLLONGONG
                                                                                                              Australia, Wollongong is the perfect place for those who       Liverpool, one of the fastest growing regions in Sydney.
                                         a degree. As a UOW student, you                                      want their university experience enriched with beaches,        In an area rich with cultural diversity, this campus is the
                                         become part of one of the world’s most                               a relaxed lifestyle and surrounding natural beauty. It’s a
                                                                                                              university city, just over an hour south of Sydney, with the
                                                                                                                                                                             perfect option for international students who wish to
                                                                                                                                                                             study in the city, but in a location where the cost of living is
                                         respected young universities. This                                   Pacific Ocean to the east and stunning mountains to the        much cheaper. UOW is a short walk from Liverpool’s public
                                                                                                              west. More than 23,000 students are gaining a world-class      transport precinct, where trains and buses connect with
                                         means connecting with people, ideas                                  education at UOW’s Wollongong campus. International            the rest of Sydney. This location offers degrees in business,

                                         and knowledge from across the globe.                                 students make up about 6,300 of those enrolments. You’ll
                                                                                                              find a range of food outlets, a sports precinct, a 24-hour
                                                                                                                                                                             commerce, computer science, information technology,
                                                                                                                                                                             international studies and law with more to be announced
                                                                                                              library and health services all on campus.                     for the 2019 academic year.
                                         Beyond Australia UOW has campuses in the United Arab                                                                                Stay up-to-date with our offerings at
                                         Emirates and Hong Kong, and a presence in Malaysia and                                                                              southwesternsydney.uow.edu.au
                                         Singapore. Our researchers, students and alumni can be found in
                                         more than 170 countries.
                                         As a university, it is our job to help address complex, real-world
                                         problems. This is achieved through our people, our technology
                                         and our excellence in research. Most importantly, it’s achieved
                                         with you – our students. Studying at UOW means learning from
                                         some of the brightest minds on the planet, who will become your
                                         mentors and inspire you to make an impact of your own. All of
                                         this is why a UOW degree is one that’s recognised and respected
                                         by global employers and why our graduates are rated among the                                                                                                                        Sydney
                                         top one per cent in the world.
                                                                                                                                                                                         UOW             Liverpool
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Sydney Airport

                                                                                                                                                                                        UOW              Wollongong

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          0            30km

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                                                                                                                                                                     A FULL CALENDAR
                                                                                                                                                                     20+ live music venues

                                                                                                                                                                     8,000+ people attend Thursday
                                                                                                                                                                     and Friday food markets at the
                                                                                                                                                                     Crown St Mall
                                                                                                                                                                     60 new bars and cafés

                                                                                                                                                                     Uni nights Wednesdays and
                                                                                                                                                                     Thursdays at many venues in
                                                                                                                                                                     the city centre

                                                                                                                                                                     CHEAP MEALS
                                                                                                                                                                     Monday – Discounted food and
                                                                                                                                                                     drinks at Industry Night at Pepe’s
                                                                                                                                                                     Tuesdays – Taco night at Amigos,
                                                                                                                                                                     or half-price burgers at Humber
                                                                                                                                                                     Wednesday – Seven fitty schnitty
                                                                                                                                                                     ($7.50) at North Gong Hotel
                                                                                                                                                                     Thursday – Eat Street food
                                                                                                                                                                     markets in the mall
                                                                                                                                                                     Sunday – Bulli Foragers Markets
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                                                                                                                                                                     SIZE MATTERS

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                                                                                                                                                                     3,000+ businesses in the CBD

                                                                                                                                                                     5 million+ annual
                                                                                                                                                                     Wollongong visitors
                                                                                                                                                                     203,630 population

                                           Wollongong is
                                                                                                                                                                     3rd largest city in NSW

                                                                                                                       17 beaches                                    4 start-ups at UOW’s iAccelerate

                                           a university city
                                                                                                                       All patrolled

                                                                                                                       15 nature walks
                                                                                                                                                                     ENDLESS FUN
                                                                                                                                                                     17 patrolled beaches
                                                                                                                       In the Wollongong region
                                                                                                                                                                     15 coastal nature walks
                                           UOW plays an important part in the history                                                                                19,000 plane jumpers per year
                                           of Wollongong city, and is a key part of its
                                                                                                                       292,500 people
                                                                                                                                                                     with Skydive the Beach

                                           future, educating skilled graduates for a                                   Illawarra area population
                                                                                                                                                                     25°C (77°F) average maximum
                                                                                                                                                                     summer temperature
                                           changing economy.                                                                                                         18°C (64°F) average maximum
                                                                                                                                                                     winter temperature
                                           Historically, Wollongong’s economy was centred around      When UOW started enrolling a diverse mix of
                                           heavy industry, and it continues to employ a large         international students in the 1980s, Wollongong was
                                           number of skilled graduates from UOW. Another effect of    already a home to many languages, cuisines, religions
                                                                                                                                                                     SO CLOSE
                                           this industrial past is Wollongong’s cultural diversity.   and customs.                                                   2.4km (1.5 miles) between
                                                                                                      Today, Wollongong has a rich cultural calendar and             Wollongong campus and the
                                           The pristine environment and availability of work
                                                                                                      attracts people from all over Australia and the world to       beach
                                           attracted migrant workers from all over the world to
                                           make Wollongong their home.                                enjoy a healthy, active lifestyle. Here you can live stress-   80km (50 miles) or 1 hour
                                                                                                      free and focus on your studies.                                to Sydney
                                                                                                                                                                     2.5 hours to Canberra

                                                                                                                                                                     4 free shuttle buses connecting
                                                                                                                                                                     Wollongong campus, CBD and
                                                                                                                                                                     nearby suburbs
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                                         Location &                                                                                                             80km   drive to Sydney
                                                                                                                                                                       (50 miles)

                                         transport                                                                                                              22°C   average annual
                                                                                                                                                                       temperature (71.6°F)

                                         —                                                                                                                      25°C
                                                                                                                                                                18°C
                                                                                                                                                                       average max summer
                                                                                                                                                                       temperature (77°F)
                                                                                                                                                                       average max winter

                                         Once you’re here, getting around the city is safe,
                                                                                                                                                                       temperature (64°F)

                                         easy and cheap. Wollongong is close to Sydney
                                         – 90 minutes by road or train.

                                         BICYCLE                                                         CAR
                                         UOW has more than 900 bike racks for                            UOW runs a carpooling program, so if
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                                         secure and convenient bike parking,                             you have two or more friends in your
                                         and also offers a bike share program.                           car, you get free parking on campus.

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                                         BUS                                                              TRAIN
                                         Wollongong is well connected with city                           North Wollongong Station is a
                                         buses going to all its suburbs.                                  15-minute walk or a short free shuttle
                                                                                                          bus ride from our main campus.
                                         Free ‘city loop’ buses run all day and
                                         into the night, linking UOW with the
                                         city centre, trains and shopping district.

                                                                                                          TIME TO                            TRAIN FARE
                                                                                                          WOLLONGONG                         Off-
                                         FREE SHUTTLE BUS                                                 FROM                               peak* Peak*
                                         UOW provides free shuttle buses for
                                                                                                          Sydney
                                         students and campus visitors, linking our                                            90 min         $5.95      $8.50
                                                                                                          (Central)
                                         Wollongong campuses with the city centre,
                                         trains and student accommodation. Learn                          Hurstville          65 min         $5.95      $8.50
                                         more at uow.edu.au/transport/shuttles/
                                                                                                          Sutherland          55 min         $4.62      $6.61

                                         WALK
                                         Most destinations in Wollongong are
                                         an easy walk away.

                                         CAPPED PRICES FOR BUSES & TRAINS
                                         Buses and trains servicing Wollongong use the pay-as-you-go Opal Card system,
                                         meaning your fares are capped. Travel as much as you want on all Opal-enabled 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 January 2018 and are subject to change. Some exceptions apply, see opal.com.au
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                                         UOW
                                                                                                            APPLYING FOR UOW
                                                                                                            ACCOMMODATION

                                         Accommodation
                                                                                                            Applications for university residences
                                                                                                            are made online at
                                                                                                            apply-accom.uow.edu.au

                                         —
                                                                                                            In order to secure a place in the
                                                                                                            residences, applications should be
                                                                                                            made as early as possible. A free
                                                                                                            airport pick-up service from Sydney
                                                                                                            International Airport (60 minutes
                                         Nearly 6,000 international                                         away) is provided for all commencing
                                                                                                            students.
                                         students from all around the                                       For a full schedule of fees see
                                         world call Wollongong home.                                        uow.edu.au/accommodation

                                         UOW offers a range of accommodation options conveniently
                                         located both on-campus and in the Wollongong CBD, or you
                                         can choose from Homestay or private rental options.

                                         UOW ACCOMMODATION
                                         Living in a UOW residence you’ll make lifelong friends with
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                                         students studying everything from politics to polymers.
                                         It’s a welcoming, ready-made community, with a calendar full

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                                         of social, sporting and cultural events, while 24/7 academic and
                                         wellbeing support is right outside your door.
                                                                                                            THE BEST PLACE TO LIVE.
                                                                                                            GUARANTEED.
                                         It’s not surprising that students who live in our residences
                                         achieve higher academic outcomes than students choosing            UOW Living can guarantee eligible
                                         private accommodation.                                             first-year students a place in a UOW
                                                                                                            residence.
                                         HOMESTAY                                                           Knowing you’re going to have a roof
                                                                                                            over your head is one less thing to
                                         For those who prefer a family-oriented lifestyle, Homestays
                                                                                                            worry about, leaving you free to
                                         (living with a local family in a private home) are available.
                                                                                                            concentrate on your studies. And with
                                         For more information see                                           a brand new 800-bed residence just
                                         uowcollege.edu.au/future-students/international/homestay           opened in 2018, you’re sure to find a
                                                                                                            place that suits you.
                                         PRIVATE ACCOMMODATION                                              To apply and see conditions and closing
                                         UOW’s Accommodation Services provides comprehensive                dates, visit uow.edu.au/accommodation
                                         information about private and shared accommodation on its
                                         website at uow.edu.au/accommodation/liveoffcampus
                                         This website also contains information on temporary
                                         accommodation you can use while looking for a permanent
                                         place to live.

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                                                                                                                                                                                     WEERONA

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Distance to train station
                                                                                                                                                                                     204 residents

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Shared (S) or private (P)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Distance to bus stop
                                                                                                                                                                                     INTERNATIONAL

                                         Choose your

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Number of beds
                                                                                                                                                   CITY

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Price per week
                                                                                                                                                                                     HOUSE

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Shared rooms

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             (FREE shuttle)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Single rooms
                                                                                                                                                                                     222 residents

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                bathroom
                                         residence

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Catering
                                                                                                                   WE
                                                                                                                  COOK                                                               CAMPUS EAST
                                                                                                                                                                                     527 residents

                                                                                                                                                 BEACH
                                                                                                                                                                                     KOOLOOBONG VILLAGE                WEERONA COLLEGE                               Fully       204                a               a           S                           From             100m                   1.4km
                                                                                                                                                                                     1,258 residents                                                                 catered                                                                                $330
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Weerona College is located next door to       (19 meals
                                         Get your university experience off to a                                                                                                                                       Beaton Park, a large sporting complex         a week)
                                         smooth start in a UOW residence. After                                                                                                      BANGALAY                          with an indoor pool, gymnasium, tennis
                                                                                                                   YOU                                                               254 residents                     courts and running track.
                                         an easy online application, your weekly                                  COOK
                                                                                                                                              CAMPUS
                                         rent includes free wifi, electricity, water,
                                         furniture, security and support – no                                                                                                        MARKETVIEW
                                         surprise bills or unexpected costs.                                                                                                         144 residents
                                         Plus all residences are connected to the                                                                  CITY
                                         campus by a free shuttle bus.                                                                                                                                                 INTERNATIONAL HOUSE                           Fully       222                a               a           S                           From             200m                   200m
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     catered                                                                                $330
                                         For more residence info, see                                                                                                                                                  International House is an affiliate of        (19 meals
                                         uow.edu.au/accommodation                                                                                                                                                      the 16 International Houses worldwide.        a week)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       It proudly boasts a community
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       representing many nations, living and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       learning peacefully under the one roof.
                                         LOCAL BUSES
                                                                                                                                                                                                            SYDNEY
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                                            Route 55 Gong Shuttle (Free)                                                                              Fairy Meadow
                                            Route 9 North Gong Shuttle (Free)                                                                            Station

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                                            Gwynneville - Keiraville Shuttle (Free)
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Fairy Meadow                                                  Flexi-      527                                a           S                           From             300m                   400m
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       CAMPUS EAST
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Beach                                                     catered                                                                                $285
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       A five-minute walk to the beach and           and self-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       10-minute bus ride from the main UOW
                                                                                                                                                  Drive

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     catered
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       campus, Campus East is located in the
                                                                                                       FAIRY MEADOW                                                                                                    beach-side suburb of Fairy Meadow.
                                                                                                                                                    ial

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       The residence setting is spread across
                                                                                                                                              Memor

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       large grounds, including a number of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       playing fields.
                                                                                                                                                                          Science
                                                                                                                                                                          Centre
                                                                                                                                         wy
                                                                                                                                Princes H

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       KOOLOOBONG VILLAGE                            Self-       1,258              a               a           S/P                         From             100m                   2.1km
                                                                                                          Mount Ousley Rd

                                                                                                                                                                        Innovation                                                                                   catered                                                                                $260
                                                                                                                                                                        Campus                                         Located right on-campus, living at
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Kooloobong Village means you’re
                                                                                 UOW Campus                                                                                                                            minutes from classes and all of UOW’s
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       leisure facilities. In 2018, 800 additional
                                                          Northfield                                                                                                                                                   beds were added to this world-class
                                                                       s Ave
                                                                                                                                                              NORTH                                                    student accommodation facility,
                                                                                                                                                            WOLLONGONG                                                 forming part of Kooloobong Village.
                                                           Botanical
                                                            Gardens

                                                                                                                                                      Nth Wollongong
                                                                                                                                                          Station                                                      MARKETVIEW                                    Self-       144                a                           P                           From             150m                   800m
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     catered                                                                                $285
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Marketview is in the heart of
                                                                                                                                                                                         North Wollongong Beach        Wollongong, next to the city’s
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       largest shopping mall and dozens of
                                                                                                      GWYNNEVILLE
                                                                                                                                              Princes Hwy

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       restaurants and cafés. You’ll also be a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       short walk from Wollongong’s cultural
                                                                                                  y                                                                                                                    hotspots, including the Wollongong City
                                                                                              w
                                                                                                       Wiseman

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Art Gallery and the Illawarra Performing
                                                                                           a

                                                                                          ree
                                                                                                                            Beaton                                                                   Wollongong
                                                                                                        Park

                                                                                     r n F                                  Park
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Harbour
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Arts Centre (IPAC).
                                                                               the
                                                                            Sou
                                                                       F6                                                                                                                                                                                            Self-       254                a               a           S/P                         From             50m                    2km
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       BANGALAY
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     catered                                                                                $285
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Bangalay is a new residence, located
                                                                                                                                                                            WOLLONGONG                                 just across the road from the main
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       campus. This residence features
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       modern facilities, landscaped outdoor
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       communal areas, recreation areas, study
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       spaces and meeting facilities.
                                                                                                         Wollongong
                                                                                                          Hospital                                               Mall
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Wollongong
                                                                                                                                     Wollongong
                                                                                                                                                                                                          City Beach
                    8                                                          Princes Hwy                                            Station                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   9
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                                         Compare the                                                                                                                                                                         Wollongong
                                         cost of living                                                                                                                                                                      check-list
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             THRILLS
                                         Wollongong enjoys a very reasonable cost of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Go hang gliding from Bald Hill
                                         living, which means you can focus your efforts
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Join 19,000 people who jump from planes with Skydive Beach every year, the
                                         on your study, not your finances.                                                                                                                                                     only place in NSW where you can land on the beach

                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Zipline through the forest or do the Illawarra Fly Treetop Walk, 45 metres
                                         Cost of living in Wollongong is lower than                                                                                                                                            above the forest floor
                                         many other cities in Australia, including                                                                                                                                             Learn how to surf at one of Wollongong’s various surf schools

                                         Sydney and Melbourne.                                                                                                                                                               ADVENTURES
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Climb the steps to the Sublime Point lookout
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               See the views from the top of Mount Keira and Mount Kembla
                                         Sample living costs                                         1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Relax at one of 17 patrolled beaches
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                                         This table shows some typical student expenses in a range of different                                                                                                                Visit the Nan Tien Temple – the largest Buddhist temple in the
                                         Australian cities.                                                                                                                                                                    Southern Hemisphere

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             UNIVERSITY OF WOLLONGONG
                                                                    (local transport)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Drive along the Grand Pacific Drive and Sea Cliff Bridge – 140km of scenic
                                                                    One-way ticket

                                                                                             Entertainment

                                                                                                              basic utilities

                                                                                                                                                                                                                               coastal road
                                                                                                                                  1 month gym

                                                                                                                                                 1 month rent
                                                                                                                                                 (3BR House)
                                                                                             (cinema)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Take a walk along the coast around the Illawarra Escarpment or any of the
                                                                                                              1 month

                                                                                                                                                                                                                               15 coastal and nature walks in Wollongong
                                         City                                                                                                                                                                                  Explore Wollongong’s Rhododendron Garden and Botanic Garden
                                                                  $2.75 (or
                                                                 catch the                                                                                                                                                   SPORTS
                                         Wollongong                                         $17.00            $178              $52.08          $2,123**
                                                                free shuttle
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Watch the St George Illawarra Dragons compete in the NRL at WIN Stadium
                                                                    bus)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Join in the atmosphere at an Illawarra Hawks basketball game at
                                         Liverpool                  $4.00                   $20.00            $178              $59.50          $2,080**                                                                       the WIN Entertainment Centre

                                                                                                                                                                                                                             TASTES
                                         Melbourne                  $4.10                   $20.00           $216.13            $64.92          $4,333***
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Have breakfast with a beach view at Diggies Cafe
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Have a meal while overlooking the Pacific Ocean at the Scarborough Hotel
                                         Sydney                     $4.00                   $20.00            $178              $75.51          $4,333**
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             EXPERIENCES
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Go for a swim and have some fun at Jamberoo Action Park
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               See the animals at Symbio Wildlife Park
                                         Average costs                                                                           BREAD                                                 MILK                                    Take in the sights at the Royal National Park – the second oldest National
                                         in Wollongong –
                                                                                        1
                                                                                                                                                                                       $1.45 - 1L                              Park in the world, filled with walking tracks, beaches and waterfalls
                                                                                                                                 $2.40 LOAF

                                                                                                                                                                                                                             ARTS
                                                       EGGS                                                                      COLA                                                  NOODLES                                 See a show at the Illawarra Performing Arts Centre with everything from
                                                                                                                                                                                       $0.60 INSTANT                           comedy and poetry to music, theatre and performance
                                                       $4.25 – 12 REGULAR                                                        $3.10 BOTTLE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Immerse yourself in an exhibition, hear a talk or take a workshop at

                                                       MOVIE                                                                     COFFEE                                                RICE                                    the Wollongong Art Gallery

                                                                                                                                                                                       $2.30 – 1KG                             Viva la Gong is an annual extravaganza of music, art, circus, food,
                                                       $4 AT UOW UNIMOVIES                                                       $4.08 CUP
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               craft and more
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Be amazed by murals created by local, national and international artists at
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               the annual Wonderwalls Festival
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                                         1. Numbeo.com cited 23/01/18 ** NSW Department of Family and Community Services Rent Report June 2017 *** Victorian Department of Health & Human Services Rental Report June 2017
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                                                                                                                                             JOIN A CLUB
                                                                                                                                             With more than 130 student-run clubs
                                                                                                                                             and societies covering everything
                                                                                                                                             from religion and culture, to study
                                                                                                                                             groups and camping, it’s easy to meet
                                                                                                                                             like-minded friends and have fun.
                                                                                                                                             Can’t find one you like? You can start
                                                                                                                                             your own.
                                                                                                                                             Find your tribe at clubs.uow.edu.au

                                                                                                                                             HEAR SOME LIVE MUSIC
                                                                                                                                             More than 180 live music acts play on
                                                                                                                                             campus every year, including UOW
                                                                                                                                             student musicians on the Duck Pond
                                                                                                                                             Lawn and a busy schedule of Australian
                                                                                                                                             and international acts at the UOW
                                                                                                                                             UniBar. There’s even the Garden Party
                                                                                                                                             music festival held on campus every
                                                                                                                                             year.
                                                                                                                                             Check out the upcoming gigs at
                                                                                                                                             pulse.uow.edu.au/unibar/events
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                                                                                                                                             STAY HEALTHY
                                                                                                                                             You can keep fit in the UOW gym, play
                                                                                                                                             a game of squash or tennis, do laps
                                                                                                                                             in the 50-metre heated swimming
                                                                                                                                             pool, or choose from more than 60
                                                                                                                                             group exercise classes a week. UOW
                                                                                                                                             students also get up to 30 per cent
                                                                                                                                             off membership to UniActive, the
                                                                                                                                             recreation and aquatic centre, making it
                                                                                                                                             affordable for you to stay fit and healthy.
                                                                                                                                             Get active at uniactive.uow.edu.au

                                                                                                                                             FIND YOUR TEAM
                                                                                                                                             There are more than 60 student
                                                                                                                                             sporting teams at UOW from football
                                                                                                                                             to underwater hockey. Whether you’re
                                                                                                                                             looking for a lunchtime kick-around or
                                                                                                                                             some serious competition, these teams
                                                                                                                                             are always on the lookout for new people
                                                                                                                                             to join.
                                                                                                                                             Team up at uniactive.uow.edu.au/sports

                                         Wollongong campus
                                                             UOW’s Wollongong               We want all of our students to achieve their best,
                                                                                            which is why our campus provides a friendly
                                                             campus is like a leafy-green   university community, where you can always
                                                                                            find help when it’s needed and a place to belong.
                                                             suburb where you can get       You’ll find facilities dedicated to academic and
                                                                                            wellbeing support, as well as health services, student
                                                             everything you need.           accommodation, a sports precinct and events
                                                                                            embracing culture and entertainment.
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A day at Wollongong campus                                                                                                                                                                           Hockey                                     Sports Hub
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Tennis Courts

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                                                   Among our modern teaching and study spaces,
                                                   there’s always something to do on campus.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Pool
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                                                     9:00AM      Lives on campus at                  7:15AM    Lives across the road from
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                                                                                                                             Early Start                            Building
                                                   11:30AM       Walks to his next class             9:40AM    Goes to the library to
                                                                                                               study before class

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                                                     4:00PM      Returns to Kooloobong               2:00PM    Afternoon exercise at
                                                                 Village for a social event                    UniActive

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LIVERPOOL

                                                                                                                                                                                                  With people from more than 150 countries calling
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Liverpool home, our campus is a culturally vibrant

                                         South Western                                                                                                                                            and welcoming place to study. UOW’s centrally
                                                                                                                                                                                                  location means you can step out of the classroom and

                                         Sydney campus                                                                                                                                            find yourself among a city filled with food, shopping
                                                                                                                                                                                                  and entertainment.

                                         —                                                                                                                                                        FOOD AND COFFEE
                                                                                                                                                                                                  For a quick coffee and something to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    SHOPPING
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    A Westfield Shopping Centre and the
                                         The UOW South Western Sydney campus                                                                                                                      eat, you’ll find various cafes right at the
                                                                                                                                                                                                  entrance to UOW. Alternatively, a short
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Macquarie Mall shopping strip are within
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    a few blocks of your classroom, making it
                                         experience is unique and specially designed                                                                                                              walk will lead you to restaurants and                             easy to find specialty stores, last-minute
                                         for the needs of our students.                                                                                                                           eateries offering a range of cuisines, from a
                                                                                                                                                                                                  takeaway meal to international foods.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    study supplies or fit in some shopping
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    after class.

                                         As a UOW student in Liverpool, you ultimately become part of                                                                                             ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT                                            SPORT AND RECREATION
                                         a community of learning with a university that offers a five-star                                                                                        A short train ride will lead you to the Casula
                                         educational experience.                                                                                                                                                                                                    Take a break and visit the Georges River
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Powerhouse Arts Centre where you can see                          or Lake Moore, nestled beside Liverpool
                                         UOW received the top rating across seven categories in the 2018                                                                                          and learn about art, music and performing.                        city. As home to two leisure centres, two
                                         edition of The Good Universities Guide, including for student                                                                                            If that’s not your style, visit the comic shop,                   aquatic centres, numerous parks, riverside
                                         experience and retention. This is why our students are among the                                                                                         karaoke bar or the Liverpool City Library.                        walkways, picnic areas and sporting
                                         happiest and the most satisfied.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    facilities, Liverpool caters for the everyday
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    walker to the focused athlete.
                                         STUDY IN SYDNEY
                                                                                                                    TRANSPORT

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     UNIVERSITY OF WOLLONGONG
                                         UOW’s metropolitan campus in South Western Sydney (Liverpool)
                                                                                                                    Bus – Liverpool boasts one of Sydney’s first                                  Car – Liverpool has almost 5,000 car                              Train – Campus is only a four-minute walk
                                         provides world-class education to one of Australia’s fastest growing
                                                                                                                    rapid bus transit-way systems, connecting                                     parking spaces available in or near the city                      from Liverpool railway station. With six
                                         urban areas. Our degrees are tailored to the region’s growing and
                                                                                                                    you to other major areas around Sydney.                                       centre, including free and low-cost options.                      train lines passing through, it’s easy to get
                                         changing workforce.
                                                                                                                    The free community shuttle also stops just                                                                                                      in and out of the city.
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Cycling – If you choose to cycle to class,
                                         PERSONALISED STUDY                                                         outside campus and is a great way to move
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Liverpool City Council offers a number of
                                                                                                                    around Liverpool.
                                         As a student at UOW, you’ll benefit from smaller class sizes and                                                                                         bike racks in its Dewsbury Lane carpark.
                                         individual attention from your teachers – who are leaders in their
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                                          Artist impression of the proposed new campus.
                                                                                                                      Liverpool City Library                                     4   Bigge Park                                Liverpool Train Station
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GLOBAL LINKS

                                                                                                                               CHINA

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           UOW global presence
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           UOW campuses & teaching locations
                                                                                                   DUBAI
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           UOW global exchange partners
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           (size indicates number of partners)

                                                                                                                                                      HONG KONG

                                                                                                                                                                                   Our formal agreements with more than 180 overseas                  STUDENT EXCHANGE
                                                                                                                                                                                   institutions cover research collaboration, student and staff
                                                                                                                                                                                   exchange, study abroad, and program delivery. We aim to            Our International Exchange Program gives you the chance

                                         Our global reach
                                                                                                                                                                                   advance social, environmental and economic development             to study for a semester or a year at one of 178 exchange
                                                                                                                                                 MALAYSIA
                                                                                                                                                                                   on a global scale and this has contributed to our ranking as       universities in 34 countries as a part of your UOW degree.
                                                                                                                                                                                   one of the best modern universities in the world1.                 Exchange can add a further edge to your employment
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      prospects after graduation, as employers value the skills

                                         and reputation
                                                                                                                                                                                   In recognition of our growing global reputation,                   acquired through global experience.
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                                                                                                                                                                                   international employers rank UOW in the top one per
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      uow.edu.au/student/exchange
                                                                                                                                                                                   cent in the world for the quality of our graduates2. More
                                                                                                               SINGAPORE                                                           than 13,000 international students study with UOW at

                                         —

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    UNIVERSITY OF WOLLONGONG
                                                                                                                                                                                   campuses in Australia, Dubai and Hong Kong, and with
                                                                                                                                                                                   education partners in Singapore and Malaysia.
                                                                                                                                                             WOLLONGONG
                                                                                                                                                                                   Exchange opportunities made possible by a range of
                                                                                                                                                                                   scholarships and bursaries assist more than 250 students
                                         UOW is an international network of                                                                                                        to transfer to our Wollongong campus each year. Joint
                                                                                                                                                                                   programs with universities in China allow their students
                                         campuses, students, graduates and                                                                                                         to transfer to Wollongong to complete their course, along
                                                                                                                                                                                   with students completing degrees and top-up programs at
                                         academics.                                                                                                                                UOW College Hong Kong.

                                         UOW DUBAI                                                             UOW COLLEGE HONG KONG                                               INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION PARTNERS
                                         The University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD) is one of the United     UOW College Hong Kong (UOWC-HK) – the future name of                PSB Academy Singapore and UOW have been in partnership for         International University & Colleges (INTI) is one of the most
                                         Arab Emirates’ (UAE) oldest and most prestigious universities, with   Community College of City University (CCCU) resulting from a        10 years, offering students a range of course options from UOW’s   recognised names in the private higher education industry in
                                         a proud Australian heritage. Located in Knowledge Village, UOWD       strategic alliance with UOW – delivers high-quality and holistic    Faculty of Business.                                               Malaysia. UOW teaches undergraduate and postgraduate courses
                                         has an enrolment of 3,500 students, and provides a comprehensive      education programs in Hong Kong. UOW teaches a number of                                                                               at INTI campuses in Kuala Lumpur, Penang and Subang Jaya.
                                                                                                                                                                                   The Singapore Institute of Management offers a wide range of
                                         range of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in Business and       degree and top-up programs at UOWC-HK and provides exchange
                                                                                                                                                                                   high quality degree programs in partnership with UOW, including
                                         Management, Finance and Accounting, Humanities and Social             opportunities for students to enrich their university experience.
                                                                                                                                                                                   courses in Information Sciences and Psychology.
                                         Sciences, and Computer Science and Engineering.
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SUPPORT & APPLICATION

                                                                                     Work-integrated learning
                                                                                     —
                                         Career &                                    At UOW you will graduate with real workplace

                                         academic                                    experience and the skills employers want.

                                         support
                                                                                     –– Internships
                                                                                     –– Professional placements
                                                                                     –– Work experience

                                                                                     INTERNSHIPS & WORK                             Check the UOW Course Finder online           VOLUNTEERING
                                                                                                                                    or talk to your UOW representative to
                                                                                     EXPERIENCE
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                                                                                                                                    find out about professional accreditation    Volunteering for a not-for-profit business or
                                                                                     Careers Central offers support and             experiences available in your degree. All    charity is an excellent way to improve skills
                                                                                     opportunities to gain practical workplace      engineering, education, law, nursing,        (and make friends) while learning about

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 UNIVERSITY OF WOLLONGONG
                                         Top 1% for graduates                        experience. Don’t wait until the end of your
                                                                                     degree to think about your career, from
                                                                                                                                    social work and some IT degrees include
                                                                                                                                    compulsory practical learning in the form
                                                                                                                                                                                 Australian culture and the Wollongong
                                                                                                                                                                                 community. Volunteering is a great way to
                                                                                     day one we can help you build a portfolio of   of internships or work placements.           show employers you’re well-rounded and
                                         UOW is consistently ranked in the top one                                                                                               not afraid of a challenge.
                                                                                     experience that employers will value:          The UOW Faculty of Law, Humanities
                                         per cent of universities in the world for
                                         the quality of our graduates, ranking in    –– Gain clear career direction through         and the Arts offers competitive internship   There are many opportunities for
                                         the 151-200 band in the 2018 QS Graduate       our Career Ready Learning (CRL100)          programs for high-achieving students, and    volunteering at UOW, including:
                                         Employability Rankings.                        elective. It will help you understand       is a partner to the Uni-Capitol Washington   –– Campus Buddies
                                                                                        the connection between your degree          Internship Program in the United States.
                                                                                        and your future industry by conducting                                                   –– Events Crew
                                                                                        interviews with organisations as part of    UNIVATIVE                                    –– Enviro Warriors
                                                                                        a project team.                                                                          –– Active Tribe
                                                                                     –– Career Ready Learning and Practice          Univative is a student consultancy           –– Community Volunteers
                                                                                        (CRLP200/201) is a practical subject        program designed to give you the skills
                                                                                                                                    that employers want. It provides a unique    pulse.uow.edu.au/unilife/volunteering/
                                                                                        that helps you plan your future career,
                                                                                        develop work skills and gain workplace      opportunity to work in multi-disciplinary
                                                                                                                                    teams and meet working professionals. You    THE AUSTRALIAN INDIGENOUS
                                                                                        experience.
                                                                                                                                    will gain real industry experience, while    MENTORING EXPERIENCE (AIME)
                                                                                     –– Get support in applying for and
                                                                                                                                    creating innovative solutions to business    Learn to be an academic mentor to a local
                                                                                        finding relevant internships and
                                                                                                                                    challenges.                                  school child with AIME. Volunteer mentors
                                                                                        placements from our experienced
                                                                                        Career Consultants. They can help you       Every year there is a new and exciting       in the program work with young Aboriginal
                                                                                        understand what documentation or            business problem for Univative teams to      and Torres Strait Islander people to support
                                                                                        legal requirements are needed before        solve. Past challenges have included:        them through their high school studies
                                                                                        starting.                                                                                and help them achieve their best. Learn
                                                                                                                                    –– Planning and promoting an open day for    valuable organisational and interpersonal
                                                                                     uow.edu.au/careers/wlp                            professional services firm EY             skills and meet lots of new people. AIME
                                                                                                                                    –– Developing communications channels        has gained national attention and welcomes
                                                                                     LEARNING FOR PROFESSIONAL                         for hotel group Accor                     international student volunteers.
                                                                                     ACCREDITATION                                  –– Using Australia’s National Broadband      uow.edu.au/wic/mentoring
                                                                                                                                       Network to help build businesses in
                                                                                     Professional degrees at UOW integrate             Australian towns
                                                                                     practical workplace learning to earn
                                                                                                                                    –– Retaining volunteers for the Cancer
                                                                                     you professional accreditation with
                                                                                                                                       Council Australia
                                                                                     peak national and international bodies,
                                                                                     including Engineers Australia, the Nursing     uow.edu.au/careers/wlp/ui
                                                                                     & Midwifery Board of Australia, the
                                                                                     Australian Computer Society, and the
                                                                                     Australian Board of Studies, Teaching and
                                                                                     Educational Standards.
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SUPPORT & APPLICATION

                                         Jobseeker                                                                                                                         Employment
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        I did uniVative through Careers
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Central at UOW, I was actually
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        the team leader for it. It was

                                         resources                                                                                                                         skills training
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        such a big difference turning
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        theoretical knowledge into
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        practical knowledge. It gives you

                                         —                                                                                                                                 —
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        that experience where you’re trying
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        to apply what you learn in the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        classroom to a real-world situation.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        I wanted to get an internship to
                                         If you’re planning to find work in Australia, UOW                                                                                 UOW Careers Central will teach you how                                                       make myself more valuable as a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        candidate to future employers.
                                         Careers Central will show you where to look.                                                                                      to apply for work in Australia.                                                              After that, I’d like to work for a big
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        product company, or technology
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        company in a marketing position.

                                         CAREERHUB                                      ONLINE TOOLS & RESOURCES                                                           CAREERS COUNSELLING                          JOB-SEEKING WORKSHOPS

                                                                                                                                       CareerSmart
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                                         An international student visa allows you       The Careers Central website provides                                               You can meet one-on-one with a qualified     Careers Central offers a variety of short
                                         to work 40 hours per fortnight (two weeks)     access to quality career information and                                           careers consultant and discuss your career   workshops to help you prepare yourself for
                                         during university session and full-time        resources. You can also find sample cover                                          thinking and what you might do during and    the challenges in obtaining employment

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 UNIVERSITY OF WOLLONGONG
                                                                                                                                       FOR ALL FIRST-YEAR STUDENTS
                                         during session breaks. CareerHub is            letters, interview preparation checklists,                                         after your studies.                          during and after your degree. These one-
                                         UOW’s online careers portal that allows        resume writing guides and application          UOW CareerSmart gets you                                                         hour workshops help you in all aspects of
                                                                                                                                       thinking about your career from     Often the discussion will focus around
                                         you to search for graduate jobs, casual        advice from our careers consultants.                                                                                            the job seeking process such as resumes,
                                                                                                                                       day one and makes sure you have a   career direction and the things you can do
                                         work, vacation employment and volunteer                                                                                                                                        interview skills, the hidden job market
                                                                                        You can explore an extensive range of          plan for the future.                to increase your employability, including
                                         opportunities. Employers come to us                                                                                                                                            and more.
                                                                                        interactive tools, videos, eLearning and                                           appropriate UOW Careers services and
                                         directly seeking UOW students for their                                                       uow.edu.au/careers/ careersmart
                                                                                        written resources via our online platform,                                         programs.                                    uow.edu.au/careers/workshops
                                         employment opportunities, which are all
                                                                                        CareerHub Plus. It covers everything from
                                         posted to the CareerHub job board.
                                                                                        improving your resume, to utilising social                                         SPECIALISTS IN YOUR FIELD                    UOWX
                                         You can also use CareerHub to book your        media effectively. There are plenty of tips
                                         one-on-one career consultations and            from employers, including how to make the                                          UOW employs career consultants in each
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        UOWx connects you with valuable co-
                                         register for all our events, such as job-      best first impression, information on recent                                       faculty, which means you receive personal
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        curricular activities that are offered at the
                                         seeking workshops, career expos and            developments in your industry, as well as an                                       careers guidance tailored to your degree.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        University of Wollongong. The personal
                                         industry panels.                               interview simulator.                                                               They build relationships with potential
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        and professional development that you
                                                                                                                                                                           internship providers in the business world
                                                                                        uow.edu.au/careers/
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        gain through these activities is formally
                                                                                                                                                                           and arrange presentations from industry
                                         CAREERS EXPOS                                                                                                                                                                  recognised through the UOWx Record
                                                                                                                                                                           experts, who can give you insights into
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        and Award.
                                         Each year there are opportunities to
                                                                                        JOBS ON CAMPUS                                                                     your sector and help you start building a
                                                                                                                                                                           professional network.                        uow.edu.au/student/life/uowx
                                         meet employers on campus at our Careers
                                                                                        Jobs on Campus offer casual jobs across
                                         Expos. These events bring employers and                                                                                           uow.edu.au/careers/myconsultant
                                                                                        UOW, connecting students with employers                                                                                                                                         CHRIS SU
                                         students together to talk about current
                                                                                        who are looking to hire staff. Jobs range                                                                                                                                       BACHELOR OF COMMERCE
                                         roles, company culture and actions you can
                                                                                        from customer service in retail outlets                                                                                                                                         (MARKETING)
                                         take to become more attractive to potential
                                                                                        to student support roles and office work.
                                         employers. Career Expos are a great place
                                                                                        The program ensures you are ready for the
                                         to network and directly engage with people
                                                                                        application process, through completion of
                                         in your desired industry.
                                                                                        our job-seeking workshops, and makes sure
                                         UOW runs a number of expos every year          you’re aware of professional expectations in
                                         – some include many different industries,      the workplace.
                                         while others such as the Nursing and STEM      uow.edu.au/careers/TalentPool
                                         Careers Expos, are specific to one industry.
                                         uow.edu.au/careers /expos

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                                         Services
                                         & support
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          When I first arrived here, the library
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          had a service where you could get
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          someone to look over your essay

                                         —
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          and assist you with learning how to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          do your research better. I also used
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          a lot of consultation hours with my
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          lecturers, which was really helpful.

                                         As a UOW student you’ll have the                                                                                                                                                                                                                 I was involved with the Business
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          International Peer Mentoring
                                         personal and academic support                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Network. We organised events that
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          helped international students with
                                         you need to succeed.                                                                                                                                                                                                                             their transition to university and
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          helped them adapt. We matched
                                         We are a truly student-centred university with individual                                                                                                                                                                                        them with another student to help
                                         attention, available staff, dedicated research supervisors

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          them out.
                                         and a personal approach. From the day you become a UOW
                                         student, you can expect guidance and support.

                                         Personal services                                                                                                                                  Academic support
                                         COUNSELLING SERVICES                                 IT SERVICES ON CAMPUS                         STUDENT SUPPORT ADVISERS                        ACADEMIC ADVISERS                               PEER ASSISTED STUDY SESSIONS (PASS)

                                         This free and confidential counselling service       Students at the Wollongong campus can         These advisers provide support and referral     Each faculty has advisers and coordinators      At PASS you’ll develop your study skills
                                         is available five days a week to assist you with     access campus-wide wireless internet, and     services for UOW students. They also provide    to assist you with questions about your         and academic performance, and meet new
                                         personal, study or work related difficulties.        freely use the large computer labs. Many      programs supporting student equity and          subjects or course. You can also consult your   people. PASS is a group-learning program
                                         Counselling can involve identifying options          private and collaborative study spaces        diversity both within faculties and across      tutor, lecturer or the course coordinator.      that gives you additional support in core
                                         and choosing between them, learning new              across campus have network facilities for     campus. They assist students with a range                                                       subjects. The program consists of weekly
                                         skills to cope better with problems, gaining         student computers.                            of issues, such as orientation to the local     LEARNING DEVELOPMENT CENTRE                     one-hour sessions, led by peer leaders:
                                         greater understanding of what is occurring, or                                                     area, study difficulties, academic concerns,    This free service is for students who wish      students who have excelled at these
                                         being supported while recovering from some           RELIGIOUS SERVICES                            budgeting, homesickness, legal issues                                                           subjects in the past.
                                                                                                                                                                                            to improve their academic and English
                                         significant life event.                              There are a range of religious services       and accidents, student visas, health and        language skills by accessing workshops,         uow.edu.au/student/services/pass
                                                                                              on and off campus, including a Muslim         personal problems, family emergencies, and      individual consultations or self-directed
                                         uow.edu.au/student/services/cs
                                                                                              prayer space, the Omar Mosque near            children’s education. The service is free and   resources.                                      STUDENT CENTRAL
                                         DISABILITY SUPPORT                                   the University, the Nan Tien Buddhist         confidential.
                                                                                                                                                                                            Mathematics and statistics consultations        A central office for student assistance,
                                                                                              Temple in nearby Berkeley and the Sri
                                         Disability Services at UOW aims to ensure                                                          UOW SECURITY SERVICE                            and workshops are also available for            including enrolment matters, official
                                                                                              Venkateswara Hindu Temple. Student-
                                         that students with a disability realise their full                                                                                                 students studying any degree and wanting        documents (including transcripts), exams
                                                                                              based religious clubs include the Buddhist    The Security Service helps provide a safe and
                                         academic potential. Contact UOW’s Disability                                                                                                       extra support in a unit or topic.               and results, and student fee matters.
                                                                                              Society; Chinese Christian Fellowship;        secure campus environment with trained
                                         Services for information about the additional
                                                                                              Evangelical Christian Union; and the          and licensed security officers providing        uow.edu.au/student/services/ld/students         uow.edu.au/student/central
                                         support available.
                                                                                              Muslim Students’ Association.                 emergency responses, first aid, after-dark
                                         uow.edu.au/student/disability/                                                                                                                     LIBRARY                                         STUDENT COMPUTER RESOURCE CENTRE              LOAN KIEN
                                                                                                                                            escorts and patrols. They operate 24 hours a
                                                                                              SAFEZONE APP                                  day, seven days a week.                                                                         Information Management & Technology           INTERNATIONAL STUDENT FROM
                                         HEALTH AND MEDICAL                                                                                                                                 Our award-winning library and dedicated
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Services (IMTS) provides training, user       VIETNAM
                                                                                              All students can download SafeZone, the       besafe.uow.edu.au/                              library staff are here to support you during
                                         Located on Wollongong campus, Campus                 free smartphone app that makes it easy                                                        your study at UOW. You’ll have access to        guides and student computer resources,        BACHELOR OF COMMERCE
                                         Health provides comprehensive health care            to ask for assistance from UOW Security       UOW WELLBEING                                   print and digital collections containing over   including nine central student computer       (MARKETING)
                                         services to UOW students and staff. Campus           Services with the press of a single button.                                                   a million volumes, and dozens of learning       laboratories equipped with 500 desktop
                                         Health has both female and male GP doctors                                                         UOW Wellbeing is here to help you                                                               computers, as well as teaching laboratories
                                                                                                                                                                                            spaces – from quiet study spaces to group
                                         for treatment of any of your health concerns.                                                      maintain a healthy, happy life balance and                                                      and two computer science laboratories.
                                                                                                                                                                                            seminar rooms.
                                         There are also dietitians, psychologists and a                                                     keep on track. Our health and wellbeing
                                                                                                                                            workshops and events include meditation         library.uow.edu.au                              uow.edu.au/its/studentlabs
                                         dentist on campus.
                                                                                                                                            and yoga classes, and a breakfast bar.

                                                                                                                                            uow.edu.au/student/wellbeing
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                                         Applying to UOW                                                                                                                                       English language
                                                                                                                                                                                               requirements
                                         ACADEMIC ENTRY REQUIREMENTS AND PATHWAYS
                                                                                                                                                                                               —
                                         UOW recognises secondary qualifications
                                         from more than 40 countries and
                                                                                           If you do not meet the entry requirements
                                                                                           for direct entry to your chosen Bachelor        Scholarships
                                                                                                                                                                                               All students are required to provide evidence of satisfying English
                                                                                                                                                                                               language requirements. For full details go to                                  Previous study in English
                                         education systems, including GCE A levels,        program, you may receive an offer to study                                                          uow.edu.au/future/international/apply/english
                                                                                                                                           UOW offers a range of                                                                                                              Applicants may meet the English language requirement based on
                                         International Baccalaureate and SAT, and          a pathway program at UOW College (see
                                                                                                                                           undergraduate scholarships that                     Results in the major international English language tests are                  successful study in Australia or offshore where English was the
                                         can assess students who have completed            page 84).
                                                                                                                                           help with the costs of study. Our                   accepted, including IELTS, TOEFL, and Pearson and Cambridge,                   language used.
                                         the equivalent of Australian high school
                                                                                           Students who have completed a Diploma           scholarships offer a tuition fee                    where the test has been taken within two years of commencement
                                         (Year 12) for direct entry to the first year of
                                                                                           or higher level program, or partially           reduction of up to 30 per cent. You                 at UOW.                                                                        STUDY IN AUSTRALIA OR AUSTRALIAN
                                         a Bachelor degree.
                                                                                           completed a Bachelor degree, may apply          will be automatically considered for                                                                                               QUALIFICATIONS OFFSHORE
                                         Students who have completed an approved
                                         Foundation Studies or equivalent program
                                                                                           directly for admission with credit transfer
                                                                                           (sometimes referred to as ‘advanced
                                                                                                                                           a scholarship when you submit your
                                                                                                                                           application.
                                                                                                                                                                                               What is the English requirement                                                Successful completion of the following qualifications are acceptable
                                                                                                                                                                                               for my course?
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                                         may also be considered for direct entry.          standing’, ‘exemptions’ or ‘recognition                                                                                                                                            as meeting the University’s English language requirement:
                                                                                           of prior learning’). A full listing of pre-     uow.edu.au/future/international/
                                                                                                                                           apply/scholarships/
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              –– Year 12 in Australia, or any Australian Year 12 qualification
                                                                                           approved credit transfer arrangements in                                                            The English requirement for each course is shown in the upcoming                  completed offshore

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                                                                                           more than 15 countries can be found at                                                              course description pages. The requirements are shown in terms of
                                                                                           uow.edu.au/future/international/apply/                                                                                                                                             –– Foundation Studies, Certificate IV or Diploma with a minimum
                                                                                                                                                                                               the IELTS academic test requirements, for example:
                                                                                           credit                                                                                                                                                                                duration of one year (full-time) completed in Australia; or any
                                                                                                                                                                                               “IELTS: 6.0 (R:6, W:6, L:5, S:5)”                                                 of these qualifications completed at an Australian institution
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 offshore
                                                                                                                                                                                               This means, to meet the English requirement in this example, a
                                                                                                                                                                                               minimum overall score of IELTS 6.0 is required, with at least 6.0              –– At least one year (full-time) of study toward a Bachelor or
                                                                                                                                                                                               in reading and writing, and 5.0 in speaking and listening bands.                  Master’s degree in Australia, or at an Australian institution
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 offshore
                                                                                                                                                                                               The equivalent scores for overall and individual band scores in

                                         Pathways                                                    SCHOOL LEAVER                         ANOTHER QUALIFICATION
                                                                                                                                                                                               the TOEFL and Pearson Test of English (academic tests) can be
                                                                                                                                                                                               determined by using the table below:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              OTHER QUALIFICATIONS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              COMPLETED IN ENGLISH
                                         Whether you hold a school leaver
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Applicants may be considered as meeting the English language
                                         qualification from Australia or overseas,
                                                                                                                    Australian Year 11   One or more semesters of study at a                                                                                                  requirements if they have successfully completed two years of
                                         or have completed Diploma-level studies

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Speaking

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Listening
                                                                                                                    or ‘O’ levels                                                                                                                                             secondary or tertiary study at an approved institution where:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Reading
                                                                                                                                         recognised university either in Australia

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Writing
                                         or Year 11 equivalent, there is a pathway to

                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Overall
                                                                                                                    equivalent           or overseas.
                                         Bachelor degrees at UOW.                                                                                                                                                                                                             –– the language of instruction was English; and
                                                                                                                                                                                               Test
                                                                                                                                         A Diploma, Advanced Diploma or                                                                                                       –– the institution is located in a country where the official
                                                                                                                                         associate degree gained in Australia                  IELTS                     6.0       6.0       6.0       6.0        6.0            language is English.
                                                                                                                    UOW College          or overseas.
                                                                                                                    Foundation                                                                 TOEFL                     79        18        18        18         18
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Academic transcripts and an official letter from the institution
                                                                                                                    Studies                                                                    Pearson PTE               57        57        57        50         50
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              certifying that English was the sole language of instruction
                                                                                                                                                                                               IELTS                     6.5       6.5       6.5       6.5        6.5         and assessment must be provided. Previous study in English is
                                                                                                                                                                                               TOEFL                     88        20        20        20         20          considered on a case-by-case basis and does not automatically meet
                                                                                                      Australian Year 12                       BACHELOR DEGREE                                                                                                                UOW’s English language requirement. Previous qualifications must
                                                                                                      equivalent                                                                               Pearson PTE               64        59        59        59         59
                                                                                                                                               YEAR ONE                                                                                                                       have been completed within two years of commencement at UOW.
                                                                                                                                                                                               IELTS                     7.0       7.0       7.0       7.0        7.0
                                                                                                                                                                                         OR*
                                                                                                                                                                                               TOEFL                     100       22        22        22         22
                                                                                                                                               BACHELOR DEGREE                                 Pearson PTE               72        72        72        65         65
                                                                                            UOW College
                                                                                            Higher Education
                                                                                            Diploma
                                                                                                                                               YEAR TWO
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Visa requirements
                                                                                                                                                                                               The English language requirement can also be satisfied by
                                                                                                                                                                                               completing a ‘direct entry’ English course with UOW College                        As an international student, you may have to meet the
                                                                                                                                               BACHELOR DEGREE                                                                                                                    English language requirements based on your citizenship for
                                                                                                                                                                                               as shown on page 84.
                                                                                                                                               YEAR THREE                                                                                                                         visa purposes, as advised by the Department of Immigration
                                                                                                                                                                                               UOW recognises a number of other English language pathway                          and Border Protection. Please refer to homeaffairs.gov.au
                                                                                                                                             * Year 1 or 2, depending on qualification
                                                                                                                                                                                               courses offered by English language centres in Sydney.                             for more details.
                                                                                                                                                                                               For details, email futurestudents@uow.edu.au

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                                                                                         How to use this guide
                                                                                         —
                                                                                         1.               Find your degree
                                                                                                          The index starting on the next page lists all our degrees.
                                                                                                          The large headings indicate broad fields of interest,
                                                                                                          e.g. Business or Engineering. Under each of these
                                                                                                          headings you will find smaller headings indicating a
                                                                                                                                                                         Most degrees allow you to take a major, and some
                                                                                                                                                                         even allow you to take a second major, e.g. Bachelor of
                                                                                                                                                                         Commerce allows two majors, so you could major in
                                                                                                                                                                         both Marketing and International Business (or any of
                                                                                                          more specific area within that field, e.g. Finance or          the other options available).

                                                    Study
                                                                                                          Mechatronics.
                                                                                                                                                                         A second major (or double major) normally does not
                                                                                                          DESCRIPTION                                                    lengthen the course duration.
                                                                                                          This is a summary of the key features of the degree.           This course guide indicates the major studies available
                                                                                                          More detailed information on all our degrees can be            in each degree. A brief description of each major is
                                                                                                          found online at coursefinder.uow.edu.au or by using            included, indicating the key areas you can expect to
                                                                                                          the web link under the course name or major.                   study in the program. For detailed lists of subjects, go
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                                                                                                          MAJORS
                                                                                                                                                                         to coursefinder.uow.edu.au search for your course and
                                                                                                                                                                         go to ‘course structure’.
                                                                                                          A ‘major’ is where you can choose to study a specialised

                                                   choices

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                                                                                                          area within a single Bachelor degree, for example a
                                                                                                          major in Marketing within the Bachelor of Commerce.

                                                                                         2.               Read about your degree
                                                                                                          This guide gives you a summary of the important degree
                                                                                                          information. See below for an explanation of how we have
                                                                                                          presented this information.

                                                       Each UOW degree has been
                                                      designed to reflect the needs      Degree name.                                                                                                                UOW campuses
                                                       of future employers, paving                                                                                                                                    where you can
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   study this degree.
                                                      the way for a fulfilling career    Web address for detailed

                                                       anywhere in the world. The
                                                                                         information about
                                                                                         this degree.
                                                                                                                              Bachelor of Computer Science                                                  UOW courses start every

                                                    following pages list the essential                                        go.uow.edu.au/bcompsci                                                         year in Autumn Session
                                                                                         The CRICOS code for                  CRICOS                          CAMPUS                                        (February) and/or Spring
                                                      information on what you will       this degree.                         012088K/081898D DS                 Wollongong                                  Session (July). See page
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     86 for key dates.
                                                                                                                                                                 South Western Sydney
                                                    learn and where it will take you.    English language
                                                                                                                              IELTS		                         DURATION              STARTS IN
                                                                                                                              Overall: 6 (R:6, W:6, L:6, S:6) 3yrs                  Autumn (February),
                                                                                         requirement for IELTS.                                                                                                   Normal minimum
                                                                                                                              			                                                   Spring (July)
                                                                                         Equivalent scores for TOEFL                                                                                              full-time duration
                                                                                         and Pearson PTE can be               DS Dean’s Scholar available go.uow.edu.au/bcompsci-ds                                    of this degree.
                                                                                         found on page 27.                    Students studying at South Western Sydney campus can complete any of the
                                                                                                                              majors listed by completing 4 subjects at Wollongong campus.
                                                                                         A symbol here, or next to a          ACCREDITATION                                                                     Accreditation given
                                                                                         major name, indicates there          The Bachelor of Computer Science is accredited by the Australian Computer            to the degree by
                                                                                         is also a special degree             Society as meeting requirements for membership at the 'Professional' level.      relevant professional
                                                                                         program available for high                                                                                                   organisations.
                                                                                         achievers. See page 32 for
                                                                                         descriptions.

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                                         Arts and Humanities                      & MEDIA                            41
                                                                                                                          Geography                                International Studies                   Mathematics and Statistics             Science
                                                                                   DIGITAL AND SOCIAL MEDIA          41
                                         BACHELOR OF ARTS                    34    GLOBAL SCREEN MEDIA               41   BACHELOR OF GEOGRAPHY               52   BACHELOR OF ARTS                   61   BACHELOR OF MATHEMATICS           67   EARTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL
                                          ARCHAEOLOGY AND ANCIENT HISTORY    34    JOURNALISM                        41                                             CHINESE (MANDARIN) FOR                  APPLIED STATISTICS               67   SCIENCES
                                                                                                                          BACHELOR OF SCIENCE                 52    CHARACTER BACKGROUND STUDENTS     61
                                          CHINESE (MANDARIN) FOR CHARACTER         MARKETING, COMMUNICATION AND                                                                                             MATHEMATICS                      67
                                          BACKGROUND STUDENTS                34    ADVERTISING                       41    HUMAN GEOGRAPHY                    52    CHINESE (MANDARIN) FOR NON-                                                   BACHELOR OF ENVIRONMENTAL
                                                                                                                                                                                                            MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS       67   SCIENCE (HONOURS)                 77
                                          CHINESE (MANDARIN) FOR NON-              VISUAL COMMUNICATION DESIGN       41    LAND AND HERITAGE MANAGEMENT       52    CHINESE BACKGROUND STUDENTS       61
                                          CHINESE BACKGROUND STUDENTS        34                                                                                     FRENCH                            61   BACHELOR OF MATHEMATICS AND            BACHELOR OF SCIENCE               77
                                          CREATIVE WRITING                   34   BACHELOR OF JOURNALISM             41   BACHELOR OF SOCIAL SCIENCE          52    INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS           61   FINANCE (HONOURS)                 67
                                          ENGLISH LITERATURES                34                                                                                     ITALIAN                           61                                           ENVIRONMENT                      77
                                                                                                                           HUMAN GEOGRAPHY                    52                                            FINANCIAL PLANNING               67
                                          ENVIRONMENTAL HUMANITIES           34                                                                                     JAPANESE                          62                                           GEOLOGY                          77
                                                                                  Creative Arts
                                                                                                                                                                                                            MATHEMATICAL ECONOMICS           67
                                          FRENCH                             34                                           BACHELOR OF SUSTAINABLE                   SPANISH                           62                                           PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY AND
                                                                                                                                                                                                            QUANTITATIVE AND                       ENVIRONMENTAL GEOSCIENCES        77
                                          HISTORY                            34                                           COMMUNITIES                         52                                            COMPUTATIONAL TRADING            67
                                                                                  BACHELOR OF ARTS                   44                                            BACHELOR OF
                                          INDIGENOUS STUDIES                 34                                                                                                                             QUANTITATIVE CORPORATE
                                                                                   CREATIVE WRITING                  44                                            INTERNATIONAL STUDIES              61    FINANCE AND INVESTMENTS          67   LIFE SCIENCES
                                                                                                                          Health and Medicine
                                          INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS            34
                                          ITALIAN                            35    PHOTOGRAPHY                       44                                             GLOBAL SCREEN MEDIA               61    RISK MANAGEMENT AND INSURANCE    68   BACHELOR OF CONSERVATION
                                          JAPANESE                           35    WRITING AND ENGLISH LITERATURES   44                                             GLOBAL SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT    61                                          BIOLOGY (HONOURS)                 77
                                                                                                                          BACHELOR OF EXERCISE SCIENCE        54                                           BACHELOR OF MEDICAL MATHEMATICS   68
                                          PHILOSOPHY                         35                                                                                     INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS           61
                                                                                  BACHELOR OF CREATIVE ARTS          43                                                                                                                           BACHELOR OF MARINE SCIENCE        78
                                          PHOTOGRAPHY                        35                                           BACHELOR OF EXERCISE SCIENCE

                                                                                                                                                                                                           Physics
                                                                                   CREATIVE WRITING                  43   AND REHABILITATION                  54
                                                                                                                                                                   Law
                                          POLITICS                           35                                                                                                                                                                   BACHELOR OF SCIENCE               78
                                          SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY STUDIES     35    MUSIC                             43
                                                                                   THEATRE                           43   BACHELOR OF HEALTH SCIENCE                                                                                               BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES              78
                                          SOCIOLOGY                          35                                           (INDIGENOUS HEALTH)                 54   BACHELOR OF LAWS                   64   BACHELOR OF MEDICAL AND
                                                                                   VISUAL ARTS                       43                                                                                    RADIATION PHYSICS                 70    CONSERVATION BIOLOGY             78
                                          SPANISH                            35
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                                          WRITING AND ENGLISH LITERATURES    35    VISUAL ARTS AND DESIGN            43                                            BACHELOR OF LAWS (GRADUATE ENTRY) 64
                                                                                                                          BACHELOR OF MEDICAL AND                                                                                                 MOLECULAR SCIENCES
                                                                                                                          HEALTH SCIENCES                     55                                           BACHELOR OF SCIENCE               70
                                                                                  BACHELOR OF PERFORMANCE            44
                                         BACHELOR OF POLITICS, PHILOSOPHY                                                                                          DOUBLE DEGREES                           ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCE              70   BACHELOR OF BIONANOTECHNOLOGY

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                                         AND ECONOMICS                       35                                           BACHELOR OF NURSING                 55                                            BIOMOLECULAR PHYSICS             70   (HONOURS)                         78
                                                                                                                                                                   BACHELOR OF ARTS –
                                                                                  Education                               BACHELOR OF NURSING (CONVERSION)    55   BACHELOR OF LAWS                   64
                                                                                                                                                                                                            NUCLEAR SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY     70
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  BACHELOR OF MEDICAL
                                         Business
                                                                                                                                                                                                            PHYSICS                          70
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  BIOTECHNOLOGY (HONOURS)           78
                                                                                  EARLY YEARS EDUCATION                   BACHELOR OF NUTRITION & DIETETICS        BACHELOR OF ARTS (PSYCHOLOGY) –
                                                                                                                                                                   BACHELOR OF LAWS                   64
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Psychology
                                         BACHELOR OF BUSINESS                37                                           (HONOURS)                           55                                                                                  BACHELOR OF MEDICINAL CHEMISTRY
                                                                                  BACHELOR OF EDUCATION –                                                                                                                                         (HONOURS)                         79
                                                                                  THE EARLY YEARS                    46                                            BACHELOR OF BUSINESS –
                                         BACHELOR OF BUSINESS INFORMATION                                                 BACHELOR OF NUTRITION SCIENCE       56
                                         SYSTEMS                          58                                                                                       BACHELOR OF LAWS                   64   BACHELOR OF ARTS (PSYCHOLOGY)     73   BACHELOR OF SCIENCE               79
                                                                                  PRIMARY EDUCATION                       PRE-MEDICAL STUDIES                      BACHELOR OF COMMERCE –                  BACHELOR OF PSYCHOLOGY (HONOURS) 73     BIONANOTECHNOLOGY                79
                                         BACHELOR OF COMMERCE                37
                                                                                  BACHELOR OF PRIMARY EDUCATION      46                                            BACHELOR OF LAWS                   64                                           CHEMISTRY                        79
                                                                                                                          BACHELOR OF PRE-MEDICINE,
                                          ACCOUNTANCY                        37                                                                                                                            BACHELOR OF PSYCHOLOGICAL SCIENCE 73    MEDICAL BIOTECHNOLOGY            79
                                                                                                                          SCIENCE AND HEALTH                  54
                                          BUSINESS LAW                       37   SECONDARY EDUCATION                                                              BACHELOR OF COMMUNICATION                                                       MEDICINAL CHEMISTRY              79
                                          ECONOMICS                          37                                                                                    & MEDIA – BACHELOR OF LAWS         64   BACHELOR OF PSYCHOLOGICAL
                                                                                                                          Information and
                                                                                  BACHELOR OF HEALTH AND                                                                                                   SCIENCE (HONOURS)                 73
                                          FINANCE                            37
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Social Sciences
                                                                                  PHYSICAL EDUCATION                 47                                            BACHELOR OF COMPUTER SCIENCE –
                                          FINANCIAL PLANNING                 37
                                                                                                                          Communication Technology                 BACHELOR OF LAWS                   65
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Public Health
                                          HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT          38   BACHELOR OF
                                          INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS             38   MATHEMATICS EDUCATION              47                                                                                                                           BACHELOR OF SOCIAL SCIENCE        81
                                                                                                                          BACHELOR OF BUSINESS                     BACHELOR OF CREATIVE ARTS –
                                          MANAGEMENT                         38                                                                                    BACHELOR OF LAWS                   65                                           CRIMINOLOGY                      81
                                                                                                                          INFORMATION SYSTEMS                 58                                           BACHELOR OF PUBLIC HEALTH         75
                                          MARKETING                          38   BACHELOR OF SCIENCE EDUCATION      47                                                                                                                            HEALTH PROMOTION                 81
                                                                                                                                                                   BACHELOR OF ECONOMICS &                  SOCIAL EPIDEMIOLOGY              75
                                          PUBLIC RELATIONS                   38                                           BACHELOR OF COMPUTER SCIENCE        58                                                                                   HUMAN GEOGRAPHY                  81
                                                                                                                                                                   FINANCE – BACHELOR OF LAWS         65    FOOD AND SOCIETY                 75
                                                                                  Engineering
                                          SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT            38                                            BIG DATA                           58                                                                                   INDIGENOUS STUDIES               81
                                                                                                                                                                                                            HEALTH PROMOTION                 75
                                                                                                                           CYBER SECURITY                     58                                                                                   PUBLIC HEALTH                    81
                                                                                                                                                                   BACHELOR OF ENGINEERING
                                         BACHELOR OF ECONOMICS                                                                                                                                                                                     SOCIAL MARKETING                 81
                                                                                  BACHELOR OF ENGINEERING                  DIGITAL SYSTEMS SECURITY           58   (HONOURS) – BACHELOR OF LAWS       65   BACHELOR OF SOCIAL SCIENCE        75
                                         AND FINANCE                         38                                                                                                                                                                    SOCIAL POLICY                    81
                                                                                  (HONOURS)                          49    GAME AND MOBILE DEVELOPMENT        58                                            HEALTH PROMOTION                 75
                                                                                                                           SOFTWARE ENGINEERING               58   BACHELOR OF INFORMATION                                                         SOCIOLOGY                        81
                                         BACHELOR OF MATHEMATICS AND               BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING            49                                                                                     PUBLIC HEALTH                    75
                                                                                                                                                                   TECHNOLOGY – BACHELOR OF LAWS      65
                                         FINANCE (HONOURS)                   67    CIVIL ENGINEERING                 49
                                                                                                                          BACHELOR OF INFORMATION
                                         COMBINED VOCATIONAL PROGRAMS
                                                                                   COMPUTER ENGINEERING
                                                                                   ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING
                                                                                                                     49
                                                                                                                     49
                                                                                                                          TECHNOLOGY                          59   BACHELOR OF INTERNATIONAL
                                                                                                                                                                   STUDIES – BACHELOR OF LAWS         65
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Social Work
                                         BACHELOR OF COMMERCE –                    ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING         49    eBUSINESS                          59
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  BACHELOR OF SOCIAL WORK           83
                                         TAFE ADVANCED DIPLOMA OF                  MATERIALS ENGINEERING             50    NETWORK DESIGN AND MANAGEMENT      59   BACHELOR OF JOURNALISM –
                                         EVENT MANAGEMENT                    39                                            SOCIAL AND DIGITAL INNOVATION      59   BACHELOR OF LAWS                   65
                                                                                   MECHANICAL ENGINEERING            50
                                                                                   MECHATRONIC ENGINEERING           50    WEB DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT         59
                                         BACHELOR OF COMMERCE –                                                                                                    BACHELOR OF POLITICS, PHILOSOPHY
                                         TAFE ADVANCED DIPLOMA OF                  MINING ENGINEERING                50                                            AND ECONOMICS – BACHELOR OF LAWS   65
                                         HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT              39    TELECOMMUNICATIONS ENGINEERING    50
                                                                                                                                                                   BACHELOR OF PSYCHOLOGICAL
                                         BACHELOR OF COMMERCE –                   BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (MATERIALS)    50                                            SCIENCE – BACHELOR OF LAWS         65
                                         TAFE ADVANCED DIPLOMA OF TRAVEL
                                         AND TOURISM MANAGEMENT              39                                                                                    BACHELOR OF MATHEMATICS –

                                         Communications and Media                                                                                                  BACHELOR OF LAWS                   65

                                                                                                                                                                   BACHELOR OF SCIENCE –
                                         BACHELOR OF COMMUNICATION
                                                                                                                                                                   BACHELOR OF LAWS                   65
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