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How To Manage Stress @ UOW

Stress management key to student success The stress of university can often be overwhelming. A report indicates university students are experiencing increasing stress, with more than half of the surveyed students reporting mild to very high levels of psychological distress, including … Continue reading

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How To Stay Healthy @ UOW

Student health a priority at UOW Maintaining a healthy lifestyle whilst at university can be difficult. Some suggest the ‘Freshman 15’ phenomenon is a worrying trend throughout Australian universities, with excessive alcohol consumption, late night McDonald’s ventures and unusual sleeping … Continue reading

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How To Overcome Challenges @ UOW

Determined to succeed  Kathryn Millar is not fazed by the occasional odd stare she gets from other students as she moves between classes. “I have to show people I am comfortable with who I am,” she says. A motivated academic, … Continue reading

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How To Broaden Your Horizons @ UOW

Opportunities for global experiences at UOW  UOW recognizes the importance of cultural awareness as a key graduate quality, and offers a range of opportunities for students to expand their horizons and become global citizens. With campuses located internationally in Dubai, and … Continue reading

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How To Be A Green Student @ UOW

UOW embraces green thinking As a signatory to the International Talloires Declaration, UOW encourages ‘green thinking’ by students, promoting environmental awareness and sustainability on campus. The UOW Environmental & Sustainable Initiatives Unit (ESI) seeks to improve waste management and promote water and energy … Continue reading

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How To Be A Well-Fed Student @ UOW

UOW – a foodies delight UOW has a variety of cuisines available on campus, ranging from Asian to mod-Australian, students can satisfy their taste-buds with a delicious selection of lunch time options. The ‘UOW Food Photo Diary’ slideshow below showcases a … Continue reading

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How To Live @ UOW

Living on a shoestring budget Managing living costs on a student budget can be tricky business. It is estimated that a single university student living in Wollongong will need up to $12,000 per year to cover living expenses including accommodation, … Continue reading

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