Personal support and wellbeing

At UOW College, our students wellbeing is just as important to us as academic success. We provide personalised holistic support to help you adapt to study life including student advisors, individual counselling, health and wellbeing advice, and referrals to external services.

Student Advisors

UOW College has Student Advisors who can help you with any concerns or problems. Support provided by Student Advisors includes: 

  • course progress and study pathway advice 
  • assistance in resolving attendance issues 
  • support and referral options to other support services 
  • assist students with applications for Reasonable Adjustments and submitting Academic Consideration
  • advice on managing study load.

To make an appointment

Appointments can be made by contacting our Student Advisors directly by email or phone, or at the student service counter at Building 30 on the Wollongong campus. An appointment is required but a Student Advisor can see a student immediately in an emergency situation.

Liverpool campus: a Student Advisor will be available in Room 1.121 at the Liverpool campus each Wednesday and Thursday. Appointments are encouraged, however drop-ins are also accepted.

Student Advisors: Greg Zaharis / Kris De Liseo
Telephone: 02 4252 8821 / 02 4252 8838

Student advisor

Student Support Team

The Student Support Team is always here to help with personalised advice and information about adjusting to study life, wellbeing, study skills, or if you need help but don't know where to go. The Student Support Team can help by: 

  • connecting students with the relevant academic and English language support

  • referring students facing difficulties adjusting to study  

  • referring students with personal related issues to the appropriate support services.

To contact our Student Support team and make an appointment:

Your wellbeing is important

Counselling Service
Student Accessibility and Inclusion
Woolyungah Indigenous Centre (WIC)
Pride Network
Safety and Respect on campus
24-hour student wellbeing support

Financial support services

It can be stressful to navigate your finances as a student and can often seem impossible. It’s important to be aware of the warning signs of financial stress such as arguing with people close to you about money, withdrawing from others, feeling guilty about spending and worrying a lot. Get advice today - you're not alone.

Seek advice from a UOW College Student Advisor.

If you're struggling to make your budget work, there are a range of free and confidential financial counselling services to help you get back on track. Student life is fun but also tough at times, and although you may not realise it, many students are having the same worries around money as you are. Reach out to these services if you need advice:

Mission Australia Financial Support
Illawarra Legal Centre Financial Counselling
Wesley Mission Financial Counselling
National Debt Helpline

Managing money as a student can be tough! University life can come with a range of expenses from books, concert tickets, coffee, accommodation, tech, socialising and more. Learning techniques to manage your money efficiently is essential for a uni student on a budget.

Services Australia's Managing your money has lots of great information, tips and tools to help students manage their money. Learn how to: