Social Sciences International Unit
The International Unit in the Faculty of Social Sciences is here to support our students with all things international!
Whether you’re a domestic student who is considering international exchange, or an international student who is studying onshore, our team can help you make the most of your international experience.
Get in touch today to discuss your international options.
Phone: (+61 2) 4221 4344 or (+61 2) 4221 5430
Location: Building 67, Room 305
International Student Forum
The International Student Forum is an interactive space where in students can access information and services available at UOW.
Self-enrol in the “Social Sciences International Student Forum (Moodle)”, or search for “TRNG049_16” via the eLearning Home Page (Moodle).
What’s on at Social Sciences
$5000 Scholarships for Exchange in Hong Kong
The Faculty of Social Sciences is offering 5x $5000 scholarships to complete a session of exchange in Hong Kong. Terms and conditions apply.
To be considered for one of these scholarships, please complete an Expression of Interest Form, and return to the Social Sciences International Team by the 24th of March, 2017.
$3000 Scholarship for Short Study-tour in Taiwan
The School of Health and Society is offering limited scholarships to third year students enrolled in the Bachelor of Social Work to complete a short study-tour in Taiwan. Terms and conditions apply.
To be considered for one of these scholarships, please complete an Expression of Interest Form, and return to the Social Sciences International Team by Friday 7th April 2017.
International Student Profiles
ABC Illawarra has showcased international students from UOW as part of a national International Student Stories series.
Check out Social Sciences student Ika Lestari Damayanti’s profile on ABC iView!
Spanish Conversation Hour
The International Unit is hosting a series of Spanish Conversation sessions, on Thursdays throughout the session. Contact us for information on the 2017 Sessions!
Come join us and vamos a hablar en Español!
HAS Student Mentors
The School of Health & Society is trialling a Student Mentor program to help connect international students with services and resources, through a peer-to-peer support network. For more information, HAS students can contact Petronilla Wangia. For other schools, please contact the International Unit.
Explore your International Exchange options on the Student Exchange and Study Overseas, and come talk to us about how to fit a session of exchange into your course!
Orientation and Welcome Events
If you're an existing domestic or international student and would like to volunteer at one of our welcome events, get in touch today!