Faculty Central

Head of Students

School of Education: Dr Noelene Weatherby-Fell
Email: noelene@uow.edu.au
Phone: +61 2 4448 0843
Located: 23.G21

School of Geography & Sustainable Communities: Dr Andrew Warren
Email: awarren@uow.edu.au
Phone: +61 2 4221 3767
Located: 41.251

School of Health & Society: Dr Anne-Maree Parrish and Dr Alison Bell
Email: has-host@uow.edu.au
Phone: +61 4221 5098
Located: 15.135

School of Psychology: A/Prof Adam Clarke
Email: aclarke@uow.edu.au
Phone: +61 2 4221 5775
Located: 41.148


To make an appointment to see one of the Heads of Students, or if you have any enquiries, please contact the Student Services Centre:

Locations: Building 23 and Building 41
Email: ssc@uow.edu.au

About Heads of Students

The Heads of Students in the Faculty of Social Science provide students with advice and information on many aspects of the University Rules and Regulations for your degree within the Faculty.

The Heads of Students have the responsibility for but are not necessarily limited to:

  • Reviewing and monitoring the progress of all students within the Faculty;
  • Running a system for counselling students, including students whose results and/or progress towards a degree are not satisfactory;
  • Liaising as appropriate with the Student Ombudsman on matters relating to students;
  • Mediating where differences arise between students and academic units.

The Heads of Students can provide advice and permission for:

  • Course transfers into the Faculty of Social Science
  • Advanced Standing
  • Cross-institutional study
  • Enrolling in excess credit points in a session
  • Applications for direct entry
  • Taking leave of absence
  • Problems with eligibility to graduate
  • Advice on appealing a mark in a subject
  • Serious academic consideration
  • Grievances and appeals


Last reviewed: 31 August, 2017