International Unit

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.

Student Advisory Council

Social Sciences has an international representative on UOW's Student Advisory Council: Michael Siega: Contact:

$3,000 Scholarships for a study tour in Nepal - September 2019

The Faculty of Social Sciences is looking for 15 students to participate in a study tour to Kathmandu, Nepal. This is a multi-disciplinary project that will consider the ways in which corporate social responsibility can support community based development, and is open to students who are currently in their 2nd or higher year of undergraduate study in our Faculty.

Please submit an Expression of Interest Form to by Monday 1st April to be considered for this opportunity. 

What’s on at Social Sciences

Education Academic Support

The School of Education provides weekly cultural and academic support classes for international students who are enrolled in postgraduate education and teaching degrees. These sessions are designed to help students to understand assessment task requirements and to develop the practical writing skills required to excel in their studies.

Sessions are on a Monday and Thursday 11:30am - 1pm during Weeks 2-7 and 9-13

Building 23, Room G101

For more information, please contact

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, please contact the International Unit.


Get in touch today to discuss your international options.

Phone: (+61 2) 4221 4344 
Location: Building 67, Room 309

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).

International StudentsWebsite 

Last reviewed: 20 March, 2019