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.


Get in touch today to discuss your international options.

Phone: (+61 2) 4221 4344 
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

$3,000 Scholarships for a study tour in Nepal - February 2018

The Faculty of Social Sciences is looking to recruit 10 students for an NCP funded study tour to Nepal, in February 2018. This is intended as a multi-disciplinary project that will consider the ways in which corporate social responsibility can support social development, and students from each SOC discipline who will be in their 3rd or 4th year of study in 2018 are invited to apply*.

We will be holding an information session at 12:30pm on Thursday 19th October, in 67.343. If you are interested in applying, please complete an Expression of Interest Form and submit to the International Team via the email address above by Friday 6th October.

*for information on eligibility, please visit the NCP Scholarship website.

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, please contact the International Unit.

International Exchange

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!

Last reviewed: 22 September, 2017