Education

Early Start celebrates third birthday

May 28, 2018

UOW’s Early Start will come alive with circus celebrations this week, with a special cake cutting ceremony, circus shows and a circus dropzone to celebrate three years of operation.

Seeking feedback on the use of technology in lectures and tutorials – survey closes soon

May 23, 2018

WATTLE’S Technology that Enhances Learning (TEL) special interest hot topic group is seeking staff participants to complete a short online survey to understand their current perspectives about TEL and their use of educational tools in lectures and tutorials.

UOW Online Project Manager appointed and first UOW Online degrees commencing soon

May 22, 2018

Dr Alison Freeman has been appointed as UOW Online Project Manager and will officially start in the role on 7 June.

New online learning co-op creates a single portal for students to access learning and study support

May 20, 2018

An extension of the successful Learning Co-op which provides in-person support and peer coaching on campus, the Online Learning Co-op brings content from a range of services together in one, easily navigable online portal for students to access learning and academic study support when and where it’s needed.

Chris Brewer retires after 25 years supporting learning and teaching at UOW

May 17, 2018

Chris has supported teaching and learning across the University for two and a half decades.

UOW finalist for global teaching award

May 15, 2018

UOW became the only Australian university to be listed as a finalist for the prestigious Global Teaching Excellence Award (GTEA) for two consecutive years when the award’s 2018 finalists were announced on Friday 11 May.

UOW’s South Western Sydney Campus: Did you know?

May 15, 2018

UOW’s South Western Sydney (SWS) campus was officially launched by Lucy Turnbull in early 2017 and was the first fully fledged university campus in Liverpool.

The Digital Divide: Baby Boomers beating the barriers

May 14, 2018

A group of UOW marketing and public relations students put their skills to the test last Friday (11 May), supporting iAccelerate resident Living Connected with their official launch and attracting local media attention.

Policy Review: UOW’s Admission Rules and Credit for Prior Learning

May 9, 2018

The Admissions Rules and associated Procedures govern the admission of students into the University for all award and non-award courses, while the Credit Policy and associated Procedures set out the University’s requirements in relation to the granting of credit for prior learning, regardless of where and how that learning was achieved.

Students celebrate academic achievements at Shoalhaven graduations

May 3, 2018

Students at UOW’s Shoalhaven Campus celebrated the end of their studies on Wednesday 2 May as part of the annual graduation ceremonies, held at Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre.

Statistical Consulting Centre

May 3, 2018

The Statistical Consulting Centre provides statistical advice to staff and HDR research students on: sample size estimation, experimental design and analysis, questionnaire design and analysis, grant applications and statistical analysis reporting for publication.

Bachelor of Laws (Graduate Entry) information session

April 30, 2018

This three-year degree is available to graduates of disciplines other than law.

Seeking feedback on the use of technology in lectures and tutorials

April 23, 2018

WATTLE’S Technology that Enhances Learning (TEL) Hot Topic Group is seeking staff participants to complete a short online survey to understand their current perspectives about TEL and their use of educational tools in lectures and tutorials.

VC OCTAL Awards announced

April 18, 2018

The Deputy Vice-Chancellor Academic, Professor Joe Chicharo, extends his congratulations to all staff who submitted a proposal for the Vice-Chancellor’s Awards for Outstanding Contribution to Teaching and Learning (OCTAL) in 2018.

Free online course: Preventing childhood obesity – an early start to healthy living

April 12, 2018

Commencing on 7 May 2018, this free online course follows the latest innovative research in childhood development.