Open Day 2017 - University of Wollongong (UOW) Register Planner

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Biological Sciences tour: Every 30 mins

UOW's new Biological Sciences labs offer the latest in microscopy with camera capture technology and much more. Tours start every 30 mins from 10am to 3:30pm.

10.00am to 3.30pm
Bld43 foyer
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Campus tours: Every 30mins

Let a current UOW student show you around our beautiful campus and amazing facilities. Tours depart every 30mins from 10.00am until 2.30pm.

10.00am to 3.00pm
University Hall Lawn
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Chemistry tour: Every 30 mins

This lab tour is your opportunity to view the sophisticated instrumentation used in the teaching of UOW's Chemistry students. Tours start every 30 mins from 10am to 3:30pm.

10.00am to 3.30pm
Bld43 foyer
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Earth & Environmental Sciences tour: Every 30 mins

This purpose-built teaching lab houses the latest digital microscopes, rock specimens and computers on wheels for enhanced student learning. Tours every 30mins from 10am to 3.30pm.

10.00am to 3.30pm
Bld43 foyer
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Gallery exhibition

Check out the amazing artwork produced by students and staff who are practising artists in the gallery.

10.00am to 4.00pm
Bld25 gallery
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Graduate Medicine tour: Every 30 mins

Tour our multipurpose Clinical Skills labs, used primarily in the training of UOW medical students. Tours start every 30 mins from 10am to 3:30pm.

10.00am to 3.30pm
Bld28 - Level 1
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Kooloobong Village accommodation walking tour

Join a guided tour to one of our closest and newest student residences. See and hear what living at a UOW residence in 2018 could be like for you.

10.00am to 11.00am
University Hall Lawn
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Library: Experience Virtual Reality

Visit UOW Library's Virtual Reality space, where students create and test, or simply immerse themselves in virtual worlds.

10.00am to 4.00pm
Library
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Library: MakerSpace

Tour the new MakerSpace where UOW students experiment with the latest prototyping tools and technology, including 3D printers, virtual reality headsets and digital recording programs.

10.00am to 4.00pm
Library
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NIARC Champion Robot: all-day demo

Meet the student-built hospital robot of the future, built to navigate and deliver medicine in hospitals (the winner of the 2016 National Instruments Autonomous Robotics Competition).

10.00am to 4.00pm
STEM Zone - Bld6 foyer
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Nursing tour: Every 30 mins

UOW's Nursing Teaching lab simulates a clinical environment and engages our students in real-life situations to prepare them for practice. Tours start every 30 mins from 10am to 3:30pm.

10.00am to 3.30pm
StudentHub counter - Bld41
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Nutrition & Dietetics tour: Every 30 mins

Visit the Whole Room Calorimeter lab where energy expenditure is calculated based on measurements of air samples. Tours start every 30 mins from 10am to 3:30pm.

10.00am to 3.30pm
StudentHub counter - Bld41
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Physics Society: all-day demo

Watch physics students whip up some of their famous liquid nitrogen ice cream using science!

10.00am to 4.00pm
STEM Zone - Bld6 foyer
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Postgraduate consultations

Students interested in postgraduate study can receive course advice at the Postgraduate booth or speak directly to Faculty staff.

10.00am - 4.00pm
University Hall
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Pre-Medicine, Science & Health tour: Every 30 mins

Students interested in Pre-Med, Science & Health should join any of the Health & Medicine tours. Tours every 30mins from 10am to 3.30pm.

10.00am to 3.30pm
StudentHub counter - Bld41
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STEM Roadshow: all day

Get hands-on and explore different aspects of Science-Technology-Engineering-Maths (STEM) with fun activities and displays, including drones, balsa plans and bottle rockets.

10.00am to 4.00pm
STEM Zone
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UOW accommodation & city bus tours: Every 15mins

A 'hop-on-hop-off' bus tour covering some Wollongong's main attractions. Stops at UOW residences, so you can get a closer look. Departs every 15mins from 10.00am until 2.30pm.

10.00am to 3.00pm
University Hall Lawn
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Wollongong IT Society: all-day demo

A demonstration of real projects from UOW students, showing the innovative and rewarding work that students undertake.

10.00am to 4.00pm
STEM Zone - Bld6 foyer
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Women in STEM Society: all-day demo

Some of Australia's most successful innovators and entrepreneurs are female. Address the gender imbalance not because you're female, but because careers in STEM are rewarding for all.

10.00am to 4.00pm
STEM Zone - Bld6 foyer
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Building Desert Rose

Learn how close to 200 UOW students from all study areas are designing, building and operating a futuristic solar-powered home as part of an international student competition in Dubai.

10.30am to 11.10am
6.105
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Business: Down to business

Come and find out about all the different majors and career opportunities in business, including our internship program that can put you on the path for success.

10.30am to 11.10am
40.153
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Chemistry: The element of surprise

Hear about the exciting career opportunities chemistry opens up as well as other interdisciplinary study areas, including medicinal chemistry and the emerging field of bionanotechnology.

10.30am to 11.10am
43.G01
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Computer Science & IT: Your digital future

Digital innovation is changing how we work, live and play. Learn how you can use these in-demand skills to design, create and build solutions for our digital future.

10.30am to 11.10am
35.G20
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Creative Arts: Become a professional

Hear how a creative arts degree from UOW will help you to become an artist or creative professional with the skills to think analytically, creatively and conceptually.

10.30am to 11.10am
25.107
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Early Admission

For those who can't wait. Don't. Come and find out how you can earn a place at UOW before you sit your final exams.

10.30am to 11.10am
20.1
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Events, Hospitality, Tourism: Tiny details, big events

Events, hospitality and tourism are big business. Hear how our practical degree programs with TAFE will provide you with two qualifications and the skills to succeed in these worldwide industries.

10.30am to 11.10am
24.G01
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Fee support for Postgraduates

Discover if you are eligible for a Commonwealth Supported Place and hear about the other must-know domestic postgrad coursework fee information.

10.30am to 11.10am
20.5
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Finance: Hands-on with Bloomberg

Interested in finance? Join our interactive session in the UOW Bloomberg training labs and get hands on with the platform that's used by the world's leading banks and investment firms.

10.30am to 11.10am
40.231
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International Studies: Understanding our world

Come and learn how a degree in international studies will give you the skills to not only analyse global issues but influence their impact on our modern world.

10.30am to 11.10am
20.4
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Journalism: The modern journalist

See how writing and research skills underpin modern communications, and that online delivery is central to the provision of information and cultural participation.

10.30am to 11.10am
25.128
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Maths & Statistics: Do the math

In a recent survey, four of the top 10 careers required strong mathematical skills. Find out about the wonderful ways mathematicians and statisticians make the world a better place.

10.30am to 11.10am
6.210
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Nursing: The health frontline

Nursing is a rewarding profession, and skilled and compassionate nurses are the key to healthcare in the future. Hear how you can make a difference to people's lives every day.

10.30am to 11.10am
14.G01
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Pre-Medicine, Science & Health

This session shows you how pre-medical studies build a foundation for entry into medical school or further study to become a dentist, pharmacist, physiotherapist, podiatrist and more.

10.30am to 11.10am
28.101
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Social Science: Transform the world

Social Science will help you understand and help shape your world. Hear about major study areas, including criminology, human geography, public health, sociology, social marketing.

10.30am to 11.10am
67.107
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Study and see the world

Want to go places? UOW can take you to all corners of the world. Get more from your degree with a Study Overseas program, your passport to a truly global ...

10.30am to 11.10am
20.1
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Campus environmental tour

See how UOW is reducing its environmental footprint, find out about the native plants and animals on campus, and learn how the campus landscape has changed over decades.

11.00am to 12.00pm
University Hall Lawn
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Industrial Robot: all-day demo

Witness an industrial robot in action.

11.00am to 2.00pm
STEM Zone - Bld6.224
Midday
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Campus environmental tour

See how UOW is reducing its environmental footprint, find out about the native plants and animals on campus, and learn how the campus landscape has changed over decades.

11.00am to 12.00pm
University Hall Lawn
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Industrial Robot: all-day demo

Witness an industrial robot in action.

11.00am to 2.00pm
STEM Zone - Bld6.224
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Exhibition: Guided Tour

Take a guided tour of Caring for the Incarcerated with curator, Associate Professor Louella McCarthy from the School of Medicine, and explore the place of medicine in our prison system.

11.15am to 11.45am
Library
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Accountancy: Beyond the numbers

Accountancy is providing reliable, timely and accurate information for decision makers, especially for economic decisions. Hear why the future needs accountants with skills beyond numbers.

11.30am to 12.10pm
40.131
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Arts & Humanities: Real-world problems

Hear how a degree in Arts and Humanities will empower you to think differently about the world. Gain the skills to solve problems across a huge range of industries.

11.30am to 12.10pm
20.4
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Biology: The facts of life

Hear about the exciting career opportunities biology opens up as well as other interdisciplinary study areas, including conservation biology and marine science.

11.30am to 12.10pm
43.G01
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Careers in STEM

75% of future jobs will be in STEM. Listen as researchers, alumni and industry professionals share their stories and insights about digital innovations and their global impacts.

11.30am to 12.10pm
6.105
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Careers: Own your future

Studying based on passion alone is one thing. Understanding how to begin a career in a dynamic job market is another. Do just that with prep and info from UOW ...

11.30am to 12.10pm
20.5
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Comms & Media: Communication is key

In this increasingly connected and digital world, communicators with broad skills are in real demand. Come and find out where communication and media skills can take you.

11.30am to 12.10pm
25.107
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Computer Science & IT: Your digital future

Digital innovation is changing how we work, live and play. Learn how you can use these in-demand skills to design, create and build solutions for our digital future.

11.30am to 12.10pm
35.G20
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Early Admission

For those who can't wait. Don't. Come and find out how you can earn a place at UOW before you sit your final exams.

11.30am to 12.10pm
20.1
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Earth Science: Our dynamic Earth

Earth and Environmental Sciences (geology, physical geography and environmental geosciences) deciphers the past, understands the present, and predicts earth's future sustainability.

11.30am to 12.10pm
41.153
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Economics: Answer the big questions

Come and hear how economics helps us answer big questions: Should the government legalise drugs? How can we fight extreme poverty? Why should we invest in education?

11.30am to 12.10pm
40.153
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Engineering: study and careers

Engineers make things happen! Learn more about different majors and how engineers design and create solutions to improve life for everyone, such as clean water and sustainable energy.

11.30am to 12.10pm
35.G45
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Library: Embroidery Demo

This 15 minute demonstration will showcase the MakerSpace art sewing and computerised embroidery machinery, as well as some of the designs already created by our students.

11.30am to 11.45pm
Library
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Living at UOW

On campus, near the beach or in the city. Living in a student residence is an excellent way to start uni and your place is guaranteed for qualifying first-year students.

11.30am to 12.10pm
20.3
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Marketing: In a global marketplace

Marketing skills are in demand as the world transforms into a global marketplace. Come and find out why marketing is so important and the range of careers it can lead ...

11.30am to 12.10pm
24.G01
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Master of Education

Learn about UOW's Master of Education specialisations. Join an interactive session on teaching English rhythm: a part of the Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages major.

11.30am to 12.10pm
67.101
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Medical & Exercise Sciences

Hear about study within Medical and Health Sciences, and Exercise Science & Rehabilitation: important health professions within the medical research and clinical health fields.

11.30am to 12.10pm
14.G01
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Parents' Session

This is the session for parents to hear about UOW and ask questions they have about uni life, and what it may be like for their child as a UOW ...

11.30am to 12.10pm
20.2
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Photography workshop

If you have a passion for photography, then you'll enjoy this workshop. There's no need to bring a camera - just bring yourself *spaces are limited*

11.30am to 12.30pm
25.G09
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Physics: Getting a job in the field

Physicists use their skills to create innovating technologies and new approaches to problem-solving. Come and hear about the career options you can have with a degree in physics.

11.30am to 12.10pm
6.315
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Postgraduate Business

Learn about our suite of postgraduate courses, flexible learning and alternative entry based on experience. Hear how you can expand your expertise and build professional networks.

11.30am to 12.10pm
24.G02
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Social Work: Social super heroes

Learn how social work empowers individuals, families and communities to make positive changes in their lives. Discover how it confronts disadvantage and distress by enabling these groups.

11.30am to 12.10pm
67.303
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Sport & fitness facility tour

Tour UOW's extensive sporting and fitness facilities and discover how you can get involved with sport and fitness on campus. Be inspired by UOW's Sporting Hall of Fame.

11.30am to 12.30pm
University Hall Lawn
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Teacher Education: Primary & Secondary

If you yearn for a daily challenge to be creative and generous, to be a life-long learner, then come and see what it takes to be a success in the ...

11.30am to 12.10pm
67.107
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Visual Arts: drawing and ceramics workshop

Get creative and hands on at this Visual Arts workshop led by current students.? Workshops are open to students with all levels of art experience *spaces are limited*

11.30am to 12.30pm
25.G09
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Kooloobong Village accommodation walking tour

Join a guided tour to one of our closest and newest student residences. See and hear what living at a UOW residence in 2018 could be like for you.

12.00pm to 1.00pm
University Hall Lawn
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Building Desert Rose

Learn how close to 200 UOW students from all study areas are designing, building and operating a futuristic solar-powered home as part of an international student competition in Dubai.

12.30pm to 1.10pm
6.105
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Business: Down to business

Come and find out about all the different majors and career opportunities in business, including our internship program that can put you on the path for success.

12.30pm to 1.10pm
40.153
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Chemistry: The element of surprise

Hear about the exciting career opportunities chemistry opens up as well as other interdisciplinary study areas, including medicinal chemistry and the emerging field of bionanotechnology.

12.30pm to 1.10pm
43.G01
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Early Admission

For those who can't wait. Don't. Come and find out how you can earn a place at UOW before you sit your final exams.

12.30pm to 1.10pm
20.1
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Engineering: study and careers

Engineers make things happen! Learn more about different majors and how engineers design and create solutions to improve life for everyone, such as clean water and sustainable energy.

12.30pm to 1.10pm
35.G45
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Events, Hospitality, Tourism: Tiny details, big events

Events, hospitality and tourism are big business. Hear how our practical degree programs with TAFE will provide you with two qualifications and the skills to succeed in these worldwide industries.

12.30pm to 1.10pm
24.G01
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Geography: Human impact on Earth

Geographers analyse, and seek to fix problems resulting from our use of both natural and built environments. This taster lecture shows how we can address complex social problems.

12.30pm to 1.10pm
67.303
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Global Honours Degrees

UOW's new Global Honours degrees in Commerce and Computer Science are tailored for high-achievers. These programs integrate internships with 3 to 4 international study semesters.

12.30pm to 1.10pm
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HR & Management: Maximise employee performance

Getting staff to perform at their best requires specialised skills. Come and learn about management and HR, and the careers you can have working with and leading people.

12.30pm to 1.10pm
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Indigenous Health

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people face a unique set of social and health issues. Discover how these studies will give you the skills needed for effective and appropriate healthcare.

12.30pm to 1.10pm
32.G01
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Journalism: The modern journalist

See how writing and research skills underpin modern communications, and that online delivery is central to the provision of information and cultural participation.

12.30pm to 1.10pm
25.128
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Languages: communicate across borders

Find out how studying a language can prepare you for a globalised and multicultural world economy.

12.30pm to 1.10pm
20.4
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Law: Beyond the courtroom

Hear how a legal education will provide you with the broad skill set needed for a wide range of legal careers both in and outside the courtroom.

12.30pm to 1.10pm
67.104
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Library: Robotics Demo

See a robotic arm move with voice commands and explore the possibilities experimenting with Arduinos and Edison Robots. This 15 minute demo will show how to use this technology.

12.30pm to 12.45pm
Library
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Master of Social Work

Social work empowers individuals, families and communities to make positive changes in their lives. Hear how this graduate degree can further your current career, or find a new one.

12.30pm to 1.10pm
67.301
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MBA & EMBA programs

The Dean of UOW Sydney Business School will show you how an MBA/EMBA will enhance your career, how to manage study with work and discuss entry options based on ...

12.30pm to 1.10pm
24.G02
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Nursing: The health frontline

Nursing is a rewarding profession, and skilled and compassionate nurses are the key to healthcare in the future. Hear how you can make a difference to people's lives every day.

12.30pm to 1.10pm
14.G01
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Performance & Theatre: A world stage

Learn how you can become a versatile, highly skilled, self-reliant performer and theatre practitioner. Understand workshop and rehearsal practices, stagecraft, and technical production.

12.30pm to 1.10pm
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Physics specifics

Learn about specialist degrees and majors, including Atmospheric Science, Biomolecular Physics, Medical Radiation Physics, Nuclear Science and Technology, and Physics.

12.30pm to 1.10pm
6.317
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Politics, Philosophy, Economics: Influence your world

Come and gain an appreciation of the political, ethical and economic perspectives needed to make a contribution to solving a range of problems confronting contemporary society.

12.30pm to 1.10pm
20.3
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Pre-Medicine, Science & Health

This session shows you how pre-medical studies build a foundation for entry into medical school or further study to become a dentist, pharmacist, physiotherapist, podiatrist and more.

12.30pm to 1.10pm
28.101
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Exhibition: Guided Tour

Take a guided tour of Caring for the Incarcerated with curator, Associate Professor Louella McCarthy from the School of Medicine, and explore the place of medicine in our prison system.

12.45pm to 1.15pm
Library
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Musical performances

Come and experience UOW's music students showcasing their exceptional talents.

1.00pm to 1.30pm
Bld25 foyer
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Accountancy: Beyond the numbers

Accountancy is providing reliable, timely and accurate information for decision makers, especially for economic decisions. Hear why the future needs accountants with skills beyond numbers.

1.30pm to 2.10pm
40.131
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Biology: The facts of life

Hear about the exciting career opportunities biology opens up as well as other interdisciplinary study areas, including conservation biology and marine science.

1.30pm to 2.10pm
43.G01
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Careers in STEM

75% of future jobs will be in STEM. Listen as researchers, alumni and industry professionals share their stories and insights about digital innovations and their global impacts.

1.30pm to 2.10pm
6.105
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Computer Science & IT: Your digital future

Digital innovation is changing how we work, live and play. Learn how you can use these in-demand skills to design, create and build solutions for our digital future.

1.30pm to 2.10pm
35.G20
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Creative Arts: Become a professional

Hear how a creative arts degree from UOW will help you to become an artist or creative professional with the skills to think analytically, creatively and conceptually.

1.30pm to 2.10pm
25.107
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Early Admission

For those who can't wait. Don't. Come and find out how you can earn a place at UOW before you sit your final exams.

1.30pm to 2.10pm
20.1
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Earth Science: Our dynamic Earth

Earth and Environmental Sciences (geology, physical geography and environmental geosciences) deciphers the past, understands the present, and predicts earth's future sustainability.

1.30pm to 2.10pm
41.153
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Economics: Answer the big questions

Come and hear how economics helps us answer big questions: Should the government legalise drugs? How can we fight extreme poverty? Why should we invest in education?

1.30pm to 2.10pm
40.153
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Engineering: study and careers

Engineers make things happen! Learn more about different majors and how engineers design and create solutions to improve life for everyone, such as clean water and sustainable energy.

1.30pm to 2.10pm
35.G45
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Finance: Hands-on with Bloomberg

Interested in finance? Join our interactive session in the UOW Bloomberg training labs and get hands on with the platform that's used by the world's leading banks and investment firms.

1.30pm to 2.10pm
40.231
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Nutrition & Dietetics: Eat well, stay healthy

Nutrition is the science of how the foods we eat affect our health. Hear how you can help support people's development and prevent chronic disease.

1.30pm to 2.10pm
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Parents' Session

This is the session for parents to hear about UOW and ask questions they have about uni life, and what it may be like for their child as a UOW ...

1.30pm to 2.10pm
20.2
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Physics: Getting a job in the field

Physicists use their skills to create innovating technologies and new approaches to problem-solving. Come and hear about the career options you can have with a degree in physics.

1.30pm to 2.10pm
6.315
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Teacher Education: The importance of early years

Explore how important the early years are to a child's education and how you can become a lifelong learner alongside young children. Maximise their potential with Early Years education.

1.30pm to 2.10pm
67.101
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Theatre performances

Don't miss your opportunity to enjoy the theatre experience and see an innovative production featuring UOW Performance and Theatre students.

1.30pm to 2.00pm
25.168
Afternoon
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Campus environmental tour

See how UOW is reducing its environmental footprint, find out about the native plants and animals on campus, and learn how the campus landscape has changed over decades.

2.00pm to 3.00pm
University Hall Lawn
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Kooloobong Village accommodation walking tour

Join a guided tour to one of our closest and newest student residences. See and hear what living at a UOW residence in 2018 could be like for you.

2.00pm to 3.00pm
University Hall Lawn
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Arts & Humanities: Real-world problems

Hear how a degree in Arts and Humanities will empower you to think differently about the world. Gain the skills to solve problems across a huge range of industries.

2.30pm to 3.10pm
20.4
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Comms & Media: Communication is key

In this increasingly connected and digital world, communicators with broad skills are in real demand. Come and find out where communication and media skills can take you.

2.30pm to 3.10pm
25.107
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Computer Science & IT: Your digital future

Digital innovation is changing how we work, live and play. Learn how you can use these in-demand skills to design, create and build solutions for our digital future.

2.30pm to 3.10pm
35.G20
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Early Admission

For those who can't wait. Don't. Come and find out how you can earn a place at UOW before you sit your final exams.

2.30pm to 3.10pm
20.1
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Engineering: study and careers

Engineers make things happen! Learn more about different majors and how engineers design and create solutions to improve life for everyone, such as clean water and sustainable energy.

2.30pm to 3.10pm
35.G45
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Law: Beyond the courtroom

Hear how a legal education will provide you with the broad skill set needed for a wide range of legal careers both in and outside the courtroom.

2.30pm to 3.10pm
67.104
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Library: Carve It Up Demo

What is a carving machines you ask? The 15 minute Carve It Up demo will guide you through this specialised machinery, including a viewing of 'the carve' right before your eyes.

2.30pm to 2.45pm
Library
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Living at UOW

On campus, near the beach or in the city. Living in a student residence is an excellent way to start uni and your place is guaranteed for qualifying first-year students.

2.30pm to 3.10pm
20.3
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Medical & Exercise Sciences

Hear about study within Medical and Health Sciences, and Exercise Science & Rehabilitation: important health professions within the medical research and clinical health fields.

2.30pm to 3.10pm
32.G01
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Physics specifics

Learn about specialist degrees and majors, including Atmospheric Science, Biomolecular Physics, Medical Radiation Physics, Nuclear Science and Technology, and Physics.

2.30pm to 3.10pm
6.317
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Sport & fitness facility tour

Tour UOW's extensive sporting and fitness facilities and discover how you can get involved with sport and fitness on campus. Be inspired by UOW's Sporting Hall of Fame.

2.30pm to 3.30pm
University Hall Lawn
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Library: Robotics Demo

See a robotic arm move with voice commands and explore the possibilities experimenting with Arduinos and Edison Robots. This 15 minute demo will show how to use this technology.

3.00pm to 3.15pm
Library


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