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Domestic Students

Congratulations on your offer to study at UOW. Follow the steps below to enrol in your course.

  1. Accept your offer

    To take your place at UOW you will need to accept your offer. If you're not sure how to accept, check your offer for directions or visit accept your offer.

  2. Prepare for enrolment

    It is essential you plan ahead for your enrolment

    Choose your first year subjects - When you enrol, you will need to choose your first year subjects. Our subject guides and course handbook will help you select the subjects for the first year of your course.
    Undergraduate First Year Guides Postgraduate Course Handbook 

    Get your photo ready - You will be asked to upload a photo for your student ID card. Make sure your photo meets our requirements. Having the right photo will help you avoid queues at Orientation.

    Understand your fee options - Eligible domestic students may have the option to pay their fees upfront or defer the payment. A deferred payment is commonly referred to as the HECS option (Higher Education Contribution Scheme). If you are deferring your fees, you will need to provide your tax file number during enrolment. See our fees website for more information on your options.

  3. Enrol online

    You'll receive an email from UOW with your student number within a week or so of receiving your offer.

    1. Activate your online student account
    2. Check your personal details
    3. Confirm your citizenship and/or visa status
    4. Upload your photo for your student ID card
    5. Confirm your chosen fees option
    6. Select your major (if required)
    7. Add your first year subjects

    Enrol Online 

    Once you've enrolled in your subjects, you also need to enrol in some classes separately. You'll do this using SOLS. Find out more about how to enrol in classes and organise your timetable.

  4. Attend Orientation

    Meet people you’ll be studying with, explore the campus, and find out what to expect from your faculty. See your faculty below for more information on your faculty session and the events held during Orientation. You will also need to collect your student ID card during the Orientation Festival. You’ll need to show photo ID, such as your passport or driver licence when you come to pick it up.

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  5. Start your first class

    Check your session dates to find out when your semester starts. In your first class you will get a course overview, find out which textbooks you’ll need, and when assignments are due. Check out our uni essentials to learn more about university life, and download the MyUOW mobile app to keep up to date with what is happening on campus.  


Need Support?

If you would like to speak to someone in person about your subject selections you will have the opportunity to do so at your orientation. You can also visit our frequently asked question page or contact Student Central.