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International Students

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

  1. Accept your offer

    You will need to formally accept your offer by completing the Acceptance Agreement in your offer letter. Once completed, you can return it with the fees payable in order to receive a Confirmation of Enrolment (COE). Find out more about this process.

  2. Organise your visa

    Once you have received your COE, you will need to start your student visa application to ensure you are ready to study at UOW on time. This process can take 2-3 weeks or sometimes longer to complete, so don't leave it too late!
    Please note: Offshore international students studying by distance will not require a visa.

  3. Prepare for enrolment

    It is essential to plan ahead for enrolment.
    Organise your documents - Ensure you don't forget your Offer of Admission and photo identification (for example your passport. Original or certified copies only)
    Start to plan your course - When you are enrolling you will be asked to select your first year subjects. If you are an undergraduate student, our First Year Enrolment Guides will help you select the first year of your course. For postgraduate students, please refer to the Course Handbook. Please note First Year Enrolment Guides for 2018 will be available from late November 2017. 

  4. Come to campus and then enrol online

    You’ll need to come to an Academic Advice Day to register with UOW staff, get your ID card and get subject advice.

    Check when to come 

    Once you've been on campus and registered with staff, you can then enrol online. 

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    Please note: Offshore international students studying by distance are not required to enrol on campus. Please refer to your offer letter for details.

    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

  5. Attend Orientation

    Meet people you’ll be studying with, explore the campus, find out what to expect from your faculty. See your faculty below for more information on your faculty session and the events held during the O-week Festival.

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  6. 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.   


Stay connected

Now that you are a UOW student it is important you stay in touch with what is happening on campus. ‘Like’ UOW Student Life on Facebook or get involved in one of the many International Student Programs offered by UOW. 

Last reviewed: 15 November, 2017