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Author: Brooke Beattie

Pulse Volunteer awarded NSW Young Volunteer of the Year.

Yesterday The Centre for Volunteering applauded the amazing tales of volunteers in the Illawarra over the past 12 months at the 2022 NSW Volunteer of the Year Awards. We are proud to announce that our very special Pulse Volunteer Abigail Bowes was awarded the Young Volunteer of the Year. Abigail has been giving her time as a Pulse Volunteer for the past four years – and she has continued that selfless effort in 2022 even...

Pulse Celebrates Wear It Purple Day

On the 26 of August the Pulse team celebrated Wear It Purple Day on campus. Wear It Purple strives to foster supportive, safe, empowering and inclusive environments for rainbow young people. Still Me, Still Human....

National Student Volunteer Week

On the 11th of August we celebrated National Student Volunteer Week. The Pulse Volunteering program encompasses 5 main interest areas: Digital, Community, Environment and Sustainability, Events and Entertainment, and Health and Wellness. The volunteering program is a great way for students to make new friends, learn new skills and really make a difference to the lives of students on campus. 2022 has seen the return of students on campus, with over 196 Pulse Volunteers contributing...

UniActive Tour de France Team Challenge

The annual UniActive Tour de France team challenge took place last Thursday at UniActive Innovation Campus! It was a fantastic day and together the 8 teams rode a combined total of 1104km and raised $1112 for Cancer Council NSW. Congratulations to all teams on an awesome effort and raising much needed funds. UniActive/Chodat Team Wollongong UCI Cancer Council SLR Consulting Ingeteam iAccelerate NEC Comm Bank BMR Massage Michael Rodrigues We can't wait for the next team event....

5 THINGS A 5TH YEAR WANTS 1ST YEARS TO KNOW

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The first year at University can be overwhelming, exciting and all-consuming, but we have some tips from a 5th year UOW student to help you make the most of your time at UOW. ⠀ There's is SO much more to uni than just study. Get involved in clubs & societies, or volunteering. You'll meet amazing people and learn so much about yourself.⠀ ⠀ Things aren't meant to always be hard. If you need help, just ask....

B.LUCKY & SONS

$15 unlimited games card and $6 house drinks (Sunday- Wednesday). Show Pulse Perks App and Student/ Staff ID. Wollongong location. Walk in only....

Pulse Awarded at 2022 Student Experience Network Awards

This week a number of our staff attended the 2022 Student Experience Network Conference (SENCON) at University of NSW. This is always a great opportunity to catch up with our peers and share ideas and experiences and discuss challenges we have faced over the last year.   This year a number of the Pulse Team presented sessions around wellness, student engagement and we even ran a small activation during the expo – showing everyone the Great...

Pulse Host Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea

During May Pulse hosted Australia's Biggest Morning Tea on campus to raise funds for the Cancer Council Australia, and help bring us closer to a cancer-free future. Thank you to everyone who came and enjoyed morning tea, and brought raffle tickets and Cancer Council merchandise. We doubled our goal of $1000 and raised a massive $2,026....

Kids Uni celebrates love and diversity!

Our philosophy talks of social justice and inclusive practice, and underpins everything we do at Kids’ Uni. We are committed to creating a space where all children and families feel welcomed, safe and respected. Our community is made up of a diverse range of families, including Rainbow families from the LGBTQIA+ community. In celebration of IDAHOBIT (International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia) on 17 May 2022, children and educators honoured love and identity in...

Pulse attend the Illawarra School Careers Expo

Our People and Culture team enjoyed spending the last 2 days at the Illawarra Schools Careers Expo 2022 talking to school students about Pulse's job opportunities and providing career guidance and support. Approximately 5000 students from Illawarra and Shoalhaven high schools attended the day, with over 100 exhibitors, including major sponsor the University of Wollongong....