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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....

Welcome our newest cafe on campus!

Introducing the newest Café on campus, Aspire Café. Located inside the food court in Building 67, Aspire Café offers a selection of chef made meals, sandwiches and wraps, pies and sausage rolls, fresh salads, sweet treats and Zest coffee. The newest edition to the Aspire Events, Venue and Catering family, the café is open Monday – Friday from 7am – 3pm offering breakfast, lunch and catering options. Our team of Aspire chefs have created a menu...

New Australia Post Owner On Campus

UOW Pulse is pleased to announce that the Australia Post outlet inside UniShop has been sold to a local small business owner and will begin operating from Monday 4th April.  We welcome Shirin and her team to the UOW campus, Shirin grew up in India and migrated to Australia in 2009 and studies at UOW and has a Master of Professional Accounting. Shirin is passionate and determined to succeed and is looking forward to providing...

Pulse welcome Green Connect to Campus

UOW Pulse is excited to have partnered with Green Connect to open a new op shop and education hub on campus on Monday 21st February. As well as selling quality second-hand goods, the op shop will be an education hub and space to share ideas on recycling and sustainable living. Green Connect creates jobs and employment pathways for young people and former refugees in work that helps the planet and the community. Last financial year it employed...

Pulse Volunteers Contribute 120 Hours

2022 has kicked off and are so excited to welcome both new and returning students to campus as part of our volunteering program. Our Pulse Volunteers have already contributed over 120 hours this year – and we only just bid farewell to January!! It has been a very special time to see students back on campus and connect with many international students who have recently arrived in Australia and are already becoming such a valuable...

Pulse team celebrate UOWx Award

Congratulations to our Pulse Volunteers who received an award at last week's UOWx Award Celebration Night. We couldn't do what we do without you. Thank you for your commitment and time this year, from helping with the Pulse Community Garden and the Pulse Panty, handing out free food, assisting at events, and so much more....

Kids Uni launched its Reconciliation Action Plan

Kids Uni is thrilled to have launched its Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) last week after it was endorsed by Reconciliation Australia. The launch event was a wonderful opportunity to invite the community and local elders to our services. We wanted to thank the people who have supported our work in this area, and also celebrate the achievements that we have made so far. Kids Uni recognises that they have a responsibility to bring about change...