The University of Wollongong in Dubai conducted Orientation and Enrolment days for undergraduate and postgraduate students starting their programs in Spring 2010 on 24 and 31 January respectively. The events were organised to introduce the new students to the University and to help them complete the necessary formalities required for enrolment.
Professor Rob Whelan, UOWD President, welcomed the students to the University community. This was followed by presentations by Admissions and Registrar department explaining the enrolment process, and Student Services, introducing the various services available to the students, encouraging them to get further information on UniShop, Career Services, Student Academic Support, I.T. Services, Counselling, Health Centre, Sports & Recreation, Transport, Library and the other services available at UOWD.
Undergraduate students and their parents attended two separate orientation sessions. The event was organised to introduce the new students and their parents to the University and to help them complete the necessary formalities required for enrolment. Parents were briefed about UOWDs strengths, policies, faculty, student services, employment opportunities, and graduate outcomes.