International Office

LHA International Office

The Faculty of Law Humanities and the Arts International Office aims to enhance and support the quality of our student’s learning experience by strengthening and growing our global relationships.

UOW student to represent Australia in Chinese language competition 

Chinese language competition

UOW students Max Meddow, Thanh Nguyen and Hop Dao recently participated in the 17th Chinese Bridge Language Competition for Foreign Tertiary Students in Sydney, under the guidance of Dr Xiaoping Gao. 


From Hanoi to Wollongong: life as an international student in Australia

 LHA International Student Hop Dao

"If university has taught me one thing, it’s that everything I am doing is shaping my future in ways that I could never imagine. Now, I’m curious to see what my future will be like after I graduate and throw my cap into the bright blue Australian sky."



Gong Strikers take out Cricket NSW Sixers Smash series

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UOW has entered into a partnership with Cricket NSW to promote participation by international students in university cricket competitions, as a way of breaking down barriers between domestic and international students.


A voice to be heard: Angie Shen’s experience as an international student in Australia

Angie Chen

Angie didn’t know a word of English when she arrived in Australia, but through work, volunteering and taking a chance, Angie has made the most of her time as an international student.


LHA PhD students respond to China’s Belt and Road project

As part of a long-standing collaboration, six UOW PhD students participated in a symposium at Wuhan University in early November. Michelle Cahill, Indra Alverdian, Peter Gibson, Xu Qinqing, Tian Zhuoling and Feng Zhuqin, together with Professor Wenche Ommundsen and Dr Sharon Quah, presented papers on their research and discussed the reception of the Belt and Road initiative in Australia with staff and postgrads from Wuhan.

Hosted by Wuhan’s Australian Studies Centre they were also given a tour of the city’s historical monuments. During the visit, Prof Ommundsen was presented with a Guest Professorship for her on-going support for the collaboration.

LHA PhD students respond to China’s Belt and Road project