University is not exclusively for academic growth and development. Students are exposed daily to a range of programs and opportunities that encourage them to explore the world around them.
The student exchange program offers students the chance to study abroad or alternatively, connect students with volunteer programs in remote communities. Advocates of volunteer abroad programs at the University of Wollongong actively encourage student participation, particularly first year students.
Of his own experiences, onion slicer Rakesh stated, “it is a chance to open your mind to the different cultures, and to really see how the world works.”