2012 SSAF funded projects and support services

SSAF category Comments Funding
(1) Providing food or drink to students on a campus of the higher education provider uwsconnect subsidy (including but not limited to food and beverage, health awareness programs, campus life activities and events and non-structural recreational and sporting activities) $1,225,000
(2) Supporting a sporting or other recreational activity by students Student events - campus based activities such as Diversity Week, free entertainment, BBQs and social events for Student Representation and  Participation* $24,000
Upgrade of Kingswood courts * $197,000
Upgrade of Parramatta South tennis courts $56,773
Upgrade of Bankstown tennis/basketball courts - spectator area $113, 572
(3) Supporting the administration of a club most of whose members are students Clubs and Society funding* $200,000
(4) Caring for children of students Subsidy of UWS Child Care Centres $15,290
Upgrade Campbelltown childcare centre kitchen $15,462
Scoping for new child care centre on Parramatta campus $300,000
Bankstown Child Care Centre $2,575,000
(6) Promoting the health or welfare of students Kitchenette (Parramatta and Werrington South)* $23,700
Trial of student lockers* $300,000
Welfare Office funding* $37,596
Kitchenette (Hawkesbury - Building H7) $4,000
Kitchenette refurbishment (Bankstown - Building 1) $5,000
Kitchenette (Campbelltown - Building 4) $8,000
(9) Helping students with their financial affairs Textbook subsidy (uwsconnect)* $1,625,970
Welfare Officers providing financial assistance $199,782
(10) Helping students obtain insurance against personal accidents Student group and travel insurance $128,100
(12) Providing libraries and reading rooms (other than those provided for academic purposes) for students Multipurpose learning commons and event/social spaces (Hawkesbury and Parramatta) $1,000,000
(14) Supporting the production and dissemination to students of media whose content is provided by students Newsletter (produced in 2012) lead into CrUWSible newspaper which was launched in 2013 $2,500
(15) Helping students develop skills for study, by means other than undertaking programs of study in which they are enrolled Peer Assisted Study Sessions (PASS) $192,874
(17) Advocating students' interest in matters arising under the higher education provider's rules Student Rights Advocate position within Student Representation and Participation $33,600
Welfare Officers providing advocacy services $110,990
(18) Giving students information to help them in their orientation UWS-wide Orientation Program $358,100
(19) Helping meet the specific needs of overseas students relating to their welfare, accommodation or employment International student orientation program $83,875
Total actual spend (ongoing services) plus new or enhanced services spend $8,836,184

* indicates a new or enhanced service provided by SSAF funding.

SSAF funding category refers directly to the legislativeallowable use of SSAF funding.