2013 SSAF funded projects and support services

SSAF categoryCommentsFunding
  Student Representative Council/Student Campus Council Support * $100,000
(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-structured recreational and sporting activities $1,200,000
Free Breakfasts * $15,000
(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 $30,000
Fitness stations (Parramatta and Werrington south) * $153,570
Upgrade of Nirimba courts * $30,000
Permanent BBQs (Bankstown, Campbelltown, Kingswood, Nirimba, Parramatta) (installation 2014) * $170,000
K4 All-Weather Structure * $72,000
UWSCollege campus life activities * $30,000
Development of a courtyard space for external activities (Kingswood campus) * $950,000
Get Active program (all campuses) * $15,000
Residential pool (Hawkesbury) $110,600
Outdoor furniture - residences (Hawkesbury) $17,900
Outdoor furniture upgrades (Parramatta) $92,600
Modifications & additions to sports precinct (Hawkesbury) $554,000
Representative Sport * $200,000
(3) Supporting the administration of a club most of whose members are students Clubs and Society funding * $250,000
Clubs Management System * $100,000
Additional support for Clubs & Societies * $162,000
(4) Caring for children of students Occasional Child    Care trial * $200,000
Scoping for new child care centre on Parramatta campus * $300,000
(5) Providing legal service to students Provision of student legal service * $164,642
(6) Promoting health or welfare of students Water filling stations (all campuses) * $15,000
Boiling water units (Parramatta, Werrington south kitchenettes) * $11,000
Student lockers - phase 2 * $85,500
Kingswood kitchenette * $22,000
Bankstown kitchenette * $15,000
(8) Helping students obtain employment or advice on careers Online Careers Services and Resources * $191,470
International Student Online careers resource * $68,573
(9) Helping students with their financial affairs Development of student discount program * $73,366
Welfare Officers providing financial assistance $300,000
PG & International Financial assistance $42,935
(10) Helping students obtain insurance against personal accidents Student group and travel insurance $98,678
(12) Providing libraries and reading rooms (other than those provided for academic purposes) for students Multipurpose learning commons and event/social spaces (Bankstown & Campbelltown) * $1,000,000
Resources for students * $150,000
Study Hall (Bankstown, Campbelltown & Parramatta) * $220,582
Study Hall (Hawkesbury) * $21,605
Postgraduate student space (Hawkesbury) $1,386,800
Multipurpose learning commons furniture (Parramatta) $7,300
Development of student space (Kingswood) * $250,000
(14) Supporting the production and dissemination to students of media whose content is provided by students Production of CrUWSible student newspaper $40,000
(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) $100,000
MATES peer mentoring resources * $14,401
Skills for Study (Library Roving Program) * $33,268
Academic Literacy (PASSwrite program) * $4,625
(17) Advocating student's interests in matters arising under the higher education provider's rules Student Rights Advocate position within Student Representation and Participation $35,000
Welfare Officers providing advocacy services $156,000
(18) giving students information to help them in their orientation UWS-wide Orientation Program $380,335
(19) Helping meet the specific needs of overseas students relating to their welfare, accommodation and employment Social Engagement & Leadership Program (SELP) * $23,990
Transcultural Service Development * $41,981
Farewell/completion ceremony * $4,058
Online International Orientation Modules/Podcasts * $11,399
International Orientation program development * $11,216
Total actual spend (ongoing services) plus new or enhanced services spend$9,733,394
 2013 Total new or enhanced services provided$5,181,246
 2013 Ongoing services supported$4,552,148

* indicates a new or enhanced service provided by SSAF funding
SSAF funding category refers directly to the legislative allowable use of SSAF funding