UOW LIVING - KOOLOOBONG VILLAGE
Kooloobong HAS expandED and becomE Kooloobong Village
Located on the University campus amidst a bush land setting on the edge of Mt Keira, Kooloobong has expand to become known as Kooloobong Village in 2013. This exciting development has added an additional 360 self catered beds to its community, bringing the residence population to 553 and making this a vibrant student hub on the University Campus.
The new building, located adjacent to the existing building features studio and four bedroom apartments, with indoor/outdoor barbeque facilities, landscaped outdoor communal areas, recreation areas and meeting facilities. The entire Kooloobong Village community has access to these facilities and is managed as one community.
The units in the existing site have five single bedrooms and students share a bathroom, kitchen and lounge/dining areas. One of the most popular features of the units are the outdoor balconies overlooking the picturesque university grounds.
Kooloobong Village caters to residents who wish to live independently - doing their own cooking and cleaning. Units are fully furnished, managed and maintained by University staff.
Culture and Style of Kooloobong Village
As Kooloobong Village physically expands in 2013 it will also become UOW's world first positive residence - a residence planned and run entirely based on the science of positive psychology and positive organisations. The vision of having every student flourishing while living at UOW is firmly supported by the combination of wellbeing and education.
Kooloobong Village has a diverse population with the majority of residents finishing their undergraduate qualifications and a number of the population continuing their post graduate qualifications. Students at Kooloobong Village organise many events including international food festivals and sporting events, while also participating in the many combined residence events.
Kooloobong Village is for individual students only and does not accommodate families and children. Family accommodation is available at Graduate House or contact the Housing Officer for more options.
- UOW Living Handbook 2013
- Residence Location Map [pdf 117kb]
- Fees & Charges Schedule [pdf 40kb]
- Apply Now (online application form)
- Gathering Request Form
For more information about Kooloobong Village contact:
Tel: +61 2 4221 5254
Fax: +61 2 4227 6651
Wollongong NSW 2522