Benefits for alumni
Being part of the UOW alumni community means you are entitled to a range of benefits:
- Free alumni membership to the UOW Library
- Free listing on the UOW Alumni Business Directory
- Free online subscriptions to Connect: UOW magazine and Alumni eNews
- Invitations to attend exclusive alumni events, public lectures and professional development workshops
- Discounts on a range of products and services through the Alumni Benefits Program (see below)
- Job search assistance through the Careers Centre Job Portal
- Eligibility to join alumni Chapters and Networks
Alumni Benefits PROGRAM
The UOW Alumni Benefits Program entitles you to a variety of special offers and discounts at a host of businesses locally and nationally, as well as online, from anywhere in the world! See below listing for further details.
By using your UOW Alumni Benefits Card you not only receive great discounts but also help fund University prizes. Several of our discount partners provide rebates and donations back to UOW with every purchase made using a UOW Alumni Benefits Card.
Contact the Alumni Relations Office at firstname.lastname@example.org to request your card today!
Download a full list of the benefits below here.
- Activities & Entertainment
- Books & Magazines
- Educational Services
- Health & Well-being
- IT Solutions
- Legal Services
- Travel & Accommodation
- Wine Club
UOW UniCentre UniBar: Receive student ticket prices for all UniCentre (UniBar) events upon presentation of your UOW Alumni Benefits card. www.unicentre.uow.edu.au/whatson
UOW UniCentre Market Alley: Market Alley is an open-air market which trades on a fortnightly basis (during session only) at UOW. Applications are welcomed from UOW Alumni who are interested in having a stall. Prices for UOW stall spaces start at $5.00 each, just show your Alumni Benefits Card on application. Application forms can be found at www.unicentre.uow.edu.au/marketalley
HangglideOz: Join HangglideOz for your tandem hang gliding adventure and save $130! This special offer is for a mid-week 30-minute tandem experience and photo package for 2 people. Total cost payable on the day is $400 (rrp is $530). Not to be used in conjunction with any other offer. Not available public holidays and weekends. T&C apply. Bookings are essential. Please call 0417 939 200 or email email@example.com and quote University of Wollongong Alumni Discount. http://www.hangglideoz.com.au/
Skydive the Beach Sydney: Sydney’s only beach skydive. Our skydiving drop zone is located just one hour south of Sydney and we provide FREE midweek return transfers from Sydney CBD. This adventure attraction offers tandem skydiving from Australia's highest altitude of up to 14,000ft, directly over North Wollongong beach. Alumni receive $30 off a tandem skydive at Wollongong drop zone upon presentation of your alumni benefit card. http://www.skydivethebeach.com.au/
The Links Shell Cove: Just an hour from Sydney The Links at Shell Cove is slowly being recognised as the hidden gem in NSW golf and was recently voted one of the Top 50 Courses in Australia. On presentation of your UOW Alumni Benefits Card, you will receive: $9 midweek green fees (represents 60% off rack rate) and $100 off 7 day membership (conditions apply). www.linksshellcove.com.au
iSUBSCRiBE: Australia's most comprehensive provider of magazine and newspaper subscriptions online. Get 5% off the already great prices on all magazines and newspaper subscriptions. Visit https://www.isubscribe.com.au/uowalumni/.
Seekbooks: An online bookstore with a database of over 1.2 million in-print books from all over the world to choose from. All books are discounted and have the one low shipping charge for delivery to anywhere in Australia. Get 5% off the already great prices on all books. Visit www.seekbooks.com.au/ and enter your member code 'UOWAlumni' in the voucher box at the check-out.
UOW Library: FREE Membership, giving alumni 24/7 access to online scholarly content through online databases. Borrow books, place holds on items, check your library record and get answers to your online information queries a via email within 24hrs . For full details visit the library alumni page, or phone (02) 4221 3548.
Futureworld: The Futureworld Eco-Technology Centre located in Wollongong, and open to the public, is a visually and technically exciting exhibition facility. It displays an amazing range of new technologies focusing on climate change, energy, water and consumer choice. Discounted entry is available for UOW Alumni upon the presentation of your Alumni Benefits Card. www.futureworld.org.au/
International Training and Careers College (ITCC): Launched by ITC Limited (an enterprise of the University of Wollongong), to provide broader training services to business and industry, ITCC offers public and customisable in-house; professional development, business and management training through 1 and 2 day short courses and workshops. UOW Alumni receive 10% discount on all ITCC services. Call 02 4252 8878 or visit www.itcc.edu.au for full details.
Peoplecare Health Insurance: is a not-for-profit private health fund since 1953. At Peoplecare we do everything we can to make your health cover as simple as possible. UOW Alumni who join Peoplecare will receive One Month’s FREE membership PLUS 2 and 6 month waiting periods waived. Just phone us on 1800 808 700, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit our website for more information and terms & conditions: www.peoplecare.com.au/corporateplans/UoWAlumni/
Dell: As a graduate of UOW, you can now get special discount coupons to use in the Dell online Home & Home Office web store. Your discount is on top of other Dell special offers excluding other coupons and can save you up to 15% on selected Dell products. Go to www.dell.com.au/epp. Contact email@example.com for your discount code.
RMB Lawyers: have been providing expert legal services to the people of the Illawarra and South Coast and beyond since 1885 and are one of the biggest regional-based law firms in NSW. Discount to UOW Alumni - 5% off conveyancing professional fees, 10% off Will preparation fees, all compensation matters, No Win No Fee (conditions apply). Call 02 4228 8288 or go to www.rmblawyers.com.au/.
Bon Aroma Pizza: Shop 1/ 323 Princes Hwy, Bulli. Phone: 4283 5455, www.bonaromapizza.com.au/
10% off bill when dining in restaurant [Tues – Fri] (conditions apply*)
*Special occasions excepted – New Years Eve, Christmas Eve, Valentines Day and others as deemed by Bon Aroma Pizza
Coconut Thai Restaurant: 187 Keira Street, Wollongong. Phone: 4225 1888, http://coconutthai.com.au/
10% off total bill, 7 days a week, lunch and dinner
Diggies Café: 1 Cliff Road, North Wollongong. Phone: 4226 2688, www.diggies.com.au/
10% off total bill @ Diggies Cafe [Mon - Fri]
Jasmine Rice 2: 19 Flinders Street, North Wollongong. Phone: 4228 8811
15% off lunch specials [Tues – Sun]
JJ's Indian Restaurant: 3/50 Crown Street, Wollongong. Phone: 4225 0888, http://www.jjsindianrestaurant.com/
10% off dine-in [Sunday - Thursday], 15% off takeaway [Monday - Sunday]
Mangerton Pizzeria and Trattoria: Shop 2, 449 Crown Street. Phone: 4225 2100 www.mangertonpizzeria.com.au
10% off dine-in or takeaway
Relish on Addison: Shop 4, 6 Addison Street, Shellharbour Phone: 4295 5191 www.outinwollongong.com.au/relishonaddison
10% off the total bill, max group of 10 [Tues - Fri]
Relish @ The Links: Golf Drive Street, Shellharbour. Phone: 4237 7550 www.outinwollongong.com.au/relishthelinks
10% off the total bill, max group of 10 [Tues - Fri]
The Living Room: 195 Keira Street, Wollongong. Phone: 02 4244 2664. Facebook page.
Receive 15% off the total bill Monday through to Sunday, breakfast, lunch and dinner upon presentation of your UOW Alumni Benefits Card.
Hertz Car Hire: 3% off the best daily rate for car hire when you call Hertz on 13 30 39 and remember to quote customer discount program number CDP#1250403 http://www.hertz.com.au/
Keiraview Accommodation is a University owned and managed student residence that also offers commercial motel rooms and YHA backpacker rooms. Mention you are an alumnus and you will receive the special University discount, which is currently $35 off the standard room rates. To make a booking, phone 02 4229 9700 / 4229 1132 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Click here to visit the website.
Medina Serviced Apartments, Travelodge and Vibe Hotels: Government rates given to UOW Alumni - conditions apply (subject to availability and not available during some special events), phone 1300 633 462 and ask for the University of Wollongong rate or visit Toga Hospitality
1st Home Exchange: A vacation alternative where you allow someone else to stay in your home while you stay in theirs. 1st HomeExchange.com allows you to match your exchange preferences with home owners in other countries as well as in Australia. Alumni receive 30% discount on Premium membership. Click here and enter the promotional code UOW30 during the payment process.
Odyssey Travel: Odyssey Travel offer fully escorted travel programs for the over 50s. UOW alumni receive a discount of $150 per booking (T&C apply – The discount can only be used towards an Odyssey-operated international program in 2012. The discount is non-transferable, non-refundable, and cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer). Please quote UOW Alumni in all correspondence. http://www.odysseytravel.com.au.
STA Travel: 10% off travel insurance when booked in conjunction with overseas travel. 5% off selected tours. Offer available at Miranda and Wollongong stores. Conditions apply, www.statravel.com.au/ or call 02 9524 0622 (Miranda) or 02 4226 2077 (Wollongong).
Wine Direct: is one of Australia’s largest direct distributors of wine. The very best of what is on offer is condensed into the Wollongong Alumni Wine Update. Simply click here to opt in via email with the subject "UOW monthly wine offer" and you will receive the update monthly. There is no obligation to purchase and you may unsubscribe from this service anytime.
Click here to view current specials.
Each business participating in this program reserves the right to change or cancel discounts at any time and without notice.
Please contact email@example.com if your business would like to be part of the Alumni Benefits program.