Getting to UOW

At UOW we're focused on making your commute to campus easy, safe and environmentally friendly. 

Here you will find information about the free UOW shuttle buses, the NSW Government free Gong Shuttle, cycling and walking, carpooling and parking, paid bus services and the train.  It's easier than you think to travel sustainably to campus! 

Latest News

Roadworks on Northfields Avenue 30th July 2017

Wollongong City Council will be undertaking important road works on Northfields Avenue on Sunday 30th July. This will have an impact on traffic, including buses, and local instructions and signage will be in place to direct drivers and bus users. Please allow some extra time if travelling to the Wollongong campus on these day.

Robsons Road – closure Sunday 6th August 2017

Please be aware Wollongong City Council will be conducting road works on Robsons Road from Northfields Ave Roundabout to the Kooloobong Village accommodation entrance. Works are planned for Sunday 6th August from 7.30am-5.00pm. Please note traffic will be diverted through the UOW Western entry whilst works are undertaken.  All parked cars on Robsons road are to be relocated by Friday 4th August to assist with setup.

Bulli Pass closure – 28 August – 3 November 2017

Roads and Maritime Services is temporarily closing Bulli Pass from Monday 28 August - Friday 3 November 2017 to install rock fall protection fencing. Detours will be in place via Lawrence Hargrave Dr, Memorial Dr and the M1 Princes Motorway. Bulli pass will be open temporarily for the October long weekend from 3pm Friday 29 September - 9am Tuesday 3 October. There is likely to be congestion around the University, particularly University Ave , Mount Ousley Road and Irvine St. Consider using alternative access routes such as Robsons Road. Please allow ample travel time and consider using public transport.

Parking Changes for UOW Permit Holders - P3 Carpark

The P3 South Western Multistorey Carpark will be available from July 2017.  UOW permit bays that were unavailable in P3 during construction will be returned for use and will include 84 covered car spaces and 16 covered motorcycle spaces.  It is important to note that the temporary TAFE Carpark arrangements (that have been in use during the P3 construction) will no longer be available for UOW Permit holders.  This change takes effect from 1st July 2017.  Future works are also planned for an extension to the P5 Northern Carpark with an additional 180 car spaces, is due for completion early 2018.

Need help working out your transport options for uni?

Find everything you need on the travelling from your suburb pages.  There are a range of free shuttle buses to the Wollongong Campus, other local buses, bike racks and secure bike lock up and end of trip facilities, and carpooling for three people in a car.      

Update your UOW Shuttle app

A new version of the UOW Shuttle app has been released for the start of session!  The app now allows you to save your favourite trips, track the UOW buses (not the Government Gong Shuttle) and navigation is a whole lot easier!  If you already have the app on an Android device, you will need to download the new app from the Play Store.