Calendar of community events


17 August
Allan Sefton Memorial Lecture/SEES Prize Night

The Allan Sefton Memorial Lecture was established in 1993 and is a public occasion where a distinguished Australian scientist speaks on a topic of wide environmental interest. Join this year's guest speaker - Kate Smolski, CEO, Nature Conservation Council as she discusses 'Paradise Lost: The Erosion of NSW Environmental Laws, NSW 2011-2018'.

Free registration and further event details.


11 August - 14 October
Place Exhibition

Curated by artists Liz Jeneid and Avril Makula, PLACE brings together 38 book artists from NSW, the ACT, Victoria and Queensland to explore the theme of place in their work, whether a physical location or a place of their imagination.

Find out more.



11 September
Community Campus Tour - Innovation Campus

Visit the internationally recognised, award winning Innovation Campus.  Tour state-of-the-art facilities including Australian Institute for Innovative Materials (AIIM) and the Illawarra Flame Tree House.




16 October
Community Campus Tour - Wollongong Campus

Join us for a free community tour of UOW’s Wollongong Campus with state of the art amenities including the SMART Infrastructure Facility and Early Start, home of Australia’s only dedicated ‘children’s museum’.




Computer Help for Seniors

FREE 1 on 1 Computer Help Sessions for Seniors held weekly Tues and Thur at iAccelerate, UOW Innovation Campus, Fairy Meadow.


UniMovies presents state-of-the-art screenings of popular mainstream and limited release films every Wednesday night.

Market alley

Check out the stalls surrounding the UOW Library. Market alley happens every second week throughout UOW sessions. Stalls sell yummy foods, vintage clothing and bric a brac as well as arts and crafts. Stop by between 9am and 2pm.

Guest Library Membership

You can join the UOW Library if you live, work or are studying at HSC level in the Illawarra or Shoalhaven districts. Apply by completing the online form.

Global Challenges Events

Join the UOW Global Challenges team for various events that aim to transform the way we live.

iAccelerate Events

Join iAccelerate for a variety of events around entrepreneurialism and business mentoring.


Last reviewed: 14 August, 2018