Calendar of community events


December - January
2018 Summer Vacation Care Program

Kids Uni's experienced and passionate team of educators will ensure the holidays are fun, with a mix of incursions, excursions, energetic and relaxing activities. Bookings open for children 5-12 years.

2018-19 Program



January - February
Goodwill Hunting

Since 2011 UOW Goodwill Hunting has helped thousands of new and returning students feel at home in Wollongong. Donations are still being accepted for Goodwill Hunting 2019.

Find out how to donate

2 January - 31 March
Bert Flugelman Exhibition

This exhibition explores the multi-faceted character of Bert and his constant evolution as an artist.

Visit the exhibition


12 February
Community Campus Tour

Join us for a free community tour of UOW’s Wollongong campus featuring The Early Start Discovery Space, the state of the art SMART Infrastructure Facility and Illawarra Health and Medical Research Institute.  Registration is essential as places are limited.



16-17 March
MS mega swim

The annual Wollongong MS 24 Hour Mega Swim will be held on 16 – 17 March 2019 at UniActive. Get a team together, challenge yourself, and swim your heart out in support of people living with multiple sclerosis across Australia.




Puckeys Night Market On the last Wednesday evening of every month, an eclectic band of traders will descend on The UOW Innovation Campus. Join us for an evening of delicious food, fabulous live music and fantastic company.

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: 23 January, 2019