Wollongong Campus Community Facilities


The UNIACTIVE provides the Wollongong community with top-class fitness facilities including; an Olympic swimming pool, gymnasium, tennis and squash courts and playing fields. The community are invited to make use of these outstanding facilities. Visit UNIACTIVE to find out more.


UniBar open their doors to the UOW Campus and wider community hosting a broad variety of gigs. Offering a casual, relaxed atmosphere with affordable meals and drinks and regular happy hour, visit the UniBar.

Places to Eat & Shop

No matter what you're craving, you'll be sure to find something on campus to satisfy you - from coffee and cake, to Indian, Korean, Pizza and Pide - you can explore the world through UOW campus cuisine. There is also a wide selection of retail and service outlets on campus including IGA supermarket, Banking, Australia Post, General Practice, Dentist, STA Travel, UniShop and a Hair/Beauty salon. Eat and Shop at UOW.

Kids Uni

Kids' Uni provides care and education for children 6 weeks through to 12 years. Offering services including long day care, after school care and vacation care, Kids Uni provides quality child care for the community.


Guest library membership is available to residents of Wollongong and Shoalhaven Local Government Areas. Community members are invited to access the many library facilities including the art exhibition space, quiet study and research areas and copying and printing facilities. Join the library tours and discover what UOW Library has to offer. Visit Using your Library to find out more.

Early Start Discovery Space

Australia’s only dedicated ‘children’s museum’, and the first-of-its-kind in the world based on a university campus, The Early Start Discovery Space offers a hands-on creative learning venue specifically designed for children, from birth to 10 years, and their accompanying families, carers, educators and teachers. Visit the Early Start Discovery Space.

Campus Tree Walk

UOW has planted more than 50,000 mostly native trees and plants on the Wollongong campus since the University grounds were converted from farmland in the 1950s. The self-guided Campus Tree Walks have been developed to highlight the unique species and communities present in the Wollongong, Illawarra and South Coast regions. Visit UOWs Campus Tree Walk, download the maps and get exploring.

Science Centre and Planetarium

The Science Centre and Planetarium is located at the Innovation Campus. Engage with interactive exhibits, educational science shows, the planetarium and much more! Visit the Science Centre & Planetarium for more information.

Last reviewed: 16 August, 2018