Event FAQs

General event FAQs

For new commencing students, the essential orientation activities will kick off at the start of the week- attend your faculty and school information sessions, sign up for co-curricular experiences, learn about how to be successful in your studies and transition to higher education. It is essential you register for your faculty welcome sessions to be able to get further information on planning your day. 

If you would like to attend the festival or music zone (at Oval 2), you do not need tickets to enter. It is a free event for all.

There are heaps of options for getting to Campus Fest at any of our UOW campuses. Check out the Getting to Campus webpage for more information. We recommend not driving to campus, and coming on alternate transport.

Yes! Every UOW campus will have a slightly different schedule and entertainment options across the week. Please visit your campus homepage for more information:

Yes! All UOW campuses are accessible, and we have specialised Accessibility and Inclusion staff members who can be contacted at any stage to support your transition to study at UOW.

To enhance the Campus Fest experience for everyone, we have also put into place the following provisions to make the event as accessible as possible:

  • Accessible drop-off and pick up zones
  • Accessible toilets and facilities


Yes! Campus Fest is a celebration of the UOW community coming back together on campus after being separated for the past few years. We welcome community members, family and friends of students and staff who wish to attend the events during the week. 

Please note: New students must register for their orientation faculty and transition sessions ahead of the event. These sessions are only for UOW students.

This is an outdoor event, so it goes ahead rain or shine. You may bring wet weather gear such as ponchos and raincoats. The decision to move the Music Zone acts into the UniBar will be made each morning in the event of unsafe weather.

Keep checking our social pages for updates on parking and wet weather arrangements.

Yes! A large range of free food and drink stalls will be spread out at Campus Fest including free food trucks over at the Music Zone.

Our on-campus food vendors will also be open for you to purchase food and drinks.

Students and staff are able to bring their own food to the event.

Campus Fest is an alcohol free event. No alcohol can be brought into the event.

Intoxicated students will be asked to leave and escorted off campus by security.

The Music Zone is built around the UniBar and Jugglers Lawn, which are licenced venues. Students will be required to provide their ID upon entry to the Zone in order to purchase alcohol from the bar (wristbands will be provided).


Yes! Please login with the following details:

Username: Campusfest
Password: Welcome2022

Campus Safety FAQ's

In 2016, UOW became a cleaner & healthier campus by committing to be smoke-free. You are not able to smoke on campus (including vapes) except where designated smoking areas have been identified. There are a limited number of designated smoking areas which are located on the campus maps. 

We recommend all attendees to bring and wear own masks at the event. You will need to wear a mask in areas where you cannot safely socially-distance from others, or when you go inside any of the campus buildings or venues.

UOW Security and Police will be present at CampusFest. They are there to ensure everyone’s safety so that we can all celebrate being back together on campus.

If you need assistance UOW Security will be roaming the event, and you can go to them for help. Alternatively, red UOW student reps will be walking around and can point you in the right direction to get assistance.

For Emergencies Contact UOW Security on 4221 4900 

We kindly ask that those who are feeling unwell or who have symptoms to not attend the event and seek medical advice.

For all those attending the event, please follow all COVID Safe guidelines and be respectful of others personal space.

We ask all those attending to not mingle or crowd around the festival, and following public health advice, please refrain from singing and dancing at the music zone.

We recommend all attendees to bring their own masks to the event.