Live in Wollongong
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Live in Wollongong

Wollongong offers all the services and amenities you need to get the most out of your study, stay healthy, and enjoy your down-time. There are plenty of accommodation options to choose from, including seven different UOW student residences. More than 2,000 students from all around the world call a UOW residence in Wollongong home, and with options including private or shared apartments, fully-catered or self-catered, and dedicated family and postgraduate accommodation, you're sure to find something that suits you.

Choose your accommodation

Stay in UOW Accommodation

UOW Accommodation

It’s a welcoming, ready-made community, with a calendar full of social, sporting and cultural events, while 24/7 academic and wellbeing support is right outside your door. After an easy online application, your weekly rent includes fast-speed internet, electricity, water, furniture, security and support – no surprise bills or unexpected costs. Plus all residences are connected to the campus by a free shuttle bus.

For more information on all of our residence, see UOW Accommodation


Live with a local family

For new students aged under 18, or for those who prefer a family-oriented lifestyle, the option to live with a local family in their private home is available via the Homestay program.

For more information, see Homestay

Private rental

Private Accommodation

UOW's Accommodation Service provides comprehensive information about private and shared accommodation, including information on temporary accommodation that you can use while looking for a permanent place to live.

For more information, see Live Off Campus.

Accommodation Scholarships

Accommodation Scholarships

UOW accommodation scholarships range from $5,000 to $15,000, and are based on equity, excellence and support for students who need to relocate.

For more information, visit UOW Scholarships and search for accommodation.

The best place to live. Guaranteed.

UOW can guarantee eligible first-year students a place in a UOW residence.

Knowing you’re going to have a roof over your head is one less thing to worry about, leaving you free to concentrate on your studies. And with seven different residences to choose from, you’re sure to find the right place for you. 

To apply and see conditions and closing dates, visit UOW Accommodation and get your university experience off to a smooth start with UOW Living.

Last reviewed: 19 November, 2018