Getting To Know Wollongong
People that live here will tell you; The Gong is a great place to be. Like any new city, you need to do some investigating to find where the really good bits are. Here are a few things that will help.
Orientation festivals are a great way to meet new people, find out about clubs and societies, and get to know your way around campus. The Get Started site provides information about Orientation events and activities. The Welcome to Wollongong festival welcomes new staff and students to Wollongong. Everyone is welcome to attend O Week celebrations.
International students can also visit the Welcome to Wollongong Festival for live music, markets, and activities aimed at helping you settle into life in Wollongong. Find out more about Welcome to Wollongong »
Out & About in Wollongong
If you'd like to know where to eat and what to do in Wollongong, the Wollongong Tourism site is a great source. Your local newspaper can help with gig guides and local events. Check out the UniCentre site for things to do on campus.
In an emergency
UOW Campus: Dial #1 from any campus security phone
Police, Fire, Ambulance: Call 000 from any phone
Report a crime: Call the Police Assistance Line on 131 444
My Campus Security
Security details and contact phone numbers are different for each campus, so its important to find the right information for you.