Location and Travel
University of Wollongong
Wollongong NSW 2522
Getting to uow
The Getting to UOW website includes extensive information on travelling to UOW, free shuttle services, parking and carpooling.
Location and campus maps are also available to assist you with your journey.
If you choose to stay in the city or at the beach, the free Gong Shuttle (green bus) runs in a loop that is accessible to a large number of the hotels and motels in the city and North Wollongong. The shuttle runs every 10 - 20 minutes from 7am to 10pm. It takes about 20 minutes to get to the Wollongong campus from either North Wollongong (take the A) or the city (take the C).
North Gong Shuttle
The free North Gong Shuttle links the UOW Ring Road and bus terminal to the North Wollongong train station. It's the best option for those who are staying in North Wollongong, especially the Flinders Motel, the Normandie and the Beach Park Motel Inn. Shuttles meet most trains and run frequently from the west side of North Wollongong train station.
Casual childcare is available on Wollongong campus between 7.30am – 6.00pm. Prices range from $98.90 (2- 5 years) and $103.90 (0 - 2 years) including a hot meal and nappies.
Places are subject to availability and bookings are essential. To make an enquiry contact Kids Uni.
The City of Wollongong is located just 80km south of Sydney on a spectacular stretch of the southern New South Wales coast.
Wollongong's natural environment includes some of the most pristine beaches in Australia and the escarpment to the west offers a great network of walking trails and dazzling views of the coastline.
Wollongong is the 10th largest city in Australia and is well known for its tourism and steel industries. The city, however, is rapidly changing with education, research and innovation, information technology and telecommunications emerging as the industries of the future.
VISITING WOLLONGONG - places to stay, restaurants, events...
- Welcome to Wollongong
A guide to the city of Wollongong, including accommodation and things to do
Culture and Events
- UOW Community & Partnerships
- Conservatorium of Music
- Welcome to Wollongong - Events
- Illawarra Performing Arts Centre (IPAC)
- Science Centre & Planetarium
- Wollongong Art Gallery
- Viva La Gong Festival
Video and image courtesy of Destination Wollongong.
Image: Belmore Basin. Photography by Dee Kramer Photography