Settle into your new home

Hear from key residence staff including accommodation wellbeing coordinators, take a tour, and have lunch with your new community. Plus find out all the tips and tricks on making the most of your time in campus accommodation.

Your Live checklist

1. Complete Consent Matters before you check into your residence

2. Go to some of the weekly events at your residence

3. Get to know your Resident Ambassadors

4. Understand the rules we expect you to follow

Orientation at your residence

BANGALAY AND GRADUATE HOUSE

Name
Bangalay and Graduate House Orientation (compulsory)
Date
Monday, February 13, 2023
Time
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM (AEDT)
Location
Bangalay

EVENT DESCRIPTION

Description

Get yourself off to the best start in your new home by attending the Bangalay and Graduate house compulsory orientation session. You’ll hear from key residence staff including accommodation wellbeing coordinators, take a tour, and have lunch with your new community. Plus find out all the tips and tricks on making the most of your time in campus accommodation!

I-HOUSE

Name
I-House Orientation (compulsory)
Date
Tuesday, February 14, 2023
Time
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM (AEDT)
Location
I-House

EVENT DESCRIPTION

Description

Get yourself off to the best start in your new home by attending the I-House compulsory orientation day. You’ll hear from key residence staff including accommodation wellbeing coordinators, take a tour and spend time getting to know your new community. Plus find out all the tips and tricks on making the most of your time in campus accommodation!

 

CAMPUS EAST

Name
Campus East Orientation (compulsory)
Date
Wednesday, February 15, 2023
Time
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM (AEDT)
Location
Campus East

EVENT DESCRIPTION

Description

Get yourself off to the best start in your new home by attending the Campus East compulsory orientation day. You’ll hear from key residence staff including accommodation wellbeing coordinators, take a tour and spend time getting to know your new community. Plus find out all the tips and tricks on making the most of your time in campus accommodation!

KOOLOOBONG

Name
Kooloobong Orientation (compulsory)
Date
Friday, February 17, 2023
Time
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM (AEDT)
Location
Kooloobong Village

EVENT DESCRIPTION

Description

Get yourself off to the best start in your new home by attending Kooloobong Village orientation. You’ll hear from key residence staff including accommodation wellbeing coordinators, take a tour, and spend time getting to know your new community. Plus all the tips and tricks on making the most of your time in campus accommodation!

Student's Hub Pop Up at your residence

BANGALAY

Name
Students' Hub Pop Up
Date
Monday, February 13, 2023
Time
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM (AEDT)
Location
Bangalay

EVENT DESCRIPTION

Description

Chat to our Student Ambassadors and get some insights and advice about student support services

No registration required

I-HOUSE

Name
Students' Hub Pop Up
Date
Tuesday, February 14, 2023
Time
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM (AEDT)
Location
I-House

EVENT DESCRIPTION

Description

Chat to our Student Ambassadors and get some insights and advice about student support services

No registration required

CAMPUS EAST

Name
Students' Hub Pop Up
Date
Wednesday, February 15, 2023
Time
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM (AEDT)
Location
Campus East

EVENT DESCRIPTION

Description

Chat to our Student Ambassadors and get some insights and advice about student support services

No registration required

KOOLOOBONG

Name
Students' Hub Pop Up
Date
Friday, February 17, 2023
Time
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM (AEDT)
Location
Kooloobong Village

EVENT DESCRIPTION

Description

Chat to our Student Ambassadors and get some insights and advice about student support services

No registration required

When it comes to consent, there's no room for grey area. You always need to check you have sexual consent. 

Consent Matters is an online module that covers sexual consent, communication in relationships, and bystander intervention. This course will help you understand what consent is and identify situations where it can’t be given.

You need to complete this compulsory course before you check into your residence.

Information to help you settle in

Arrival information

Learn all about checking into your residence and plan ahead with what you’ll need to bring with you.

About your residence

Discover important information about your new home before you arrive.

Services to support you 

As a UOW student, you have access to a suite of free services, resources and assistance designed to enhance your university experience, and your capacity to achieve your study and career objectives.

Meet your Resident Ambassadors and Resident Managers

Bangalay

Campus East

I-House

Kooloobong

Make the most of living on campus

Top 5 tips for moving in

Five tips to make the transition from living at home to student accommodation a breeze - according to a student who’s been there, done that. 

How to be a good roommate

  • Clean up after yourself – if you are living in a shared space having a cleaning roster will help to make a positive living environment for everyone.  

  • Communicate 

  • Keep the noise down 

  • Be respectful 

  • Be friendly/positive and make time to connect with your roommates 

Ways to make new friends 

  • Join in our orientation events and weekly activities 

  • Make an effort with your room-mates to do activities together

  • Utilise common spaces – cooking a meal with others is a great way to connect