Accommodation Services

Accommodation Services 


UOW Living is committed to providing a safe, secure, close community which prides itself on involvement, development of our residents, and fun. The convenient locations, professional staff and the various social, cultural and sporting events all add to the vibrant atmosphere of UOW Living. Find out more information about accommodation available in the Illawarra.


UOW Living can provide assistance to students looking for accommodation in Sydney however University of Wollongong accommodation options are based in Wollongong. The Housing Services Coordinator is available to assist you with your private accommodation needs, from how to start looking for a place to live to ending your tenancy, and anything else related to renting or share housing. You can contact the Housing Services Coordinator on or 02 4221 5646. For more information regarding rental accommodation including listing your vacant accommodation, please visit the Rental Information page.

Students are encouraged to seek accommodation and rental information through StudyNSW, which offers a wide range of affordable accommodation options for students studying in Sydney, and information on rental and tenancy laws. Students attending Sydney Business School Campus can find out more about transport from the airport to the UOW Sydney Business School campus area on the StudyNSW website.

For information for new students regarding housing in Sydney, please see New Student Information at UOW. 

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Temporary Accommodation

If you have not organised permanent accommodation for when you arrive in Wollongong, here is some information about temporary accommodation that you can use while you look for permanent accommodation.

If you have not arranged temporary accommodation for your study in Sydney, please visit to arrange temporary accommodation.

Airport Pick up Services

The University of Wollongong offers a complimentary Airport Pick Up Service for international students who have an offer to study a University of Wollongong degree at the Wollongong campus, and are arriving in Australia for the first time. Students will be collected from Sydney Airport International or Domestic terminal and transported directly to their Wollongong-based accommodation destination. Find out more information about the Airport Pick Up Service.

Due to the proximity of the Sydney airport to the Sydney CBD campus, this service is not available to Sydney Business School, University of Wollongong students, however there are many inexpensive airport pickup services in Sydney available by Googling ‘Sydney Airport Pickup Service’ . To view some transport options from the Sydney airport to your accommodation visit the Sydney Airport transport page. There is also a regular and efficient train service which is available from both Domestic and International terminals at Sydney airport.

Last reviewed: 21 January, 2019