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ELISE | Informing your studies: UNSW wide

The Hub

The Hub provides a study space, meeting rooms and access to support from Educational Support Advisors 

It offers access to volunteering, and leadership opportunities.

The Hub is also a great place relax and meet people.

Uni apps

Uni-Verse Uni-Verse
the official UNSW
smartphone app

Maps

Access a range of PDF maps, including:

  • accessibility
  • bicycle parking
  • help points for all UNSW campuses

You can also take the new virtual 360 Campus Tour

WiFi connection

Connect to UniWide, the UNSW Wireless Network, from your laptop or mobile device.

Life skills

Services offered to students include:

  • Student Life and Learning provides a variety of academic, personal and career-related services to enhance the student experience at UNSW
  • Counselling Service assisting students with a range of services from individual counselling to self-help programs. Services are free and confidential
  • Peer Mentoring Programs offer specific mentoring programs for first-year, distance, transferring, mature age, UPP and international students. Many faculties and schools also offer peer mentoring programs
  • Educational Support Advisors  help students with welfare and study related matters, offering free confidential professional support if academic or personal circumstances are affecting progress with their studies

Writing skills

The Learning Centre assists students with academic writing, communication skills and assignment preparation.

Students can access an extensive range of online resources for student self-help. A collection of resources is also available
for loan.

UNSW IT

To access online resources at UNSW, students need a UNSW ID (student number), a Password and a UNSW email account.

The IT Service Centre assists students with:

  • usernames and passwords
  • your UNSW email account
  • wireless access
  • technical support with learning management systems, e.g. Blackboard, Moodle

ICT resources - Conditions of use

When agreeing to the Student Code you agree to protect UNSW ICT (Information, Communication and Technology) systems, information and accounts by using your access only as authorised and keeping your account details confidential. An example of inappropriate use is using another’s User ID and/or Password, or allowing others to use yours.

Misuse of ICT resources by students will attract penalties. Refer to the Student Code Policy for details.

Social life at UNSW

Balance your studies with fun and entertainment.

  • Arc - your student organisation, offers ways to connect with other students
  • Volunteering - help contribute to the wider community
  • Fun - enjoy events and activities on campus

UNSW videos

UNSW YouTube, the e-learning channel, lets you watch lectures for courses, view course content and related material, and participate in group activities.

theBox is UNSW Australia's online media management service, which allows you to manage and share audio/video/images and documents directly within Moodle and on other websites.

Videos for students by students, introduce you to UNSW from a student's perspective.

A selection of other videos for students by students:

Uni Life - making friends

Uni Life – student living

Uni Life – time management

Uni Life – money management