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ELISE | Informing your studies tutorial: UNSW wide

Safety on campus

UNSW Security works hard to ensure that the campus is a safe place for everyone, especially after dark. Students also need to be aware of their personal safety.

To help ensure you stay safe on campus, read the important information on the Campus Safety and Security web page.

The Nucleus: Student Hub

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

It offers access to volunteering, and leadership opportunities.

Uni apps

Uni-Verse Uni-Verse
the official UNSW
smartphone app


Access a range of PDF maps, including:

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

You can also take the virtual 360 Campus Tour

WiFi connection

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

UNSW campus tour

Life skills

Services offered to students include:

  • The Nucleus: Student Hub 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

Academic Skills 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.


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 Acceptable Use of UNSW Information Resources PolicyStudent Code Policy and Complaints Management and Investigations Policy and Procedure for details.

Social life at UNSW

Balance your studies with fun and entertainment through Arc, your student organisation.

UNSW videos

The YouTube channels UNSWUNSW eLearning and UNSW Community allow you to watch lectures for courses, view course content and related material, and participate in group activities.

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

Prepping for success provides videos related to key skills for your university studies.