A-Z of Everything at UNSW

The A to Z of everything we can think of ! 

Academic Advocacy

If you have academic conduct or legal issues and need impartial advice, get in touch with Arc’s Legal and Advocacy team. Call or email to make an appointment via Arc Reception for confidential and expert advice. Appointments are essential. 

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CONTACT advice@arc.unsw.edu.au | 9385 7700

WHERE Arc Reception, Arc Precinct, off Basser Steps D17

WHEN Mon-Fri 9am-5pm

See also ‘Legal Support’

Accommodation

See ‘Residential Communities’ and ‘Crisis Accommodation’ 

Arc @ UNSW 

Arc is your student organisation – run by students for students. Our mission is to create the best student experience, and make 2017 Your Time. Arc does everything for students outside the classroom – Clubs & Societies, Volunteering opportuntities, sport, legal & advocacy. We even run the Roundhouse, The Whitehouse and The Grad Shop! 

CONTACT reception@arc.unsw.edu.au | 9385 7700 |    ArcUNSW 

WHERE Arc Precinct, L2, Basser College, off Basser Steps (D17) 

See also ‘Arc @ UNSW Art & Design’ and ‘Arc @ Canberra’

Arc @ UNSW Art & Design (formerly COFA)

Arc has a strong presence on the Paddington Campus, offering facilities and services specifically tailored to Art & Design’s creative types, including:

•      Free lunches, Free Toast Fridays, yoga, gallery crawls, artist talks, sound art program, film screenings, and professional development seminars

•      Paddington to Kensington campus shuttle bus service

•      Van and ute loans for picking up materials or transporting artworks

•      Kudos Gallery – Your student Gallery

•      The Kudos emerging Artist + Designer award 

•      The Green House – A studio residency program at Fowlers Gap, far west NSW

•      Art & Design Grants for extracurricular creative projects

•      D Block Student Kitchen and Lounge

•      Volunteer opportunities: Kudos Committee, Grants Committee, Whitecube

•      Brightside: Youth arts mentoring program

•      Campus activities, and more!

•      Publications: Arcadia, Framework and eNews

•      Gallery Crawl

•      Student employment opportunities including:

- Art & Design Writers Program Coordinator

- Kudos Gallery Internship

- Art & Design Student Council 

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CONTACT artdesign@arc.unsw.edu.au | arc.artdesign |  8936 0798

WHERE Arc Office, D Block, UNSWAD Corner Oxford St & Greens Rd, Paddington

See ‘Kudos Gallery,’ ‘Gallery Crawl’ and ‘Shuttle Bus’

Arc @ Canberra

UNSW’s Canberra campus offers benefits and support for students including opportunities to:

•      Attend the big events in the Canberran year like Floriade and Skyfire

•      Enter table tennis tournaments or go to movie nights

•      Make friends outside of class at clubs and collectives such as Community Garden and Social Football (soccer)

•      Access legal, advocacy and counselling services

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CONTACT canberra@arc.unsw.edu.au | 6268 8111 ArcUNSWCanberra

WHERE ADFA, Northcott Drive, Canberra ACT 2600

Arc Goes To...

New to Sydney? Arc Goes To... is here to welcome local, interstate, rural and international students into the UNSW family! We organise trips to local attractions like kayaking on Sydney Harbour and sampling the breweries of the Inner West. If you have more time to spare, join us on a weekender to Floriade Flower Festival in Canberra, or the ever-popular

Snow Trip! The best bit - the trips are at a heavily discounted price. There are also opportunities to volunteer and try your hand as a tour guide.

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CONTACT arcgoesto@arc.unsw.edu.au | 9385 7700

Arc  Precinct

Arc’s Kensington headquarters are located just off Basser Steps, on the corner of the Quad. It’s fully decked out with Music Rooms, Dance Studio, Postgraduate Lounge, and spaces for Collectives. You can get all your Club questions answered whilst charging your phone in the Clubs Space. Arc Precinct

is also where you’ll find Arc Reception, Arc Legal & Advocacy, SRC & PGC offices, Blitz Office, and Tharunka Office. If you’re coming from outside campus, these spaces can be found by walking into uni from Gate 5 on High Street. 

CONTACT reception@arc.unsw.edu.au | 9385 7700 WHERE Off Basser Steps (D17) or just in from Gate 5, High Street

WHEN Mon-Fri 8.30am-6pm (during session) and 10am-5pm (outside session)

See also ‘Arc @ UNSW’, ‘Room Hire’

Arc Sport

Whether you’re after a casual game of soccer after class or want to represent UNSW at Unigames, Arc Sport has got you covered! Exercise releases your endorphins, endorphins make you happy, and happy people do well at uni.

SPORT CLUBS Whatever sport toots your flute, Arc has you covered with over 35 different clubs.

UNIGAMES Want to be part of the biggest inter-university sports competition? Of course you do. Check out the website to keep up to date with dates for the Eastern Unigames, Australian Unigames, Indigenous Unigames, Unibattle & Snow Unigames. FESTIVAL OF SPORT  Annual three-day celebration of sport on campus in S1W2.

FACILITIES Need to book tennis courts, football fields or hockey fields? No problem!

SOCIAL SPORT Have fun and get active by signing up for semester-long twilight comps, conveniently located on campus.

DANCE CLASSES Learn some moves to impress your friends with.

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CONTACT sport@arc.unsw.edu.au |  9385 6027 | ArcSportUNSW

WHERE Sam Cracknell Pavilion and Village Green (H8) | David Phillips Sports Field (Daceyville)

See ‘Social Sport’, ‘Sport Clubs’, ‘Sport Field Bookings’, ‘Room Bookings’ and ‘Unigames’

Artsweek

Join the art attack during Arc’s annual week-long celebration of the arts! Whether you’re a critic or a creator Artsweek is the

place for you. Check the website for volunteer application dates and don’t forget to take a selfie with the installations around campus #artsweek

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CONTACT artsweek@arc.unsw.edu.au | 9385 7700

WHERE All over campus

WHEN S2W5

Associate Membership

If you're an Arc lover but no longer a student, we offer Associate Membership for UNSW staff and alumni.

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Australian Higher Education Graduation Statement (AHEGS)

A secondary transcript that contains all your volunteering, interning and extra curricular activities - priceless to future you when looking for employment and want to stand out for more than just your grades!

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CONTACT volunteering@arc.unsw.edu.au

See also ‘Internships’, ‘Volunteering’ 

Band & DJ Comps

Looking to prove your prowess on the piano or show your friends you’re a better DJ than a well selected Spotify playlist? Enter for a chance to score prizes, and compete at finals against other universities’ winners.

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CONTACT venue@arc.unsw.edu.au | 9385 7630 UNSWRoundhouse

WHERE Greenhouse

WHEN Head to the website for more details

Banks & ATMs

Need some money? You can withdraw cash at IGA (University Terraces, Lower Campus) or Australia Post (CBA only). You can also use any of the ATMs on campus, located at:

ANZ BANK Branch (limited facilities) & ATM Quad, West Wing COMMONWEALTH BANK Branch Upper Campus, near the Post Office & ATMs at the branch, across from Boost Juice near Commerce Courtyard and University Terraces WESTPAC ATM University Terraces & Matthew Arcade REDIATM University Terraces & LG, Morven Brown Building

Beergarden

See ‘Roundhouse’, ‘Greenhouse’

Bistro

See ‘Roundhouse’

Beer Fest

Get ready for a week of froth and fun, including great activities like food and beer matching, ‘How To Brew’ sessions, cooking with beer demos, beer trivia and heaps of giveaways!

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WHERE Greenhouse

WHEN S1W4

Bike-ology

Come learn how to fix and maintain your sweet ride from our experienced volunteers, and if you consider yourself a bike-ologist, keep an eye out for volunteering opportunities! 

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CONTACT bikes@arc.unsw.edu.au

WHERE Arc Precinct, off Basser Steps (D17)

WHEN 12-2pm Tue and Thu during semester  

Blitz

Blitz is your daily dose of uni life, with all the latest events, news, competitions, reviews and interviews. With generous doses of sarcasm and keen observations on the wonders and woes of student life, it’s produced, written and created by students (yes, you can contribute!)

BLITZ ONLINE UNSW’s own Buzzfeed, Huffington Post and Junkee all in one. Read, do quizzes and procrastinate your degree away! Sign up to contribute to have your published work reach over 50,000 students!

BLITZ RADIO Tune in to hear UNSW students talk smack on our very own radio station! Ever been told you have a face for radio? Get involved and gain invaluable experience in journalism, presenting, sound production and more with Arc’s live-stream radio service.

BLITZ TV Volunteer to gain invaluable video production and editing experience - and maybe interview a celebrity or two. 

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CONTACT blitz@arc.unsw.edu.au | 9385 7715

WHERE Blitz Offices upstairs from Arc Reception, Arc Precinct, off Basser Steps (D17)

WHEN Updated daily

Board of Directors

Your Arc Board is run by students for students, ensuring Arc is providing (and continues to provide) the best possible student experience. If you’ve got ideas to make student life better or want to give feedback, these are the people to contact to make a difference. Nominations open in March.

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CONTACT chair@arc.unsw.edu.au

Bookshop

In addition to textbooks and course manuals, the UNSW Bookshop also sells a huge range of general books

(at a sweet discounted price for students), software and hardware. Not sure which textbooks to buy for class? Show them your course code or use the Textlist option on the website. MORE bookshop.unsw.edu.au

CONTACT orders@bookshop.unsw.edu.au | 9385 6622 WHERE Lower Quad Building, next to Business School (E15) WHEN Mon-Fri 9am-6pm | Sat-Sun 10am-2pm

Buses

See ‘Security Shuttle’ and ‘Transport’

Careers & Employment

Feeling nervous about the idea of getting a “real” job? Head to Careers! They provide assistance for everything careers related, from CV writing, to landing killer internships, or even understanding the best place to rest your hands during an interview. There’s also a heap of online resources including how-to guides and a jobs board, or you can make an appointment for a workshop or individual advice. 

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CONTACT careers@unsw.edu.au | 9385 5429

WHERE L2, East Wing, Quad Building (E15)

Care Packs

Arc offers care packs for when students find themselves a bit stretched and need basics, right now. You can request a food pack, a hygiene pack or a baby pack, which come filled with the essential items - just ask for more information or a pack at Arc Reception.

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CONTACT reception@arc.unsw.edu.au | 9385 7700

WHERE Arc Reception, Arc Precinct, off Basser Steps (D17)

See ‘Crisis Accommodation’ and ‘Legal Support’

Centrelink

If you’re feeling the financial sting of being a uni student, contact Centrelink and find out what you’re entitled to in terms of support. Arc’s Legal and Advocacy team, and the SRC can also provide you with free advice on Centrelink issues, applications and services.

CONTACT centrelink.gov.au | 13 24 90

See ‘Legal Support’ and ‘SRC’

Childcare

If you need someone to mind your little one(s), there are four fantastic early learning centres right here on campus. 

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CONTACT earlyyears@unsw.edu.au | 9385 0054

Cider Fest

An apple a day keeps the doctor away - surely cider works the same way? With kickass events like trivia, live music, cider workshops, taste tests, and a bunch of giveaways, you’ll be able to experience the true magnificence of the apple in its final evolution at our annual Cider Fest.

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CONTACT venue@arc.unsw.edu.au | 9385 7630 | UNSWRoundhouse

WHEN S1W2

WHERE Greenhouse and The Whitehouse

Clubs & Societies

With hundreds of established clubs and societies, it’s easy to explore your passion - whether you’re looking to join a club or start your own!

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CONTACT clubs@arc.unsw.edu.au | 9385 9840

WHERE Clubs Space, Arc Precinct, off Basser Steps (D17)

WHEN Mon-Fri 8.30am-6pm during semester                                                                                                                            

Clubs Space

The Clubs Space is here for Clubs to access resources, apply for grants and help with general enquiries. Students in general are also welcome to our phone chargers, handy computers, Club resources and hangout space. Our popular How to Make workshops also take place in this space. Pop in at any time.

CONTACT clubs@arc.unsw.edu.au | 9385 9840

WHERE Clubs Space, Arc Precinct, off Basser Steps (D17)

WHEN Mon-Fri 8.30am-6pm during semester

Clubs Mashup

Throughout the year, Arc will be supporting groups of 3 or more Clubs running combined events that showcase what they do - that means bigger and better events for students at discounted prices (did someone say free?). Check online to apply and keep up to date.

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CONTACT clubsmashup@arc.unsw.edu.au | 9385 9840

COFA (College of Fine Arts)

See ‘UNSW Art & Design'

Collectives

Looking to become more involved in student representation? The SRC provides a range of collectives for students looking to get involved themselves in student activism.

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CONTACT src@arc.unsw.edu.au

See ‘SRC’, ‘Education Collective’ , ‘Environment Collective’, ‘Ethno-Cultural Collective’, ‘Indigenous Collective’,‘International Collective’, ‘Queer Collective’, ‘Students with Disabilities Collective’, ‘Welfare Collective’, ‘Women’s Collective’

Counselling & Support

Feeling stressed or a bit lost in a sea of study? Get in touch with UNSW Counselling and Psychological Services (CAPS) - they’re here to help.

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CONTACT counselling@unsw.edu.au | 9385 5418

WHERE Kensington L2, Quad Building, East Wing (E15)

See also ‘Health Services’

Crisis Accommodation

Arc offers short-term emergency accommodation for students in times of need, if you’re feeling unsafe, living in hazardous conditions or find yourself homeless. Speak to Arc Legal & Advocacy at any time to see if you qualify.

CONTACT advice@arc.unsw.edu.au | 9385 7700

WHERE Arc Reception, Arc Precinct, off Basser Steps (D17)

See also ‘Legal Support’ and ‘Care Packs’ 

Dance Studio

See ‘Room Hire’

David Phillips Sport Field 

Just down the road from the Kensington Campus is UNSW’s sporting mecca, complete with football fields, tennis courts, hockey fields and more. Proudly managed by Arc Sport, meaning Arc member discounts apply.

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CONTACT bookings@arc.unsw.edu.au | 9385 7630

WHERE Corner of Banks and Gwea Ave, Daceyville

See ‘Arc Sport’ and ‘Sport Field Bookings’

Disabilities Support services

UNSW promotes a culturally rich and diverse campus through providing a range of services, support and advice to help students overcome barriers that could prevent them from having a successful university education. Check out the website to see if Disability Support Services can provide support or help for you. MORE student.unsw.edu.au/disability

CONTACT disabilities@unsw.edu.au | 9385 4734

WHERE John Goodsell Building, Ground Floor (F20)

See also ‘Disability Collective’

Disability Collective

A collective fighting for equity and accessibility for all students living with a disability at UNSW. Regular autonomous meetings are held in the disabilities & welfare space.

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CONTACT disabilities@arc.unsw.edu.au welfare@arc.unsw.edu.au

WHERE Equity Spaces, Arc Precinct, off Basser Steps (D18)

WHEN Mon-Fri 8.30am-6pm

See also ‘Disabilities Support Services’

Discounts

Among the many perks that come with Arc Membership, the access to heaps of discounts is a highpoint. Check out the Arc website for a full list of the awesome discounts we’ve organised for you!

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CONTACT membership@arc.unsw.edu.au

WHERE Heaps of places on campus, off campus and online

Duke of Edinburgh's Award 

Calling all budding Bear Grylls! Arc is a registered provider of this prestigious and internationally recognised award for adventurous students aged under 25. Come along for the ride and get your bronze, silver or gold medallion in the process.

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CONTACT dukes@arc.unsw.edu.au | 9385 9840 

Education Collective

Are you passionate about maintaining and promoting equitable access to quality education for students?

Help fight the good fight and join the education collective.

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CONTACT education@arc.unsw.edu.au

WHERE Upstairs from Arc Reception, Arc Precinct, Off Basser Steps (D17)

eReuse

A volunteer program to facilitate the re-use of UNSW computers, engaging students to refurbish computers and promoting sustainable practice. This is the place for you

if you consider yourself a tech-head, or want to learn more about the fundamentals of today’s technology. MORE arc.unsw.edu.au/ereuse

CONTACT ereuse@arc.unsw.edu.au

Elections

Arc is YOUR student organisation and elections for positions happen annually. Elections for student positions on Arc’s Board of Directors take place Semester 1.

Student Representative Council (SRC) and Postgraduate Council (PGC) hold elections in Semester 2. Nominate, participate and vote. Make your voice heard!

See ‘Arc Board’, ‘SRC’, ‘PGC’

Environment Collective

If you want to be part of a group campaigning for a sustainable UNSW and environment then look no further. Join up to brainstorm ideas for eco-campaigns, or come along to one of their gatherings.

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CONTACT enviro@arc.unsw.edu.au

Ethno-cultural Collective

Are you from a culturally diverse background?

Get involved with this collective to meet people, gain support and celebrate cultural diversity. There are also

regular autonomous events, like Women of Colour and People of Colour events. The space also doubles as safe space and chill-out area for culturally diverse and international students. MORE arc.unsw.edu.au/src

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CONTACT ethnocultural@arc.unsw.edu.au

WHERE Equity Spaces, off Basser Steps (D18) WHEN Mon-Fri 8.30am-6pm and during autonomous meeting times

See ‘Equity Spaces’ and ‘International Collective’

Equity Spaces

We provide spaces for students to meet up and chill out. Collectives also use these spaces to meet regularly and plan their campaigns.

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WHERE Equity Spaces, off Basser Steps (D18) or in from Gate 7, High Street

WHEN Mon-Fri 8.30am-6pm and during autonomous meeting times

EVENTS & PARTIES

Check out some of the awesome events Arc runs for students during the year, including:

•      Arc Flea Markets

•      Artsweek

•      Art exhibitions @ Kudos Gallery

•      Beer Fest

•      Cider Fest

•      Festival of Sport

•      Foundation Day

•     Gallery Crawls

•      International Night Markets

•      Stress Less Week

•     Spring Fest

•     Parties

•      The Student Cookbook

•     UNSWeetened Literary Journal Launch

•      Welcome Back Day

CONTACT reception@arc.unsw.edu.au | venue@arc.unsw.edu.au

Event Horizon

Event Horizon is a team of keen volunteers who run the UNSW world. They’re the hosts with the most when it comes to regular funsies and big festivals on campus. Joining up is a great

way to develop skills and connections in event management, marketing and customer service. Event Horizon gives students a backstage pass to campus events, letting you work behind the scenes!

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CONTACT eventhorizon@arc.unsw.edu.au

Exams

Head to myUNSW for updates on your exam times and locations - and keep a look out for the Arc Exam Helpdesk if you need help finding your room or a last minute pep talk.

If you want help figuring out marks, Arc can offer you academic advice for help with things like special consideration and challenging grades. Randwick Racecourse exams only!

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CONTACT advice@arc.unsw.edu.au

WHERE Exam locations and guidelines can be found at my.unsw.edu.au

See ‘Academic Advocacy’ and ‘ Legal Support’ 

Exchange

Want to study overseas? UNSW offers a dynamite exchange program including semester or year long exchange, short courses and research opportunities with over 200 partner universities around the globe, and there are even scholarship and funding opportunities! You’ve got to be organised though - applications are due a year in advance.

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CONTACT  student.unsw.edu.au/exchange

Facebook

Never miss free food, amazing events, fun activities and UNSW news again!

MORE ArcUNSW | UNSWWhitehouse | arc.artdesign | UNSWRoundhouse |  Arc Sport UNSWblitzmag

See also ‘Instagram’ and ‘Online’’

Facilities Management (FM Assist )

The place to go for replacement Student ID cards, travel concessions, parking permits, maintenance requests and much more.

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CONTACT fmassist@unsw.edu.au | 9385 5111

WHERE Mathews Building, L2 (F23) WHEN Mon-Fri 8am-4.30pm (extended during enrollment periods)

Faculties

FACULTY OF ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

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CONTACT arts@unsw.edu.au | 9385 2289 

WHERE Morven Brown Building (C20)

FACULTY OF THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT

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CONTACT fbe@unsw.edu.au | 9385 4799 

WHERE Red Centre Building, West Wing (H13)

FACULTY  OF ENGINEERING

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CONTACT eng.faculty@unsw.edu.au | 9385 5000 

WHERE Various locations (K17)

FACULTY  OF LAW

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WHERE Law Building (F8)

CONTACT law@unsw.edu.au | 9385 2227 

FACULTY  OF MEDICINE

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CONTACT 9385 8765 

WHERE Cnr High and Botany St (C27) 

FACULTY  OF SCIENCE

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CONTACT sso@unsw.edu.au | 9385 6125 UNSWScience

WHERE Robert Webster Building (F12)

UNSW ART & DESIGN

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CONTACT artdesign@unsw.edu.au | 9385 0684 

WHERE Corner Oxford St and Greens Rd, Paddington

UNSW BUSINESS SCHOOL

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CONTACT 9385 3189  

WHERE Business School Building ( E12)

Festival of Sport

Let’s get physical! Join us for a three-day celebration of all things athletic, brought to you by Arc Sport.

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WHERE Village Green and Main Walkway

WHEN S1W2

CONTACT sport@arc.unsw.edu.au

Flea Markets

When group-work assignments and 9am tutes are messing with your happy place, head to these monthly markets to get some retail therapy. It’s also free for Arc Members to set up a shop.

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CONTACT markets@arc.unsw.edu.au

WHERE Main Walkway outside the Red Centre (H13)

WHEN W3, W7 & W11 each semester

Food

We have everything from our very own Whitehouse to Max Brenner and Boost Juice at UNSW, so it’s easy to get your hunger pains sorted with a range of affordable and delicious treats all over campus:

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MAIN WALKWAY  & THRE GREENHOUSE Lower Campus

UNIVERSITY TERRACES  Mid Campus

THE WHITEHOUSE & QUAD BUILDING  Mid Campus

MATHEWS ARCADE  Upper Campus

See ‘Arc Street Team’ for the scoop on how Arc members can score free food

Foundation Day

UNSW’s annual birthday celebration, get involved and ready  to party to celebrate our university - this year, we’re turning 68! 

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CONTACT venue@arc.unsw.edu.au

WHEN Aug 3 

Founder Lab

FounderLab provides a professional product development service, technical co-founder search support and technical mentoring for UNSW student & alumni entrepreneurs who are ready to take their ideas and make something amazing out of them.

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CONTACT  innovation@arc.unsw.edu.au

See ‘MVP Fund’

Free Stuff

If you’re an Arc member, you can get free stuff on campus every week during semester – pancakes, hash browns, chocolate fountains and even lawn games! Just look out for the Arc Street Team (in green) who’ll be handing out goodies and keep an eye online for details!

WHERE  On campus

WHEN Every week during semester

Gallery crawl

Every week, Arc’s gallery crawl will take you to the hottest art shows around Sydney - for free!

CONTACT  artdesign@arc.unsw.edu.au | 8936 0798

8936 0825 | arc.unsw.edu.au/artdesign | arc.artdesign

WHERE  UNSW Art & Design, Corner Oxford St & Greens Rd, Paddington

WHEN Wed 5.30 - 8pm during Semester

Global Village

Make a difference, explore the world and meet new people with Global Village. Applications close early each semester, so keep a look out for volunteering and fundraising details. 

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CONTACT globalvillage@arc.unsw.edu.au

WHEN During uni breaks 

The Grad Shop

On the look out for some UNSW merchandise or need a gown for graduation? The Grad Shop has you covered. In addition to academic and graduation dress hire and sales, they also sell logo wear, accessories, gifts and more. Order in store or online.

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WHERE Foot of spiral staircase, next to CLB (C19)

WHEN Mon-Thu 9am–6pm | Fri 9am–4pm

CONTACT thegradshop@arc.unsw.edu.au |   thegradshop

The Greenhouse

While Roundhouse is away, Greenhouse comes out to play. Venture off Main Walkway to Greenhouse, the newest place to hang at UNSW. The structure on Village Green offers multi-purpose rooms for Clubs & Societies to hire, a bar for students to chillax at and plenty of fun events like Comedy Gala and Big Trivia coming your way.

Roundhouse will be back soon we promise, so they’re still the Facebook page to like for regular event updates!

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CONTACT venue@arc.unsw.edu.au | 9385 7630

WHERE Village Green, next to Sam Cracknell Pavilion

Gym

If you’re keen to hit the gym while you’re on campus, check out the YMCA’s UNSW Fitness and Aquatic Centre for access to the gym and pool, or to sign up for weekly classes.

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CONTACT contactus.nsw@ymcansw.org.au   | 9385 4881

WHERE Lower Campus (B5)

WHEN Mon-Fri 6am-10pm | Sat-Sun 8am-8pm

See also ‘Arc Sport’

Happy Hours

There’s nothing happier than Happy Hour. Except Double Happy Hour, of course.

GREENHOUSE Watch this space! 

ROUNDHOUSE Happy hour returns as soon as the venue is finished!

THE WHITEHOUSE Daily 4-5pm | Double Happy Hour Thurs 5-7pm

Health Services

UNIVERSITY HEALTH & DENTAL  SERVICE

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CONTACT unihealth@unsw.edu.au | Medical 9385 5425 | Dental 9313 6228

WHERE Quad Building, Ground Floor (E15)

WHEN Mon-Thu 8.15am-6pm | Fri 8.15am-5.15pm


CAMPUS PHARMACY CONTACT 9663 0883

WHERE Quad Building, Shop G039, (E15)

WHEN Mon-Thu 8.30am-7pm | Fri 8.30am-6pm


COUNSELLING AND PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES  (CAPS)

See ‘Counselling and Support’

 

KENSINGTON PHYSIOTHERAPY AND SPORTS INJURY  CLINIC

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CONTACT 9385 6482

WHERE University Terraces (B8)

WHEN Mon-Fri 8am-7pm | Sat 8am-12pm

 

MEDIBANK PRIVATE

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CONTACT 132 331

WHERE Blockhouse (G6)

WHEN Mon-Fri 10am-3pm

 

PRINCE OF WALES EMERGENCY  DEPARTMENT

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CONTACT 9382 2222 | 000

WHERE Barker St, Randwick 

SCHOOL OF OPTOMETRY  CLINIC

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CONTACT optomclinic@unsw.edu.au | 9385 4624

WHERE Rupert Myers Building (M15) Lookout for free eye tests or contact lenses! 

WHEN  Mon-Fri 9am-5pm

Heinz Harant

Celebrate a mate who excels in volunteering and nominate them for the Heinz Harant, ultimate honour at UNSW for those who love to give back.

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How to Adult

We’re here to provide you with workshops on how to live life as a fully functioning adult, making up for all the things school didn’t teach you - from tax help, to cooking classes and healthy eating workshops.

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CONTACT reception@arc.unsw.edu.au

WHERE Clubs Space, Arc Precinct, off Basser Steps (D17)

WHEN S1W5

How To Make

Unleash your inner creativity and learn new skills with our How To Make series of workshops. We teach you everything from making terrariums, to screen printing, flower arranging and knitting.

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CONTACT reception@arc.unsw.edu.au

WHERE Clubs Space, Arc Precinct, off Basser Steps (D17)

WHEN Weekly

Indigenous Collective

These guys campaign for and promote the interests of Indigenous students at UNSW and in the wider community, offering opportunities to both Indigenous and non-Indigenous students, so get involved and help make reconciliation happen!

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CONTACT indigenous@arc.unsw.edu.au

See also ‘Nura Gili’, and ‘Walama Muru’

Innovations (UNSW)

UNSW Innovations is where ideas become realities. The place for student entrepreneurs on campus. Talk to Innovations about general and legal startup help or check out the program of events and seminars.

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CONTACT  innovations@unsw.edu.au

See also ‘FounderLab’ and ‘Minimum Viable (MVP) Fund’

Instagram

Follow us, tag us and send us some love on Instagram to stay up-to-date with what’s going on around campus.

MORE ArcUNSW |  UNSWWhitehouse  | ArcSportUNSW | Arc_artdesignUNSWRoundhouse

See also ‘Facebook’ and ‘Online’

International Night Markets

If you love food, you don’t want to miss UNSW’s very own International Night Markets. Bringing students new tastes and introducing you to new cultures!

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CONTACT international@arc.unsw.edu.au | venue@arc.unsw.edu

WHEN S2W8

See ‘Events’

International Students Collective

Providing representation, advocacy, support and information relevant to international students, as well as running campaigns and some awesome events. The space also doubles as safe space and chill-out area for culturally diverse and international students.

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CONTACT international@arc.unsw.edu.au 

WHERE Equity Spaces, off Basser Steps (D18)

WHEN Mon-Fri 8.30am-6pm and during autonomous meeting times

See ‘Student Development International (SDI),’ ‘Ethno-Cultural Collective’ and ‘ Equity Spaces’

Internships

Want to gain experience and be paid in the process? Arc has 10 exciting internship opportunities on offer, with everything from event management to finance, giving you practical experience in a supportive and flexible professional environment.

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CONTACT jobs@arc.unsw.edu.au

WHEN Applications open at the end of S2 and the Arc Internship Program goes for two semesters

Join

Join up to Arc via our website for free to reap the benefits of our amazing parties and events, volunteering programs, clubs and societies and heaps more! Pick up you free membership pack and sticker from Arc reception to gain full access to exclusive goodies.

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Jobs

Looking for some cash to fund your student life? Check out the job section on Arc’s website, which is full of paid and voluntary work positions on and off campus.

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CONTACT jobs@arc.unsw.edu.au

See also ‘Careers & Employment’

Justices of the Peace League

Need something signed by a Justice of the Peace ASAP? Easy! There is a schedule of when you can catch one in Clubs Space. You can also volunteer for some extra good karma.

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CONTACT jpl@arc.unsw.edu.au | 9385 9840

WHERE Clubs Space, Arc Precinct, off Basser Steps (D17)

WHEN See online for weekly schedule and how to volunteer 

Kudos Gallery

An exhibition space funded by Arc for UNSW students looking to develop curating skills, with the potential to earn both experience and cash in the process. Get involved as a volunteer, artist or an audience member to the frequent exhibitions!

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WHERE 6 Napier St, Paddington

WHEN Wed-Fri 11am-6pm | Sat 11am-4pm

CONTACT kudos@arc.unsw.edu.au I 02 9326 0034

See also ‘UNSW Art & Design’

Leadership Labs

Want to develop leadership and practical skills whilst expanding your professional network and strengthening your resume? Arc’s new Leadership Labs program will help you find your unique voice as a leader, and you’ll mingle with UNSW’s brightest along the way. Look out for opportunities to enroll for S2.

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CONTACT volunteers@arc.unsw.edu.au

The Learning Centre

Whether you’re a first year needing a crash course in uni essay referencing, or a final year student wanting to bump up your grades by refining your research skills, hit up the Learning Centre website to grab some helpful handouts or join a workshop.

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CONTACT learningcentre@unsw.edu.au Kensington 9385 2060 | Paddington 9385 0739

WHERE Lower Ground, North Wing, Chancellery Building (C22)

WHEN Mon-Thurs 9am-5pm | Fri 9am-2.30pm

Legal Support

We can help you out of most sticky situations, including employment problems, consumer issues, debts, tenancy, and more. Appointments must be made with Arc Reception.

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WHERE Arc Reception, Arc Precinct, off Basser Steps (D17)

WHEN Mon-Fri 9am-5pm

CONTACT advice@arc.unsw.edu.au | 9385 7700

Library

Borrow books, book a room for those super-fun group meetings, use the printers, catch up on sleep in a study booth, or consult a librarian for help with that research assignment. Opening hours are extended during exams.

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MAIN LIBRARY Upper Campus (F21) | 9385 2650

Mon-Fri 7am-10pm Sat-Sun 10am-6pm

UNSW ART & DESIGN CAMPUS A Block | 9385 0713

Mon-Fri 8am-8.30pm

FREEHILLS LAW LIBRARY Law Building (F8) | 9385 2685

Mon-Fri 7am-10pm Sat-Sun 10am-6pm

Live Music & DJs

Get your live music fix right here on campus with some of the best national acts at student-friendly prices! There’s also free live music and DJs every weekday at your on-campus bars (except Monday).

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CONTACT venue@arc.unsw.edu.au

WHERE Check out the Arc FB for locations

WHEN All year round!

See also ‘Roundhouse’, ‘Greenhouse’, ‘Whitehouse’

Lost Property

Found or lost something on campus? You can report lost property online or call Security and Traffic Management to make a report. Found items will be held for two months.

Trust no one.

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CONTACT fmassist@unsw.edu.au | 9385 5111

Membership (Arc @ UNSW)

Your gateway to creating your best possible uni life – everything from free food and ticket discounts to amazing events, clubs, societies and sport. You also get exclusive access to volunteer programs, internships and employment, as well as support, academic advocacy and legal help.

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CONTACT membership@arc.unsw.edu.au

WHERE Arc Reception, Arc Precinct, off Basser Steps (D17)

WHEN All year!

See ‘Arc @ UNSW

Minimum Viable Product (MVP) Fund

Looking to be the next Steve Jobs? Look into one of these no strings attached grants that Arc provides in partnership with UNSW Innovations to fund student and alumni startups and small business projects, to assist with the development of their minimum viable product.

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CONTACT innovation@arc.unsw.edu.au

Microwaves

We have heaps of microwaves on campus to keep your food hot,hot,hot.

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Mosaic Mentoring

Interested in facilitating an exchange of ideas? Mosaic provides a platform for high school students and UNSW volunteers to discuss issues of cultural identity and understanding, with the high school students using the forums as stimulus for piecesof creative writing or performance art. 

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CONTACT mosaic@arc.unsw.edu.au

myUNSW

Your personal online portal to UNSW services and resources where you can enrol, access your academic transcript, apply for special consideration, provide feedback about your courses and get updates about exams.

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Nura Gili

UNSW’s Indigenous programs centre that provides pathways and learning opportunities that embrace Indigenous knowledge, culture and histories. Students can access the specialist Indigenous collection including books, posters, journals and audio-visual material covering areas such as Indigenous history, culture, art, Native Title, health, social work and education from the Library.

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CONTACT nuragili@unsw.edu.au | 9385 3805

WHERE Balnaves Place, LG, Electrical Engineering Building (Kenso) (G17)

WHEN Mon-Fri 9am-5pm, UNSW Indigenous Students have 24/7 access

See also ‘Indigenous Society’, ‘Walama Muru’

Orientation Week (O-Week)

O-Week is the week long welcome to student life at UNSW, where you’ll find out all you need to know about classes and uni life. Make sure you catch your faculty welcome, join a club, attend skills workshops, go on a campus tour, head to parties and gigs, play games, collect heaps of freebies and make your first friends on campus.

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CONTACT oweek@arc.unsw.edu.au | 9385 7746

WHERE All around campus

WHEN S1 20-24 Feb | S2 19 July

Phil'

Phil’ is our biggest fundraising initiative. Our philanthropic program that creates positive links between students and the community, raising funds for a great cause along the way.

Sign up to volunteer and Phil’ good while doing good!

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CONTACT phil@arc.unsw.edu.au

Pop-Up Pictures

Arc knows you love nothing more tan to sit back, relax and watch a good flick. We host regular movie nights at our free outdoor cinema. Popcorn provided but bring your own mates.

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Post Office (Australia Post)

Mail time! If you’ve got bills to pay, parcels to post or stamps to collect, there’s an Australia Post right here on campus.

CONTACT 9385 3662

WHERE Upper Campus, behind the Library

WHEN Mon-Fri 8.30am-5pm

Postgraduate Council (PGC)

The Postgraduate Council is the advocacy body for postgraduate students at UNSW, focused on ensuring postgrads are having fun and feeling supported during their studies.

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CONTACT pgc@arc.unsw.edu.au |unswpgc

WHERE Arc Precinct, off Basser Steps (D17)

Postgrad Lounge

Postgraduate Arc Members have exclusive access to this stylish lounge featuring lockers, meeting rooms, a kitchenette, computers and board games.

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CONTACT reception@arc.unsw.edu.au | 9385 7700

WHERE Arc Precinct, off Basser Steps (D17)

WHEN Mon-Fri 9am-8.30pm, (swipe access ends at 7pm)

Printing - Green Print Centre

Need an assignment printed ASAP? Green Print Centre, the on-campus printing service is here to help. Binding and laminating services are also available. You can also print at the campus libraries using your student card.

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CONTACT UNSWPrint@unsw.edu.au | 9385 3222

WHERE Matthews Building L1, near Commonwealth Bank (F23)

WHEN Mon-Fri 8.30am-5.30pm 

The Producers

Get out your green thumb and help maintain Arc’s new community gardens. Learn and teach about sustainable practices and help grow fresh produce for the wider community. 

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CONTACT theproducers@arc.unsw.edu.au

WHERE Gate 7 carpark and pop-up spaces around campus

Queer Collective

The Queer Collective is for students who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, trans, intersex, queer, questioning or as a straight ally. They meet twice weekly and host a wide range of events and activities throughout the year. The Queer space is a safe space to meet other queer students, learn about queer issues or just to chill out, with access granted upon request.

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CONTACT queer@arc.unsw.edu.au |    UNSWQ

WHERE Chemical Sciences Building 9.21 (F10) 

Religious Centre

The Religious Centre is available to UNSW staff and students and is attended by Anglican, Buddhist, Catholic, Coptic Orthodox, Islamic, Jewish, Greek Orthodox, Pentecostal, Presbyterian and Uniting Churches

WHERE L3, Squarehouse (E4)

Residential Communities

UNSW Colleges offer local and international students the chance to live on campus and immerse themselves in campus life! College life provides a supportive community for students new to uni or Sydney.

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CONTACT accommodation@unsw.edu.au

Room Hire

A dance studio, music rooms and meeting rooms are available for Arc members who have paid the Subsidised Service Fee (SSF) or for Arc-affiliated clubs. Book online. MORE arc.unsw.edu.au/roomhire

CONTACT reception@arc.unsw.edu.au | 9385 7700

WHERE Arc Reception, Arc Precinct, off Basser Steps (D17)

WHEN Mon-Fri 8.30am-6pm

See also ‘Dance Studio’, ‘Greenhouse’, ‘Music Room’ and ‘Venue Hire’

Roundhouse

The Roundhouse is the centrepiece of student life. We’re currently getting a facelift – but keep an eye out for our on and off campus events and activations in the meantime (including the Greenhouse!). Get excited to welcome us back, better than ever in semester 2!

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CONTACT venue@arc.unsw.edu.au | 9385 7630 | UNSWRoundhouse

WHERE Roundhouse (E6)

See ‘ Band Comp’, ‘Bistro’, ‘Beerfest’, ‘Greenhouse’,‘ Happy Hour’, ‘Live Music’ and ‘Unibar’

Scholarships

UNSW offers a wide range of scholarships to support current and new students, ranging from annual stipends, living allowances and tuition fee costs to travel scholarships and supplements.

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CONTACT scholarships@unsw.edu.au | 9385 1078

WHERE UNSW Scholarships Office, Library Annex (F21)

Security

Not too keen on the thought of walking to your car by yourself late at night? That’s what free security safety escorts are here for! Security are responsible for providing a safe environment for you and the UNSW community. 

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CONTACT security.services@unsw.edu.au | 9385 6000 (general enquiries) 9385 6666 (emergencies only) WHERE Gate 2 Security Office is open 24/7 (C9) 

DOWNLOAD The StaySafe@UNSW App has direct access to emergency contacts, and through it you can request a security safety escort, track the shuttle bus, or use its flashlight or alarm features.

Shuttle Bus

Security Services provide a courtesy security shuttle bus for students and staff around UNSW, and between Paddington and Kensington campuses. Use the DoubleMapBus Tracker on StaySafe App to monitor the buses progress.

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Kensington

WHERE 7 bus stops on campus, 5 bus stops off campus.

WHEN Mon-Fri 7-11.30pm

UNSW Art & Design

WHERE Start Gate 8 High St (Kensington) - End Greens Rd, Paddington (Loading Dock)

WHEN Mon-Fri 7.30am-7.30pm

DOWNLOAD Stop locations and timetable at facilities.unsw.edu.au

Session Parties

You don’t need to fight for your right to party - we have you covered. From Toga to Halloween, celebrate your mutual despair or delight in uni at the Start, Mid and End of

Session Parties, with amazing live music and djs and an eyeful of other students in costumes

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CONTACT venue@arc.unsw.edu.au |    UNSWRoundhouse

WHEN S1: W1, W7 & W13 and S2: W1,W9 & W13

See also ‘Roundhouse’

Shack Tutoring

You’ve made it through high school in one piece - now help others make it! Use the knowledge and skills you developed to help current high school students. Applications are open at the start of Semester 1 and at the end of the midyear break.

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CONTACT shack.tutoring@arc.unsw.edu.au

Social Sport

Looking to get active, competitive or moving? Arc Sport

has you sorted with loads of weekly social sport opportunities. Choose between Futsal, Oz-Tag, basketball, touch footy, volleyball or flag football (touch gridiron). Sign up with

some mates, or join an existing team!

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CONTACT  9385 6027 |Arc Sport UNSW

WHERE Village Green, Lower Campus

WHEN Weekly, W4-12, both semesters

See also ‘Arc Sport’ 

Sport Clubs

Whether you’ve got a trophy room or are looking to learn a new sport, the options are unlimited with clubs training regularly and looking to gain a competitive edge.

With so many sporting options on offer, there is sure to be a team (or two) for you!

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CONTACT sport@arc.unsw.edu.au | 9385 6027

WHERE Sam Cracknell Pavilion (H8)

See also ‘Arc Sport’ and ‘Unigames’

Sport Field Bookings 

Looking for a space to battle for ultimate sporting glory? Arc Sport has you covered. Soccer, futsal, basketball, tennis, cricket and a bunch of other facilities are available at various sites.

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CONTACT bookings@arc.unsw.edu.au | 9385 7670

DAVID  PHILLIPS SPORT FIELD (Daceyville)

VILLAGE GREEN (Lower Campus)

SPORT COURTS Futsal and half basketball (Lower Campus)

See also ‘Arc Sport’ and ‘David Phillips Sport Field’

Stationery Re-use Centre

The Stationery Reuse Centre is here to provide you with free supplies! Check out the room when you’re low on pens or volunteer for some extra-curricular and karmic credit!

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CONTACT stationeryreuse@arc.unsw.edu.au 

WHERE Quad Building,QUAD1001A (E15) 

WHEN Mon-Fri 10am-4pm during semester

Street Team

Street Team are your fairy godmother on campus, running free giveaways and games, and serving as your campus guide.

Look out for opportunities to volunteer with the Street Team if you want to pay it forward.

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CONTACT arcstreetteam@arc.unsw.edu.au

WHEN Weekly – check Arc Facebook page for updates

Stress Less Week

It’s no secret that uni (and life in general) can get overwhelming at times. This week is all about de-stressing and finding your happy place through free events and activities including mini massages and cupcakes.

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WHERE All over campus 

WHEN S1 W10 & S2 W12

Student Cards

Your UNSW ID card is also your library card and your golden ticket for joining Arc, and accessing rooms, so be sure to keep it on hand!

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WHERE Student ID cards are issued from the Library Help Zone at Main Library (F21) | Lost cards can be replaced at Facilities Management (FM Assist), L2 Mathews Building (F23)

WHEN Mon-Fri 9am-5pm

CONTACT fmassist@unsw.edu.au | 9385 5111 

Student Central

For anything admin-related, from graduation to special consideration, Student Central is the enquiry and service centre for all of UNSW’s campuses.

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CONTACT studentcentral@unsw.edu.au | 9385 8500 WHERE Chancellery Building, Lower Ground Floor, next to Library Lawn (C22)

WHEN Mon, Tues and Thurs 8.30am-5.30pm | Wed 10am-5.30pm | Fri 8.30am-5pm

Student Cookbook

The Student Cookbook is a free annual publication compiled from delicious recipes submitted by UNSW students. Recipes are student-friendly and the launch party is a gastronomic delight! Volunteer applications close early S1, recipe submissions close W6.

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WHERE Pick up a free copy from Arc Reception, Arc Precinct, off Basser Steps (D17)

WHEN S1W12

CONTACT cookbook@arc.unsw.edu.au | 9385 7700

Student Development International  (SDI)

SDI is a key organiser of services, scholarships, events,

and support for international students looking to enjoy the academic and cultural benefits of living in Sydney and studying at UNSW. With everything from movie screenings on campus to exciting tours around Sydney, students will be feeling at home in no time.

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CONTACT international.student@unsw.edu.au | 9385 5333 WHERE John Goodsell Building, Ground Floor (H13) WHEN Mon-Fri 9am-4pm

See also ‘International Students Collective’

Student Representative  Council (SRC)

The SRC is your student representative and advocacy body made up of students who:

•      Provide student representation and advocacy on a variety of interests

•      Run collectives that meet regularly to discuss and take action on current issues

•      Provide space, resources, knowledge and support for students

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CONTACT srcpresident@arc.unsw.edu.auUNSWSRC

WHERE Arc Precinct, off Basser Steps (D17)

See ‘Collectives’ 

Supermarket - IGA

UNSW has its own super handy IGA on campus, so whether you’re a college kid in need of groceries or need to pick up some last minute flowers for a birthday, they’ve got you covered.

CONTACT 9669 3900

WHERE University Terraces (B12)

WHEN Mon-Sun 7am-9pm

Tax Help

Whether you love or hate taxes, our Tax Help service is for you. We can help you finish your tax return, or if you’re already an expert, this is your chance to get some training to help others with theirs. If you need help with your tax, make an appointment via the website.

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CONTACT taxhelp@arc.unsw.edu.au

WHERE Clubs Space, Arc Precinct, off Basser Steps (D17) WHEN Apply to volunteer S1 or get an appointment through tax season

Tharunka

Tharunka is the student newspaper of UNSW and has been in print since 1953. Written, edited, designed and produced entirely by students, look out for investigative articles, news, satire, cultural issues and creative writing.

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CONTACT tharunka@arc.unsw.edu.au

WHERE Tharunka Office, Upstairs from Arc Reception, Arc Precinct, off Basser Steps (D17)

WHEN Eight issues annually

Thoughtful Foods Co-op

Thoughtful Foods is a not-for-profit food cooperative which is owned, managed and run according to the wishes of its members. They provide cheap, minimally packaged and ethically-produced wholefoods and household products to UNSW students, staff and the local community.

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CONTACT info@thoughtfulfoods.org.au thoughtfulfoodscoop

WHERE Blockhouse (G6) 

Transport

Need a ride to uni? Catching public transport is cheap, good for the environment and you don’t have to find a car park - everyone’s a winner! Full time local students may be eligible for Opal Concession cards.

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Trivia

Round up your mates and test your trivia skills for a chance at ultimate glory - we hold regular big trivia nights with a tonne of prizes and heaps of laughs.

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Unigames

If you love competitive sports and want to prove your worth  out on the field, add this to your uni bucket list. More than 7000 students from universities across Australia compete for ultimate glory playing basketball, football, handball, hockey, lawn bowls, netball, rugby 7s, tenpin bowling, tennis, touch, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo and more.

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CONTACT sport@arc.unsw.edu.au  | ArcSportUNSW  |  9385 6027

EASTERN UNIVERSITY GAMES Newcastle, NSW (2-6 July) AUSTRALIAN UNIVERSITY GAMES Gold Coast, Qld (24-29 Sep) SNOW UNIGAMES Thredbo, TBA

UNIBATTLE Gold Coast TBA

UNSW Art & Design (formerly COFA)

See ‘Arc @ UNSW Art & Design’

UNSW Art & Design Council

The UNSW Art & Design Council represent the interest of the diverse and creative Art & Design student body. Keep up to date with their regular events (Free Toast! Stress Less Tea!) and exercise your vote at the annual elections.

WHERE Arc Office, UNSW Art & Design, Corner Oxford St & Greens Rd, Paddington

CONTACT artdesign.president@arc.unsw.edu.au I unswartdesignsc

UNSWeetened Literary Journal

UNSWeetened is an annual publication that showcases UNSW’s creative writing talent. Whether you’re an art student/poet and you know it, or a science student with a gift for short stories, everyone’s welcome to submit their work! Plus, there’s a kickass launch party.

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CONTACT unsweetened@arc.unsw.edu.au 

WHERE Pick one up from Arc Reception, Arc Precinct, off Basser Steps (D17)

WHEN Submissions S1, Launch S2W5

Venue Hire

Planning an event and need to book a space? The venue crew will talk you through the whole shebang. Better still, most bookings are free for Arc-affiliated clubs and societies. 

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CONTACT venue@arc.unsw.edu.au | 9385 7630

See also ‘Room Hire’

Volunteer Army

Whether you are trying to add experience your CV or get a thrill out of helping people, Volunteer Army is the ideal volunteering program if you want to give back to the community in a fun and flexible way. You complete your volunteer hours by choosing various “missions”, from handing out water at the City to Surf to helping out at festivals or bake sales. 

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CONTACT volunteerarmy@arc.unsw.edu.au 

WHERE UNSW and greater Sydney

Volunteering

Arc runs tons of insanely popular volunteering programs across both campuses, offering everything from mentoring high school students to managing video production to community work. Volunteering is a great way to meet other students, gain personal and professional skills that make you more employable, and have a good time while you’re at it!

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CONTACT volunteer@arc.unsw.edu.au | 9385 7700

WHERE Arc Reception, Arc Precinct, off Basser Steps (D17)

See ‘Arc @UNSW Art & Design’, ’Arc Goes To..’, ‘Artsweek’, ‘Bike-ology’, ‘Blitz Online, ‘Duke of Edinburgh’, ‘eReuse’, ‘Event Horizon’, ‘Global Village’, ‘Justices of the Peace League’, ‘Mosaic Mentoring’, ‘Phil’’, ‘The Producers’, ‘Shack Tutoring’, ‘Stationery Reuse Centre’, ‘Street Team’, ‘Student Cookbook’, ‘Tax Help’, ‘UNSWeetened Literary Journal’, ‘Volunteer Army’, ‘Walama Muru’, ‘Wellness,’ and ‘Yellow Shirts’

Walama Muru

Walama Muru is a volunteer program run in partnership with Nura Gili Indigenous Programs at UNSW. Student volunteers visit an Australian Indigenous community where students engage with the locals on development projects and help foster cross-cultural understanding and reconciliation.

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CONTACT walamamuru@arc.unsw.edu.au | 9385 7700

WHEN Trivia Night S2W4, trip Mid-Semester Break S2

 See also ‘Indigenous Society’ and ‘Nura Gili’

Welcome Back Day

Need some help re-adjusting to uni after the mid-year break? We’ve got a day full of market stalls, club stalls, activities and freebies to help ease you back into things.

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WHERE Main Walkway, outside the Red Centre (H12)

WHEN S2W1

Welfare Collective

A collective for students passionate about increasing equity and welfare support for all UNSW students, meeting regularly in the disabilities and welfare room. The space is also available to take a break, relax and study - all students welcome except during autonomous meetings.

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CONTACT  welfare@arc.unsw.edu.au

WHERE Equity Spaces, off Basser Steps (D18)

WHEN Mon-Fri 8.30am-6pm, during semester

See ‘Equity Spaces’

Wellness

Need a break? Looking for ways to figure out your life, health or mental wellbeing? Arc Wellness provides workshops, videos and support for students, to make sure that you put your wellness first.

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CONTACT wellness@arc.unsw.edu.au

Wellness Warriors 

Our Wellness Warriors volunteer to raise awareness around mental health and help create a happy and stress-free uni environment. Free chai pop-ups included!

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The Whitehouse

The Whitehouse is one of the UNSW’s oldest buildings, refurbished into a student bar and café full of character. With big comfy lounges, punch bowls, awesome pizza (and food in general) and old school board games, it’s pretty easy to see why it’s got a cult following on campus.

The Whitehouse also runs weekly events and activities:

MONDAY Cocktail Hour

TUESDAY Trivia

WEDNESDAY Open Mic Night

THURSDAY Double Happy Hour, Live Music

FRIDAY Live Music

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CONTACT 9385 6088 |  UNSWWhitehouse

WHERE Off the Quad between Fig Tree Theatre and Basser College (C15)

WHEN All year, Mon-Sat

Women's Collective

The Women’s Collective is a great opportunity for female identifying students to come together to brainstorm campaigns and events to smash through the glass ceiling and make UNSW (and the world) safer for women. Regular meetings are held in the womens room, which also doubles up as a safe and autonomous space for women, persons who identify as women and anatomical women who identify as genderqueer/trans.

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CONTACT women@arc.unsw.edu.au

WHERE Equity Spaces, off Basser Steps (D18)

WHEN Mon-Fri 8.30am-6pm, during semester

See ‘Equity Spaces’

Yellow Shirts

The Yellow Shirts are student volunteers who run the biggest O-Week in the Southern Hemisphere, putting on events and activities to give First Years the best introduction to UNSW and uni life. They are super friendly and run everything from campus tours to giant games, parties and free snow cones! It’s competitive, but totally worth it! Applications open early S2.

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CONTACT o.week@arc.unsw.edu.au | 9385 7746