FOOD HUB is a free food pantry initiative, and student support and community engagement program for UNSW students (including UNSW College). It's your place to stop by and get nutritious ingredients to fuel your studies!

FOOD HUB is located near Gate 2, High Street (between UNSW Fitness & Aquatic and IGA). 

To attend, you are required to register for the following timeslots:

  • MON 2-4PM
  • WED 2-4PM
  • FRI 12PM-2PM

*Food Hub is open during UNSW holidays, however closed on public holidays


- Register ahead of time

- Please bring your containers and bags to collect your free food

- Stay at home if you have flu or flu-like symptoms

In order to be healthy and hygienic, please only attend Food Hub if you have registered. We also have collected a list of important resources at

Keen to volunteer?

Please fill out the Arc Volunteering 2024 form or feel free to e-mail and say hi! 

We also take volunteers to help put on events for Food Hub on campus or promote Food Hub on social media.

(Update: Volunteer applications are OPEN for Term 1, 2024 via the form link for the Content & Events Team and pantry; pantry applications are ALWAYS OPEN!)

On average, our Food Hub pantry has:

  • Bread - e.g., Sourdough bread 
  • Long life milk - e.g., Oat, Soy, Almond milk etc.
  • Fresh fruit and vegetables - e.g., Bananas etc. 
  • A wide variety of non-perishable pantry items
  • Bulk food items
  • Rice
  • Tea & Coffee

*Please note that food available at Food Hub may vary as it's dependent on availability etc. 

Do you live further away from uni? Check out these alternative options...

OzHarvest Market Waterloo

OzHarvest Mobile Market (Regional NSW)

Study NSW and Food Bank

Looking for more food initiatives on campus?

Check out Thoughtful Foods near the Roundhouse. 

How can you help?

We're taking donations!

  • Volunteer! Volunteers make it all happen, so e-mail Miles at or fill out the Arc Volunteering 2023 form with an expression of interest today. 
  • If you'd like to make a food donation, please drop by at the Food Hub pantry during opening hours.
  • We'd love monetary donations, big and small! Funds received will help us purchase supplies for our hampers. Each hamper costs approximately $10.

Donate here!

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Get in touch

Legal & Advocacy

P:(02) 9065 0900

H:10AM - 5PM

Membership Enquiries

A:Gate 5 on High St, UNSW