FOOD HUB is the free grocery store for UNSW students (including UNSW Global). Its your place to stop by and get a hamper of nutritious ingredients to fuel your studies. 

FOOD HUB can be found at Sam Cracknell Pavilion on Lower Main Walkway (opposite Law Building and beside Tyree). Currently, you are required to register for timeslots:

  • MON 2-4PM
  • WED 3-5PM
  • FRI 11AM-1PM


- Register ahead of time
- Practice physical distancing while you're out
- Stay at home if you have flu symptoms
- Let us know if you are unable to come and we can do our best to organise a drop-off

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

An average hamper will include:

  • Beans 
  • Cereal 
  • Soup
  • Pasta Sauce / Tuna Bake Sauce
  • Pasta
  • Tuna
  • Long life milk
  • Canned Fruit 
  • Biscuits 
  • Rice
  • Tea & Coffee

Seasonal fresh fruit and vegetables are also made available in packs thanks to Randwick City Council.

Arc would like to acknowledge and thank both Multicultural NSW and Randwick City Council for the grant funding received to support the continuation of the Food Hub and Dinner Hub program. Food Hub is available over the Summer break thanks to the generosity of UNSW. 

How can you help?

We're taking donations!

  • If you'd like to make a food donation, please drop by during opening hours or leave your items in our 24/7 Food Hub Cupboard at Sam Cracknel.
  • We'd love monetary donations, big and small! Funds received will help us purchase supplies for our hampers. Each hamper costs approximately $10.
  • A small portion of donations received will be used to fund a "Pay it Forward" initiative via campus retailers, to sponsor a coffee or meal for those in need.

Donate here!

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