Frequently Asked Questions


By car from the CBD
Head up Oxford Street, turn right onto Flinders St, and then continue to Anzac Parade and then UNSW.

By car from the Airport
Proceed to O’Riordan Street, turn right onto Gardener’s Road to the end, turn left at the large roundabout onto Anzac Parade – UNSW is only four blocks up Anzac Parade.

Public Transport
Visit Transport NSW or call 131 500 for more information. More information can be found here.

There are two major parking stations:
Barker Street Carpark – Entry via Gate 14, Barker Street.
Botany Street Carpark – Enter via Gate 11, Botany Street.

Parking on campus is available at minimum charge on weekdays. Short-term metered parking is available in both parking stations and at various locations around campus.

Casual and visitor parking is available via the CellOPark App and ‘pay by plate meters’ at various locations.You can see the rates available here.

Parking is free after 7.30pm weekdays and on weekends and public holidays.

Complimentary Wi-Fi is available across all of UNSW Campuses. UNSW Staff and Students can access the Uniwide or Eduroam networks using their zID. Guests can register for Wi-Fi on the Uniwide Guest Network.

You can see more about this here.

Our campus security is on UNSW grounds 24/7 and is contactable here.

If you require dedicated staff for your event after hours, please don’t hesitate to organise this with the Venues and Events Team.

Campus security monitors the UNSW grounds 24/7 and is only a call away if you should need their assistance!

  • In an emergency 9385 6666
  • Everything else 9385 6000

Security can also be arranged for your event if necessary, through your Venues and Events contact.

Attending a conference or just visiting at UNSW? 

Stay local and live on campus at the AGSM Residential. Situated inside the UNSW AGSM Building, there are 40 well-appointed stylish rooms offering comfort and security. This accommodation is perfectly positioned opposite the Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney Children’s Hospital, the Royal Hospital for Women and across the road from Sydney’s light rail.

You can see more about on Campus Accommodation here

Food and Beverage is not permitted inside teaching spaces or classrooms, so if this is something you wish to do for your event, please speak with the team from Venues and Events who will assist in finding a venue that has suitable foyer space to accommodate.

More information about UNSW Teaching Spaces can be found at the Learning Environments website here.

It is important to check the Venues accessibility information prior to confirming your booking for an event. You will find everything you need to know about Accessible Events here and be sure to visit the Venue Information page where you will find all the relevant details relating to Campus accessibility, parking, transport and Assisted listening technology in UNSW Spaces.

Ensure to contact the Venues Team or area of UNSW you are working with for your space booking to check for any venue updates such as construction or refurbishments which might impact on Accessibility for your event.

When on campus, please ensure that you follow the rules and guidance below to help keep our UNSW community safe:

  • Do not come to campus if you have tested positive for COVID-19, have any respiratory symptoms or are unwell.
  • Consider the ability to transform your event to Hybrid should the need arise to minimise the risk of the spread of Covid.
  • Keep a safe distance from others, and if you can’t, we strongly recommend that you wear a good quality mask – N95, P2 or surgical mask.
  • Get your booster shot to help limit the spread of COVID-19.

Consider these recommendations when planning your event. Help protect the health of others and save lives by safely meeting face to face.

Audio Visual

Venues and Events employ professional sound, vision and lighting engineers who will be happy to meet the requirements of your event. Please ensure that you provide details of your audio visual requirements during the planning stages of your booking to ensure we can provide the correct team on the day of your event.

Please liaise with your UNSW Venues and Events contact to discuss and organise the AV details for your event.