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Pulse Pantry (UOW Students ONLY)

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Free pantry staple ingredients for currently enrolled UOW Students.

The Pulse Pantry has been established to:
– Assist students facing hardship
– Provide a last-minute meal to students
– Continue supporting international students
– Help support students' wellbeing by reducing financial stress related to food and/or groceries

Pulse Pantry has been established with the support of UOW IGA and the Pulse Community Garden. All food and sanitary items have been purchased from UOW IGA, while the Pulse Community Garden will donate some of their fresh produce from the garden on campus.

The pantry will have a shopping style layout, in that all stock will be available on shelves to ‘grab & go’ whilst also allowing students the ease of viewing what is available. Working on a points-based system, students will receive 10 points weekly.

The pantry will be run by Pulse staff, with the assistance of Pulse Volunteers who will be recognised for their contributions through UOWx hours. The Pantry is available to all current UOW students.

Operating Hours:


  • During session: 11am-1pm, or until sold out
  • Out of session: 11am-12pm or until sold out

To find out more information and to stay up to date, visit: https://pulse.uow.edu.au/pulse-pantry/

Want to Volunteer?

UOW Students can sign up to be Pulse Volunteer for 2023, where you can then volunteer for shifts at the Pulse Pantry. You can find all the information to be a Pulse Volunteer here: https://pulse.uow.edu.au/volunteering/

Food Donations

Fruit, vegetables, leftover foods and bread donations are welcome. Please contact to arrange delivery.

Contact Details

Wollongong & Surrounds
Building 11, Level 1A, University of Wollongong, Northfields Ave, Kieraville 2522
02 4221 8179
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