The Ourimbah Library at the Central Coast campus (Ourimbah) provides services to both Ourimbah TAFE NSW and University of Newcastle staff and students.
Functioning as a multi-sector library allows our users access to a variety of resources provided by both the University and TAFE NSW.
Unless stated otherwise, our services and resources are available for both Ourimbah TAFE and University of Newcastle staff and students.
Ourimbah Virtual tour
Ourimbah Library MakerSpace
The Ourimbah Library MakerSpace is a unique learning space to problem solve, learn, experiment, create and remix ideas utilising technology whilst collaborating with others in a supported environment, located on the Ground floor.
Ourimbah Information Common (OIC)
The OIC is open 24 hours and provides access to scholarly information and resources in a relaxed workspace. This area also includes a Student Kitchen with food preparation area.
Services include wireless and laptop facilities and access to PCs, scanners, group study rooms, printing and photocopying. Staff assist with Library and basic IT support. Snack and drink machines, a cafe and a lounge area are also located in the OIC.
Staffing times vary. Swipe card access is required for entry outside Library opening hours.
Ourimbah TAFE students can apply for an UON Access Card Application Form.
- Please take the completed form to the TAFE Service Centre (for authorisation).
- Then take the authorised form to the UON Student Hub to process.
Ourimbah Library Family Spaces
Ourimbah Carers and Kids Room is located on level 2 in room A2.06. This room includes bookable PCs, computer desks, and a collection of children's books, toys, puzzles and play tables. Children must be supervised at all times while in the Library.
The Ourimbah Parent Room is located on level 2 in room A2.39. This room provides infant care facilities for feeding and nappy changing.
The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.