Armidale is a beautiful city and a nice stroll can be relaxing.
We know as a student, your days are full, and your nights can be just as busy.
To make things easier and safer, we’ve got a range of transport options for UNE students to ensure that getting from A to B is both convenient and safe.
Intensive School Shuttle Service
If you’re studying online, there’s a good chance that you’ll need to visit our wonderful campus for Intensive Schools.
We want to make your visit to the Armidale campus as stress-free as possible – after all, you’re here to get in all those practical and face-to-face requirements of your degree, and not worry about how you’re going to get there.
In 2019, thanks to the Student Services & Amenities Fee, we’ve brought back airport and train station pick-ups to your accommodation.
To book this please arrange hereor click on the button below!
If you have any queries about this please speak with the lovely team atAdvocacy & Welfareon (02) 6773 3116
To and from UNE
We also offer a fixed route shuttle service during official intensive periods, which goes into town (close to your accommodation) and to UNE. For live and up to date details please download our UNE Safe App.
Times: This service is available daily during official intensive periods: between 7 am and 9 am and again from 5 pm to 10 pm.
If you have accessibility requirements, please get in touch with us in advance at firstname.lastname@example.org so that we can arrange transportation for you.
Booking in advance ensures your trip is hassle-free, please do so by booking via the button below.
This includes Airport and Train station to your town accommodation only.
*This is a new service in 2019 so please bear with us while we manage demand and expectations.
How to use UNE Safe App:
1) UNE Safety shuttle
2) Tap on the triple bar icon on the top left-hand corner to select your route
3) Select intensive school shuttle to turn the route options on
4) View the location of the bus (you will see this moving)
5) Flag the driver down
6) Get to your destination
Academic Campus (Library) Shuttle Service
Studying late on campus is kind of a rite-of-passage for any uni student.
Safety and Security operate a Library Shuttle service which picks up students from the Dixson Library, the Law Library, and the Northern Carpark and transports them to the requested locations within the town boundaries. This is available all year with the exception of public holidays and the Christmas break.
Departure times are as follows:
Monday – Friday
Departs Dixson Library at 7.00pm, 8.00pm, 9.00pm and 10.00pm
Departs Law Library at 7.05pm, 8.05pm, 9.05pm and 10.05pm
Departs Northern Carpark at 7:10pm, 8:10pm, 9:10pm and 10:10pm
After 10pm, the service runs from the Academic Campus by request (phone 02 6773 2099) until dawn.
Saturday & Sunday
This service is not in operation. Please call Security on 02 6773 2099 if you need assistance, please note this is a student service.
Public holidays/ Christmas break This service is not in operation.
College Campus Town Shuttle
The College Safety Shuttle is a service for students to travel to and from their college.
The shuttle is used to reach essential services in the centre of Armidale. It operates Tuesday through to Saturday and departs Austin College, UNE, about every half hour from 6 pm.
Operating hours are as follows: Tues, Wed, Thurs: 6 pm – 12 am – last return trip from town 11.45pm Fri, Sat: 6pm – 2am – last return trip from town 1.45am
The Shuttle will stop at the below approved stops only:
UNE Directory Board
Mary White College (on request)
Austin/EPC bus stop
St Albert’s College
Girraween Service Station
Grant McCarroll Service Centre
Optus Shop (Beardy Street Mall)
Girraween Service Station
Wright Village (Eastern Car Park)
You can track this bus in real time by downloading the UNE Safe app on your phone and heading to “UNE Safety Shuttle”.
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