Wollongong UniCentre provides care and education for 6 weeks -12 year olds through four (4) Child Care Services.
Long Day Care: 6 weeks – 5 years old
- Kids Uni North – University of Wollongong Campus
- Kids Uni South – University of Wollongong Campus
- South Coast Workers Child Care Centre – Wollongong CBD
The three centres offer long day care operating between the hours of 7.30am to 6.00pm Monday to Friday and are open 51 weeks of the year. All three centres offer full-time, part-time care and occasional care.
After School and Vacation Care: 5 – 12 years old
- OOSH – Campus East, University of Wollongong
After school care Catering for primary children OOSH after school care operators from 3.00 – 6.00pm, Monday to Friday during the NSW Primary School Term. Bus transport pick up is available from the attached selected schools (Bus Transport).
Vacation care operates from 8.00 am – 6.00 pm, Monday to Friday during during school holidays with the exception of being closed between Christmas and New Year and on Public Holidays).
Kids Uni programming is designed to be responsive to every child and their individual needs allowing opportunities for children to learn, interact and explore as an individual and part of a group. The Centre is based on the Reggio Emilia early childhood philosophy for education which is outlined in the attached. You can find out all there is to know about Kids Uni in our Welcome to Kids Uni Handbook.
NATIONAL QUALITY FRAMEWORK
Kids Uni supports the National Quality Framework because it is raising the quality of early learning in Australia. We recognise how important every child's first five years are in developing their social, emotional and learning skills for later in life.