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Now stocking all
your UNE textbooks



The campus local corner store.
Selling all your UNE textbooks plus extras like stationery supplies, dry cleaning and phone cards.

In addition to stocking all your UNE textbooks through UNE Life Campus Books, Campus Essentials, as the name implies, is the hub of shopping on campus. Located in The Arcade, Campus Essentials is open 8.30am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday.

Serving students, staff and townsfolk for over twenty years, Campus Essentials stock a wide range of products and offers many other services at very competitive prices.

Our post office services including Postage, Packaging, Express Post, Bill Pay, Banking and Private Boxes.

Mail is cleared from the posting box outside Campus Essentials at 5pm Monday to Friday. Express Post items should be lodged at the Post Office counter by 3.30pm each weekday.

Private Box mail is available 24 hours per day and incoming mail is sorted by 9am most week days.

The General Store section of Campus Essentials is provided for your convenience. We stock a range of grocery items, confectionery, soft drinks, milk and juices. Some minor ‘chemist’ lines are available as well as ‘UNE’ identified clothing and memorabilia.

If all the above is not enough, you can purchase your phone and internet cards or have your dry cleaning done.

Clothing & Memorabillia

Clothing & Memorabillia

Official UNE clothing & merchandise Shop Now


Official SportUNE clothing & merchandise Shop Now
Coursework Equipment/Uniforms

Coursework Equipment/Uniforms

Required clothing and equipment for study at UNE Shop Now
Academic Dress

Academic Dress

Purchase of Academic Gowns Shop Now

We operate a fully licensed Post Office offering a full range of services

Student and Staff Needs

Campus Essentials stock a full range of office supplies and stationery with particular emphasis on student needs including pens, folders and lecture pads. Students are particularly catered for with lab coats, stethoscopes and disecting kits readily available. A full range of essential uniforms required by nursing and other students is held in stock.

An area of Campus Essentials is provided as a student assignment centre with a self service binding and laminating section.


Everything one would expect of a Newsagent is available at Campus Essentials. Local, Regional and Metropolitian Newspapers are available daily at 8.30am together with the full range of magazines, games, greetings and speciality cards catering for your every need.