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Shopping, Banking and Eating


The UCU Shop

The UCU Shop and Post Office cater for all of your stationery, news agency, postal needs and other commodities, plus post box and like requirements. There is a ticketek desk where you can book tickets to all major events around the country.The Post Office is an agency for Western Union.

Location: The Hub.

UC Hair Salon and Canberra Body Piercing Clinic

The UC Hair Salon provides complete hairdressing services for men and women - by appointment - as well as a full body piercing clinic offering tongue, ear, navel, tragus, nose, labret, lip, eyebrow and nipple piercing.

Location: The Hub. Phone: 6201 2097 for the UC Hair Salon, or 6201 2449 for the Canberra Body Piercing Clinic.


The University Cooperative Bookshop. Anyone can buy books at the Bookshop without becoming a member of the Co-operative, but members receive discounts. 

Location: The Concourse. Phone: 6251 2481


The Commonwealth Bank provides full banking services including investment and lending facilities and welcomes enquiries regarding campus loans.

Location: The Hub.


UCU Refectory

The UCU Refectory has a wide range of food available for your convenience. From Halal food to fruit salad and yoghurt, all is available. Visit UC Eat for further details.

Location: Building 1, Concourse level.

Sizzle Cafe

Sizzle specialises in oriental cuisine - sushi, teriyaki, tempura and noodle dishes - but you will also find foccacia, gelato, cake and coffee.

Location: The Hub near the underpass.

Cafe Mizzuna

Specialising in pasta and pizza dishes.

Location: The Hub. Phone: 6201 5610

Cafe Retro

The Retro Café provides delicious a la carte or takeaway meals, workplace catering and is the perfect place for your next function.  The Retro Cafe is open from 8am to 3pm each workday.Retro also provides a mobile coffee cart service and equipment for hire. We can be contacted on:

Location: Building 22
Phone: 6201 2380 or

Café Globo

All day breakfast, coffee, eat in and take away meals. Open 7 days a week.

Location: University of Canberra Village, corner of Telita and Cooinda Sts. 

Phone 6206 3944.


Semesters is open for coffee, cake, and sandwiches from 10.30am to 3.30pm and we also offer a lunchtime menu service. The regular opening hours are:

  • Coffee Service Mon – Fri, 10.30am –12.00 noon, and 2.00pm to 3.30pm
  • Lunch Service Mon – Fri, 12 noon to 2.00pm

Location: Building 1 C level. The contact number for bookings is ext 2141. Visit UC Eat for further details.


Our Campus is handy to popular entertainment and shopping venues including