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Discounted Food on and Around UTS Campus! (and FREE Ones Too)


Being a student means most of the time being on a budget, therefore trying to save money is a key survival skill. With that in mind the free food events on campus are a good opportunity to start saving!

10% ACTIVATEUTS DISCOUNT

Don't forget to show your student or staff ID to receive a 10% discount at all ActivateUTS food, beverage, and retail outlets. Listed below are a few areas you should check out:

Towers Cafe (Building 1, Level 3A)

Bites (Activate Marketplace, Building 1, Level 3 Food Court)

The Marketplace Food Court - Sushi, burritos, kebabs, chips, curries, udon, salads you name it! (Building 1 Basement)

The Hub Haymarket (Building 5 Haymarket, Ground Floor)

UTS STUDENT DISCOUNTS


The Junction Cafe (Next to the Powerhouse Museum on Harris Street)

*15% off all food and beverage at the Junction and MAAS Cafe

*Burger Combo: Any burger + fries + drink = $13

*FREE upgrade from regular to large on all hot beverages

*Purchase any salad for $10

*Purchase any hot beverage and get a doughnut for $2.50


REGULAR STUDENT DISCOUNTS

Ribs and Burgers (In Central Park)

*10% off your purchase when you show your student ID

Cha Time

*10% off your purchase when you show your student ID

Sushizilla (In Central Park)

*10% off your purchase when you show your student ID

Burger Project (Near Broadway shopping center)

*FREE chips with any burger (from 3pm to 6pm) when you show your student ID

*****Remember to always ask for a student discount wherever you go before you pay! You'll never know what you'll get!*****

FOOD THAT WON'T HURT YOUR BUDGET

Sushi Hub (On George Street across from Central Station, less than 10 min walk from UTS Building 1)

*Variety of sushi rolls range form $2-$3.60! Cheaper than I've seen anywhere else!




Spice Alley (On Kensington Street across UTS Building 1, next to Central Park Mall)

*This place is cashless! Prepare to enter an alley filled with different types of Asian cuisines and dishes

*Click the link below to check out specific places to visit in Spice Alley:

https://www.timeout.com/sydney/restaurants/the-ten-best-things-to-eat-and-drink-at-spice-alley





2nd Photo - Created my own poke bowl for just around $10!

4th Photo - Kimbap (korean sushi) for just $6! (It was very filling)

FREE FOOD AT UTS


Most of the time UTS events are announced on the social media platforms of UTS, like the Facebook page or the Instagram account, so give those a like/follow!

Regularly there is a Free brekkie for UTS students offered by the Bluebird Brekkie Bar every...

  • Tuesday from 8:30am to 11am at Haymarket’s Moot Courtyard

  • Wednesday from 8:30am to 11am at the Tower Building Foyer.

With hot coffee and the good mood of the friendly workers you will have a good start into your early day at uni.

If you have classes until late at night, the Night Owl Noodle Bar is perfect for you. After a long day in classes and a lot of studying a hot bowl of noodles is the best way to end you day. You can get your free noodles on Thursdays from 5pm till 7:30pm in the Tower Building Foyer.

Anna Cruz (UTS Study Abroad Communications Ambassador, Autumn Session 2018)

Mechanical Engineering

The College of New Jersey, USA

Nivine El-Aawar

Socio Economics

Germany