Welcome to Early Years Macquarie

UNSW owns, operates and manages 4 long day care centres Kanga’s House, The House at Pooh Corner, Tigger’s Honeypot and Owl’s House.

UNSW recognises the importance of offering high quality early education and care provisions to its staff close to campus as being one of the key factors in attracting, retaining and enabling staff.

For local and international student families the availability and close proximity of the services support their ability to study effectively and achieve their career aspirations.

We pride ourselves in offering early childhood education and care of a superior standard by employing highly qualified staff; maintaining lower child to staff ratios; and investing in professional development.

Our Centres

House at Pooh Corner
Kanga’s House
Owl’s House
Tigger’s Honeypot

Latest News

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International and interstate vistors to the centres
09 August 2013

Kangas House

Kangas House and Early Years has organised a group of  Educational Leaders from the University child care centres across Sydney to meet and establish an Educational Leaders Network group within the grounds of the University of NSW.   It will be an opportunity for the Educational Leaders in Early Years to listen and collaborate with inspiring speakers, network, discuss common problems, offer each other ideas and support and to discuss the unique challenges that come with being Educational Leaders.

Kangas House Staff Award and Bunnings BBQ
27 May 2013

Staff Awards

Early Years Kangas House

AWARD – State Training Services NSW Department of Education and Communities Vocational student of the Year 2013

Congratulations Chris Sneddon on receiving this award. Your hard work and dedication to the Kanga’s team and children is greatly appreciated. We look forward to watching your career develop.

Tiggers Honeypot Finalists in “The Australian Family Early Education and Care Awards”
27 May 2013

“The Australian Family Early Education and Care Awards celebrate outstanding achievement in child care. They aim to encourage Australians working in all sectors of early childhood education and care to aspire to excellence.”

Opening of new centre Owl’s House
18 March 2013

In February 2013 UNSW opened a new long day care centre Owl’s House.

Owl’s House is an exciting new addition to UNSW Early Years services. Similar to our other 3 existing centres the children at Owl’s House will be offered high quality early education and care.

The centre has been uniquely designed to create numerous functional spaces that are fun as well as stimulating. The centre has a shared dining space, 3 outdoor areas and 4 indoor playrooms.

Upcoming Events

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National Reconciliation Week event

When: Wednesday, 29 May 2013 – 10:00am

Morning tea to unveil mosaic tile work made at the 2012 Sorry Day morning tea as well as the screening of the Tiggers Honeypot short film on reconciliation made with the children.Invitation is open to interested persons. Please contact the director to RSVP and for further details.