Curtin College students can take advantage of many of the facilities and services provided by Curtin University, ensuring a smooth transition into year 2 at the university.
The Curtin campus offers a safe and friendly environment while you study. It is a self-contained student-oriented locality where everything you need is within easy walking distance.
In addition to the multi-storey library and student bookshop, there are full banking facilities, a medical centre, shops and markets, copy and design centre, hairdressing salon, childcare facilities, a world-class art gallery, state-of-the-art gymnasium and fitness centre and many active sports clubs and societies.
Curtin College students are welcome to join in many aspects of University life and can become Associate Members of the Curtin Guild to gain on- and off-campus discounts and access to Guild clubs, competitions, events and campus sport.
There are at least 11 different eateries on the Curtin campus, including cafés, canteens (which serve international foods) and a tavern that regularly stages live music.
Curtin Stadium is a multi-purpose, health, recreation and events facility offering a co-ed gymnasium, ladies studio and group fitness studio with spin room, sports hall and two outdoor volleyball courts. Curtin College students are welcome join!
The Stadium offers a variety of fitness and sporting options catering for all levels of skills and experience, and is located on the Curtin Campus. Improve your fitness in the gym or choose from an array of team sports including cricket, tennis, football, basketball and volleyball.
The Health Centre incorporates a doctor’s surgery where students can make appointments with a doctor. Nursing staff are also on hand to assist in the treatment of accidents and injuries that may occur on campus.
Students at both the College and University have access to free and confidential chaplaincy services which are provided for the benefit of the Curtin community. Visiting Chaplains from a diversity of religious orientations are active on campus. Presently these include various Christian traditions including Anglican, Baptist and Roman Catholic and other traditions such as Baha’i, Buddhist and Muslim. A prayer and meditation space and a reflection garden are available for people of any faith.
The Curtin University Bookshop is run by the Co-op. It stocks a wide range of textbooks, stationery, newspapers, magazines, novels, cards, art material and computer equipment.
Bookends, the Guild’s Secondhand Bookshop, is located in the Guild Courtyard opposite Café @ Concept. It provides a textbook exchange service that enables you to sell your old textbooks and purchase cheap copies of next semester’s books. The store also carries a range of safety equipment – including lab coats and safety glasses.
Curtin’s five-story Robertson Library is at the centre of the Bentley campus and houses the latest computer systems, information technology and resources. An Enquiries Desk is located on level two where Library staff are available to answer questions.
The bus station at the Bentley campus is one of the busiest in Perth, with seven different services stopping frequently during study periods. The Circle Route, which runs between Perth’s universities, train stations and shopping centres, stops every 15 minutes between 6:30am and 6:00pm on weekdays. Some buses, including the Circle Route, connect with train services that run to the outer metropolitan area.
For more information on Transport routes and timetables, click here.
Canning Bridge Station
The Canning Bridge Station connects to train lines and buses that can take you to the city or all the way to Mandurah – and during peak times you can catch the ‘Canning Bridge to Bentley Campus’ bus every 7 minutes. To find the Canning Bridge station, click here.
The courtesy bus runs during the University semester, weekday evenings from 5.30pm-1.15am (pickup outside the library).
A free bus service operated with routes through Waterford and St James. This service operates during the university semester weekdays from 7.00am-10.30pm.
Buildings are only accessed via security cards and students can utilise the Safezone Student Security App to stay connected to Curtin Security.
The Curtin Safer Community Team makes sure Curtin remains a safe and friendly place. The team are trained to manage general safety and security issues, in addition to complex crisis issues. They provide 24-hour support, every day of the year, and are available to all Curtin students and staff.
Academic and welfare support is available for students and provides information, advice and assistance to help you attain academic success. This support will ensure you have an easy transition as you begin your new student life.
A Student Counsellor is also available to discuss physical, mental, or emotional issues that may arise throughout your time at Curtin College.
There are several support classes and workshops available to you at no extra cost. This additional support will help you prepare for university studies and ensure your academic success.
The Cycle Hub provides bike storage, lockers and self contained showers and change rooms. Locations of racks, parks and pods can be found here >