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Campus life

The Perth Campus is place of inspiration and innovation. With technology-rich learning spaces and many opportunities to meet new people, your experiences in Curtin’s welcoming, multicultural environment can change your life.

Hear what our students have to say about their experiences at Curtin.

Learning and support services

Close to public transport and with a wide range of services and support facilities, you will easily settle into studying at Curtin.

There are on-campus food, retail, health and childcare facilities together with learning support services that offer a range of free programs and workshops to help you make the most of your study time.

A photo of students in the Robertson Library on Curtin's Perth campus

The Robertson Library gives you access to a vast collection learning materials and a technology-rich environment where you can collaborate with other students.

You’ll have daily access to the Abacus computer labs and you can drop into the Abacus tech lounge and try out next generation gaming technology.

“If you want to study in Australia, come here. You will have fun and meet new friends and expand your knowledge. There are a lot of things you can do here.”

Gonzalo Ceron, Equador, Master of Petroleum Engineering, Curtin University

Sports and fitness

Curtin Stadium offers a variety of fitness and sporting options catering for all levels of skills and experience.

An external photo of the Curtin Stadium
Curtin Stadium

Improve your fitness in the gym or choose from an array of team sports including cricket, tennis, football, basketball and volleyball.

Arts, movies and performances

Watch stage performances at Hayman theatre, enjoy a movie at the outdoor cinema or visit the John Curtin Gallery to explore global perspectives on contemporary art.

Adding to vibrancy and street culture on campus, each week the Park’d Performance program brings on-campus entertainment, from circus stilt walkers and caricature sketchers to stand-up comedians and musical extravaganzas.

Food, markets and crafts

Enjoy lunches at Curtin’s many food outlets, including two that serve halal food, or choose from a wide selection of international food from the on-campus food vans.

You can also browse market stalls for sumptuous foods and innovative crafts at the monthly Markets under the Pines held at the Perth Campus.

Hear what our students have to say about food in Perth.

Social clubs and events

At Curtin, the Student Guild runs many social clubs and extra-curricular activities, including the Guild Ball, multicultural week and market days.

An image of students part of the Student Guild
  • Social clubs – Join one of our many special interest clubs to connect with others who enjoy the same things as you.
  • Student events – You are invited to movie nights, career information sessions, guest speakers and themed parties.

Security and personal safety

To make sure the campus remains a safe and friendly place for everyone, Curtin offers a 24/7 security patrol, after-hours security escort, campus courtesy bus, emergency telephone stations, SafeZone (a free student security app), secure-card building access and well-lit, safe pathways.

“At first I was wondering whether to stay in my own place or come overseas and I did realize that I need some more experience in my life, not just for studies but for life itself, to try to live my life as much as possible.”

Silvia Torres, Peru, Master of Project Management, Curtin University