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Support

With so much to see, do and experience, life at Curtin can be an exciting and fulfilling experience. To ensure your time here is enjoyable and productive, Curtin offers an excellent range of support services to assist you including accommodation and health services and scholarships options, as well as a buddy program to help you settle in.

Curtin Experiences– Summer Lovin’ program

Curtin Experiences is your opportunity to try new things, meet new people and have a lot of fun.

See the exciting weekly activities timetable with programs from surfing, fitness and martial arts, to songwriting, dancing, music and travel.

Buddy program

Meeting current students can help you settle into life at Curtin

When you join Curtin, you can apply to be assigned a buddy based on your study area and shared interests. A buddy is a Curtin student, who will help you settle in and answer any questions you may have.

After you arrive in Perth, your buddy will contact you and arrange to meet you on campus during Orientation Week or in the first few days of semester.

You can ask your buddy basic questions about student life in Perth and meet them on campus for lunch or a chat. Together you can socialise with other students at regular events held by Curtin International.

The program has received great feedback and students often form long-term friendships through the experience. Over the semester, some students and buddies may plan holidays, road trips, events and activities together. The Buddy program has also linked students to networking opportunities for employment, internships and work experience.

Hear what our international students say about the Buddy program.

How to participate

If you’re interested in participating in the Buddy program, please complete the application form and we will match you with a suitable current student.

If you have any questions, please contact us.


Curtin Stadium – Athlete Development Program

“Sport and Recreation is an important and integral part of the overall  student experience here at Curtin University. Our sport Stadium includes a comprehensive fitness training gymnasium,  group fitness programs, exercise physiology services and specialised health programs.

The Stadium also offers an innovative support program for aspiring and elite athletes seeking to develop their skills and study toward a degree at Curtin University. The Athlete Development Program is available to international students upon application and links athletes to a range of programs and services including participation in local competition, representative intervarsity competition, access to training facilities and pre or rehabilitation services.”

Find out more about the Curtin Stadium.