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Contacting home

Located in the same time zone as Hong Kong, Singapore, Beijing and Kuala Lumpur, Perth’s close proximity to Asia and its international airport make Curtin a convenient destination, and a place where it is easy to stay in touch with your family and friends at home.

Hear what our students have to say about contacting home.

You can get connected with a local mobile phone SIM when you arrive, or use Skype and other online apps to make calls, texts and video links back home.

Whether your family and friends are planning to visit, or you need to travel home at certain times, there’s a wide choice of airlines and frequent flights departing from Perth’s international airport.

CityHour difference
Tokyo+1
Seoul+1
Beijing0
Shanghai0
Hong Kong0
Bangkok-1
Singapore0
Jakarta-1
Mumbai-2.5
Sydney+2
Auckland+4