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Kalgoorlie Orientation

Whether it’s your first time studying at university, or your first time studying in Kalgoorlie, Orientation is your opportunity to get to know your new surroundings and set you up for a successful study experience.

Curtin’s COVID-19 Vaccination Policy remains in place. Students who wish to attend campus must provide the University with evidence they are fully vaccinated, including a third or booster shot within four months of receiving a second dose. Please contact Curtin Connect if you have any questions.

Orientation essentials

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Get on track with My Experience

The My Experience tab in OASIS features all the exciting tasks and opportunities to help get you started at Curtin. Track your progress and check off items as you prepare for your first semester.

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Kalgoorlie Orientation Program

If you’re moving to Kalgoorlie this semester make sure you attend the on campus events to introduce you to key support areas and services and meet your fellow classmates. You won’t want to miss it!

Please note program schedule is subject to change.

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Explore accommodation options

Living on-campus is a great way to meet new people and get involved in a range of social activities. Located within walking distance of the Curtin Kalgoorlie Campus and Kalgoorlie’s central precinct, the Agricola Residential College provides accommodation and recreational facilities.

Moving to Kalgoorlie

Use these tips and resources to ensure your move to Kalgoorlie is a smooth one.

When you arrive

Kalgoorlie Airport is about 5km away from the centre of Kalgoorlie. If you’ve completed an acceptance letter to stay at Agricola, you can request to be picked up. Alternatively, there are taxi services in Kalgoorlie.

If you’re travelling from Perth, you can take the Prospector train, which is a service that takes between six and seven hours.

Getting around Kalgoorlie

Kalgoorlie has a regular bus service that covers most of the town, including streets just a few minutes walk from the Curtin campus and student accommodation.

Visit the TransRegional website and download the Kalgoorlie timetables and fare guides for more information.

Life in Kalgoorlie

Kalgoorlie is a vibrant place to live and study. See more about facilities, events and things to see and do in Kalgoorlie on the Kalgoorlie Tourism website and the City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder website.

Agricola Residential College has a gym and outdoor recreational facilities, and Curtin Kalgoorlie has a social club for students that you can join.