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St Catherine's College

Revel in the full college experience and give yourself the best chance to succeed academically in this Exchange precinct location.

St Catherine’s College offers a premium and welcoming home away from home. The College is fully catered with a range of meal options. St Cat’s has a thriving academic, social and intellectual culture, including a comprehensive academic support and career readiness program and a full social, sporting and volunteering events calendar.

The College includes a Dining Hall, common rooms, study rooms, an innovation hub, music practice rooms, a micro theatre, a sky lounge, a games room and a roof garden.

You will meet lots of new people and build a wide circle of friends from across the country and around the world. St Catherine’s College is Curtin’s first and only residential college. Learn more about St Cat’s on their website. 

Your options

At St Catherine’s College, there are different room types for you to choose from, which are suitable for different stages of your university journey. These include:

  • Single rooms with access to shared bathrooms
  • Single room with an ensuite
  • Standard and premium studio rooms with ensuites

All rooms are air-conditioned and furnished with a bed, study desk, chair and cupboards for storage. Studio rooms also have private balcony options, and feature a kitchenette with a cooking facilities and a fridge. 

There are also accessible features in some rooms which are suitable for people with accessibility needs.

See it for yourself

Explore the accommodation options and community spaces for yourself!

Expand your social life

Make new friends with people from around the world!

There are a variety of clubs, events and activities for you to enjoy. There are also casual breakout spaces, such as a games room equipped with a television, board games, pool table, table tennis, table hockey and foosball tables.

Thrive emotionally

You’ll live in an environment that encourages its residents to thrive emotionally, mentally and intellectually.

The college is a proud supporter of Universities Australia Respect. Now. Always. campaign, an ALLY Network partner, and offers the Dandjoo Darbalung program for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.

Enjoy value-packed rent

Your fees include wi-fi, utilities, once-a-week professional room cleaning and 7, 14 or 21 meals per week.

You’ll also have access to shared common areas, kitchen facilities and the dining hall, where you can enjoy meals and catch up with friends.

Access transport options

There is limited parking for your car, bicycle storage, and bus stops outside the entrance to the residence that connect you with Victoria Park, Perth city and beyond.

Enjoy modern convenience at Curtin Exchange

Located in the Exchange precinct, you’ll have access to a supermarket, cafes, restaurants and retail outlets right on your doorstep, plus the nearby convenience of Curtin Central Bus Station for getting around Perth.

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Hear from our residents

Curtin students talk about living on campus at St Catherine’s College.


The history of St Catherine’s College

Since welcoming their first residents in 1946, Western Australian-based St Catherine’s College has positioned thousands of students for worldwide academic and career success. The college was named after St Catherine of Alexandria, the patron saint of students and philosophers, but is not associated with any one religion.

Settle into your new home

Excel in your studies

Enjoy meals in the St Catherine's dining hall

Settle into your new home

Excel in your studies

Enjoy meals in the St Catherine's dining hall