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When is Orientation Week (O-Week)?

Orientation Week (O-Week) occurs the week prior to classes commencing. For study periods and O-Week dates, please refer to the Academic Calendar. ...

Where can I get information on student accommodation?

Visit our accommodation website for information on student accommodation. For Curtin Perth reservations and enquiries, please contact reservations@curtin.edu.au or call +61 8 6186 3303. For Curtin Kalgoorlie reservations and enquiries, please conta...

When should I apply for on-campus accommodation?

For either Perth or Kalgoorlie campuses, we recommend you apply for your accommodation early so you have a better chance to secure your preferred room. Applications for student accommodation are open twice a year, around May for semester 2 intake and...

What is the New to Curtin Mentor Program?

The New to Curtin Mentor Program provides new students with the opportunity to connect with current students in a similar area of study to support them in their successful transition to studying at Curtin University. The program is available to all n...

Will I need to be immunised in order to study my course?

Some Curtin courses, particularly in the Faculty of Health Sciences, will require you to be vaccinated against certain Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPDs) before commencing fieldwork. You will find information on whether your course requires you to b...

What do I do if my Orientation sessions clash?

If there is a clash between your compulsory faculty sessions in your orientation timetable, we recommend contacting your faculty directly for advice on which session to attend and how to access presentation slides and key information. If there is a ...

Do I have access to free parking in on-campus accommodation?

At Curtin Perth, there is limited free parking available at some of the UniLodge properties. If there is no parking available at the property, you may choose to park elsewhere on-campus for a fee. For St Catherine's College and UniLodge Twin Dol...

Do I have to pay an application fee to apply for on-campus accommodation?

It is free to apply for accommodation at Perth and Kalgoorlie (Agricola) Campuses. Payment is required to secure your place once you have received an offer. ...

I just arrived in Perth and dont have any accommodation. What do I do?

If you require support in finding accommodation, please complete this enquiry form and one of our Accommodation Coaches will respond to your request. You will need to log in using your student ID to complete the form. You can also review our accommod...

What subjects do I need to study at school to gain entry into Commerce?

There are no prerequisites for the Bachelor of Commerce, however you will need an English ATAR subject (or international equivalent) to meet the minimum entry requirements. We recommend choosing subjects that you enjoy, that you're good at, and that...

What events are held for mature age students during Orientation Week (O-Week)?

We run optional sessions for mature age and part-time students during Orientation Week (O-Week). These sessions can be found in your Personalised Orientation Planner, available in OASIS prior to O-Week. If you're unable to attend a session, replays ...

Are there any retail, restaurants or other shops and services near student accommodation on the Perth Campus?

Yes, there are a range of retail outlets within walking distance of the Perth Campus accommodation. If you choose to live at Twin Dolphin Hall or St Catherine’s College, you will have a gourmet grocer, restaurants and retail outlets at your doorste...

What security and after-hours support is provided in on-campus accommodation?

All of our on-campus accommodation has CCTV security and is patrolled by Curtin’s Safer Community Team who offer 24/7 assistance, every day of the year. The highly trained team are available to help with security escorts back to residence, mechanic...

Can I study at an institution that Curtin does not have an exchange agreement with?

Yes. This is considered a Study Abroad program. Under a Study Abroad program, you can attend institutions with which Curtin does not have an exchange agreement. To apply for a Study Abroad program, you are required to: apply directly to the p...

Can I leave earlier than the end of my on-campus accommodation agreement?

Check your Accommodation Agreement contract and discuss your circumstances with your accommodation provider if you think you may need to leave your accommodation early. There may be financial penalties if you break your contract. ...

Can visitors stay overnight in my room or unit?

Rules and regulations differ across our accommodation options and you may need to register any visitors with your accommodation provider. Please enquire with your student accommodation provider for more information or refer to your accommodation hand...

Can parents or others apply for on-campus accommodation and pay on my behalf?

They can, but it will be your responsibility to make sure that payments and applications are made on time. Payment deadlines will be the same for everyone whether you use an agent or not. Make sure that you follow the payment instructions carefully....

What equipment and furniture is supplied in on-campus accommodation?

Most rooms are equipped with a bed, desk and wardrobe storage. Shared kitchen and living spaces will also be furnished. Linen and kitchen utensils are not provided but can be purchased from your residence or local shops. Please see our accommodation ...

Is priority given to international students who apply for on-campus accommodation?

For Perth and Kalgoorlie campus accommodation, there is no specific priority for international students. Contact Perth or Kalgoorlie for details. Priority will often be given to students with disabilities and other special requirements. ...

What are the contract dates for on-campus accommodation?

Contract dates will vary between providers. Generally, contracts will begin in either January or February and end in July for semester contracts, or end in November or December for yearly contracts. Please contact Curtin Reservations for more in...