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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...

Are there any rental or financial assistance programs for on-campus accommodation?

Visit our website for the latest information on special offers available for on-campus accommodation. Also, check out Curtin's scholarships website to see if you are eligible for any accommodation-related scholarships. ...

What support is available to International students?

Adjusting to life in a new country can be a challenge, however, Curtin provides a range of personal and academic support to all of our students. Any student who has a problem, or question, or is finding studying difficult, can contact Student Wellbei...

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. ...

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. ...

I am an international student. Can I defer my Letter of Offer to the next intake?

Yes, depending on your circumstances you have the following options to defer your Letter of Offer: ▪ I have received my Letter of Offer, but have not accepted or received a Confirmation of Enrolment (COE): Please lodge a request at the Ask Interna...

As an international student, when do I need to accept my offer?

There are 3 different categories of acceptance due dates: For countries listed here (Country List), acceptance due date is 7 weeks before course start date, as stated on your Offer Letter. If you have a GTE Finance or GTE Interview condition on...

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 ...

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 is the speed limit around campus?

The legal speed limit on roads around the Curtin Perth campus is 30kph and 10kph in all car parks or as signposted. With the single objective of minimising risks to all staff, students, and visitors using the campus, a strict campaign against speedin...

What is the Office of Alumni Relations?

The Office of Alumni Relations is the central alumni office and is committed to keeping the Alumni network at Curtin healthy and strong and to enhancing the reputation of Curtin graduates by fostering lifelong partnerships between former students and...

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...

I'm a HDR student and I'm having trouble paying my fees, who can I contact?

If you're having trouble paying your thesis fees, you may for advice. Alternatively, you may wish to speak with your thesis supervisor. ...

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...

I am an International student and have received a scholarship as part of my offer to Curtin University Perth. If I defer, will I be able to receive my scholarship next semester?

Global Curtin scholarships cannot be retained if a recipient defers their studies beyond the original start date of their course and will not be extended beyond its prescribed duration or amount, unless notified otherwise by Global Curtin. For any ...

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 ...

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...

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...

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. ...

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...

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 ...

Do we share rooms in on-campus accommodation?

All residences have private bedrooms. If you choose to live in a shared apartment, you will share your kitchen, living space and bathrooms. ...

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 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....

Who requires an Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC)?

All student visa holders are required to have an adequate health insurance throughout their stay in Australia. This means that the insurance must commence from the date on when the student arrives in Australia with their student visa and the cover m...

I am an international sponsored student who has just arrived in Australia and need to meet with my designated Sponsored Student Officer. How do I contact them?

The International Sponsored Student Unit (ISSU) provides support to sponsored students and their sponsor organisations. There are four dedicated staff members who aim to ensure that students and sponsors are provided with quality support during their...