Benefits of living on campus

We know that moving away for university can be stressful, especially if you are moving away from home for the first time.

Curtin has on-campus student accommodation in Perth and Kalgoorlie. Many students who are new to Perth, or Curtin, choose to live on campus as it’s a great way to transition into university life and get the most out of the experience.

What are some of the benefits of living on campus?

Living on campus can transform your Curtin experience. We’ve outlined below some of the best bits, to help you get a feel for what it’s really like to live on campus.

If we’ve not quite covered off all of the information you’re looking for, our team of student accommodation experts are here to provide support and advice.


Student at desk, studying

Enjoy the convenience

When you live on campus you live, study and socialise all in one location. You’ll enjoy an independent lifestyle in your own private fully-furnished room. There are also a range of additional services and facilities for your comfort and convenience, such as an on-site laundry, common areas and free car parking.

When you live on campus the Curtin library, gym and Waterford shopping centre are on your doorstep. Perth city and the Victoria Park café strip are only a short bus ride away.


Curtin Safer Community staff member on campus

It’s a safe and secure environment

Safety and wellbeing is our top priority. Our accommodation has CCTV and is patrolled by Curtin’s Safer Community Team who offer 24/7 assistance, every day of the year. The team provide security escorts, mechanical assistance, and will help with any issue relating to safety and security.

There’s also a free SafeZone smartphone app that puts you in direct contact with our Safer Community Team, at any time.

Our dedicated accommodation staff are here to help you settle in and make your stay as enjoyable as possible. There’s support after office hours too with Residence Assistants who live on site.


Students playing volley ball

Become part of a fun community

Making new friends is an important part of university life. When you live on campus you’ll have regular opportunities to enjoy a range of fun weekly activities and social events. Our students come from all over the world and it’s not uncommon to make friendships that last well beyond your university years.

You’ll also have access to Curtin Stadium (via a free off-peak membership) where you can participate in a range of sport, fitness and recreation activities as a way to unwind, keep fit and have fun between studying.


Happy students on campus

You’ll benefit from easy living

Living on campus is easy, you’ll benefit from free wi-fi, parking and an off-peak gym membership. Your weekly rent includes the cost of gas, electricity and water, so you don’t have to worry about extra bills!

As a Curtin student you also don’t have to pay a bond or security deposit to live on campus. This normally equates to four weeks rent and is charged by most off-campus accommodation providers.


Ready to find out more?

Explore our diverse range of on-campus student accommodation options.

Applications are open for 2020 and 2021.