Why Study at Curtin University

Curtin University is Western Australia’s largest and most culturally diverse university with Australia’s third largest international student population. Curtin University’s campuses are vibrant, welcoming spaces that value diversity and difference, emphasise industry connections and practical learning, have a strong commitment to social justice, and foster a forward-thinking culture for our students, staff and the wider community.

Curtin’s commitment to excellence in teaching and research extends beyond course delivery. We forge significant, mutually-beneficial partnerships with industry and community organisations to share the benefits of our research outcomes and provide students the opportunity to learn in real workplaces.

Areas of Study

  • Agriculture, environment and sustainability
  • Architecture and construction
  • The arts and creative industries
  • Business, management and law
  • Culture, language and Indigenous
  • Education
  • Engineering and mining
  • Health
  • IT and computing
  • Physical sciences and mathematics


Students can access assistance to find suitable accommodation in Perth. Curtin’s Housing Advisory Service manages on-campus accommodation as well as maintaining lists of suitable off-campus housing options. If you’re moving to Perth, you may choose to live on-campus in university housing. Early application is essential because on-campus accommodation is always in high demand. Curtin University gives priority to students who are new to Perth.

On-campus housing varies across Curtin University. However, all accommodation is furnished with onsite management. Most on-campus accommodation has single rooms in six or eight bedroom self-contained apartments. There are also a few options for couples.

  • Agricola – Residential College, Kalgoorlie
  • Erica Underwood House, Bentley Campus
  • Guild House, Bentley Campus
  • Kurrajong Village
  • Vickery House, Bentley Campus
  • Don Watts House, Bentley Campus
  • George James House, Bentley Campus
  • Japan House, Bentley Campus
  • Rotary International House, Bentley Campus
  • Miri, Malaysia on-campus accommodation