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Curtin College

None, Australia
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Student population Large
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Institution type Public

About Curtin College

Since 2000, Curtin College has been the preferred on campus pathway college for students wanting a Curtin University bachelor degree. Our vision is to provide access to an extensive range of learning opportunities that meet the needs of our students in a changing global education environment. The College achieves this by providing an environment that is student-focused, supportive, and embodies high ethical standards. At Curtin College, you will find a passionate community of staff dedicated to making your student experience rewarding and enjoyable. The College offers access to courses and support programs designed to provide you with qualifications and skills that will prepare you for success in your chosen discipline at the University.

Why Curtin University?

  • Preferred degree pathway into one of Australia’s best universities.
  • Complete your Bachelor degree in 2 years, 8 months (instead of 3 years) for most courses.
  • Small class sizes mean you get more personal attention from lecturers.
  • Excellent study location: state-of-the-art university campus.
  • Wide range of career options and high graduate employment rate.

Campus information

Studying at Curtin College allows students to take advantage of many of the facilities and services provided by Curtin University. Access to the University environment ensures that students experience a smooth transition into tertiary study. Listed below are some of the facilities available to you.

Curtin College Building
Curtin College classes are conducted on the Bentley campus of Curtin University in Perth. The College is housed in Building 205 in the heart of the campus. Reception is situated on the ground floor for current and prospective student enquiries.

Access to University Facilities and Services
The Curtin campus offers a safe and friendly environment to pursue tertiary studies and is a self-contained student-oriented locality where everything students need is within easy walking distance. In addition to the multi-storey library and student bookshop, there are full banking facilities, a chemist, a medical centre, shops and markets, copy and design centre, hairdressing salon, childcare facilities, a world-class art gallery, state-of-the-art gymnasium and fitness centre and many active sports clubs and societies. Curtin College students are welcome to join in most aspects of University life and can become Associate Members of the Curtin Guild to gain on- and off-campus discounts and access to Guild clubs, competitions, events and campus sport.

Food & Beverage Outlets
There are at least 11 different eateries on the Curtin campus with choices including cafés, canteens (which serve Halal food) and a tavern that regularly stages live music.

Curtin Stadium
Curtin's new indoor, multi-purpose, health, recreation and events facility offers a co-ed gymnasium, ladies studio and group fitness studio with spin room, a sports hall and two outdoor volleyball courts. Curtin College students are welcome to become members of the facility.

Health Services
The Health Services Centre incorporates a doctor's surgery where students can make appointments with either a doctor or nurse. Nursing staff are available to assist in the treatment of accidents and injuries that may occur on campus.

Chaplaincy Services
Students at both the College and University have access to free and confidential chaplaincy services which are provided for the benefit of the Curtin community. Visiting Chaplains from a diversity of religious orientations are active on campus. Presently these include various Christian traditions including Anglican, Baptist and Roman Catholic and other traditions such as Baha'i, Buddhist and Muslim. A prayer and meditation space and a reflection garden are available for people of any faith. There is also a dedicated prayer space (Mushalla) for Muslims on campus. It has the appropriate ablution facilities and is freely accessible to students at all times for prayer. Halal food is also available on campus.

Curtin Bookshop
The Curtin Bookshop is located in the John Curtin Centre (Building 200). It stocks a wide range of textbooks, as well as stationery, newspapers, magazines, novels, cards, postage stamps, computer and mobile phone products. The Bookshop also provides dry-cleaning and photo processing services.

Library and Information Services
Curtin's five-story Library is at the centre of the campus and houses the latest computer systems, information technology and resources. An Enquiries Desk is located on Level 3 where library staff are available to answer questions.

Bus Station
The bus station at the Bentley campus is one of the busiest in Perth, with seven different services stopping frequently during semester. The CircleRoute, which runs between Perth's universities, train stations and shopping centres, stops every 15 minutes between 6:30am and 6:00pm on weekdays. Some buses, including the CircleRoute, connect with train services that run to the outer metropolitan area.

Curtin College is located on campus at Curtin University's main Bentley campus in Perth, Western Australia. This is conveniently located 15 minutes from the centre of Perth's Central Business District (CBD).

Accommodation

Curtin 6 
These 6 town houses, fully furnished and equipped, are located within 10 minutes walk of Curtin College. Each townhouse has six rooms with a common kitchen, living room and laundry. All rooms are single study rooms equipped with a television antenna and telephone points. The complex is fully secured with alarms in each unit as well as a security gate at the entrance of the property.

Curtin 12 
These 12 town houses, fully furnished and equipped, are located within a 10-minute walk of Curtin College and feature a 24-hour CCTV security surveillance camera. Each townhouse has six rooms with a common kitchen, living room and laundry. All rooms are single study rooms equipped with a television antenna and telephone points. Varying in size, most Curtin 12 bedrooms have a private ensuite bathroom, while the standard room has a shared bathroom facility.

Marquis St
Located just a 10-minute walk from the College, there are three units at this location with six rooms and five bathrooms in each. Each unit has four private ensuite bathrooms and two standard rooms with a shared bathroom. All rooms are fully furnished and equipped with telephone and television points.

Homestay 
Students may seek an authentic cultural experience by living with an Australian family in what is known as a 'Homestay' arrangement. Australian host families come from many places including Europe, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia and Hong Kong, among others. Homestay consists of a variety of family environments including married couples (with or without children), single parents or a single person. Students are able to apply for Homestay accommodation the Australian Homestay Network website or the Perth Student Accommodation website. Our Homestay Officer will house students accordingly and email the Homestay Profile and confirmation to the agent/student direct. The placement fee will be paid to Perth Student Accommodation.

Temporary accommodation 
For students arriving in Perth without having arranged permanent accommodation, Curtin College can book short-term accommodation at reasonable prices.

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Courses available 8

Applied and Pure Sciences 1 Architecture, Building & Planning 2 Business and Management 2 Computer Science and IT 1 Creative Arts & Design 1 Engineering 2 Humanities & Social Sciences 4

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