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University of Western Sydney

None, Australia
  • Ranked 398 The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2014-2015
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Student population Large
International students 12%
Institution type Public

About University of Western Sydney

The University of Western Sydney has six campuses located in Greater Western Sydney (GWS) and a mission that links its activities to the development of the region. GWS is a global centre for trade, innovation and learning with the third largest economy in Australia behind the Sydney CBD and Melbourne. Its population is the fastest growing in Australia and more than 150 of the nation's top 500 companies are located within GWS.

The multicultural community of GWS is one of the most diverse in the world with over 100 nationalities calling GWS home. The diversity of the region is further reflected in the contrasting strengths of the 14 GWS local government areas. The region combines the majestic beauty of the World Heritage Listed Blue Mountains National Park; state-of-the-art Olympic venues; historical sites of Indigenous and Colonial importance; and traditional rural environments with the high-tech business districts, retail and service centres typical of a modern regional economic powerhouse.

Campus information

University of Western Sydney has 7 campus within the area of Sydney; Bankstown, Blacktown, Campbelltown, Hawkesbury, Parramatta, Penrith, and Westmead Precinct. Below are the facilities and services avaible for each campus:

(a) Bankstown

  • ATM, Building 1
  • Badanami Centre
  • Campus Safety and Security (first aid)
  • Child Care
  • Library
  • NRMA service point
  • Student accommodation
  • Student Central
  • Taxi pick up point, Security Building 10
  • uwsconnect (coffee shop, canteen and retail outlet)
  • The University Store for your textbook needs
  • Connect Fitness (gym)
  • Campus shuttle bus service
  • On-site parking

(b) Blacktown

  • Badanami Centre
  • UWSCollege Student Centre, Administration office
  • uwsconnect canteen, bookshop and retail outlet)
  • Swimming Pool
  • Student Accommodation 
  • Library 
  • Campus Safety and Security (first aid)
  • NRMA service point

(c) Campbelltown

  • Badanami Centre
  • Campus Safety and Security (first aid)
  • Child Care
  • Library
  • NRMA service point, near security office Building 21
  • Student accommodation
  • Student Central
  • UniClinic
  • uwsconnect coffee shop, gym, canteen and retail outlet)
  • The University Store for all your textbook needs
  • uwsconnect Fitness (gym)
  • Campus shuttle bus service
  • On-site parking

(d) Hawkesbury

  • Badanami Centre
  • ATM, Building L2
  • Campus Safety and Security
  • Child Care
  • Library
  • NRMA service point, Campus Safety and Security, Building J9
  • Student accommodation
  • Swimming pool
  • uwsconnect (coffee shop, gym, canteen and retail outlet)
  • The University Store for your textbook needs
  • uwsconnect Fitness (gym)
  • Campus shuttle bus service 
  • On-site parking

(e) Parramatta

  • ATM, Building EA
  • Badanami Centre
  • Student accommodation
  • Campus Safety and Security
  • Library (Whitlam)
  • NRMA service point
  • Recreation Hall
  • Taxi pick up point (See security located in Building EA)
  • uwsconnect canteen and retail outlet
  • The University Store for all your textbook needs
  • The Boilerhouse Restaurant
  • Parramatta campus shuttle (between south and north campuses)
  • On-site parking

(f) Penrith

  • ATM, Building K
  • Badanami Centre
  • Library (Allen Library is located on Kingswood campus and Ward Library is located on Werrington South)
  • Boardroom and meeting rooms (Werrington North)
  • Campus Safety and Security (first aid) Building K (Kingswood)
  • Coffee cart (Werrington North from 8.30am – 11.30am)
  • Frogmore House, Building AA (Werrington North)
  • Hairdresser Building K (Kingswood)
  • NRMA service point, Campus Safety and Security, Building K (Kingswood)
  • Observatory (Werrington North)
  • Student accommodation (Kingswood)
  • University Art Collection (Werrington North)
  • uwsconnect 'The Cottage' and 'The Cafe' food outlets (Werrington South), 'The BarCafe', cafeteria and retail outlet (Kingswood)
  • The University Store for all your textbook needs (Kingswood)
  • uwsconnect Fitness (Kingswood)
  • Campus shuttle bus service 
  • On-site parking

(g) Westmead Precinct

  • Coffee cart and cafeteria
  • Campus Safety and Security (first aid) 
  • Taxi Pick-up Point
  • NRMA service point  

Bankstown

  • The Bankstown campus is situated in the suburb of Milperra in the Bankstown Local Government Area. The campus is located on the corner of Horsley Road and Bullecourt Avenue, entrance is via Bullecourt Avenue. The Bankstown campus is well serviced by public transport, walking and cycling links.

Blacktown

  • The Blacktown campus is situated in the suburb of Quakers Hill in the Blacktown Local Government Area. The University campus forms part of the Nirimba Education Precinct a shared site with TAFE, Wyndham College and Terra Sancta High School. The campus is located on Eastern Road, Quakers Hill. Eastern Road leads straight into the entrance of the Nirimba Education Precinct.

Campbelltown

  • The Campbelltown campus is situated in the suburb of Macarthur in the Campbelltown Local Government Area. The campus is located on the corner of Narellan Road and Gilchrist Drive, entrance via Narellan Road.

Hawkesbury

  • The Hawkesbury campus is situated in the suburb of Richmond in the Hawkesbury Local Government Area. The campus is located on the corner of Bourke Street and Londonderry Road Richmond, main entrance is via Bourke Street.

Parramatta

  • The Parramatta campus is situated in the suburb of Rydalmere in the Parramatta Local Government Area. The campus consists of two sites; Parramatta South (main campus) and Parramatta North. Both campuses are located on the corner of Victoria Road and James Ruse Drive. Entrance to Parramatta South is via Victoria Road. Entrance to Parramatta North is via Pemberton Street.

Penrith

  • The Penrith campus is situated in the suburbs of Kingswood and Werrington, in the Penrith Local Government Area. The Penrith campus consists of three sites; Kingswood, Werrington South and Werrington North. The Kingswood campus is located on the corner of O'Connell Street and Second Ave, Kingswood. The entrance is via Second Ave. Werrington South and North campuses are located on the Great Western Highway. Entrance to the North and South campuses is via the Great Western Highway, Werrington.

Westmead Precinct

  • The Westmead campus is situated in the suburb of Westmead in the Parramatta Local Government Area. The campus is situated on the corner of Hawkesbury Road and Darcy Ave, Westmead, entrance via Hawkesbury Road.

Accommodation

University of Western Sydney provides both On-campus accommodation and Off-campus accommodation for their students. The students may choose according to their preferences and budget. For Off-campus accommodation, there are some nearby accommodation which the students may search and choose according to their interest. Students also can seek help from the university's Welfare service.

For On-campus accommodation, there are several campuses that provide accommodation for their studets; Bankstown, Campbelltown, Hawkesbury, Nirimba, Parramatta, and Penrith. Each of the campuses provide the residents shared apartments and villas which are good for meeting new people. Also, residents can enjoy their own space and privacy with the rooms provided. In addition, the accommodation also provides plenty of events to help the residents to meet people, support their studies and learn new things along the way. All of the accommodations are located near to the residents' classes in each campuses (just within 10 minutes) which can be convenient for the them to go. The residents can cook up a storm in the communal kitchen, catch the game on the big screen or get some studying done in the computer room. Furthermore, these accommodations provide an independent, self-catered living environment (with support available if necessary). The staff are always around the clock to provide a helping hand. Each accommodations have CCTV coverage, Crimsafe doors, a 24-hour RA or staff presence, electronic card access to rooms and intermittent campus security patrolling the site.

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Courses available 10

Accounting and Finance 2 Business and Management 3 Computer Science and IT 1 Creative Arts & Design 1 Education and Teaching 1 English Language 1 Humanities & Social Sciences 1 Mass Communication & Media 1

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