Campus amenities

There are a range of shops, services and food outlets available on campus to ensure you get the most out of your time here.

Retail outlets

Bookshop – Building 103

The Curtin University Bookshop is run by the Co-op. It stocks a wide range of textbooks, stationery, newspapers, magazines, novels, cards, art material and computer equipment.

G-Mart – Building 106D Guild Precinct

The Guild-run G-Mart is your one stop shop for buying and selling secondhand books, printing and binding services, uniforms, stationery, electronic accessories, dry cleaning, movie tickets, everyday essentials and snacks.

Moshtix Ticket Outlet – Building 106D Guild Precinct

Buy your tickets to festivals, concerts and live entertainment at the on-campus Moshtix outlet.

STA Travel Agency – Building 104

Take care of all your travel needs on-campus at STA Travel. STA offers discounts and deals for students.

Banking and ATMs

Bank branches


  • ANZ ATM: Building 103
  • Bankwest ATM: Building 105 (Robertson Library, outside Bookmark Cafe)
  • Bankwest ATM: Building 408
  • Commonwealth ATM: Building 105 (Robertson Library, outside Bookmark Cafe)


Curtin University Library offers access to a vast collection of books, audiovisual material, journals, electronic databases and e-books, as well as a wide choice of online study guides and training.

You can search the library catalogue and use many of its resources and services via the library’s website anywhere and at any time. Friendly library staff can help you find the information you need, online or in person.

Come in to experience the iZone on level 2 of Robertson Library, a bold, innovative space where you can collaborate with other students in a technology-rich environment including:

  • computers with large, adjustable monitors
  • touchscreens
  • Bluetooth and webcam capability
  • smartboards
  • graphics workstations with extra-large monitors and drawing tablets

Housing and accommodation

Students and staff 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.

On-campus accommodation

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. We give priority to students who are new to Perth.

Off-campus accommodation

If you prefer to live off-campus, we can help you find share housing, boarding opportunities or single rentals.

Short-term housing

There are several options available to guests and visitors coming to Curtin for a limited period. The Housing Advisory Service can assist in helping you find suitable short term accommodation.

Staff accommodation

Staff can receive assistance sourcing off-campus accommodation in Perth, such as a single room or a rental.

Contact Housing Services

The Housing Advisory Service is located on-campus and is available to help you find a residence at your campus or assist with off-campus options.


The Curtin University Early Childhood Centre is a not-for-profit business on the Perth campus, staffed by experienced, qualified carers.

The centre offers a high number of places for children aged less than 2 years in five nurseries. There are also two groups for 2 to 3 year old children and two groups for 3 to 5 year old children.

If you wish to take advantage of the service, you should register your child’s name on the centre’s waiting list as soon as you’re accepted for a Curtin course.

John Curtin Gallery

The John Curtin Gallery is located on the Perth Campus and is one of the largest university galleries in Australia. The gallery contributes to the community through thought-provoking exhibitions, events and programs featuring national and international artists and curators.

Faith and religious facilities

Curtin is a multicultural campus and we respect and value the diversity of religious beliefs among our students and staff. On the Perth Campus we have a multifaith prayer and meditation room, a spiritual garden and a Muslim Musalla. The Curtin Student Guild manages a range of faith services and events and a schedule of visiting chaplains. Learn more about our multifaith facilities.

Parking and transport

There are multiple options to travelling to and from campus, including pay-as-you-go parking facilities, bike racks, public transport and the Curtin Access Bus Services (CABS)Security is our priority and with a 24/7 security service you will feel safe as you move about the campus.


Our smartphone-based pay-as-you-go parking system means you only pay for the time you park on campus. Download CelloPark from the App Store or Google Play and you’ll be ready to park.

Transperth buses

More than 500 buses stop at Curtin each weekday during semester. Curtin is only six kilometres from the city, and two high-frequency bus routes, 100 and 101, connect Curtin with the Canning Bridge train station. The CircleRoute buses (998 and 999), which run between Perth’s universities, train stations and shopping centres, leave every 15 minutes between 6.30 am and 8 pm. Transperth travel concessions are available on request to all full-time students.

Curtin Shuttle buses

We provide a free hail-and-ride bus service for students living in the Waterford, Bentley, Victoria Park and South Perth areas. The service runs during semester between 7 am and 10 pm on weekdays.


Mandurah line

The Perth–Mandurah train stops at the Canning Bridge train station. Transperth bus routes 100 and 101 run to Curtin from bus stand 3. The routes run every seven to eight minutes during peak times. Not all train services from Mandurah stop at Canning Bridge.

Armadale line

The Perth–Armadale train stops at Oats Street train station. Transperth bus route 998 will bring you to Curtin. Route 999 runs in the opposite direction, from Curtin to Oats Street station. Not all train services stop at Oats Street.

Ride your bike

You can ride your bike to and around campus. In addition to the many bike racks, secure bike pods are an increasingly common feature on campus. Showers are also available at some bike enclosures. Entry to the facilities is by swipe card access, available from Curtin Security.

Visit our online support centre for questions on offerings, admission criteria, bridging and enabling courses. Anything Curtin course related, we can answer it.