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Welcome to UWA Open Day


Whether you’re a high school student, alumnus, parent, teacher or are simply interested in finding out more about UWA – we have so much for you to discover and enjoy throughout the day.

Get a taste of university life as our campus comes alive with interactive activities, entertainment, tours, information sessions, displays and more. All day our staff and students will be on hand to answer your questions about courses, campus life and career opportunities.


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Where to go around UWA

Explore all the facilities and transport links around the Perth campus.

950 bus stop

The University of Western Australia

Transperth's 950 'Superbus' – Perth's highest frequency service – runs to UWA. Every one to four minutes during weekday peak hours, the 950 transports passengers between Morley Busport and QEII via UWA and Perth.

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ATMs

The University of Western Australia

Westpac, Commonwealth Bank and ANZ ATM facilities are available in Guild Village.

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Barry J Marshall Library

The University of Western Australia

The Barry J Marshall Library is the University's hub for science students and researchers. Named after UWA's Nobel Prize-winning professor, it has sound-proofed study rooms, multimedia suites and a café on site.

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Beasley Law Library

The University of Western Australia

A branch law library was set up in 1928, one year after the Law School was established. The library has changed over time to increase access to computers (including after-hours access) and additional collaborative working areas.

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Campus rickshaws - Business School

The University of Western Australia

This jump-on, jump off service runs continuously from 10am – 4pm between the Guild Village and the Business School.

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Campus rickshaws - Guild Village

The University of Western Australia

This jump-on, jump off service runs continuously from 10am – 4pm between the Guild Village and the Business School.

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Careers Hub

The University of Western Australia

Visit the Careers Hub to play the Career Discovery Game. Uncover more about you, your study interests and ideas about future course and career options to help you plan your Open Day visit.

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Catalyst Cafe - Barry J Marshall Library

The University of Western Australia

Inside the Barry J Marshall Library, this café offers a variety of food and drinks, including specialty cold-brew coffee.

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College Row

The University of Western Australia

Collectively known as College Row, UWA’s five residential colleges are directly opposite the University and provide students with a world-class living and learning environment.

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EDFAA Library

The University of Western Australia

The Education, Fine Arts and Architecture (EDFAA) Library, designed by UWA graduate Honey Hiranandani, re-opened in February 2012. The facility includes group study rooms with multimedia equipment for student collaboration, a teaching room for flexible learning and technology for self-service loans.

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Food trucks and stalls

The University of Western Australia

There will be a range of food trucks and stalls available for you to try at Riley Oval. Stay tuned for more information.

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Future Students Hub

The University of Western Australia

James Oval is the largest oval on campus and the main hub for Open Day. Start your day here and visit the various informative stands or speak to our UWA student ambassadors to get the most out of your visit.

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Guild Secondhand Bookshop

The University of Western Australia

This is a great place to find bargain books or make quick cash on textbooks you no longer need (or want). Stop by to peruse the ever-growing selection of textbooks.

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Guild Village

Guild Village

Guild Village is the heart and soul of campus life at UWA with the Guild Student Centre, cafés, food trucks, student services, shops and club activities in one lively area.

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Hackett Cafe

The University of Western Australia

Located near Winthrop Hall, Hackett offers affordable sandwiches and brunch options.

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J Robin Warren Library

Monash Avenue

The J Robin Warren Library is located on Monash Avenue next to the Oral Health Centre of Western Australia and Queen Elizabeth II Medical Centre. The space was recently refurbished, with an emphasis on collaborative study and expanded e-learning capabilities.

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James Oval

The University of Western Australia

James Oval is the largest oval on campus and plays home to sporting matches and uni events throughout the year. 

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Medical Centre

The University of Western Australia

The Medical Centre is a fully equipped and accredited health service providing safe, high-quality and confidential health care to UWA students and staff.

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Oak Lawn

The University of Western Australia

The Oak Lawn is a popular grassy area near Guild Village with heaps of space to relax with friends in the sun. Grab a picnic bench and enjoy the various food trucks available during semester.

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Octagon Theatre

The University of Western Australia

The Octagon Theatre is a contemporary yet intimate thrust stage venue that is home to diverse performances, such as opera, classical and popular music, dance, theatre, stand-up comedy and seminars.

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Parking shuttle

The University of Western Australia

Travel between Paul Hasluck Reserve and the University Club from 10am – 4pm.

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Prescott Court

The University of Western Australia

A lush, green space ideal for a picnic lunch or grabbing some sunshine between lectures.

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QEII

The University of Western Australia

The Queen Elizabeth II Medical Centre is home to the Faculty of Heath and Medical Sciences, as well as the Oral Health Care Centre of WA and Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital – a progressive, fully accredited teaching hospital.

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Quobba Gnarning - Reid Library

The University of Western Australia

With a name meaning 'good food', Quobba Gnarning focuses on providing fresh and healthy meals near Reid Library study areas.

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Reid Library

The University of Western Australia

Named after Sir Alexander Reid (UWA Chancellor 1956-1968), the newly renovated library is the largest academic library in WA, holding more than a million books. Recent works doubled the collaborative student spaces and upgraded the facilities, technology and services on offer. There's also a new café and study skills drop-in sessions with the Student Services team.

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Riley Oval

The University of Western Australia

Riley Oval is at the northern side of The University Club of Western Australia and hosts various sporting activities and social events year-round.

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Scenic tram

The University of Western Australia

Join us for a 30-minute tour of the campus. Trams depart hourly from 10am near the Reid Library, and the last tour leaves at 3pm.

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School of Design shuttle

The University of Western Australia

A shuttle bus runs continuously from the front of the University Club to the Nedlands campus from 10am – 4pm.

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Somerville Auditorium

The University of Western Australia

Named for William Somerville’s idea to create an open-air auditorium resembling a ‘cathedral of trees’, the picturesque venue is used to showcase the best world cinema at the annual Perth Festival.

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Student Central

The University of Western Australia

Need some help? Admissions, Future Students, Student Administration, the Global Learning Office and Transition Services are all located right here.

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Sunken Garden

The University of Western Australia

The Sunken Garden is a beloved feature of the stunning campus, featuring an amphitheatre with gardens, ponds and terraced lawns.

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The Co-op

The University of Western Australia

Visit the Co-op for a wide range of books and unit readers, stationery, fun gifts and more. Time poor? Check your booklists online, order your books from the Co-op website and have your order delivered or ready for in-store collection.

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The Refectory

The University of Western Australia

Found in the Guild Village, the Refectory has a range of food and drink choices close to the Oak Lawn.

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Tropical Grove

The University of Western Australia

The Tropical Grove is an intimate, shaded area surrounded by trees and shrubs. Take a book or enjoy a coffee in the tranquil space.

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UniPark

The University of Western Australia

Need help with parking on campus? Visit UniPark to discuss parking permits, daily tickets and for all payments and advice related to UWA parking.

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UWA Sport

The University of Western Australia

UWA Sport offers high-quality sport, fitness and recreation facilities, as well as services and programs to students, staff, graduates and the community. Join in with a social sporting competition or sign up to a group fitness class.

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UWA Student Guild

The University of Western Australia

The UWA Student Guild provides academic, financial and welfare support; offers volunteering and leadership opportunities; and organises diverse and exciting events on campus.

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Village Cafe

The University of Western Australia

Getting to uni early or staying late to study? Guild Village Café has you covered with the most extensive opening hours on campus. Come for breakfast, lunch or dinner and all the coffees in between.

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Wigmore Music Library

The University of Western Australia

The Wigmore Music Library is an open space with discussion rooms and areas for informal study. The library collection includes scores, performing editions of musical works, sound recordings, DVDs, videos and music reference books.

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Winthrop Hall

The University of Western Australia

The Hall is one of the Hackett Memorial Buildings funded by a bequest from the first Chancellor of the University, Sir John Winthrop Hackett. It features a clock tower, a glazed terracotta gryphon’s frieze that circles the building just under the roof eaves, an undercroft and a reflection pool at the front.

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