Getting to uni
Take the M5, exit on Henry Lawson Drive, then turn into Bullecourt Avenue. Look out for the Western red shield at the front of our campus. There’s plenty of student-discounted parking too.
The 922, M90 and 55 buses stop directly outside campus.
We’re walking distance from Panania Station. There’s also a free shuttle bus to and from Revesby train station every 15 minutes.
If you prefer to bike it into uni, we have four bicycle stands as well as men’s and women’s showers.
A free shuttle bus takes you to and from Revesby train station
every 15 minutes or so.
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We want to encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders to study at Western. So, we offer you access to a great range of services, like career advice, tutors, medical help, counselling, computers, study spaces, a kitchen and printing facilities – even opportunities to study abroad.
If you feel unsafe or want someone to escort you to your car, call the 24/7 security hotline on 1300 737 003. Keep your eye out for the many emergency contact points as well. Just press the button and a security officer will be with you in moments.
Got little ones? Take advantage of Western’s fantastic childcare centre. It’s open from 7.30am to 6pm, and offers long-day or occasional care for $10 an hour.
If you have a disability, chronic health condition or temporary injury, the Disability Services team can help with things like pre-admission, note takers, readers, sign interpreters, video and podcast transcripts, assistive technology, textbooks and materials in alternative formats, the list goes on.
If you are struggling with accommodation, financial hardship, personal issues, study related issues, matters related to student visa or if you are having trouble understanding university policies and procedures, the Student Welfare Service can help you work through it. For further information please visit the Student Welfare Service webpage.
Have a question? Throughout your student journey (from enrolments to graduations) Student Central is your first point of contact for information, advice, forms and referrals to other services. For more information check the Student Central webpage.
Accommodation you can afford
Western’s on-campus accommodation is a hop, skip and jump from your classroom. Choose a shared villa or flat, or rent your own studio apartment. Get 24/7 support, security and WiFi access, as well as the use of our laundry facilities and courtyard, computer lab and games room. There’s even the odd cooking class.
Western’s on-campus library is open until 7pm most weekdays. Outside of staffed hours, our study hall gives you nearly 24-hour library access.
Having trouble with the WiFi or online services? Our IT support team is always happy to help.
Need access to a computer? Our computer labs are open until 3am every day.
Great food for all occasions
Studying is hungry work. Grab a cuppa or a snack and refuel on the way to class. There are also plenty of GF and vegetarian options.
Bankstown Food Court
Dietary options available: Vegetarian, Gluten Free
Mix and match; choose your own ingredients and create your own unique meal.
Located on Level 1, Building 1 you can select from fresh salad options at the Fusion Bar. Include a healthy alternative in your meal at the Hot Bar; swap hot chips for sweet potato wedges or salad, and swap pasta for a gluten free option; Create your own speciality at the Sandwich Bar using a variety of breads including gluten free.
Dietary options available: Vegetarian, Gluten Free
Conveniently positioned on Level 1 of Building 1; grab a hot/ cold snack, sandwich or drink and refuel on the way to your next class.
Oliver Brown is the ultimate dessert destination, specialising in decadent dishes made from the finest quality chocolate, imported directly from the world’s chocolate capital in Belgium. The Oliver Brown experience tantalises all taste buds, offering waffles, crepes, chocolate fondue, chocolates, coffee, drinks and shakes, as well as all of the beautiful trimmings of ice cream, chocolate sauce, fresh fruit and chocolate drops.
Oliver Brown prides on offering high quality ingredients, by sourcing the best raw chocolate from Belgium to use in the creation of our chocolates, desserts and drinks. Oliver Brown not only caters for a late night chocolate craving or a hot chocolate on a rainy day but also offers a local hangout spot and a central hub for people to come together and indulge in their favourite dessert delights.
Experience Oliver Brown, and enjoy!
Social and Cultural Spaces
Join our fully equipped, state-of-the-art gym! There are no lock-in contracts, no joining fee and casual visits are welcome. You can also take part in Bootcamps, Yoga, Boxing and HIIT training.
Our multi-faith centre is for everyone on campus, whether you hold to a faith or not. Drop by to pray, reflect, meditate, connect with religious groups, or just take some time out.
Western has a number of on-campus men’s and women’s Muslim prayer rooms. These include Qibla-facing prayer carpets, a place for Wudu, and female prayer clothing if needed.
The Queer Room is a place for LGBTIQ peeps and their straight allies to relax, chat and find support.
If you ever need a quiet place and a sympathetic ear, pop in to see our Chaplaincy team. It’s free and confidential.
If you’re a woman or a female-identifying student, the Women’s Room is a safe place for you to study, breastfeed, attend group meetings or get involved in women’s events.