Campbelltown

Western is a university of the people. That means being where the people are. Campbelltown campus is close to everything that’s great about Western Sydney fantastic cafes and world-class facilities.

Location
Address
Corner of Narellan Road and Gilchrist Drive
Contact
Phone
02 9852 5222

Getting to uni

Take the Hume Highway, and turn off at the Narellan Road exit. You’ll find plenty of discounted parking when you arrive.

Buses stop on Narellan Road at the William Downes Avenue bus stand. Campus is just a short 600m walk away.

We’re an easy walk from Macarthur Square train station. Or you can catch the free shuttle bus. They come 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 Macarthur train station every 15 minutes or so. There’s also a handy, real-time bus-tracker.

Student Support

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’re feeling down or stressed, get in touch with Western’s counselling service. Our qualified social workers and psychologists have got your back.

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.

The Student Campus Council and Student Representative Council are your voice on campus. If you have a concern or suggestion – or if you want to join – just get in touch.

Sometimes it’s hard to make ends meet. Find out if you’re eligible for student welfare. We can help you with all sorts of things, like buying textbooks or food, questions about Centrelink, budgeting and tax returns.

Western’s PASS Program gives you free support sessions from experienced students.

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.

Educational Facilities

Library

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.


Observatory

The Observatory is both an engineering field lab and home to the Australian Optical SETI Project. It offers community programs, like astronomy nights, talks on astrophysics and engineering, the Engineering Frontiers program for talented high school students, an Aboriginal science literacy program, workshops for science educators, and conferences. It’s free, and everyone is welcome.


UniClinic

If you’re studying Podiatry or Traditional Chinese Medicine, Uni Clinic gets you job-ready with supervised, real-world experience in the local community.

The Co-op

Head over to The Co-Op for textbooks, study resources, fiction and non-fiction books, tech items, gifts, uni merchandise, even medical supplies. Shop on-campus or online. Get free shipping on orders over $50. You can also sell your old textbooks.

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.

Jamaica Blue

Dietary options available: Vegetarian, Gluten Free

In Jamaica, there is a saying "wan wan coco ful baskit". It simply means that if you slow down, stop rushing and take your time, you will achieve your goal. At Jamaica Blue, we couldn't agree more. We believe that everybody should take a little time out of their day to recharge, relax and reflect; to stop for a while and simply enjoy the moment. Enjoy a range of dishes from seasonal menu freshly prepared daily and perfectly complimented by our Signature Blend coffee.

Opening hours
Monday 7am - 6pm
Tuesday 7am - 6pm
Wednesday 7am - 6pm
Thursday 7am - 6pm
Friday 7am - 6pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Building 2

Coffee Cart

Need caffeine hit in a hurry? Grab a freshly ground coffee, specialty tea, or sweet treat on your way to class. Refill your Karma Kup for only $2.

 

Opening hours
Monday 8am - 12pm
Tuesday 8am - 12pm
Wednesday 8am - 12pm
Thursday 8am - 12pm
Friday 8am - 12pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Building 10

Bobbies Café

Dietary options available: Vegetarian, Gluten Free

Located in the central courtyard, Bobbies has a wide range of menu options including daily hot specials, fresh salads, meal deals and sandwiches.

The café is named after Dr Bobbie Vaile who was an astrophysicist and senior lecturer at Western Sydney University. She was the founding force behind the SETI Australia Centre and was awarded the "Unsung Hero of Australian Science" award in 1995 for her work in developing easy and friendly methods of teaching science. A memorial garden has also been dedicated to her, as well as a park/reserve and a planet: 6708 Bobbievaile. 

Opening hours
Monday 8am - 7pm
Tuesday 8am - 7pm
Wednesday 8am - 7pm
Thursday 8am - 7pm
Friday 8am - 5pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Building 6

Social and Cultural Spaces

Get in touch with our Campus Life Office to find out about the latest activities and events. Or drop in and give us your suggestions.

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’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.