The Lithgow campus is situated in the Charles Hoskins Memorial Institute, which has undergone substantial refurbishment to become a state-of-the-art educational facility.

154 Mort St, Lithgow NSW 2790
(02) 6354 4511

Getting to uni

Lithgow is located within a beautiful natural environment, surrounded by the Great Dividing Range escarpments, is only a 2½ hour drive from Sydney and 40 minutes from Bathurst. Secure onsite parking is available.

Litgow has direct rail links to Sydney's CBD. The Blue Mountains Line (BMT) takes you from Central to Lithgow in just under three hours.

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Student Support

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.

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.

Educational Facilities

The College Lithgow campus provides a range of services and modern facilities to maximise the student learning experience. It comprises four teaching areas, a lecture theatre, and academic support services.

Teaching labs

Our campus offers a dry/physics lab and a wet/science lab for Engineering students. Nursing students can gain hands-on experience in our first-class nursing labs that simulate a clinical setting with four patient beds.

IT support

Having trouble with the WiFi or online services? Our IT support team is always happy to help.

Computer labs

Need access to a computer? Our computer labs are open until 3am every day.

Great food for all occasions

Studying is hungry work. Our campus is centrally located within walking distance to the main shopping strip of Lithgow's CBD with a variety of eateries to choose from.

Vegetarian and GF options are available at selected food outlets.

Dedicated Student Spaces

Need a quiet place to study, or some space to take a break with your friends? 

Our Lithgow campus also offers dedicated student spaces plus an outdoor patio and a barbecue area.