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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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. 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.