Parramatta South

Parramatta is rapidly becoming the heart of Sydney’s business, creative and cultural landscape. Western’s Parramatta campus offers cutting-edge facilities and technology. Gives you access to world-class academics. Connects you to the epicentre of a future yet to be imagined.

Location
Address
Victoria Rd, Rydalmere NSW 2116
Contact
Phone
(02) 9852 5222

Getting to uni

Take the James Ruse Drive exit off the M4. Entry is via Victoria Road.

Buses stop right outside our campus on Victoria Road, Rydalmere (opposite Rippon Avenue). Bus routes include M52, 520, 521, 523, 524 and 525.

Rydalmere station is a 10-minute walk from the campus. We also have a free shuttle bus that runs to and from the Parramatta CBD (Macquarie Street). From there, it’s a two-minute walk to Parramatta station.

If you prefer to bike it into uni, we have four bicycle stands as well as men’s and women’s showers.

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.

Talk to Student Central for help with general enquiries, enrolments, fees, travel concessions, ID cards, forms, the list goes on. Just drop in, call 1300 668 370, email or Live Chat.

Educational Facilities

Learning commons

Our learning commons offer group study booths, a place to charge your laptop, HDMI or VGA input, and large LCD screens to project your work onto. Plus, the walls are made of whiteboards. Great for brainstorming.


Library

Western’s on-campus library is open until 10pm most weekdays. Outside of staffed hours, our study hall gives you 24-hour library access.


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.

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.

Rawr Energy

Dietary options available: Vegetarian, Gluten Free

Specialising in wholesome superfoods, the Rawr energy team are dedicated to
your wellbeing. Try out a wide range of freshly squeezed juices, dream up your own special smoothie blend, boost yourself with a superfood shot or try one of our high protein snacks and nutritious light meals. Many ingredients are organic, including the premium coffee range. 

Opening hours
Monday 8am - 5pm
Tuesday 8am - 5pm
Wednesday 8am - 5pm
Thursday 8am - 5pm
Friday 8am - 4pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Building EN

Fusion Bar

Dietary options available: Vegetarian, Vegan, Halal, Gluten Free

Mix and match; choose your own ingredients and create your own unique
meal. 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. Make your own masterpiece at the Pizza Fusion Bar.

Opening hours
Monday 10am - 3pm
Tuesday 10am - 3pm
Wednesday 10am - 3pm
Thursday 10am - 3pm
Friday 10am - 3pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Building EN

The Bakehouse

Dietary options available: Vegetarian, Gluten Free

Serving up a wide range of premium pastries and sweet treats alongside a delicious high quality savoury selection and fresh daily salads. Top baristas serve premium coffee blends and cold drinks include old fashioned milkshakes. Our bubbly staff work hard to ensure a top rate service for you.

Opening hours
Monday 8am - 8pm
Tuesday 8am - 8pm
Wednesday 8am - 8pm
Thursday 8am - 8pm
Friday 8am - 7pm
Saturday 9am - 2pm
Sunday Closed
Building ER

Subway

Dietary options available: Vegetarian, Vegan, Halal, Gluten Free

Fred DeLuca founded the SUBWAY® chain in Connecticut, USA, in 1965. Today there are more than 30,000 outlets in 87 countries. Serving up freshly made subs to order on a range of breads which are baked daily in store, you will always find a satisfying, good value sandwich option to suit you.

Opening hours
Monday 9am - 6pm
Tuesday 9am - 6pm
Wednesday 9am - 6pm
Thursday 9am - 5pm
Friday 9am - 6pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Building EN

Piccolo Me

Dietary options available: Vegetarian, Gluten Free, Halal

Piccolo Me was cofounded in 2012 by brothers Charlie & Roy Hachem. Piccolo Me offers a high quality café style menu as well as a responsible attitude towards local industry and a sustainable future. Coffee is sourced from local roasters and only fair trade organic beans. On our menu you will find, our Nutella bombs, deep fried Nutella ice cream and our famous cheesy frenchy!

 

Have you been Piccolo'd?

Opening hours
Monday 7:30am - 5pm
Tuesday 7:30am - 5pm
Wednesday 7:30am - 5pm
Thursday 7:30am - 5pm
Friday 7:30am - 5pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Building EA

Boilerhouse Restaurant

Dietary options available: Vegetarian, Gluten Free

Set within the historic landmark old Boilerhouse on Parramatta Campus: dating from 1894 the building originally provided heating and laundry facilities to the psychiatric hospital. It fell into disrepair following an explosion but was restored and renovated in 2011, winning several architectural awards including a Master Builders Association Award and a shortlisting in the World Architecture Awards. 

The industrial chic interior now provides the perfect setting for our chefs to create distinctive dishes. It is the ideal place for your important meeting/lunch or casual group gathering. Vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options are available.

Opening hours
Monday 11am - 3pm
Tuesday 11am - 3pm
Wednesday 11am - 3pm
Thursday 11am - 3pm
Friday 11am - 3pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Building Ekb

Boilerhouse Takeaway

Dietary options available: Vegetarian, Gluten Free

Set within the historic landmark old Boilerhouse on Parramatta Campus: dating from 1894 the building originally provided heating and laundry facilities to the psychiatric hospital. It fell into disrepair following an explosion but was restored and renovated in 2011, winning several architectural awards including a Master Builders Association Award and a shortlisting in the World Architecture Awards.

The takeaway servery is located in the impressive open air pavilion, and serves up spicy and tasty wok specials to order.

 

Opening hours
Monday 11am - 5pm
Tuesday 11am - 5pm
Wednesday 11am - 5pm
Thursday 11am - 5pm
Friday 11am - 4pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Building Ekb

Oliver Brown

Dietary options available:

A premier Belgian chocolate café; the Oliver Brown story began in Australia
in 2010 when the company launched its first store in Top Ryde, Sydney.

All of the chocolate is made by specialist partners in Belgium and one of Australia's best bean roasters provides the coffee. We welcome you to come and indulge your senses at Oliver Brown!

Opening hours
Monday 7am - 8pm
Tuesday 7am - 8pm
Wednesday 7am - 8pm
Thursday 7am - 8pm
Friday 7am - 3pm
Saturday 9am - 3pm
Sunday Closed
Building EG

Toyo Sushi

Dietary options available: Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten Free

We serve vegetarian Japanese sushi bento box and little hot food tempura with vegetable oil. We serve Japanese sushi bento box and little hot food tempura with vegetable oil for vegan. All meat (chicken and beef) is halalled in Japanese sushi bento box and hot food meal (Noodle and Rice). We don't serve gluten free (sashimi only).

Opening hours
Monday 10am - 5pm
Tuesday 10am - 5pm
Wednesday 10am - 5pm
Thursday 10am - 5pm
Friday 10am - 4pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Building EG

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.