Penrith

Penrith Campus (Kingswood) is conveniently located next to key public transport for the region. Boasting state of the art library, teaching and gym facilities, Penrith Campus is where you can reach your unlimited potential.

Location
address*
Second Ave, Kingswood NSW 2747
Contact
phone
(02) 9852 5222

*All general enquiries and correspondence should be directed to:

Western Sydney University
Locked Bag 1797
Penrith NSW 2751


Getting to uni

Catch the train to Kingswood station where you can hop on our free shuttle bus to Kingswood and Werrington South campuses.

Buses stop right outside our Kingswood campus (main campus). You can catch the following routes: 770, 774, 775, 776 and 835.

Our free shuttle bus takes you to and from the train station. Check out the Shuttle Bus Schedule for more information, including live tracking.

We're located in Kingswood, close to Great Western Highway and Northern Road.

Access Kingswood (main campus) from either Second Avenue or O'Connell Street.

The entrance to Werrington South is via Great Western Highway.

Parking fees apply, please visit our website for more information. 

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

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Explore everything our campus has to offer with an interactive virtual tour video.  

Student Support

We want to encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders to study at Western. So, our Badanami Centre for Indigenous Education offers 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 are concerned about your safety on campus at any time, please contact Campus Safety and Security on 1300 737 003 or call 2300 from any fixed internal phone on campus if you have immediate concerns for your safety. 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 7.30 am to 6.00 pm, and offers long-day or occasional care for $13 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.

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.

Western's Peer Assisted Study Sessions (PASS) offer free group study sessions facilitated by experienced students.

Have a question? Throughout your student journey (from enrolments to graduations) Student Services Hub is your first point of contact for information, advice, forms and referrals to other services. For more information check the Student Services Hub 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.

Catering to both the social and silent studiers, John Philips library is light filled and open. If you are a night owl, check out Library Study Hall

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.

Educational Facilities

Library

The award winning John Philips Library provides access to the print and electronic resources you need for your teaching, research and studies

Our friendly, knowledgeable staff are there to support the different ways you want to study and learn including Library Study Smart assistance

The John Philips Library has spaces which suit exhibition, collaborative and promotional events.

Take a virtual tour and check out the Library hours


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 and can be found in buildings V and P.

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.

The Food Hub can be found in Building O.

Social and Cultural Spaces

Join our fully equipped on campus Health & Fitness Centres.

Our memberships also include 24/7 access to all our WSU facilities and unlimited classes.

Get started today with a FREE TRIAL PASS!

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.