Liverpool City Campus: Fast Facts

  • The Liverpool City campus, located at 100 Macquarie Street, is Western Sydney University's second vertical, high-rise campus set in the heart of a key CBD location.
  • The Ngara Ngura Building sits on the land of the Cabrogal Clan of the Darug Nation. Western Sydney University acknowledges and respects the Traditional Owners (and Custodians) of the Lands: the Eora, Darug, D’harawal and Wiradjuri Peoples upon which our campuses now stand.
  • Ngara Ngura loosely translates to “exchange knowledge by listening, by hearing and by thinking.”
  • We continue to value the generations of knowledge Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples embed within our University. The University serves a region with the highest urban Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population in Australia.
  • Up to 5,000 Western Sydney University students are expected to use the technology rich campus.
  • Construction of the building was managed by Binah Group – which was formed by Western Sydney alumni – while the architectural design was completed by Mosca Pserras Architects and fit out led by Woods Bagot.
  • Deloitte Access Economics estimates the Western Sydney University campus will contribute a $54 million in economic and employment uplift to the region.
  • The opening coincides with the launch of Circles of Sustainability, Liverpool report (PDF, 18830.42 KB) (opens in a new window) by Professor Paul James, Director of Institute for Culture and Society at Western Sydney University.

The campus is now one of Australia's most technology-rich teaching and research spaces, offering:

  • WiFi and Zoom capability;
  • Classes incorporating “flipped learning” which puts the student at the centre of the educational experience;
  • Student-only zones; and
  • Proximity to Westfield, cafes, parking and transport.