Student Life

Friendly, multicultural and inclusive campus environments

As a student at Western, you become part of a dynamic, thriving and culturally rich community.

There are diverse opportunities for sport and recreation, entertainment, going out and engaging with the community – both on and off campus. From the ultra-modern and high-tech to more serene, pastoral environments, each of our campuses are different – but all are friendly, multicultural and inclusive.

Our on-campus facilities include libraries, computer laboratories, innovative social learning spaces, wireless internet, cafes, bars, gyms, sporting grounds, tennis courts, and lots of open space to hang out in.

Western Sydney University would like to take this opportunity to welcome you to your new community! Experience the best of student life on and off campus with clubs, campus life and WESTERNlife, the fun hasn’t stopped, it’s just moved online.

WESTERNlife

There’s always something happening on WESTERNLife. Join 1000’s of students in our virtual community to share experiences, learn new things, connect with new friends and engage with events or discussions that interest you. You can think of WESTERNlife as your virtual campus; a connection with all the people and information you would usually have on campus, clubs, sport, PASS, soup kitchen and more are at your fingertips. Visit WESTERNLife now or download the app to stay connected on the go.

Enhance your Western experience today by joining the WESTERNlife platform!

Campus Life

Get involved, meet new people and make your time at Western a memorable one. Life as a student is rich and exciting. It’s about so much more than classes, study and assessments; it’s about making new friends, exploring new things and having FUN! Our friendly Campus Life team are dedicated to providing unique and engaging events for our students, from trivia to outdoor cinema nights, if you want it they’ve thought of it.

Be sure to also check out Western’s Out & About program which features regular activities and adventures open to all students at discounted rates. Whether you prefer sightseeing, bushwalking, adrenaline experiences or exploring the great Australian outdoors- we’ve got you covered.

Explore events and make new friends today on WESTERNlife or contact Campus_Life@westernsydney.edu.au

MATES

MATES is a peer led program that provides first year students with an opportunity to connect with other new students and mentors in later years of study. Through a MATES Mentor you will have the opportunity to meet and network with other students and gain knowledge and skills to settle into life at university.

Student Clubs

With over 100 Student Clubs to choose from, our students have a vibrant social life on and off campus. With opportunities to connect to interest-based professional and social groups across campuses and online, it’s a great way to meet new people and make friends! If you can't find a club that piques your interest, we can help you start your own and spread the word.

Explore everything clubs have to offer on WESTERNlife or contact StudentClubs@westernsydney.edu.au to get support from our friendly team.

Your Voice on Campus

The W’SUP newspaper is an independent, student run newspaper. Submit original articles, stories, artwork, photos, game and movie reviews and anything else you can think of that your fellow students might find interesting. Your submissions help keep W'SUP the voice of Western Sydney University students. Check out the latest news from W'SUP online.
 
The Student Representative Council (SRC) are your voice on campus, if you have a concern or suggestion – or if you want to join – just get in touch. Becoming a Student Representative is a fantastic way to engage with the University and develop leadership skills you can take with you into the workplace. Explore more information available on the Student Representation webpage or get involved with what the SRC is doing on WESTERNlife.

Sport

If you can dream it you can play it at Western! From social lunchtime Basketball or Dodgeball, to supporting our elite athletes to succeed both on and off the field. Every student has the opportunity to compete in social sports, join a club or take the competition up a notch and represent the university in inter-varsity competitions and Nationals.

Get involved with Sport today on WESTERNlife or contact unisport@westernsydney.edu.au to get help from our Mighty Duck crew.

Partnerships at Western

Here at Western, we’re committed to our region and supporting the health and well-being of our communities in Western Sydney.

Because of this, we partner with several organisations such as the brand new Sydney Zoo, Western Sydney Wanderers Football Club, GWS GIANTS Football Club, Bankwest Stadium, and Western Sydney and South Western Sydney Academy of Sports. These partnerships provide access to a range of educational student benefits, including internships at partner organisations. Participate in behind the scenes tours and experiences, student training opportunities with live briefs and access to players and coaches, as well as benefits such as ticket discounts, access to exclusive content and more!

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Choose from one of our modern, student-centred and conveniently located campuses. Reach your Unlimited potential.