Western Mobile App - Info Page

This page provides information about the Western App, powered by Blackboard. This app is available on iOS and Android platforms, and is currently optimised for handheld devices.

App Modules 

Here's some information about the various modules (V2.0.2 Released August 2015):

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Maps - Find Western Sydney University buildings and see your location on campus. Use augmented reality to see how close you are to your destination.

Directory - Look up University staff, contact them directly from the app, and add them to your personal contacts list. This module is updated every 24 hours with a feed from the online Staff Directory.

Events - Want to know what's happening around campus? View the University Events Calendar, and add events to your personal calendar.

Emergency - Fast access to campus security, police and emergency numbers.

vUWS - Access your vUWS courses, groups, announcements, grades, discussions, and more. (Requires separate Blackboard Mobile Learn app).

MyIT - A one stop shop for all you University IT service and support needs.

Students – Fast access to the Student Central home page, the place for all Western Sydney University student information and support.

Library - View Library resources including search tools, library hours, and librarian chat.

Shuttle - See where the University Shuttle Buses are in real-time, and how many minutes they are away from your stop.

Giving - A fast and convenient method for staff to sign up to the staff giving program.

Wellbeing - Get extra help from online services dedicated to your welfare.

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Careers - Connect with the Western Sydney University Careers service for students and employers.

Gradlife - This module will launch the Alumni app - stay in touch with the University after you graduate!

Videos - Watch videos from the University YouTube channel, or our Online Learning channel.

News - Find out the latest news on campus by browsing our staff and student articles.

Residences - Find out about the on-campus accommodation options at Western Sydney University.

Books - Order the books you need for your course from The University Store.

Food - Specials and info about all the food outlets at the University.

Social – Your link to university Campus life activities, run by Western Sydney University Connect.

Summer - Get special information about campus facilities over the summer sessions.

Clubs – See all the club activities and access the University's Orgsync presence.

Sport – See what's happening in the Western Sydney University sporting clubs.

Need assistance with the app?

Contact IT Service Desk via MyIT (opens in a new window)


Future Plans for the app

  • Social Media modules
  • Computer Labs real-time availability