Curtin College offers students a high level of academic support to assist with their education. You are encouraged to meet with academics to discuss various details of your study progress. FREE support programs are offered to increase the likelihood of a successful education experience while at Curtin College. These programs are non-credit units.
Curtin College offers a range of free English Support Programs tailored for different levels of study at the College.
The thinkbefore.com.au student campaign focuses on safety awareness when travelling at night and public transport. For safety tips and important contact numbers for police and other safety services, students can visit www.thinkbefore.com.au.
It is convenient to get to campus, with the Canning Bridge train station located minutes away from the University, and the bus station at the Bentley campus is one of the busiest in Perth, with seven different services stopping frequently during semester. The circle route, which runs between Perth's universities, train stations and shopping centres, stops every 15 minutes between 6:30 am and 6:00 pm on weekdays. Some buses connect with train services that run to the outer metropolitan area.
Visit the Transperth website for timetables and other public transport information.
In addition to the many bike racks around campus, a secure bicycle enclosure has been established in the foyer of Building 302 (Davis Theatres). The facility houses some 70 bicycles. Entry to the facility is by swipe-card access with the bicycles stored on vertical hanging rails.
The University has limited parking for students, staff and visitors. Catching public transport or investing in a bicycle is highly recommended.
Those who have restricted access to public transport need to either purchase a permit to park on campus or park in a designated visitor area. There are four paid visitor car parks located at the Bentley campus: P3, P17, P31 and P34. Several bays for people with disabilities are provided also, in the most convenient locations across campus. Click here to view the campus parking map.
For permit applications, information on infringements and more, visit Curtin University's parking and traffic page.
Graduation is held twice a year for students who graduate from a diploma course at Curtin College. Students are invited to attend a ceremony where they are officially presented with their graduation certificate.
Curtin College staff nominate a student to be Valedictorian for the graduation, and this person is invited to speak at the ceremony. This student is usually someone that is both successful in their academic progress, and is also highly regarded amongst Lecturers and their fellow students.
Graduating students participating in the ceremony a required to wear academic regalia (graduation gown), and professional photos are taken during and after the event. These photos can be purchased following the event.
Graduation is a great opportunity for student to share their success with fellow students, family and friends.
Curtin College held its recent graduation on Friday 1st June 2012. Details for the next graduation will posted closer to the time. If you have questions about graduation, please email firstname.lastname@example.org