UWS Residential Colleges
Live On-Campus With UWS Residential Colleges
UWS Residential Colleges provide affordable, high-quality and safe on-campus accommodation for local and international students at the University of Western Sydney. This guide explains everything you need to know about living on campus.
UWS Residential Colleges offer more than just a ‘roof over students’ heads’. UWS Residential Colleges offer quality accommodation to enrich students’ university experience, from studying to socialising.
UWS Residential Colleges offer accommodation at Bankstown, Nirimba, Campbelltown, Hawkesbury and Penrith campuses of the University of Western Sydney. The location of accommodation will be determined by where your course is conducted. For example, if your course is at Bankstown campus, your accommodation will be at Bankstown.
Accommodation that meets all students’ needs
UWS Residential Colleges offer a choice of self-catered accommodation ranging from residential halls to townhouses, cottages and units. The private sleeping/study quarters include beds, heaters, and desks, and the shared common areas include fully-furnished kitchens, lounge and dining areas. The common room facilities provide an ideal environment to hang out with friends and have fun, with pool table, table tennis, Foxtel, computer labs and laundry.
UWS Residential Colleges are patrolled by UWS security 24 hours a day.
UWS Residential Colleges provide a holistic, living-learning environment for students. With easy access to classes and onsite academic support, these living environments are designed to foster academic as well as personal success and growth.
Australian and international studies show that students living on campus consistently achieve higher grades.
UWS Residential Colleges is providing all first-year Residential College students with access to yourtutor online, one-to-one tutoring. Our hope is that the service will help make your transition from high school to university level work as smooth as possible. The yourtutor service is delivered by Tutoring Australasia, for further details please visit yourtutor's website (opens in a new window).
Students living on campus with UWS Residential Colleges benefit from leadership opportunities and life skills programs conducted throughout the year.
Social and cultural activities
UWS Residential Colleges offer a wide variety of on-campus sporting, cultural and social activities and facilities.
At each of our Residential Colleges there is a student welfare support system, which contribute to community development via social, cultural and sporting events.
UWS Residential Colleges provide enhanced opportunities to meet new people and make new friends from all over the world. Residents are part of a college community where their input is eagerly sought. Their suggestions and concerns are enthusiastically welcomed and given top priority.