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Virtualized Applications in Campus Computer Labs

To better support the Windows 10 start menu structure, virtualised applications have been moved out of the "Virtualized Applications" folder and into the root level of the start menu.

More information can be found in the PDF document outlining the changes: Upcoming Change to some Start Menu Shortcuts on Windows PC’s in Computer Labs [.pdf].

Bentley O-Week 24 July - 28 July 2017

Welcome to Curtin! We're really excited to meet you at mid-year orientation week (O-Week).

O-Week is the official kick-off to your academic year with a range of lectures, information sessions, and fun events to help you prepare for uni life.

To find out more details about O-Week visit the Orientation website and view your Personalised Orientation Timetable in Oasis.

Curtin Stadium Semester 2 Social Sport registrations now open!

Choose from one of 10 sports with over 20 categories (mixed, men's, ladies', and open) for the Evening and lunch time competitions and enter your team before 30 July, 2017. Sports include:

  • Basketball

  • Badminton

  • Beach Volleyball

  • Beach Dodgeball

  • Floorball

  • Futsal

  • Indoor Volleyball

  • Netball

  • Touch Rugby

  • Ultimate Frisbee

The evening competition runs from Monday 7th August to 2nd November. The lunchtime competition runs from Tuesday 5th September to 26th October.

Don’t have a team or need some more players? Join our Facebook page where players and teams can find each other.

Visit the Curtin Social sports homepage for more info or to register your team online.

Get ready for the Work Ready Careers Fair 2017

Work Ready Careers Fair will be held on Wednesday 9 August at Curtin Stadium from 11:00am – 2:00pm. This event will showcase what you as a student can do now to improve your graduate employability and career success.

Whether you're in your first year or about to graduate, this event presents a unique opportunity to meet with industry professionals and employers offering graduate employment, vacation work, internships, part-time work and work experience placements.

For more information, including profiles of the attending employers, keep an eye on Careers for Tomorrow.

Apply now for Student Exchange in Semester 1 2018

The deadline to apply for Student Exchange in Semester 1 2018 has been extended. While the deadline is 31st July, we have plenty of locations available and will accept applications in August.

We encourage all students (particularly first year students) to apply now.

Want to learn more?

  • Check out our website

  • Come to one of our weekly information sessions, held every Wednesday (even during the study breaks) at noon sharp at Building 401, room 152.

  • Like & follow our Facebook Page to see all the latest updates.

Adobe Creative Cloud suite now available to Curtin students at half price

As part of a continual effort to make key learning tools available and affordable to Curtin students, Curtin Information Technology Services (CITS) have recently negotiated an agreement with Adobe to offer Curtin students the Adobe Creative Cloud suite at 50% discounted price from the current standard student pricing.

This is a great opportunity to access some of the best and market leading creative applications!

The details of how Adobe CC can be downloaded and the frequently asked questions are available in the Adobe Creative Cloud Subscriptions for Students instructions [.pdf] which can be found in the Startup channel within OASIS.

Volunteers needed! Join in the fun and help out with Daffodil Day

Looking for an on-campus volunteer/community service opportunity that's also lots of fun? Help out for Daffodil Day!

Daffodil Day is an annual campus wide event where over 6000 fresh cut daffodils and merchandise are sold to support the Cancer Council.

This year's Daffodil Day event will be held on Thursday 24 and Friday 25 August between 11am and 2pm outside Curtin Connect, Bld 102.

The daffodils and merchandise will be on sale there. The prices are $7 for a bunch of 10 daffodils, and a gold coin donation for a single stem.

If you would like to be involved, or require any further information, please email Maureen at with the times you are available to help out.

1 in 3 people will be touched by cancer in their lifetime and your assistance will help with cancer research, support, and education.

Worried About Your Results?

Has your academic status been changed and you would like to talk to someone about your options? Student Wellbeing can help - now located in Curtin Connect (Building 102) or via email.

You can also call during office hours (Western Standard Time) on 1800 244 043.

Information about the Higher Education Reform

Curtin University is currently working through what the Higher Education Reform will mean for current and future students. To keep up to date with changes as they occur, please view the Higher Education Reform – Student FAQ website.

You can also use Curtin's Fees Calculator to view the current indicative cost of your desired course for 2017. Alternatively, if you are viewing your course of interest online you can expand the ‘Fees’ section to see an indicative first year cost.