Applications are open all year round to live at UniHall. We recommend applying 6 months before your arrival date. Rooms at UniHall fill up quickly so this will help you secure your place. To apply you need to place UniHall as your first preference through the UWA Central Portal.
When applying through the UWA Central Portal you will be asked to select your college preference and not your room type. Place UniHall as your number one preference and our admissions team will allocate you an available room.
Apply through the UWA Central Portal. During your application you'll be asked if you're a study abroad student – check this box when you see it. If you need further assistance please contact our Admissions Team [email protected].
Yes! You can visit us to take a tour of UniHall by booking a day and time at [email protected].
If you can’t physically visit us then you can take a virtual room tour on the website. Just click on the room type you would like to see from our main rooms page.
Once you have accepted your offer to live at UniHall, our admissions team will send you instructions on our Welcome day date. Keep checking your inbox for updates.
All residents, whether arriving at UniHall for the first time or returning home, arrive on our Welcome Day.
If you need to arrive early or late, special exemptions may be given to Taylors College students, postgraduates (e.g. Medicine and Dentistry students) who commence their studies earlier, or those who are travelling internationally. Please contact our admissions team with these requests at [email protected]
There are a few options for you to travel from the airport to UniHall. They are:
Order an Uber: Download the Uber app on your mobile and insert your destination as 130 Winthrop Ave, Crawley.
Order a Taxi: There’s an official taxi rank waiting outside the arrival terminal doors. Inform the driver your destination is 130 Winthrop Ave, Crawley.
Catch a Transperth bus: Bus number 380 will take you into the Perth city where you can then catch the number 950 or 102 from stand B1. These buses will drop you off directly out the front of The University of Western Australia which is right across the road from UniHall. You then just need to walk through the underpass (cross the road) and you will arrive at the Hall. For more information or to plan your journey, visit the Transperth Website.
Airport Pick Up Service: This is a free UWA service available to newinternational students arriving from overseas. You must book your seat online
Residential Life, also known as ResLife, is the heart and soul of UniHall. The team which consists of our Principal, Deputy Principal, Residential Life Coordinators and Residential Advisors are here to support you throughout your stay at UniHall. If you need personal help, academic support or if you want to sign up for community and leadership programs, contact ResLife at [email protected].
University Hall’s Residents’ Club (ResClub) is a voluntary student organisation which organise a whole range of social events for you make friends at UniHall.
Some of the events you can look forward to include:
UniHall provides a safe and supportive environment for residents. Staff members are available in the office during office hours (9am- 5pm), with UWA Security patrolling the grounds after hours. There are also six staff members and 29 Residential Advisors living onsite who can offer assistance after hours.
If you require emergency support at any time, contact UWA Security on 6488 2222.
To access your room and the facilities around UniHall, your UWA student card will be coded and will essential become your key to the Hall. You card will also have your Dining Hall meal plan so you don't need to sign in for your meals - just swipe your card and grab a plate.
There are plenty of sporting opportunities at UniHall:
Intra-Hall Cup: A friendly competition between UniHall houses - anyone can join and play team sports such as soccer, volleyball basketball and more. Sports are generally played in the evenings in the UniHall outdoor quads. At the end of the year, the house with the most points wins the Cup!
UniHall Sports (UHS): UHS has a range of sports including ultimate frisbee, basketball, soccer, volleyball and netball. You’ll join a team of UniHallers which play in the UWA Social Sports competition.
Inter-College Sport: This competition hosts a range of sports for residents of all UWA colleges to play. You can join one of the many UniHall teams which compete against the other four colleges for the Inter-College Cups.
To join any of these teams get in touch with your Residential Advisor or Residents’ Club sport representative.
UniHall activities are designed for our diverse community to explore new cultures, get active in sports, find academic support and to meet new friends. As a UniHaller, you have the flexibility to choose the events and activities you would like to participate in.
The only activities you’re required to attend are Welcome Day (to check into UniHall) and some UWA Orientation sessions during O-Week to help you settle into your new home. Apart from these, our events at UniHall are not compulsory. Your O-Week calendar will be emailed to you before you arrive at UniHall so keep an eye on your inbox.
Yes, meals are included in most room packages. The Dining Hall at UniHall is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner and serves a delicious buffet selection of food which caters to our diverse community’s needs. You will find a selection of fresh salads, a station to make your own sandwiches plus a wide range of hot dishes. Some menu favourites include Noodle Day, Burger Day and Italian Day. Your meal plan will depend on your room package, as follows:
One Bedroom Apartment
14 meals per week
14 meals per week
7 meals per week
No meals provided
You have the freedom to decide whether you would like your meals for breakfast, lunch or dinner each day. You can also upgrade your meal plan by emailing [email protected].
UniHall caters as best they can for your dietary needs. There are vegetarian, gluten free and Halal options on the menu. Have a chat with our ResLife team who work with the chefs to cater for the community’s needs.
There are several places on campus in the Guild Village where you can purchase your required textbooks. For new books visit the Co-op book store – they also have stationary supplies, IT equipment and can fix your laptop if you need.
For second hand text books you can visit The Guild Secondhand Bookshop or jump online via StudentConnect under the course and unit link after you have enrolled in your units. The Guild TexChange also allows you to save heaps on new textbook prices!
You must be enrolled as a full time student at UWA to become and to remain as a UniHall resident. If you begin to fail your units, this may affect your enrolment. There is plenty of academic support at UniHall where you can find mentors, tutors, drop in sessions and study groups. UniHall will do its best to support you in reaching your academic potential.
Yes, you are welcome to have guests stay over for up to six nights per semester, excluding O-Weeks and Examination periods. Contact the UniHall Office 24 hours in advance to complete the required application form.
Yes, there are communal laundries with ironing facilities on site. Residents can purchase laundry tokens (3 tokens for $4) for the machines from our UniHall Office (located downstairs underneath the Dining Hall). You will need to purchase your own laundry detergent for the machines.
Your UWA gym membership will be activated and ready to go on the starting date of your lease. It will de-activate on the same day as your lease end date. Just pop on your exercise gear, head to UWA Sport on campus and scan your UWA student ID card to access the gym.
No matter what house you're living, you can access the many common spaces located around UniHall for you and your friends to study, hang out, enjoy a meal and just relax. Some of these include study rooms, library, computer room, music rooms, games room (TV with FOXTEL), TV rooms and shared kitchens.
All students are required to pay two weeks rent in advance to secure their place at UniHall. These funds are used to offset the first two weeks of rent. From then on, the rent will be deducted from your nominated Australian bank account weekly, on Monday by direct debit.
Our preferred method of payment is Direct Debit. UniHall residents can either pay their fees in full up front or by direct debit on a weekly basis. For further inquiries please contact Admissions on [email protected]
You can set up an Australian bank account at the Westpac branch located on campus in the Guild Village or you can head into Claremont Quarter or the city for other branch options. To begin the process, first call your preferred bank and arrange an appointment. You will need to bring your passport and potentially other ID items with you.
You can access you Australian money by visiting the bank or by locaitng an ATM. Several ATMs are located on campus inside the Guild Village. You can also find them in Broadway Shopping Centre and along Hampden Road. Take a look at our online map to help you find local ATMs and shopping areas.
UniHall’s central location makes it easy to head to the shops, city, beach and other entertainment areas. Many are within walking distance (ranging from 5-15 minutes) or you can cycle there. We have plenty of secure areas to store your bike so make sure you pack a good lock and register your bike with us in the UniHall Office.
UniHall also has a Bike Share Program where you can hire a bike for an hour, a day or a weekend. Head to the UniHall Office for bike availability and to book in your preferred time.
A bus stop is located directly out the front of UniHall where you can catch bus numbers 23, 102, 107 or 950 to anywhere you need to go. For a discounted ticked make sure you purchase a student SmartRider card. SmartRider is a reusable smart card, which allows easy, hassle free travel on Transperth services within Western Australia. We highly recommend applying for a card at the Newsagency located in the Guild Village on campus.
Plus we have The Student Car Share Program at UniHall where you can hire out a car for a couple of hours, the day or the weekend. You can sign up online here studentcarshare.com.au