You'll be spending a lot of time at your TAFE campus, during your studies in Western Australia (WA). It's important to know the facts about your future campus location! There are
19 TAFE campus locations in WA to choose from.
You may find that your course runs anywhere from Perth's busy city centre, to WA's relaxing coastal towns.
Let's take you through the five things that you need to know about your future WA TAFE campus.
TAFE campuses are located in industry specific areas. One of the best things about WA TAFE campuses is that they are generally in areas that are relevant to your course — that's because every campus specialises in different courses and industries.
For example; the
Fremantle TAFE campus is located in the port city of Fremantle. Here, students studying
maritime courses have access to a specialist maritime facility. Similarly, the
Perth TAFE campus for
creative industries is located a few minutes' walk from the
Perth Institute of Contemporary Art and the
Art Gallery of Western Australia. Likewise, in regional WA students studying
fishing operations can study at the
Geraldton TAFE campus – located in Geraldton, a beachside city on the Coral Coast of WA. Its beaches and sunny climate make it popular with water sport enthusiasts and marine adventurers. Whilst students studying
Bunbury TAFE campus can take advantage of accessing opportunities for work experience in the bustling
wineries, restaurants and hotels in the South West region,
With many TAFE campuses being based in an industry specific location, as a TIWA student you'll be able to immerse yourself in your future industry, and build a valuable network for your career.
There are food options everywhere.
If there's anything that can get you through a long day of classes, it's good food! While all WA TAFE campuses have fantastic food outlets and eateries on site, it's good to know that there are other places to eat off-campus nearby.
There are several TAFE campuses located in the
Perth CBD and inner city suburbs that offer access to a variety of eateries serving almost any cuisine that you could be in the mood for. Choose between casual cafés, lively bars, or even high-end restaurants for any special celebrations. Likewise
Bentley, Murdoch and Fremantle TAFE campuses, which are located in Perth's southern suburbs, offer everything from American style burgers to seafood restaurants.
What's more, our regional campuses in
Margaret River and Bunbury are only a short drive away from delicious eateries. In fact, students in regional locations will have access to some of WA's best produce and gourmet food!
Every TAFE campus is close to part time work opportunities
To support living expenses while studying in Australia, many international students choose to find a
part time or casual job. All WA TAFE campuses are conveniently located near casual and part time work opportunities, making it easier for students to find a job while they are here.
Located in the heart of the city centre, the
Perth TAFE campus offers access to job opportunities in the city centre's many bars, restaurants, and retail stores. The
Fremantle TAFE campus is located near many hospitality venues. Students at
Bentley TAFE campus have access to one of Perth's largest retail centres,
Westfield Carousel, and students at Murdoch Campus are close to
Westfield Booragoon, while students at Joondalup campus are right next door to
Lakeside Joondalup Shopping Centre.
For students studying at the
Margaret River or Bunbury TAFE campus, you will have access to the
South West region's busy wineries, cafés and tourist attractions. Likewise for students studying at
Geraldton campus, there are many
coastal tourist attractions, shops and restaurants that require a roster of casual staff throughout the year for part time work. These campuses are also ideally located for seasonal fruit picking and farm work.
There's a public transport option for everyone
As a student, you want to be able to travel to and from your TAFE campus easily. Most campuses provide parking, and with plenty of public transport options students can enjoy a simple commute. The TAFE campuses in Perth are all accessible by an
extensive public transport network of buses and trains. There are also a number of cycling and walking routes for students who live nearby.
While regional TAFE campuses such as
Margaret River, Bunbury and Geraldton have access to public transport routes, they also offer free all day parking to make things easier.
Every campus is close to local sights and attractions
TAFE campuses are located in areas that allow you to experience the
best of Western Australia. For TIWA students at the
Perth TAFE campus located in Northbridge, there are many opportunities to explore the bustling city centre after class. Check out the
WA Museum Boola Bardip, the
State Theatre of Western Australia, the
Perth Institute of Contemporary Art and the
Art Gallery of Western Australia.
For students studying at
the Margaret River TAFE campus in South West WA, hit the surf in
Margaret River or at
Bunbury TAFE campus you can befriend the
wild dolphins at Koonbana Bay and explore
Manjimup's magical southern forests.
Geraldton TAFE campus can enjoy
sensational beaches, check out the famous
Pink lake at Port Gregory and travel to
Kalbarri National Park.
No matter which TAFE campus you're based at, you're guaranteed to get to know the beautiful state of Western Australia.
To develop strong links with industry and succeed in the future employment market, choose TAFE International Western Australia (TIWA) for globally recognised courses delivered by dedicated lecturers with industry experience and connections. Check out the
wide range of courses that TIWA has to offer and
detailed information on the application process. You can
apply to study with TIWA by completing an online application.