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Explore Curtin hosts free activities, workshops and performances on campus for community, staff and students! To get an email on Monday morning to let you know what we are doing on campus for the week, sign up here.

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 Countdown to Christmas Party

The Countdown to Christmas is on! Curtin University in partnership with the Town of Victoria Park cordially invite all students, staff and Perth’s wider community to come and celebrate the start of the holiday season with a free, fun-filled day at the Bentley campus on Sunday 3 December.

Festivities will be in action from 4.30pm – 8.00pm in The Forum (grassed flagpole area next to Aroma Cafe) and include Santa Claus, Carols by the award-winning Rhythmos Choir, kites, child’s play music, roaming performers, bubble play, face painting, Perth Symphony’s Brass Quintet, arts & crafts activities and workshops, Awkwardstra, food trucks, photo booths… The list goes on!

So what are you waiting for, gather your friends and family and save the date! Pack a picnic blanket and get ready to settle in for one fun-filled afternoon! Students, staff and Perth’s wider community are all welcome. No registration required, just come along on the day. The closest car park will be car park D3. Please also bring a gift for donation to Parkerville Children’s Home. Contact for more information.

SAVE THE DATE: Sunday 3 December, 4.30pm – 8.00pm. The Forum, Dumas Road, Bentley. 

Curtin Nature Play Out Day

Bring the family for a day out at the Bentley campus with Nature Play WA. There will be activities for the whole family, including kite and rock painting, nature crafts, mud play… and much more! Launching at the Bentley campus on Saturday 9 December 2017, the Curtin Nature Trail will provide the whole family with interactive information about the different facilities available at Curtin! Come along, and remember to download the Nature Play WA app and follow the Curtin Nature Trail!

The Nature Play Out Day isn’t the only chance for you to come and visit – Curtin’s Bentley campus is open to the public every day of the week and there is always lots to do! Food markets, free fitness classes, gardening workshops, the Makerspace and much more. So make sure you keep 10.00am – 2.00pm, Saturday 9 December free and get ready to explore, discover, and experience the Bentley campus like never before. For more information please contact

KIN Village School Holiday Program

Great news, the KIN Village School Holiday Program is coming back to our Bentley campus! KIN Village is a ‘drop and leave’ program known for saying YES to kids and providing them with opportunities to play, build nature awareness and develop resilience through activities like hut building, carpentry, nature exploration, community games, music and cooking! The KIN Village program will be back in action at the Bentley campus with their summer program “Bush Huts & Tinkering” on the select dates:

  • Tuesday 19 December 2017 – 9.00am – 4.00pm
  • Monday 15 January 2018 – 9.00am – 4.00pm

Both programs will held in the pine forest and swale area next to the Hockey Stadium along Hayman Road. This program is best suited for children between the ages of 6-12 years old. Tickets are $79 per child. Register here.

Applications Open for 2018 Food Truck Program

If you are interested in joining the Explore Curtin food truck program, Expressions of Interest are now open for Semester 1, 2018. Apply via the Curtin Food Truck Program online form here. Applications close 11 December at 2.00pm.

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  1. Leah says:

    HI, I love your hammock park! can you please tell me where I can buy these hammocks?

    • Talei Howell-Price says:

      For a Hammock Hotel please contact Rubis

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