College Life

A full university experience

St George's College is a complete university experience. It is a community environment providing the necessary atmosphere and opportunities to ensure everyone has a chance to succeed.

By also living within the St George's College community, our residents benefit from strong relationships and connections. This, in turn, helps to build confidence, social skills and capabilities for life.

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Friendships

St George's College is made up of students from regional Western Australia, Perth, interstate and overseas. The chance to discover and mix with people from a range of backgrounds and cultures helps students to develop their intercultural understanding and global networks.

The feeling of belonging to a tightly knit community was unobtainable at any of the larger colleges.

The people, the people, the people. People make a place what it is and there's no better than that at St George's!

The diversity of people here is fantastic, but they all have one thing in common; friendliness and willingness to be a part of St George's.

Formal Dinner

Students who reside at St George's College have a unique opportunity to listen to a variety of Australian leaders addressing areas such as business, academic, religious and community service.

These leaders give their valuable time to speak to the students at regular Formal Dinners and our Fireside Chats where they are encouraged to share their experiences of university life and careers.

Community Contributions

Our students are provided with the opportunity to be involved to share their skills, knowledge and care in any number of areas. Significant community groups with which we are associated are set out below.

We are involved in "True Blue Dreaming", Teach, Learn, Grow and other will deserving initiatives.

Sport

Organised sporting events are an important part of college life and the inter-college sports program offers team challenges in a whole range of sports. Through the University you can choose to compete at the highest levels of varsity, state or national levels or participate in any number of social competitions.

Study Assistance

We offer regular academic tutorials for all year levels across all UWA degrees. A typical semester sees 40 - 50 tutorials on offer, covering a wide range of subjects. The majority of tutorials support first-year students, although upper-level tutorials are provided and students can request tutorials in any subject. Tutorials are run by UWA academics, resident academic tutors (early-career and established researchers), postgraduates or senior students who have exceptional academic records.

Alongside the tutorial program, students offer each other support in their studies. Older students and resident tutors provide academic mentoring. College staff can advise on course changes and subject selection and help students navigate university procedures around special consideration.

The weekly tutorials and small study groups are there to help you achieve to the best of your ability in your chosen units.

Experiences

At St George's we develop the character and personality in our residents by providing not just a place to stay and to study, but also a place in which to transition into adulthood and the world at large.

Music

The College encourages involvement in music activities that include the Folk Concert, Home Grown Concert, Recitals and the University "Battle of the Bands".

Details of the UWA St George's Concert Series can be found at our Events page. Concerts are held in the Hackett Dining Hall, the Chapel and the Quadrangle.

Fireside Chats

Our regular "fireside chats" are held with senior academics from all disciplines and beliefs.

The wide range of unique and interesting extracurricular events that the College has to offer are one of the best things about St George's.

College Art Exhibition

We offer weekly art sessions for students, each running for 90 minutes and led by a professional art instructor.

Students also attend exhibitions and openings and present their works at the College Art Exhibition and Charity Auction held late each year.

Tradition

The traditions in place at St George's College help maintain a sense of community and companionship for all residents. It encourages a sense of family, concern for others and an atmosphere to be part of something that will enhance their life for ever.

Drama

The drama program prepares students for formal performances run each semester. The first play is normally from the established canon and the second is a more light hearted College production.

Social

The social calendar of the College is one of the most important aspects of the College life. From small parties to the end of year Ball, residents are encouraged to mix and form great friendships through attending and taking part in the many events held throughout the year.

Buildings

The point of separation from other colleges in Western Australia is the magnificent buildings that are St George's College. Built in 1931 in the Victorian Gothic style, the buildings represent one of the most attractive precincts of historical buildings in Western Australia. It is a "castle" in which to live and learn.

Laureate

The St George's Laureate offers a broad liberal education equipping students with the knowledge and experiences necessary to make a profound difference to the grand challenges of the 21st century.

Navigating between local, national, and international settings, it engages students in a diverse range of perspectives from the humanities and social, pure, and applied sciences. Through service learning, civic engagement, dedicated academic depth studies, and cultural, sporting, and health activities, students develop the character and capabilities required of global citizens with generous and compassionate ethical frameworks.

Aspirations

The encouragement to drive and the support to achieve are one of the best things about St George's College.

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Educational Programs

Educational Programs

Students can join the Laureate program, access mentors attend lectures and tutorials.

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Support the College

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Accommodation

Accommodation & Bookings

We offer a wide variety of accommodation options from rooms to townhouses.

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Fees & Financial Support

Useful information for attendance costs and support structures.

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