The Albany Centre

Spend a semester in Albany

Students Albany 2017

Enhance your uni experience by spending a semester or more studying your Arts, Biomedical Science, Commerce or Science course while enjoying all the fantastic recreational, cultural and social activities in Albany.

If you are studying at least one of the majors offered in Albany, why not spend a semester of your degree on our regional campus? 
The following undergraduate courses are currently available at The Albany Centre:

Bachelor of Arts

• Anthropology and Sociology
• English and Cultural Studies
• History
• Indigenous Knowledge, History and Heritage
• Psychology in Society  

Bachelor of Commerce

• Management 

Bachelor of Science

• Conservation Biology
• Environmental Science
• Marine Science

About UWA Albany

UWA Albany is located 400kms south of Perth on the pristine south coast of Western Australia and is connected by a well-maintained highway. The campus is situated in the hub of the city on Albany’s café strip and close to shops and other local amenities.

A friendly, welcoming community combined with small class sizes provides an alternative study experience. Expert tutors provide personalised attention and assist you to achieve your best.

Recreational activities

A diverse array of recreational group activities such as weekend trekking on the Bibbulmun Track, climbing Bluff Knoll, cycling the Munda Biddi trail, a tour of the National Anzac Centre and visits to some of the superb Great Southern wineries to sample the delights of the region may help to entice you!  


Purpose built student accommodation is located opposite UWA Albany. With modern self-contained accommodation, the facility is centrally located to all amenities. This secure complex provides off street parking, access to modern, well-equipped kitchens, en-suite bathrooms and spacious shared living areas.

The facility is administered by Advance Housing, for more information, please visit

There is a range of other affordable accommodation options in Albany within easy reach of the campus. 

Six Degrees, an urban retro hotel facility with dormitory accommodation located in Albany’s CBD overlooking Princess Royal Harbour and walking distance to Uni.

Albany Backpackers is situated opposite UWA Albany on Stirling Terrance and is close to cafes, shops, supermarkets and restaurant and offers simple and inexpensive accommodation options. A basic breakfast is included.

1849 Backpackers Hotel offers delicious, fresh hot pancakes served every morning between 6.30 - 9.30am. Free, fast and reliable WiFi, table tennis, stage/piano/guitars, soccer pitch and volleyball, beautiful gardens, spotless commercial, communal kitchens.

Big4 Middleton Beach Holiday Park is located directly adjacent to Middleton Beach, with several restaurants, cafes and bars close by. The park is 3.2kms from the city centre. Featuring a mix of caravan and camping sites, as well as chalets and cabins.