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Margaret River Education Campus

The Margaret River Education Campus is located 280 km South of Perth in Western Australia’s premium wine growing region. The Campus is a joint initiative of the Margaret River Senior High School, Department of Education and Training, South West Institute of Technology, Curtin University and Edith Cowan University.


Margaret River Education Campus

Within the Campus, Curtin is the lead partner in the Centre for Wine Excellence, which comprises a teaching winery, chemistry laboratories, sensory evaluation and research laboratories, classrooms and resource centre. This pivotal location allows viticulture and oenology students to access leading vineyards and wineries to complement their theoretical studies.

Facilities

  • A teaching winery
  • Sensory Evaluation and Research Laboratories
  • Resource Centre
  • Computer Laboratories
  • Classrooms

Accommodation

At this stage the campus will not provide student accommodation. A Student Resource File is held at the Curtin reception desk, listing accommodation available with other students. Contact the Curtin Client Services Officer at margaretriverinfo@curtin.edu.au or 9780 5800 for details.

As Margaret River is a popular holiday destination, there are many temporary accommodation options available. Useful references are the Augusta-Margaret River Tourist Bureau and Margaret River Online.

Longer-term accommodation may be found by contacting local real estate agents. Contact the Client Services Officer for a list of agents.

Directions to Margaret River Campus

Employment

Local employers sometimes provide details of vacant positions for listing in the Student Resource File that is located at the Curtin reception desk. Most of these positions are short-term or casual, especially during vintage. Contact the Curtin Client Services Officer at margaretriverinfo@curtin.edu.au or 9780 5800 for details.