What’s it like studying at Murdoch University


Murdoch University is one of Perth’s top universities. On campus you’ll find a multicultural blend of regional, local and international students making for a cosmopolitan atmosphere.

Murdoch has  top of the range facilities

At Murdoch you’ll find top of the range facilities and services as well as fantastic teaching and careers support. There are ample opportunities to shape the student life at Murdoch which also means you may well make some friends for life during your time there.

Murdoch has a diverse rage of courses

Remember we said Murdoch has a diverse range of courses? Well on campus you’ll find a fully functioning animal hospital on hand for the Veterinary Farm Study degree complete with operating theater. You’ll also have access to a practicing chiropractic clinic, fully equipped nursing wards, treatment rooms and simulation rooms giving students a good dose of the real job! This goes hand in hand with the simulated court room for its Law courses as well as a dedicated physiology lab used for bio-mechanics and motor control research. Impressive hey!

Murdoch has a good accommodation

There are plenty of accommodation options for international students wanting to study at Murdoch University. The Murdoch University Village for instance, features a wide range of secure apartments as well as great recreational facilities including a swimming pool, e-library, beach volleyball and a student lounge.

Murdoch is good if you want to stay with a Australian family

For international students coming from overseas you may want to consider staying with an Australian family. This means you could be collected from the airport, improve your English language skills, meet new people, feel more at home with your host family as well as get great local advice.

Key suburbs near Murdoch University

To be close to the Perth campus, you could also look for shared accommodation in these suburbs:


  • Murdoch
  • Kardinya
  • Leeming
  • Coolbellup
  • Bibra Lake
  • North Lake
  • Bull Creek
  • Winthrop
  • Bateman
  • Willagee

If you want to study you need a student visa

For international students wanting to study at Murdoch University you will require a Student Visa. You can find out more about applying for a student visa by contacting a Perth registered migration agent. The student visa, once acquired will enable those enrolled on full time courses to work part time during their course. Being in a vibrant area of Perth, Murdoch University students can enjoy the nightlife in the neighboring suburbs as well as find part time jobs nearby, depending on their visa. To be absolutely sure you are on the correct visa that allows you to both study and work it is well worth checking with a Perth migration agent.