Blacktown (Nirimba Education Precinct)
The Blacktown campus is situated in the suburb of Quakers Hill in the Blacktown Local Government Area. The University campus forms part of the Nirimba Education Precinct a shared site with TAFE, Wyndham College and Terra Sancta High School.
The campus is located on Eastern Road, Quakers Hill. Eastern Road leads straight into the entrance of the Nirimba Education Precinct.
- Nirimba Education Precinct, Blacktown campus map (opens in a new window) (PDF, 181Kb)
- Nirimba Education Precinct, Blacktown campus (full site) map (opens in a new window) (PDF, 161Kb)
Blacktown campus is the main teaching site for Academic programs offered by UWSCollege.
The following services are available on the Blacktown campus:
- Badanami Centre
- UWSCollege Student Centre, Administration office
- UWSConnect canteen, bookshop and retail outlet
- Swimming Pool
- Campus Safety and Security (first aid)
- NRMA service point
The easiest way to travel to and from the Blacktown campus is using public transport.
The UWS Blacktown campus Transport Access Guide (TAG) (opens in a new window) (PDF, 363Kb) has been developed to assist you in planning your trip to and from campus. It is an easy to read brochure outlining how to get to campus using public transport, walking, cycling and by car. The options below are a brief summary of how to get to campus with detailed information contained in the Blacktown TAG (opens in a new window) (PDF, 363Kb).
Busways services 745 and 750 stop inside the campus on Eastern Road.
Service 745 operates between St Marys Station at Stand 2 and Castle Towers on Old Castle Hill Road.
Service 750 operates between Blacktown Station at Stand 2 and Mt Druitt station at Stand 4.
Service 751 departs from the Quakers Hill station at Lalor Road (opposite the Quakers Hill Police Station) and stops on Quakers Hill Pkwy (Cnr. Eastern Rd Opp. Reef St) with a 5 minute walk into the campus grounds.
The closest station to the campus is Quakers Hill, serviced by the Western line with trains running every 30 minutes (approximately). Please refer to the CityRail website (opens in a new window) for timetable and fare information.
Walking and cycling
Walking from Quakers Hill station to the campus is approximately a 10-15 minute walk. Please refer to the Blacktown TAG (opens in a new window) (PDF, 363Kb) for directions.
Cycling options include Quakers Hill Parkway to Doonside Crescent a 3Km low difficulty path. For more information, please see Blacktown City Council cycle network map (opens in a new window).
The Westlink M7 shared pedestrian and cyclist path is approximately 40km long between Camden Valley Way at Prestons and Old Windsor Road at Glenwood. It is an off-road four metre wide path separated from the motorway traffic. Stop numbers 48 and 49 at Quakers Hill are the closest to the Blacktown campus. For more information, please see Westlink M7 cycle map and guide (opens in a new window).
Cumberland Cabs (Premier Taxis) operate in the Blacktown area. Please contact Cumberland Cabs on 13 10 17 to book a cab.
The Blacktown campus is accessible using the Westlink M7 (opens in a new window) and the M4 Motorway (opens in a new window). Both motorways are tollways. Please refer to UWS Interactive Maps for directions and travel time.
Safety on campus
If catching public transport, please be aware that not all train stations are always attended by station staff and it is recommended you contact CityRail (opens in a new window) for further information. Remember to check the latest bus or train timetables to avoid unnecessary delays by calling the Transport Information Hotline on 131 500 or visit the 131500 Transport Infoline website (opens in a new window).
The University takes the safety of students and staff very seriously. If you are concerned about your safety on a UWS campus at anytime, please contact Blacktown Campus Safety and Security on 02 9852 4001 to request an escort between buildings, or to or from on-campus transport points and car parks. Simple safety precautions are also available in the University’s Be safe travel guide (opens in a new window) (PDF, 234Kb).
The information on this page has been obtained from third parties. The University recommends contacting 131500 Transport Infoline (opens in a new window) to plan your trip and obtain the latest service, timetable and fare information.
For suggestions, comments and feedback on this page and travelling to UWS, please contact Adam Byrne, Director, Campus Safety & Security, via email email@example.com.