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Agricola - Residential College, Kalgoorlie

Kalgoorlie is 650km from Perth. Located within walking distance of The Western Australian School of Mines (WASM) and Kalgoorlie's central precinct, Agricola provides a mix of brand new and established accommodation and recreational facilities.

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Getting here

Kalgoorlie is 650 kilometres east of Perth in the heart of Western Australia's gold industry. From Perth, most students travel to Kalgoorlie by train (The Prospector) as it is considerably cheaper than travelling by air. It takes one hour to fly to Kalgoorlie from Perth and around seven hours by train. Students driving to Kalgoorlie should plan on it taking at least six hours from Perth. Trains leave daily from the East Perth Rail Terminal.

Once you have confirmed your travel details, contact Agricola staff to arrange your check in.

When you arrive in Kalgoorlie, go to the Agricola College office located at 61 Wilson Street.

For information regarding 2018 semester dates, please contact Agricola Residential College.

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About the accommodation

Kalgoorlie is a great place to live while studying at WASM. Agricola primarily offers: 

·         Self-contained six  bedroom  Units

·         Self-contained four  bedroom  Units


As a resident, you’ll have access to the:

  • TV room
  • Study room
  • Pool table room
  • Squash and tennis courts
  • Gym and small weights training room
  • Barbecues in the outdoor leisure area

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Apply now

You can apply at any time, even before you are confirmed as a student. Places are limited, so we recommend that you:

  • Submit an application online  as soon as possible
  • Retain a copy for your own records
  • Read the Letter of Offer carefully, as there are deadlines regarding acceptance and payment fees.
  • Your offer may expire if you do not respond by the deadline and your room will be allocated to the next student

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Social life

Highlights of living on-campus are meeting new people and enjoying an active social life. To find out what’s been happening lately in and around Agricola College, visit our Facebook page.

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Contact us

Choosing where to live is a big decision. Want to speak to someone about living at Agricola ? We’d love to hear from you. For more, please contact us at:

Manager: Carole Fletcher
Housing Officer: Deb Barton
Locked Bag 17 
Kalgoorlie WA 6433

Telephone: +61 8 9088 6600


Agricola Facebook Group.

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