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Curtin University

Curtin University

Services

Surau

A prayer room for Muslim students and staff at the Lutong Campus is located adjacent to the cafeteria and main lecture theatre.

Bookshop

Textbooks, stationery items, lab coats, Curtin T-shirts and University souvenir items are available for sale at the bookshop.

Food Outlets

A large cafeteria with a number of food stalls forms part of the Student Service Complex at the Lutong Campus. These food outlets provide a range of Asian, Malaysian, Western and local menu for staff and students. All food outlets provide halal food. Eating out in Miri is relatively cheap and there are plenty of choices, including excellent seafood and major fast-food chains.

Convenience Shop

Students are able to get some light snacks, food items, stationery items, e.g. Writing pads, transparency and A4 paper and photocopy services from the convenience shop.

Counseling

The University Counseling Service is a free and confidential service available to all staff and students. The counseling staff possesses the relevant background and training in psychology, counseling and social work. This service provides support for study and learning strategies, career and course changes, cross-cultural issues, personal counseling and all issues pertaining to the well being of staff and students. Consultations are by appointment only and can be made through Student Services.

Recreation

There are sports and social clubs that cater for the recreational needs of students. The sporting and recreational complex at the Lutong Campus includes a soccer field, basketball, badminton and volleyball courts, indoor soccer, jogging track and gymnasium. Students are encouraged to make the most of campus life by participating in such games and other social activities that are organised from time to time. Students may also approach the Student Council to start up new clubs, games and social activities.

Accommodation

Excellent on-campus accommodation is available for students at reasonable rates. Accommodation is open to all registered local and foreign students of Curtin University. Priority is given to students from overseas or outside of Miri.