The Gaming Hub is the home of esports at Murdoch University for competitive and casual play, and research.
Esports Gaming Hub
Esports is fast becoming a multi-billion-dollar industry. Murdoch University created its first esports program in 2020 becoming a leading university with our Esports Gaming Hub. The space is for competitive and casual play as well as an avenue for researchers to perform esports related studies.
Esports Gaming Hub features:
- 12 gaming desktops
- RGB lights
- flat-screen tv
- free access for Murdoch students between 8am–4pm for up to two hours.
Outside of these hours, or if you are not a student playtime can be purchased. Visit Murdoch Sports reception to get signed-up with your free ggLeap account used to access the stations.
The Esports Gaming Hub can be used by anyone during the Murdoch Sports opening hours, the relevant prices can be found outlined below. Hours purchased will not expire unless used by the account. Users will need to own the games they wish to play.
Participants under the age of 15 will have to fill out and provide a parental consent form prior to playing in the Gaming Hub. Parents/Guardians will also have to supervise under-aged users while playing.
For any student with a valid Murdoch student ID card
Fee Description Price 1 hour top-up $4 5 hours top-up $18 10 hours top-up $32 20 hour top-up $56 Room booking non-peak (hours incl.) $24 Room booking peak (hours incl.) $40 Gaming station reservation (MAX 3 hours) $5
For anyone with a valid Murdoch staff ID card.
Fee Description Price 1 hour top-up $4.50 5 hours top-up $20 10 hours top-up $36 20 hour top-up $65 Room booking non-peak (hours incl.) $27 Room booking peak (hours incl.) $45 Gaming station reservation (MAX 3 hours) $5
Our Gaming Hub is open to anyone, even if you are not a student or staff member.
Fee Description Price 1 hour top-up $5 5 hours top-up $22 10 hours top-up $40 20 hour top-up $70 Room booking non-peak (hours incl.) $30 Room booking peak (hours incl.) $50 Gaming station reservation (MAX 3 hours) $5
Non-peak is between 8am-4pm during the week, peak is after 4pm during the week or weekend.
Murdoch is home to Murdoch Esports, our student-driven club with over 300 members on campus, that handles all things gaming. Our community is both inclusive and diverse with members from all walks of life. If you want to get in touch, contact the Murdoch Esports club directly or get in contact with Murdoch Sports.
Our University Club has teams that compete nationally in League of Legends, Counterstrike: Global Offensive, Rainbow Six: Siege, Rocket League, Valorant, and Apex: Legends. If you are interested in competing in any of the previous games please contact the Murdoch Esports club directly.
Esports and Gaming Camp
The Esports and Gaming Camp is a multi-day program for high school aged students from Year 7 to Year 12. The focus of the program is on engaging high school students with the opportunity to learn about esports and the gaming industry.
Esports is more than just playing the game. The program is excellent for students take their gaming to the next level, learn about the different areas that make up the esports industry, and socialise with like-minded students.