From unique native Australian wildlife to a campus big enough to fit over 100 football ovals, there’s a lot to explore on our South Street campus.
Wildlife unique to our campus
We’re lucky enough to have a native Australian marsupial on campus – the quenda. Quendas are a species of bandicoot that have an extremely low population (placing them in the threatened species list), that you can often see darting between bushes or snacking along the Broadwalk. While they may befriend you in the hopes of getting food, research has shown that these little inhabitants of our South Street campus are not only cute but great for the environment.
Native flora on campus
If you’re walking between lectures or just enjoying a stroll around campus, you’ll quickly notice the scenic environment around you. We have 47 documented native plant species around campus that work together to provide a relaxing and beautiful area to study in.
Second largest campus in Australia
Our South street campus is Australia's second largest campus geographically, spanning 2.27 square kilometres (227 hectares). This means students can take advantage of opportunities to gain real-life experience during their studies and get an edge on their learning:
- Utilise Australia’s only on-campus university farm
- Visit the animal hospital to train how to be a vet
- Work in our renewable energy research facilities to be an engineer
Take a look at just how much there is to explore around campus in our infographic below.