Your guide to Open Day

Our Think is our individual way of thinking that steers and guides us to discover, to create and to solve problems. But first, you need to get to know it. Join us at Open Day 2018 to explore your Think.

What's on at Open Day

With over 200 activities to explore, you’ll have plenty to see and do. Academics, students and staff are available all day to answer your questions, show you around and help you uncover where your Think could take you.

To help you plan your day, here’s a few activities not to be missed.

Information Domes

Start your journey at the Information Domes on Bush Court and talk to our friendly staff to unleash your Think, get inspired by course options, and find out more about entry, enrolment, support, and studying at Murdoch.

New Student Hub

Transforming the Murdoch student experience is our new $20 million Student Hub. Home to food outlets, a dedicated student kitchen, charging stations and lounging spaces, our students can use this space to work, eat and hang out with other students. Come see it for yourself!

Course Hotspots

Explore new learning facilities including our $2.6m IT lab, VR suites, education SimLab, and popular destinations such as the Animal Hospital, nursing simulation suites, Moot Court mock trials, engineering pilot plant, forensic crime scene simulation, arts media studio, Chiro Clinic, and exercise labs.

Information Sessions

Learn more about studying at Murdoch through our series of info sessions, including our study abroad options. Hear student experiences, and discover how you can experience life overseas with over 50 partner universities to choose from, all while earning credit towards your degree.

Master Your Mind Workshop

Join Indigo Lab and be inspired, empowered, educated and motivated through a series of dynamic mindfulness workshops. Learn how to make big decisions, create the life you want, handle stress like a boss, and Think like a DJ and smash your exams!

Be a VIP at Perth Arena

Find out about Murdoch student benefits at the arena, including hands-on experience through our dedicated student internship program, preferred applicant status for Perth Arena employment, priority queue access at events, and special offers and tickets for over 90 events a year.

Ultimate Walter Challenge

At Murdoch, we’re all about encouraging and rewarding free-thinking. Come and meet Walter (our intelligent, interactive cube) and put your free-thinking skills to the test with the Ultimate Walter Challenge. Impress Walter to WIN some great prizes.

Live entertainment

Self-proclaimed Perthonality Famous Sharron will be floating through the campus, providing many hilariously fab photo opps. Explore our winter woods family zone, with tee pees, snow ball pit, arts & crafts and more, or sit back and enjoy some live music!

Stay refreshed

A delicious range of local and international food and drinks will be available in our Pop Up Food Court, on Bush Court, in the Student Hub, at the Tavern and and at some course information areas.

Highlights from 2017

Watch the highlights from last year's Open Day and get a taste for everything the day has to offer.

Choose from hundreds of activities and find out more about study and life at Murdoch. Attend course talks, take tours, watch live performances, meet our team, and soak up the campus atmosphere with free entertainment!

Getting to Murdoch


We’re only 15km from the Perth CBD or just 14 minutes by train from Perth to Murdoch Station. To park close to Bush Court, your best option are car park numbers 2 and 3.


With 227 hectares of campus to discover, jump on board our Open Day Trams to see it all. Our trams will be running all day, so you won’t have to wait long to catch one.


Enjoy a guided walk to your area of interest. Meet at the departure point next to Dome 7 where our helpful ‘drivers’ will be waiting, ready to answer your questions.


Explore Murdoch

See the place where your Think will come to life with this interactive tour of our Perth campus. Immerse yourself in our beautiful, natural surroundings and vibrant community and culture. Tour Perth Campus

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