Events on Campus

13. Events on Campus

Can I still organise an event at UWA?

Yes you can; however, all events must comply with current WA State Government advice. This includes limits on the number of people gathering, physical distancing, the wearing of masks, hygiene/cleaning and adhering to contact tracing requirements.

The situation is constantly evolving. However, the University is monitoring this and changes will be implemented in line with government advice.

Can I hold a cocktail event or sundowner?

From Sunday 14 February 2021, cocktail events and sundowners can be held on campus, providing they comply with all University and government requirements.

Can I have live music at my event?

Yes, but you must comply with relevant capacity limits.

Can I have dancing at my event?

Yes, from Sunday 14 February dancing is permitted at events.

How many people are permitted at my event?

As per WA State Government advice, event spaces may be subject to capacity restrictions. Please check with the venue.

How many people are permitted at my wedding?

As per WA State Government advice, event spaces may be subject to capacity restrictions. Please check with the venue.

Are fitness activities permitted on the UWA campus?

All fitness venues, including gyms, pools, fitness centres and yoga studios, are open. It is mandatory for people to register their attendance at gyms, fitness centres, indoor sporting centres and pools for the purposes of contact tracing.

What are the current safe distancing requirements?

From Sunday 14 February 2021, a 2sqm rule applies in all hospitality, entertainment and public venues. There must also be appropriate physical distancing between patrons. Ticketed events at seated performance venues and theatres are permitted to operate at 60% of total seating capacity. The University has conducted a review of all venues to ensure that all seating arrangements comply with these limits.

Do I need to wear a mask to visit the University?

From Sunday 14 February 2021, as per the WA State Government’s directions, you will not need to wear a mask while visiting the UWA campus.

What about student-run events?

Student-run events can still take place on campus. Please contact [email protected] to ensure your event meets COVID safe requirements.