UWA operational

3. UWA operational

3-01 – Is UWA still open?

UWA is still operating but with access restrictions and building closures in place.

Staff can access their place of work at all times but will need to use their access card to do so. If you intend to access your particular workplace and remain there for any length of time, please inform Security by calling 6488 3020 or emailing security@uwa.edu.au.

All UWA Sport venues are closed. However, you can access online exercises with 'Move it UWA'.

Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery is closed, but is presenting virtual exhibitions.

University Libraries are closed with the exception of Reid Library, Beasley Law Library and Robin J Warren library, which are limited to UWA campus card-holders.

Cafes, pubs and restaurants on campus have closed or moved to takeaway only.

Externally facilitated public events on UWA campuses, and all UWA events to which the public are invited onto our campuses, have been cancelled.

Student residences remain open with risk mitigation strategies in place.

All lectures and tutorials have been moved online where possible.

Working from home arrangements have been streamlined and are encouraged for all staff where their role permits.

3-02 – Can I attend University and participate in campus activities?

Externally facilitated public events on UWA campuses, and all UWA events to which the public are invited onto our campuses, are cancelled. Many online events for students can be found via the UWA app.

3-03 – Can I undertake off campus research and work activities for UWA (e.g. remote site visits, fieldwork, travel to outlying campus or field stations)?

Full guidance on undertaking off campus activities can be found on the Safety, Health and Wellbeing website.

3-04 – Can I work on campus if I want to?

We are continuing to follow State and Federal health and safety advice to ensure any return to campus is safe, coordinated and sustainable. At this time the majority of staff should continue to work remotely.

The campus remains open for working and learning activities that cannot be done remotely, including for those researchers and limited numbers of staff whose jobs require to them to work on campus.

Teaching, exams and other assessments will continue to be delivered through online methods for the remainder of Semester 1 and more updates will follow as we progress to the end of the tuition period.