With its combination of heritage listed buildings and lush, manicured gardens, it’s easy to see why The University of Western Australia is one of Perth’s most popular wedding choices.
The University of Western Australia offers two unique garden venues for wedding ceremonies.
The overhanging trees, ornamental pond and secluded location of the Sunken Garden provide an idyllic backdrop for ceremonies.
Alternatively the Tropical Grove offers a cool, shady ceremony venue with dappled light streaming through a towering circle of lush palms.
Images courtesy of Melissa's Photography, Touched by Angels and A Woman's Touch Photography.
Unfortunately no wet weather alternative is available, so please bear this in mind when booking a garden ceremony.
Graduate or UWA staff rate
If holding Reception at University Club
Standard booking (2 hours)
|Extra hour (or part thereof)||$250.00||$200.00||$200.00/$250.00|
As a special thank you, couples holding their reception at The University Club are offered a complimentary two hour ceremony booking in either the Sunken Garden or Tropical Grove.
Additional hours may be purchased at the rates above, if required.
More information on holding your ceremony at UWA is available here:
Please contact the events team on 6488 4820.
Please complete the attached booking form and submit with full payment.
Please note that no bookings can be taken until the above form and full payment have been received.
A range of ceremony set up/theming packages to suit all tastes are available at extremely competitive prices. Simply choose the package you prefer, advise our coordinator and leave the rest to us.
Learn more about the various packages here:
Images courtesy of Touched by Angels and A Woman's Touch Photography.
Alternatively you are welcome to organise your own chairs/tables/carpet if you prefer.
Make your day even more memorable by treating guests to a glass of champagne after the ceremony
An elegant champagne reception can be held within your ceremony venue (please ensure you have booked the venue for sufficient time).
Guests can move to The University Club to enjoy canapés and/or beverages on the Club’s alfresco terraces and balconies.
More information on our champagne receptions is available here:
Should you choose to organise your own catering, a liquor permit must be completed and returned with your booking form.
Built in the Romanesque Revival style, the University's iconic bell-tower, grand colonnades and soaring arches provide the perfect backdrop for wedding photographs.
Please note that use of the University’s grounds for wedding photography is strictly limited to ticket holders only. UWA security regularly patrols the grounds and groups without a valid ticket will be asked to leave the campus.
Couples who have booked their ceremony in the Sunken Garden or Tropical Grove are entitled to a one hour photography session on the University’s grounds. On making your ceremony booking, you will be issued with a complimentary photography ticket. Please bring this ticket with you on the day.
Couples who have booked their reception at The University Club are also entitled to a one hour photography session on the University’s grounds. On making your reception booking, you will be issued with a complimentary photography ticket. Please bring this ticket with you on the day.
Subject to availability, couples who are holding their ceremony and reception elsewhere can purchase a ticket which allows them to use the University’s grounds for their photographs. Photography tickets entitle you to a one hour photography session on the grounds, and can be purchased online. Photography tickets cost $85.00.
Images courtesy of Melissa's Photography and A Woman's Touch Photography
If you require assistance purchasing a photography ticket, please contact 6488 2440 between 12.00pm-4.00pm Monday to Friday, or send an email to info@ticketsWA.com.
More information on taking your wedding photos at UWA Is available here:
Since opening its doors in 2005, The University Club of Western Australia's blend of fine cuisine, impeccable service and five star facilities, together with its enviable riverside location, have earned it a reputation as one of Perth's most sought-after wedding venues.
Blending the luxury of a first-class event venue with the intimacy of an exclusive Club environment, it's difficult to imagine a more perfect wedding venue.
From the moment your guests step into the Club's impressive marbled foyer, they will be captivated by the inviting function spaces, tastefully decorated with warm, earthy tones and complemented by artwork by celebrated local artists. Venues are flooded with natural daylight and boast views over the Swan River or University campus.
Guests will be treated to a superb menu prepared by our team of internationally trained, award-winning chefs. We take pride on offering an eclectic selection of menus featuring an array of local produce to give guests a taste of the very best that Western Australia has to offer. With an emphasis on traditional cuisine with a contemporary twist, there is something to suit even the most discerning palate.
As a testament to the quality of the Club's quality and service, it was recently awarded the 2013 CIA Gold Plate Venue Caterers award, the 2013 Resturant of Champions award and the 2010, 2012 and 2014 Clubs WA Best Function Facility awards.
The University Club team is committed to delivering a perfect blend of personalised service and attention to detail, ensuring your special day is an event to remember. Please contact our conference and events team on 6488 4820 to discuss your requirements in more detail and to arrange a tour of our facilities.
Telephone: 6488 4820