The University of Western Australia is closely monitoring developments surrounding COVID-19 and its impact on the UWA community.

COVID-19 update: 16 January 2022

Masks are mandatory for Perth and Peel in all indoor public venues from 6pm, Sunday 16 January.

Staff, students and visitors must wear masks when indoors on UWA's Perth and Peel campuses, unless exemptions apply.

The University will continue to provide regular updates to the UWA community.

Information surrounding COVID-19 health advice is dynamically changing and the information on this page may change at short notice.

UWA students: Please check your student email accounts for the latest advice.

UWA staff: Please check your email account and the Staff Intranet.

The University is continuing to monitor the situation closely and will continue to provide advice, care and support to our community and follow all directives by the WA Department of Health and Government agencies. For information regarding COVID-19 testing, please visit the WA Government website.

View staff and student messages from UWA in response to COVID-19

Frequently asked questions


Student enquiries

  • Visit the Students website for information on library, IT, financial and wellbeing support throughout COVID-19.
  • Contact your Student Advising Office via askUWA.
  • Contact Student Wellbeing on 6488 2423 for advice on study, emergency financial and housing options and other support.
  • Contact the University Library for assistance from specialist librarians and IT staff.
  • If you are studying remotely and require IT support, call +61 8 6488 7335.
  • If you are a prospective student, there are multiple ways to contact us for advice.

Staff enquiries

  • If you are a current staff member, visit the Staff Intranet to find contact details for HR, IT, Campus Management, the Educational Enhancement Unit and other areas.
  • If you are a prospective staff member, please email

Event enquiries

  • Please contact the event organiser or venue for any event-specific enquiries.

Media enquiries

  • If you're a journalist or media professional you can reach our media team by emailing or by calling +61 8 6488 3229.

The situation surrounding coronavirus health and travel advice is dynamically changing and the above information may change at short notice.

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