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Most prominent building on UWA campus

No doubt Winthrop hall is the most eye-catching building on the University of Western Australia... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Great Evening Out

This unexpectedly lovely Italian-style hall is the venue for the University of Western Australia's... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Caroline H
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Mounts Bay Road | Uwa Campus, Perth, Western Australia 6005, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No doubt Winthrop hall is the most eye-catching building on the University of Western Australia campus. Some reviewers have likened it to Italian style architecture in Tuscany, perhaps also because of the shape of the tower and the green Mediterranean-like surroundings with cypress trees and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This unexpectedly lovely Italian-style hall is the venue for the University of Western Australia's graduation ceremonies and exams. It is a grand building in a campus with beautiful grounds and must be an inspirational place to study. We attended a choral concert in the hall....More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Caroline H
Reviewed January 9, 2019

Winthrop Hall is located right at the center of the beautiful University of Western Australia campus. This building is perhaps the most prominent landmark of the UWA campus. With its "Campanile" (clocktower) it resembles prominent buildings in the Tuscany region in Italy such as the...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed October 3, 2018

Postcard perfect gardens. Intricate sandstone, colourful stained glass and shiny organ pipes. Every UWA graduate knows Winthrop Hall from undergraduate exams to graduation.Very few are aware of the dungeon beneath where desks and chairs are stored.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank christopherbT1068YU
Reviewed September 14, 2018

It's certainly an icon with character, this 90 year old stone hallway. The beautiful majestic structure is definitely the highlight of UWA and if you time it right you can see it from inside too, as various events are held during the year inside. We...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ian-Down-Under
Reviewed August 29, 2018

preety in the grounds of uwa. would i make a special trip here? no! close to kings park & expensive Nedlands

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank nadiamarkus
Reviewed August 28, 2018

This hall at the University of Western Australia reminds me of Italy with its long pool at the front - it has a regal air and you can feel the history of hundreds of scholars walking proudly to graduation.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Sandy346
Reviewed June 23, 2018

The University's campus at Crawly is one of the most beautiful i the world. Oally mriginodeled on Stanford University in California by Alsop, the architect (he studied at Stanford), the old Spanish Mission styled buildings complement more recent additions, particularly the Reid Library, which is...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank John S
Reviewed May 15, 2018

Many graduates of the University of Western Australia (UWA) will recall gazing at the ceiling of Winthrop Hall to alleviate boredom during graduation ceremonies. The Hall is named after John Winthrop Hackett, one of the most outspoken proponents of a University for WA. It is...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Jeffry B
Reviewed January 1, 2018

Very nice building and architecture, with well-maintained lawn in front of the building. Visited this place during summer break and it was empty. I'm sure during semesters, the lawn will be full of students lounging around while reading and hanging out with their friends.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Ruzana A
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