School of Population and Global Health

Computer facilities

Further Information



Equipment loans

Laptops and data projectors may be available for presentations within the School for tutors and students.

students in a computer lab

Students can access email, the internet, saved files and printing allowances from any one of 13 computer labs.

Before using lab computers, you must activate your Faculty account by agreeing to the terms and conditions in the online account activation form. Usually, your computer account will be activated on the following day.

As well as a Faculty account, you need to activate your Pheme account (full service student account) to access web-based resources (such as WebCT) outside UWA.


The helpdesk is open weekdays from 8.30 to 5.30pm. You can contact the helpdesk in the following ways:

  • Email:
  • phone extension 1309 (campus phone) or (+61 8) 6488 1309 (external)

Computer labs

Postgraduate computer lab

Postgraduate students enrolled in Public Health can use any of the desks and computers located in G19 and G19A of the Computer Laboratory (next to the Cafe) on the Nedlands Campus.  If dissertation students need to access sensitive data sets they can make application via their supervisor for access to a desk and computer in the Clifton Street Building.

Faculty labs

The Faculty has 13 computer labs where you can use:

  • the Microsoft Office productivity suite
  • EndNote
  • internet facilities if you have a full service student account
  • CD/DVD burning software
  • Pharmacology applications

All computer labs have identical computers with the same configuration and 22" monitors, Intel-i5 processors, 4GB of memory and fast internet access.

All computer labs also provide laser printing and after hours access.


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