Your Guide to Arts

Alain Nguyen is a first year understudy who invests excessively energy at uni and has called it home. At the point when he’s not at uni he’s presumably eating some place in some back road bistro or gradually moving in the direction of getting his P’s.

Over the past semester, you may have seen a major metal structure being worked alongside the Baillieu Library. More established understudies will recall the “old” Arts West that was thumped down… But lo and see we currently have “another” Arts West! The accompanying is a guide for everybody who has classes there or needs another place to study and chill at uni.

Classes have begun yet the official opening isn’t until September. In any case, that doesn’t mean you can’t enter. The building has six stories in addition to a storm cellar address theater (Kathleen Fitzpatrick Theater) that has been held from the old Arts West. We should start the guide from that point.

The address theater has been repaired and now wears a decent orange shine to it. It is the biggest address theater in the uni with an incredible 506 seats. There are likewise toilets and candy machines situated down there.


The Atrium or Ground Floor is the principle put where individuals will most likely get together. There are think about territories, an understudy kitchen, the M-ASS (Melbourne Arts Student Society) office and lines of safe PC/telephone charging lockers that are allowed to access for the time being. There is additionally the Arts West exhibition which hasn’t opened yet.

ground floor

The First Floor houses the Forum Theater, some showing rooms and study tables (one by the stairs and another by the theater).

first floor

The Second Floor has all the more showing rooms, some “question rooms”, the media laband more investigation zones. Nonetheless, the most striking element of this floor is that there are beanbags! An incredible place to do a few readings (read: rest!).

second floor

The Third Floor has more investigation tables (again control point well disposed), an “intuitive film space”, and additionally instructing rooms.

third floor

The Fourth Floor is like alternate floors but at the same time is the place the Faculty of Arts’ School of Historical and Philosophical Studies is found. There is an awesome report region that has a Be speedy to snatch that spot!

fourth floor

The Fifth Floor has the examination relax and the West Terrace. Now, it is obscure if these territories will be confined yet until further notice there are lounge chairs and a kitchenette for your necessities. Outside, there is an awesome perspective of the uni and past. There is a little garden, a few seats and tables yet it can get extremely chilly out there.

fifth floor

The Sixth Floor houses mostly scholastic staff workplaces.

All floors associate with the “North Wing” where there are workplaces and spaces utilized by the college. Another remarkable element of the Arts West building is how classrooms are spread out. Some are smooth and current types of the instructional exercise stay with warming, normal lighting and swivel seats. These are called Project Rooms or Collaborative Learning Rooms.

Furthermore, there are the “Lectorial” spaces which resemble a mixture of instructional exercise rooms and address theaters. On one last note, scattered all through the building are, standing work spaces that all have control focuses with them in the event that you are in a rush or need it for your stance.

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Since you have a fundamental framework of the Arts West building, let us recognize what you think about the new building. Will you visit it?

Updated: September 7, 2018 — 9:19 am

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