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CIT Woden

CIT Woden

CIT is looking forward to welcoming students to our new flagship Woden campus in 2025.

The ACT Government is investing in a purpose-built CIT campus for Woden. The new campus will stimulate the local economy and support the revitalisation of Woden, providing skills and training opportunities to meet the growing demands of business, industry and the ACT community.

CIT's new Woden campus will be a contemporary, smart and state-of-the-art facility that will deliver education and training to 6,500 students each year at the site of the old bus interchange on Callam Street.

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Woden Project Timeline

Construction status - as of April 2024

  • Installation of prefabricated timber - Timber beams, columns and floors will continue to be installed from level 3 up. Prefabricated timber will continue to be delivered on site.
  • Installation of main building facade - Installation of the glazed façade with terracotta battens will continue on the east side of the main building.
  • Scaffold stripping - Scaffolding will be removed on the lower floors to allow fit-out and facade works to commence.
  • Service installation and fit-outs - Services installation and fit-out work will commence in the basement and on the lower floors.
  • Callam Street piling and footing works - Piling and capping works will continue to prepare Callam Street for the new transport interchange shelters.
  • Pavement build-up of interchange footprint - Callam Street pavement is being built up to form the transport interchange footprint.
  • Installation of in-ground services - Installation of service crossings, in ground services, and light pole footings will continue on Callam Street.

CIT Woden flythrough

Latest artist's impressions

CIT Woden will have a variety of vibrant public spaces to welcome students, staff, commuters, visitors and residents. The external design of the campus is strongly influenced by smooth lines in nature, which includes multiple areas of relaxation, recreation and ease-of-access for those who are using the area. The internal campus design incorporates multi-level learning spaces with large windows to take advantage of natural light and wood features throughout.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

  • What is planned for the CIT Woden campus?
    • CIT's new 22,500m² Woden campus will be a contemporary, flexible, smart and sustainable facility for 6,500 students each year. A range of courses will be delivered at CIT Woden, focusing on skills in demand now and for the future. Preparing students for roles in business, cyber security, IT, creative industries, English language, hairdressing, hospitality, media, music, and much more!

      The new campus in Woden will strengthen CIT's existing campuses in Fyshwick, Bruce, Gungahlin and Tuggeranong. CIT Woden will open up a range of new collaboration opportunities for CIT students, with local businesses, industry and the broader community.

      Plans for the building include:
      - Courses to suit jobs for the future
      - Smart classrooms fitted with cloud technology
      - Simulated learning environments and hands-on training spaces
      - Green spaces for students, staff and the community to enjoy
  • How long will the CIT Woden Campus redevelopment take?
    • Redevelopment works commenced in 2023. CIT is on track to transition to Woden from 2025.
  • What does this mean for CIT Students studying at CIT Reid?
    • The location of CIT courses delivered from CIT Reid campus will move to the new CIT Woden campus from Semester 2, 2025. CIT will provide incoming and current CIT Reid students with more detailed information and support on the timing of the planned relocation of courses to the new campus to assist students with the transition to CIT Woden.

      If you have any questions, please contact CIT Student Services on (02) 6207 3188 or email
  • Where can students get information about public transport and travel options?
  • What courses will CIT Woden offer?
    • Accounting Cyber Security Hairdressing Management
      Baking English Language Hospitality Media
      Barbering Events Information Technology Music
      Beauty Therapy Fashion Design Interior Design Patisserie
      Business Foundation Skills Legal Services Photography
      Commercial Cookery Graphic Design Make-up Tourism
            Visual Arts
  • Where will CIT be located in Woden?
    • CIT Woden Campus will be located at the site of the former bus interchange on Callam Street.

      CIT Woden map

  • What are some of the key features of the new campus?
    • - Vertical building
      - Accessibility/inclusion
      - New technology and digitally-enabled learning spaces
      - Shared and informal collaboration spaces
      - Community integration
      - Internal and external common areas and green spaces
      - Sustainable campus design
      - Multi-purpose hall for training, performances and events
      - Incubator hubs and innovation spaces for collaboration with industry and local business
      - Connections to nearby active travel routes
  • What benefits will the CIT Woden campus offer to the ACT community and industry?
    • The new CIT Woden campus will provide a digital and technological uplift to the ACT community and industry. Featuring specialist learning facilities that simulate industry and start-up spaces and makerspaces where CIT students and staff can come together, learn, share, explore and collaborate with local industry. Locating CIT within close proximity to the growing Woden business district has the potential to increase the opportunities for CIT students to undertake local job training during their study.

      The incubator hubs and innovation spaces will encourage industry stakeholders to collaborate with CIT students during their vocational education and training journey. This will provide enhanced employment pathways, with more job-ready skilled employees and better educational and student outcomes.
  • What are the project objectives?
    • Deliver excellence in outcomes for stakeholders in the VET sector
      - Deliver an agile and flexible campus which maximises the efficient and effective use of different learning spaces and embraces sustainable design principles
      - Enhance the contribution to the education eco-system in the Territory
      - Form a contemporary, flexible, smart, and sustainable campus
      - Generate a facility that facilitates effective engagement with local and global industry
      - Generate a visible and accessible campus for community
      Excellence in design
      - Deliver a contemporary, flexible, smart, and sustainable campus that embraces sustainable design principles
      - Deliver architectural excellence and creates people oriented public places that enhance the Woden Town Centre as a safe, attractive, and interesting place to live, work and visit
      Shape the Woden Town Centre
      - Create an enhanced transport hub that facilitates an integrated transport network which links bus, light rail and active transport
      - Deliver a town centre shaping urban renewal project, providing opportunity for collaboration and activation within a diverse precinct
      Value for money for the community
      - Community and stakeholder engagement during design and delivery
      - Deliver an affordable, value for money facility with whole of life operational efficiencies
      - Facilitate local industry participation and workforce development
      - Use the buying power of the Territory to promote increasing diversity in the construction industry
  • What is the Woden Youth Foyer?
    • The Woden Youth Foyer will be an adjoining support facility for young people (aged 16-24 years) who are committed to education and training but are at risk of homelessness. It will provide young people with stable accommodation, support services and opportunities to pursue education and training in the one location. It will include up to 20 independent living bedroom units, communal living spaces and private external green spaces.

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