The University of Western Australia (UWA)

The University of Western Australia (UWA)

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The University of Western Australia (UWA)
35 Stirling Highway
Perth Western Australia 6009
Australia
The University of Western Australia (UWA)

Overview

Choose The University of Western Australia (UWA) and you’ll join a dynamic and passionate community of forward-thinking people who are determined to explore the unknown, challenge convention and make things happen.

At UWA, your degree is an investment in your future. We celebrate strong industry partnerships with a range of organisations, which helps provide you with practical, real-world experiences alongside valuable networking opportunities.

Courses

Our innovative and flexible course structure is based on a global model that will prepare you to meet the challenges of our rapidly changing world and maximise your career options. The choice of more than 65 majors also means you can explore your interests and discover your passions before finalising a study pathway.

Rankings

We placed equal first overall in Australia in the Good Universities Guide 2016 for student demand, graduate starting salaries, research intensity and research grants. Plus, our graduates consistently exceed national average starting salaries and State graduate employment rates. By choosing UWA, you’ll gain qualifications with international recognition and develop skills and personal attributes to succeed in a growing society.

Research

UWA is the only Western Australian university in the Group of Eight – a coalition of the top research universities in Australia—and is one of only two Australian members of the Worldwide Universities Network, a partnership of 18 research-led universities. We’re also a foundation member of the Matariki Network of high-quality, research-intensive universities with a particular focus on student experience.

Our emphasis on academic curiosity sets us apart from other universities. We operate more than 130 research and training centres and receive roughly 80 per cent of all research funding to Western Australian universities annually. Over the years, we continue to attract high-calibre, globally recognised scholars such as Nobel Laureate Professor Barry Marshall.

Perth campus

The beautiful Perth campus sits adjacent to the Swan River and is among the most picturesque in the nation with grand sandstone and terracotta buildings among elegant heritage-listed gardens. The campus is also just 10 minutes from Perth’s main shopping and business district. Voted as one of the top 10 cities in the world, our city attracts students with a relaxed lifestyle and rich culture.

At UWA, we help people make the most of the possibilities presented. The University is a community of people with a desire to make the most of their potential and contribute to the world's advancement.

You can also read our course guides online.