Curtin University of Technology is Western Australia's largest university with over 40,000 students, around 16,000 of those offshore and onshore international students and nearly 1,700 research students. It is named after the former Prime Minister of Australia from 1941-1945, John Curtin.
Curtin University of Technology is a world-class, internationally focused institution. A culturally diverse university, we foster tolerance and encourage the development of the individual. Our programs centre around the provision of knowledge and skills to meet industry and workplace standards. A combination of first-rate resources, staff and technology makes Curtin a forerunner in tertiary education both within Australia and internationally.
Our main campus is situated in Bentley, six kilometres south of the centre of Perth, Western Australia's capital city. Curtin has two additional metropolitan campuses and regional campuses in Kalgoorlie and Northam. As of second semester 2005, Curtin opened a branch campus in the Sydney Central Business District. Curtin also has two offshore campuses: in Miri, Sarawak, Malaysia and in Singapore.
Curtin offers over 850 undergraduate and postgraduate courses in business, engineering, health sciences, humanities, science, mining and agriculture. Curtin also has an extensive research and development program, including $100 million of new leading edge facilities in chemistry and resources science.