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The University of Western Australia

  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

The University of Western Australia has helped to shape the careers of more than 75,000 graduates since it was established in 1911. UWA graduates have distinguished themselves across every sphere of endeavour, in Australia and the international arena. Their success reflects the UWA's balanced coverage of disciplines in the arts, sciences and professions. The University of Western Australia's mission is to advance, transmit and sustain knowledge and understanding, through the conduct of teaching, research and scholarship at the highest international standards, for the benefit of the international and national communities and the State of Western Australia. Its enduring commitment is to improve society through learning and discovery. UWA aims to be recognised internationally as an excellent research-intensive university and a leading intellectual and creative resource to the communities it serves. It continues to build research and postgraduate strengths linked to, and sustained by, a high quality undergraduate program in which teaching and learning takes place in an atmosphere of research and scholarship. The University fosters an international focus for all its activities and standards as an integral part of its overriding commitment to excellence and high quality. Western Australia's first university, UWA remains one of Australia?s best research-led universities.
This institute is rated 5+ Stars based on 8 categories.
Research
Employability
Teaching
Facilities
Internationalization
Innovation
Specialist Criteria
Inclusiveness
79
2012
84
2013
89
2014
98
2015
69.40
Overall Score
79.3
Academic Reputation
70.3
Employer Reputation
99.7
International Faculty
65.6
International Students
76.1
Citations per Faculty
49=
2013
39
2014
44
2015
30
2016
83.90
Overall Score
83.7
Academic Reputation
85.5
Employer Reputation
86.6
Citations per Paper
80.9
H-index Citations
144=
2013
111
2014
74
2015
73.10
Overall Score
73.3
Academic Reputation
72.5
Employer Reputation
81.4
Citations per Paper
65.2
H-index Citations
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
1,530
International
745

Number of students

19,789
Postgraduate 20%
Undergraduate 80%

Number of international students

3,858
Postgraduate 32%
Undergraduate 68%
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
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