The University of Western Australia (UWA) is one of Australia’s leading universities, with an international reputation for excellence in teaching, learning and research. It aims to be among the top 50 universities in the world by 2050, continuing to play a vital role in scholarship of global significance.
A dynamic and progressive institution, UWA is a Group of Eight member, with 26,000 students in eight faculties – Architecture, Landscape and Visual Arts; Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences; Business; Education; Engineering, Computing and Mathematics; Law; Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences; Science – and the School of Indigenous Studies.
Known for excellence and enterprise, UWA’s strong research culture attracts high levels of research funding and outstanding staff. High quality teaching attracts Western Australia’s top school-leavers.
The UWA experience is more than just training for employment. Situated on the Swan River five kilometres from the centre of Perth, UWA is acclaimed for its heritage listed grounds. The campus is known for a vibrant social, cultural and sporting life and its beauty. UWA students graduate with outstanding skills and knowledge, as well as developing lifelong friends, precious memories, and a sense of achievement that empowers them for the rest of their lives.