With campuses in Perth and Albany, The University of Western Australia (UWA) is a dynamic and progressive community of lecturers, researchers, students and staff, all bound together by their hunger for learning, innovation and research.
Perth campus Located 10 minutes from Perth’s busy central shopping and business district, and bordered by the picturesque Swan River, UWA’s Perth campus is a mixture of gorgeous early 20th Century sandstone and terracotta buildings and more modern facilities surrounded by leafy heritage-listed gardens.
International leader in higher education
Home to more than 5,000 international students, representing more than 100 countries, UWA is internationally recognised as a leader in research and higher education, as highlighted in the QS rankings and QS Stars rating system.
Rated the maximum five QS Stars across all categories (research, teaching, internationalisation, specialist criteria, employability, facilities, innovation and inclusiveness), UWA is also ranked the 102nd best university in the world in the QS World University Rankings® 2016-2017 and in the top 80 of the QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2017.
UWA is competitive in a wide range of subjects, including biological sciences, history, education and training, medicine, linguistics, psychology, and other fields, as reflected in the QS World University Rankings by Subject.
Links with employers and universities across the world
Whatever your field and degree level, you will be granted access to the University’s strong industry connections and alumni group. You’ll gain practical first-hand work experience, get invited to a number of networking events and in many cases receive training to prepare for the world of work.
UWA is the only Western Australian university in the acclaimed “Group of Eight” – Australia’s leading group of research universities – and one of two Australian members of the Worldwide Universities Network, a collective of 18 research universities. UWA is also a founding member of the Matariki Network, another international network of research-intensive universities.
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