At The University of Western Australia (UWA) we believe in preparing our graduates to be change-makers in society. We’re one of Australia’s leading universities and have an international reputation for excellence in teaching, learning and research.
Established in 1911, UWA is recognised internationally as one of the top 100 research-intensive universities. We’re part of the Group of Eight (a coalition of the top research universities in the country) and one of only two Australian members of the Worldwide Universities Network. We’re also a foundation member of the Matariki Network of high-quality, research-intensive universities, with a particular focus on student experience.
At UWA we’re committed to helping you figure out your study path. Our course structure allows you to personalise your degree and even change your mind about your courses along the way. The choice of more than 65 majors means you can explore your interests and discover your passions before finalising a study pathway.
Pursuing one of our professional pathways will further your studies and increase your career opportunities in professional areas such as medicine, law, dentistry, teaching, architecture and more.
Our graduates consistently exceed the national average starting salaries and State graduate employment rates. We also celebrate strong industry partnerships, offering practical, real-world experiences in addition to valuable professional networking opportunities.
Our main Perth campus, located by the Swan River, is often described as one of Australia’s most picturesque. UWA brings together heritage architecture and state-of-the-art teaching and research facilities to provide you with an ideal learning environment.
You can enjoy a range of modern facilities including lecture and performance theatres, tutorial spaces, studios, laboratories and more, as well as recreational amenities to inspire you to pursue your personal interests and career goals while studying.
On campus, there’s an array of essential amenities to enjoy, including cafés, libraries, bookshops, banks and a vibrant cultural precinct, and our Student Guild is one of the most active in Australia. As well as providing independent advice to students, it organises countless activities on and off campus, including festivals, workshops, end-of-semester parties, networking and volunteering opportunities. With more than 140 clubs offering everything from anime to zoology, you’re sure to find the right activity for you.
And if you love to travel, the UWA Student Exchange Program gives you the chance to discover new cities and experience other cultures, with a choice of more than 180 student exchange partner universities.