The University of Western Australia is a leading intellectual and creative resource for both the Western Australian community and the nation. As such, UWA is keen to foster and encourage informed debate about major issues effecting the social, cultural and economic development of the nation.
As one of Australia’s leading universities, UWA already has an international reputation for excellence in teaching, learning and research. The University plays a vital role in scholarship and discovery of global significance and its goal is to be counted among the world’s top 50 universities by 2050. It is currently ranked 96 in the world in the Shanghai Jiao Tong University's Academic Ranking of World Universities.
Underpinning the University’s reputation is its commitment to achieve international excellence in all endeavours. This extends from the success of UWA students and staff through to our international collaborations and is in line with the high standards of Australia’s Group of Eight universities. UWA is also a member of the prestigious Worldwide Universities Network and the Matariki Network of Universities, which include select, high-achieving international universities.
UWA’s strong research culture attracts high levels of competitive research funding and outstanding staff. High-quality teaching and research ensure UWA remains the preferred university for academically-talented Western Australian school leavers, and attracts high-calibre undergraduate and postgraduate students from around the nation and overseas.
With intellectual excellence and critical thinking at the heart of all UWA degrees, our graduates are leaders in all fields of endeavour at home and abroad. Many have risen to prominence in leadership roles in the arts, industry, government, education and the professions. Students who have graduated with a UWA qualification have excellent career outcomes, with UWA consistently exceeding the national average for graduate employment and graduate starting salaries.
To find out more about the University of Western Australia visit www.uwa.edu.au/university.