The suburb of Crawley, just 10 minutes from the Perth central business district, is home to the main campus of The University of Western Australia.
From its extensive art collections and theatre venues to its wealth of sporting, cultural, alumni and social groups, the University is a leading intellectual and creative resource to the communities its serves.
Every year in spectacular fashion, Perth celebrates the international arts in venues across UWA and the city. Record box office and attendance figures every year make this critically acclaimed event a cultural highlight in everyone's calendar.
Dance, theatre, music, comedy, film, exhibitions, and formal functions take place year-round. We invite you to explore our six indoor and outdoor venues, including the spectacular Somerville outdoor cinema and the atmospheric Winthrop Hall. Venue hire available.
Innovative exhibitions, featuring the Universitys extensive Art Collection, as well as contemporary art, and touring shows are just a glimpse of what is on offer at one of the finest university galleries in Australia. All exhibitions are supported by a wide ranging public program which includes free public talks and special events hosted by visiting artists and guest curators.
Established in 1976, the Berndt Museum holds one of Australias most important collections of Aboriginal art and cultural materials, as well as artefacts, photographs and sound recordings from Melanesia, Asia and South-East Asia.
Contemporary issues are the focus for debate at the many free public lectures, masterclasses and symposia hosted by the Institute throughout the academic year. For those with an inquisitive mind, IAS will challenge and inspire.
Located on the ground floor of the main administration building near the main entrance on Stirling Highway, the Visitors Centre is open Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm, and on special occasions.
The University Club offers graduates, alumni and corporate organisations the opportunity to continue their strong association with the University, and utilise the Clubs facilities for their professional and social needs.
UWA Music presents over 100 public performances annually, including an international piano recital series, a major mixed-repertoire concert series, a free lunchtime concert series, masterclasses plus numerous special events and senior student recitals.
Providing a window into the latest generation of works by our students, lecturers and external artists, the Gallery showcases current innovative works in architecture, visual arts and landscape architecture.
Step back in time as you pass through an Eocene plant Grove, which flourished 38-55 million years ago, at the entrance of this museum. Inside you will find a repository of over 136,000 mineral, rock, fossil and meteorite specimens and a stimulating Earth Science exhibition for younger explorers. School groups are welcome.
Developing the whole person is the philosophy of UWA Extension WAs largest provider of adult short-course learning opportunities. Community, workplace and professional education disciplines are offered through a series of visiting speakers, corporate in-house training and customised study groups.
SymbioticA is an artistic laboratory dedicated to the research, learning and critique of life sciences. It produces a major exhibition and conference focusing on biological art every two to three years.
The Cruthers Collection of Women's Art is a unique collection of art by Australian women. It spans the period 1892 to the present and includes 600 works by more than 150 artists, such as Margaret Preston, Joy Hester, Rosalie Gascoigne, Susan Norrie and Julie Dowling.
Anyone can join UWA Sports you don't have to be a student or staff member! Choose from evening social sports, Perths best value Fitness Centre, over 30 sports and recreation clubs and a wider range of community Recreate programs there's something to suit everybody.
We support public research and provide a reference service for people interested in exploring our archive of UWA records that have been identified as having permanent value.
Whether you're a graduate of UWA, the parent of a graduate, or a friend interested in supporting the University, there are a number of ways for you to be involved with UWA and its global community. UWA is also home to a great variety of Friends of the University groups, enabling the wider community to become involved in a particular institution or facet of university life.