Start your pursuit

A degree with options creates opportunities, find your course now.

Study at UWA

Find out more about our flexible entry pathways, how to apply and our unique student experience.

UWA scored 5 stars in graduate starting salaries.

The Good Universities Guide 2015.


Discover some of the groundbreaking research and innovation happening at UWA.

Trading Room

Students sold on new cutting-edge trading room

19 September 2017

Students will have access to a state-of-the-art trading and analysis centre with the opening of The Rosemarie Nathanson Financial Markets Trading Room.

Laura Boykin in East Africa

Portable DNA sequencers help African farmers fight crop disease

18 September 2017

Scientists at UWA are using new portable DNA sequencing technology for the first time in East Africa to help farmers fight the devastating impact of crop disease.

Three Minute Thesis

Engineering student wins Three Minute Thesis

08 September 2017

Engineering student Gavrielle Untracht will be competing in the national finals of the Three Minute Thesis competition after winning the competition at UWA.

Paul Luckas

Backyard astronomy helps explosive discovery

06 September 2017

A backyard telescope belonging to a UWA researcher has played a critical role in solving a cosmic mystery that previously defied scientific explanation.

Dirk Baur

Monopoly reflects real-life housing crisis

04 September 2017

Australia’s housing affordability crisis has been likened to the board game Monopoly with a researcher demonstrating striking comparisons.

Markus Shlaich

World-first hypertension treatment a success

31 August 2017

Researchers at have taken a step forward in the fight against high blood pressure after the first human trials of a ground-breaking treatment produced successful results.


UWA is engaged with our local and international communities through education, research, vibrant events and cultural activities.

Mental Health Partnership

New partnership to improve workplace mental health

22 September 2017

Researchers at The University Western Australia are to team up with the Western Australian Mental Health Commission to assist workplaces to promote and support employees’ mental health.

AWESOME festival

AWESOME Festival hits UWA

21 September 2017

The 2017 AWESOME Festival is partnering with University Theatres to present a spectacular Opening Weekend of events on campus at the University of Western Australia.

In The Zone

In The Zone: The Blue Zone Conference

21 September 2017

2017 In The Zone Conference – The Blue Zone will bring together more than 30 national and international speakers to discuss major global challenges affecting our oceans.


Teachers recognised for outstanding contribution

21 September 2017

Three teachers from UWA are among some of Australia’s finest university educators recognised in the Federal government’s 2017 Australian Awards for University Teaching.

Batavia skull

Exhibition tells story of the Batavia shipwreck

20 September 2017

An exhibition at UWA ( 7 October - 16 December) provides insights into the mutiny, murder and feats of survival surrounding the infamous Batavia shipwreck.

Stephen Powles

Plant scientist wins top American award

14 September 2017

Professor Stephen Powles, has won the American Chemical Society International Award for Research in agrochemicals.

Indigenous commitment

The University is committed to enrolling and graduating the highest quality students and recruiting, developing and retaining the highest quality staff.