Just 10 minutes from Perth city, UWA is located on the banks of the Swan River, or Derbal Yerrigan, on the land of the Whadjuk Nation.
We have the immense privilege of sitting on the sacred soil where Western Australian kaartdijin, or knowledge, began. It has been a place to gather and learn for tens of thousands of years, with stories and lessons shared from generation to generation of the world’s oldest continuous culture.
Today, we welcome you to continue seeking and sharing wisdom with us. Our students take their learning beyond the books, at the cutting edge of knowledge creation, from passionate lecturers with real industry experience and connections. We’ll support them in their learning journeys and help set them up for a career they’ll love.
The global impact of our research and education places us as a world top 100 university (QS 2023). This means students join a community of passionate, intelligent and resourceful leaders who are driving innovation and change. They’ll connect with and work alongside leaders in education, research and industry, and follow in the footsteps of our thousands of graduate success stories.
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For more than 100 years, we have contributed to the intellectual, cultural and economic development of Western Australia, the nation and our world.
Rankings and reputation
Our valued industry connections, innovative courses, commitment to our student experience and high-impact research place us as world top 100 university – the only one in WA.
Our education experience
A UWA education sets you up for a career with infinite potential. You’ll take your learning beyond the classroom, into the real world, learning from passionate and connected lecturers and working with industry to develop the skills to succeed.
Solving the world’s
UWA students are uniting with our teaching, research and industry communities to take on some of the world’s most complex problems. These Grand Challenges are deep and difficult issues, with no clear solutions, that require new ways of working across disciplines and sectors to address. Our Grand Challenges program sees up-and-coming changemakers working together to drive ongoing transformation and positive impact. Together, we can find innovative solutions to these challenges and create a better world for all.
A vibrant community
Our campus is filled with beautiful gardens, heritage architecture, amazing facilities and the best community of people to share it with.
Campus and facilities
Our distinctive mix of heritage architecture and contemporary buildings contain state-of-the-art teaching and research facilities, lecture and performance theatres, tutorial spaces, studios and subject-specific laboratories, creating the perfect learning environment, alongside workplace settings of our many business and industry partners.
Leadership, strategy and governance
Our people are committed to unleashing the potential of UWA students as next generation leaders.
Working at UWA
We foster a high-performance culture that is values-led, collaborative and open, and that embraces diversity.
Our official publications provide information on courses, research and achievements, and share stories of our alumni.