Gnalla Moorditj Bullargar – We are strong together
Achieving excellence and equity in all aspects of higher education for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. The School of Indigenous Studies empowers its staff, students and researchers.
Acknowledgement of Traditional Owners
The University of Western Australia acknowledges the custodians and traditional custodians and traditional owners of land on which any of its campuses are located.
At the main camps, Crawley, the University acknowledges the Whadjuk Noongar people as the traditional owners of the land on which it is situated. The Whadjuk Noongar remain the spiritual and cultural custodians of their land, and continue to practice their languages, beliefs and knowledge.
The School of Indigenous Studies (SIS) at The University of Western Australia (UWA) offers a range of program that bring Indigenous High School Students onto campus allowing them to experience university study and life.
There are numerous scholarships available to Indigenous Australians studying at The University of Western Australia whether you are a commencing student or currently enrolled in an undergraduate degree.
The School of Indigenous Studies moved into their new home the Bilya Marlee building (meaning river of the Swan) in July 2020.
This new purpose-built facility is a key component within the southern precinct of the campus, and has improved the current student experience for the School of Indigenous Studies, the Centre for Aboriginal Medical and Dental Health and POCHE Centre for Indigenous Health.