International students

Set yourself apart with a globally recognised degree from a world top 100 university that takes education beyond the books. With experience-rich, industry-connected learning, you’ll  graduate equipped to succeed in local, national and international careers.

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Thinking of studying at UWA?

Discover how you can start your study journey with us.

Learn about our courses, fees and scholarships as well as life in Perth and advice on moving here.

We look forward to welcoming you into our community. Together, we can create change that is felt around the world.

Top 100

Join a world top 100 university with world-leading, trustworthy research and experience-rich education. UWA is ranked 92nd (QS 2021) in the world and #1 in Perth.

UWA is in the world's most populous time zone shared with 60 per cent of the world’s population.


We have partners and industry connections in more than 30 countries worldwide, which means we’re not just helping you find a job – we’re helping you build a career.

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By choosing UWA, you’re not just choosing a world top 100 university and a globally recognised degree, you’re choosing to live in a city that’s the perfect base for study – and the perfect place to launch your career when you graduate.

Perth is the gateway between Australia and the Indian Ocean Rim. Sharing a similar timezone with nearly 60% of the world’s population* means businesses, research projects and other enterprises based in Perth have incredible access to huge global resources and markets. Plus, with 19 international airlines flying into the city and the only direct flight from Australia to Europe, it’s easy for many international students to stay in touch with home.

* Plus or minus 2.5 hours.

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One of Australia’s most affordable capital cities (Worldwide Cost of Living Survey 2019, Economist Intelligence Unit).

Corporate HQ for more than 30% of businesses on the Australian Stock Exchange and six of the world’s top 10 energy companies (ThinkPerth 2019).

Ranked 14th most liveable city in the world (Economist Intelligence Unit’s Most Liveable Cities 2019).


International students could be eligible for Australian Awards and UWA Funded scholarships. UWA also has a range of other scholarships that you may be eligible for and can search below.

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Student exchange

Learn about UWA's student exchange and study abroad programs.

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Safety and security

Learn more about personal safety on public transport and on campus.

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Connect with a current UWA international student.

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My Future Career

Learn more about yourself with UWA's career discovery tool.

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Chat to our students

Chat to a UWA student and have your questions answered about student life at UWA, advice on courses and more.

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Chat to our staff

Chat to a UWA staff member and have your questions answered about studying at UWA, advice on courses and more.

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Chat with a Future Students Adviser, 12 – 4pm (WST) Monday to Friday



Speak to a Future Students Adviser during business hours

(+61 8) 6488 1000