Set yourself apart with a UWA degree

Our courses are designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge to succeed globally.

Why study in Perth


We’re proud to rank first in Western Australia and place in the top 100 of universities globally (QS 2020)

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

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More affordable than Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney (Economist Intelligence Unit’s Worldwide Cost of Living Survey 2018)

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Safe and friendly environment with 200+ different nationalities living, working and studying in WA

A globally recognised course model

As WA’s only Top 100 university (QS 2020) we are paving the way with an innovative curriculum designed around industry and global demands.

Learn from world-class thought leaders and gain an internationally recognised degree when you choose to study at WA’s highest-ranked university.

Discover how we offer a more personalised approach, helping you emerge better prepared for change and with a much broader range of skills and knowledge.

Why choose UWA?

Top 100 Top100

We are a world Top 100 university (QS 2020) and seven of our subjects are ranked in the world’s Top 50, including Agriculture and Forestry, Anatomy and Physiology, Civil and Structural Engineering, Earth and Marine Sciences, Mineral and Mining Engineering, Psychology and Sports-Related Subjects (QS 2019).

One of only two Australians members of the Worldwide Universities Network

Our University is one of only two Australian members of the Worldwide Universities Network, a partnership of 23 research-led universities, and we are a foundation member of the Matariki Network of high-quality, research-intensive universities with a particular focus on student experience.

University networks

We are the only Western Australian university in the Group of Eight and home to globally recognised scholars such as Nobel Laureate Professor Barry Marshall. We have more than 75 research and training centres and receive about 80 per cent of all research funding to WA universities annually.

Industry connections

To help our students graduate career-ready, we offer professional placements, internships, mentoring, work experience and vacation programs.

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