Set yourself apart with a UWA degree
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 same time zone as 60 per cent of the world’s population
More affordable than Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney (Economist Intelligence Unit’s Worldwide Cost of Living Survey 2018)
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.
From building the world's largest manufactured structures to its smallest electronic devices, engineering affects every aspect of our lives.
Our Business School is one of the premier business schools in the Asia-Pacific region.
Gain the skills to tackle big data challenges and compete in the digital realm.
Science has the power to change our world for the better. UWA’s Faculty of Science is harnessing this power to improve society, save lives and protect our environment.
A future earning an average wage unmatched in any Australian state, while studying in state-of-the-art Medical learning suites. It's all here waiting at UWA.
Why choose UWA?
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).
Our University is one of only two Australian members of the Worldwide Universities Network, a partnership of 18 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.
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.
To help our students graduate career-ready, we offer professional placements, internships, mentoring, work experience and vacation programs.
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Life in Perth
Voted as one of the top 10 cities in the world, Perth holds international appeal with strong cultural diversity and urban sophistication.
UWA offers accommodation for students and academics close to the University and Perth.
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