Why choose UWA

Explore our campuses and facilities, get to know the history of our State’s oldest university and discover why a UWA degree can set you up for the careers of the future, not just the jobs of tomorrow.

We're proud to rank first in Western Australia and place in the Top 100 of universities globally.


5 Stars for Student:Teacher Ratio and Student Demand (GUG 2018)


Seven of our subjects are ranked in the world's Top 50 (QS 2018)


World top 100 university (QS World University Ranking 2022)

Five reasons to study at UWA

Find out what inspires people to pursue their goals with us.

Vibrant student experience

Innovative course structure

Rankings and ratings

Graduate outcomes

Changing the world through research

Industry connections

At UWA you'll not only study towards a degree but have the opportunity to gain valuable experience towards your future career.



Connect with an industry professional for one-on-one advice and develop your skills.


Not-for-credit experience

Our network of industry placements allows you to find uncredited placements.


Placement for credit

For-credit placements or practicums are arranged as part of your degree.

Perth campus

On the banks of the Swan River, just minutes from the city of Perth, sits UWA’s main campus. With additional facilities in Claremont and Nedlands, it’s home to more than 22,000 students and 3500 staff.

Our campuses



UWA Albany

A five-hour drive from Perth, UWA’s Albany campus allows you to experience all that regional WA has to offer while studying at university.

Our campuses

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