As a leading global university in the Indo-Pacific region, UWA plays a key role in advancing the socio-economic transformation of Perth, WA and the wider region beyond our shores. Our outstanding teaching provides an enriching student experience, and our impactful, ground-breaking research is changing the world.Professor Amit Chakma,
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To provide world-class education, research and community engagement for the advancement of the prosperity and welfare of our communities.
Creating the next generation of global leaders through industry-integrated education and world-leading, trustworthy research.
As a university we will:
- prepare our students to be globally relevant and responsible leaders
- enable and promote trustworthy and influential research
- build just and equitable societies
- work closely with our communities to improve our environment
- recognise and value Indigenous peoples’ rights, knowledge, culture and values.
We consistently pursue the highest levels of achievement, creating the best outcomes possible.
We are honest and ethical and show respect for, and appreciate, each other, our partners and our communities — valuing our differences.
We are constantly, and creatively, improving and adapting.
We share our collective intelligence to achieve more.
We are committed to providing everyone at UWA equality of opportunity, experience and outcome.
Partner with us
UWA 2030 embraces deeper and broader partnerships with industry, governments and not-for-profits to ensure our research benefits the widest possible range of communities.
UWA has outstanding talent focused on solving real-world challenges, now more critical than ever to our planet and its people.
Professor Anas GhadouaniTeaching, Research
Anas Ghadouani is a Professor of Environmental Engineering at The University of Western Australia where he leads a very successful research group (Aquatic, Ecology and Ecosystem Studies).Read more
Professor Natalie Skead
Professor Natalie Skead is UWA’s Dean of Law. She is a national award-winning teacher and prolific researcher in aspects of private law, proceeds of crime and legal education.Read more
Dr Caleb Goods
Dr Caleb Goods is a researcher and lecturer, examining two forces that are challenging and changing people’s working lives around the world: climate change, and the ‘gig’ economy.Read more
Professor Daniel Murphy
Professor Daniel Murphy's research focuses on improving soil and its impact on sustainable agriculture in Australia and worldwide.Read more
Associate Professor Hayley Christian
Associate Professor Hayley Christian is a Senior Research Fellow and leads the PLAYCE (Play Spaces and Environments for Children’s Physical Activity) program of research at UWA’s School of Population and Global Health.Read more
Professor Ryan Lowe
Professor Ryan Lowe’s research bridges the fields of coastal engineering and physical oceanography. He studies ocean waves and currents in the ‘coastal zone’, including how they drive processes such as coastal flooding, erosion and water quality.Read more
Professor Christophe Gaudin
Head of the Oceans Graduate School, and Director of the Centre for Offshore Foundation Systems and the Wave Energy Research Centre.Read more
The University of Western Australia acknowledges that its campus is situated on Noongar land, and that Noongar people remain the spiritual and cultural custodians of their land, and continue to practise their values, languages, beliefs and knowledge.