Western Sydney University (Western) is a student-centred institution that ranks in the top two per cent of universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings). With a dynamic and diverse student community, the University is also feted for the high-quality of its teaching and research.
The University has received a five-star rating for teaching quality by QS World University Rankings, with students enjoying an enviable staff to student ratio, allowing for individualised attention that enhances the learning experience. Students have access to the latest facilities and resources and the University is committed to continual development and innovation, these qualities are reflected in five-star ratings for innovation and facilities (QS World University Rankings).
Western Sydney University graduates are workplace ready. The University's employability status has also been given a five-star rating by the QS World University Rankings. At Western students have the opportunity to undertake internships, volunteering and work experience, which develops their skill sets and enhances their employability.
Located in the beautiful city of Sydney, students of Western can explore one of the most liveable cities on the planet. Sydney enjoys a sunny climate with mild winters and warm summers, perfect for making the most of the city's many beaches. Students won't want to miss the year-round art, music, food, theatre, film and design festivals that put Sydney on the world cultural map.
Western places immense value on diversity and embracing the different cultures both within the University community, and the wider populace of Western Sydney which has one of the most diverse populations in Australia. Being home to students from all over the world creates a thriving centre of opportunity, diversity and innovation. At Western, students will be part of a dynamic, welcoming and culturally rich community where lifelong friends and connections are made.