Western Sydney University is in the top 2% of universities globally. The University is also in the world’s top 100 universities under 50 years old (THE World University Rankings). With campuses across Sydney, and 45,000 students from over 170 different countries, Western provides a diverse campus and varied learning environment.
A research-centred institution, 80% of Western’s research is ranked at a world standard or above, according to Excellence in Research Australia. The 5-star rating for teaching from QS University Ratings shows that teaching quality is high at Western, and students can get the individualised attention they require as a result of the 13:1 student to teacher ratio.
No other university in Sydney ranks as highly as Western Sydney University for employer satisfaction. Students leave Western ready for work, having already had opportunities to take part in a wide variety of work experiences, such as internships and volunteering. Throughout their degree, students use state-of-the-art facilities that have been awarded five stars by QS University Ratings, meaning they are ready to use the latest equipment in their respective fields upon graduation.
The Student Welfare Service at Western provides students with a variety of different academic support programs, ranging from language workshops to Peer Assisted Study Sessions. The trained Welfare Officers are welcoming and all meetings are confidential, meaning that students can seek help on personal issues too.
Being based in or around the city of Sydney means that students are able to explore one of the most famous cities in the world, and with over 150 student societies to get involved with on campus, there is lots to do for students outside of lectures.