The University of Western Australia (UWA) is one of Australia's leading universities and is recognised internationally for its exceptional learning, research and faculties. Globally, UWA is ranked in the world's top 100 (QS 2023) and has an excellent student to teacher ratio, is rated five-stars by the Good Universities Guide 2021 and has a five-star rating for teaching quality, facilitating meaningful teaching, learning and research.
By choosing UWA, students are not just choosing a world top 100 university and a globally recognised degree, they're also choosing to live in a city that's the perfect base for study and for launching a career. UWA sits in the prime location of Western Australia's thriving capital city, Perth. The main campus is home to 25,000 students, with more than 4,000 international students hailing from 100 countries. Perth is a vibrant place to live, work and study as Australia's fourth-largest city with over two million people from a variety of cultures worldwide, a strong economy and vibrant lifestyle. Some of the reasons why Perth is such a great place for international students to study:
- Discover the career opportunities awaiting with Australia's largest number of companies listed on the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX)
- One of Australia's most liveable cities (Worldwide Cost of Living Survey 2021, Economist Intelligence Unit)
UWA's Perth campus hosts state-of-the-art teaching and research facilities and is one of the most beautiful in the nation. The university also has a campus in Albany, on the south coast of Western Australia, which offers a similarly top-class learning environment underpinned by the latest technology.
The university boasts many notable alumni, including Nobel Laureates, with graduates of UWA being well prepared for the world of work. This extends to research, for which the university is highly regarded, including partnerships with organisations and industry.