The University of Western Australia (UWA) is globally acknowledged as an institution of renown and ranks in the top one hundred universities worldwide. The number one university in Western Australia, UWA has an excellent student-teacher ratio, awarded five stars by the Good Universities Guide, that facilitates meaningful teaching, learning and research.
UWA is located in the city of Perth, with the main campus hosting more than 22,000 students. It provides the perfect backdrop for students with amenities and resources covering everything from libraries and research infrastructure to sports facilities and laboratories. 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 and making a positive impact on society. This extends to research, for which the university is highly regarded, where collaborations with organisations and industry lead to significant breakthroughs in fields such as plant genetics and radio astronomy.
Students at UWA are well catered for with a range of support services and assistance. This includes career guidance, counselling, financial advice, disability support and academic mentoring. Students also have the opportunity to explore interests and meet new people outside of their studies with the more than 140 clubs and societies. These student organisations cover everything from sport to theatre and host many events throughout the year.