University of Western Australia

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35 Stirling Hwy, Crawley WA 6009, Australia

About Of University of Western Australia

University of Western Australia, shortly termed as UWA, is a public research university situated in Perth, Western Australia, Australia. It was founded in 1911 by an act of the Parliament of Western Australia. The teaching sessions were started after two years of its establishment. The Ph.D. degree was introduced at UWA in 1946. It received its first award in 1950 for the research of Chemistry of Native Plants in Western Australia.

Description Of University of Western Australia

Faculty, Departments & Schools

Faculty -Arts, Business, Law and Education; Engineering and Mathematical Sciences; Science; Health and Medical Sciences

Departments -Pharmacology, Physics, Education, Anthropology, Psychology, Mathematics and Statistics, Finance, Economics, and others.

Schools -Business, Humanities, Law, Social Sciences, Earth Sciences, Agriculture and Environment, Dentistry, Mathematics and Statistics, Allied Health, Physics and Astrophysics, and others

Programs& Degrees

The university offers a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs in various disciplines.

Undergraduate Programs

Music Studies, Architecture, Environmental Science, Quantitative Methods, Sports Science, Exercise and Health, Integrated Design, Fine Arts, Law and Society, French Studies, Business Law, Accounting, Data Science, Pharmacology, and others

Postgraduate Programs

Urban Design, Public Health, Nursing Science, Information Technology, Applied Finance, Laws, Public Administration, Executive Engineering, School Leadership, Commerce, Manual Therapy, Pharmacy, Neonatology, Geoscience and others


Architecture, Clinical Pharmacy, Musical Arts, Psychology, Social Work, and others


The world-class facilities at UWA enable students, faculty and researchers to conduct research beyond academia and contribute to the well-being of the society and world. UWA research strengths a broad spectrum of areas such as accounting, applied mathematics, dentistry, historical studies, genetics, neurosciences, public health, geophysics, clinical sciences etc.

The Research Development and Innovation (RDI) works effectively on developing research opportunities, on creating an impact from research, and on working with industries to provide collaborative research projects.It has various industry-based research centres and institutes.


The admission process, application requirements, deadlines, fees etc. vary depending on the level of study you have chosen for applying at UWA. It further varies on the type of student you are, domestic or international. Just select your course and student category to get the complete information.


UWA has one main campus and two smaller centres.

  • ‘Crawley Campus’, UWA main campus is located at the 10 minutes distance from the Perth CBD. It is a blend of heritage architecture and contemporary buildings covering world-class teaching and research facilities.
  • ‘Claremont Campus’, located just few minutes from the main campus is a home to few UWA’s research centres and institutes.
  • ‘Albany Campus’, located in the south-coast town of Albany is a home to Rural Clinical School, Albany Centre, etc.

The main campus has art galleries, museums, theatre, outdoor cinema, library, labs, shops, bank, bookshop, childcare centre, health services, cafes, restaurants, hair salon, news agency, sports, fitness and recreation facilities, accommodation etc.

Extra-curricular activities

UWA has various sports teams that compete in various competitions. The regular fitness classes at different levelsare also organized. It also offers world-class facilities for different sports such as soccer, volleyball, badminton, basketball, badminton, touch rugby, water polo etc.

Financial Support

The broad range of scholarships are offered for students studying at UWA or considering to study/research at UWA. There are different application rounds for domestic and international students. To become eligible for the particular scholarship, an applicant must meet the eligibility criteria defined for it. You can find the list of scholarships depending on the study level.

Why to join?

The vibrant cultural campus, highly supportive environment, state-of-the-artteaching and research amenities, relaxed lifestyle, comfortable living facility, unique university life experience and several academic opportunities make the University of Western Australia the best place to learn and live.

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