The University of Western Australia
The University of Western Australia is one of Australia’s leading universities and has an international reputation for excellence in teaching, learning and research. A dynamic and progressive university, UWA is a member of the prestigious ‘Group of Eight’ partnership of leading Australian universities and offers a diverse range of courses. UWA attracts outstanding staff and students from around Australia and internationally. With intellectual excellence and critical thinking at the heart of all degrees, UWA graduates are leaders in all fields of endeavour at home and abroad.
The dual strengths of UWA’s research and research training set the University apart. Responsible for almost 70 per cent of the university-based research and development in Western Australia, the University is ranked second for research in Australia, taking account of its size. The 2005 Nobel Prize for Medicine to UWA graduate and current researcher Professor Barry Marshall and colleague Emeritus Professor Robin Warren underscores the international excellence of research being conducted at The University of Western Australia.
World-class is the minimum standard and the University strives to achieve international excellence in all areas.