The University of Western Australia
The University of Western Australia (UWA) is one ofAustralia'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 leading Australian research universities.
The University's areas of strategic research align with State and National priorities and include:
- plants, animals, agriculture and environment (including management of natural and agricultural systems)
- exploration, production and utilisation of minerals, oil and gas
- fundamental bio-medical and translational approaches to health
- Indigenous knowledge
- bio-engineering and bio-imaging
- neurosciences (including psychology).
UWA's graduates are highly competitive internationally, achieving success in higher study and in wide-ranging fields of employment. Many have risen to prominence in leadership roles in the arts, industry, government, education and the professions. The proportion of UWA graduates accepted into full-time employment is among the highest in Australia.
The University's longer-term aim is to be counted among the top 50 universities in the world by 2050, continuing to play a vital role in scholarship and discovery of global significance.
Professor Alan Robson AM CitWA
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Mr Doug Durack
Director - Public Affairs
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