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University of Western Australia

Established in 1911, The University of Western Australia was the first University (UWA) In Western Australia. UWA was established due to large efforts of Sir John Winthrop Hackett who wanted to provide Western Australia with a University. In 1913, The University opened its doors to 184 students. By 2016 there were more than 26,000 student enrollments.

Today the University of Western Australia is one of the best universities in Australia. Located on a river bend in Crawley just minute’s from the city of Perth, UWA is often described as one of Australia’s most picturesque campuses. Heritage-listed architecture blends with modern buildings and leading facilities in leafy grounds of open courtyards and beautiful gardens. Close to UWA’s Crawley campus is Kings Park, one of the world’s largest and most beautiful inner-city parks. Here you can enjoy over 400 hectares of nature, with sweeping views of the Swan and Canning rivers. The city of Perth offers an inspiring study environment with sunny weather, a relaxed outdoor environment and beautiful natural scenery. For several years in a row, Perth has been recognized as one of the top 10 most livable cities in the world.

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Studying overseas at an international university is about more than just classes. It is about discovering a new culture, meeting new people and having fun. As a UWA student you can expect to be stretched intellectually as you interact with some of the country’s leading researchers and teachers, while at the same time making friends with other students from around Australia and the globe.

UWA has produced alumni who have become world leaders, such as Bob Hawke (Former Australian Prime Minister), Lee Hunter (Google (Asia – Pacific) Head of marketing innovation), and David Ritter (CEO of Greenpeace Australia) and many more.

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UWA Facts

Internationally recognized & has a globally recognized course structure.

Ranked top 100 in the world and ranked top 10 in Australia.

UWA is group of 8 University (Group of research intensive universities in Australia), with over 75 research institutes and centers.

UWA has more than 4000+ International students from 109+ countries.

UWA is 3 rd in Australia and 49 th in the world for graduate employability (QS 2016).

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