The University of Western Australia (UWA) is one of Australia’s leading universities and has an international reputation for excellence in teaching, learning and research. Globally, UWA is ranked in the world’s top 100 (ARWU 2021) and is the only Western Australian university in the prestigious Group of Eight, a coalition of world-leading research-intensive Australian universities.

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UWA ranks first in Western Australia and is recognized internationally as a Top 100 university.

Eight subject areas are ranked in the world’s Top 50, according to the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021.

Top ranking subject areas include Anatomy and Physiology, Civil and Structural Engineering, Mineral and Mining Engineering, Psychology, Earth and Marine Sciences, Geology, Geophysics, and Sports Related Subjects

Perth is the sunniest capital city in Australia with clear blue skies 70% of the year!

#1 IN AUSTRALIA for on-campus events and activities (International Student Barometer Survey), UWA has more than 180 clubs and societies to join as well as plenty of volunteering opportunities.

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Why University of Western Australia?

Just minutes from Perth city, UWA is located on the picturesque banks of the Swan River and is renowned for its beautiful campus and sandstone buildings. For more than 100 years it has stood for excellence in teaching, learning and research, and has produced high-achieving graduates including a prime minister, a Nobel Prize winner, an Oscar-winning filmmaker, ground-breaking scientists and doctors, award-winning journalists, and celebrated musicians, writers and archaeologists – experts across many fields of endeavour.


Living at UWA means you can easily walk to uni, cafes and shops; you’re also a short bus ride to the city and Perth’s best beaches.


Our team works with you start to finish through the study abroad process. Our staff is readily available and able to assist you with any academic, social, or cultural questions or issues that you may face during your time abroad. You can submit an inquiry for questions about the full degree program with University of Western Australia.



University of Western Australia offers a broad range of Undergraduate degrees, Postgraduate degrees, and Higher Degrees by Research.

UWA offers students a practical, real-world experience in addition to valuable professional networking opportunities. This hands-on learning approach is highly valued by employers and ensures you’re career-ready with communication and critical thinking skills as well as a broad, global perspective – all of which are vital in order to excel in a range of professions.


Perth has a Mediterranean climate with hot, dry summers and mild, wet winters. It is the sunniest capital city in Australia with clear blue skies an incredible 70% of the year! Warm weather and clean air allow students to have a year-round outdoor lifestyle and enjoy the natural beauty including the coastline of white sandy beaches and majestic Swan River.


Subject Area
  • Data and Computer Science
  • Economics
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • International Business
  • Education
  • Civil Engineering
  • Mineral and Mining Engineering
  • Structural Engineering
  • Law
  • Psychology
  • Social Sciences
  • Agricultural and Environmental Science
  • Anatomy
  • Biomedical Science
  • Dentistry
  • Earth and Marine Sciences
  • Geology
  • Geophysics
  • Health Sciences
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Medicine
  • Pharmacy
  • Physiology
  • Public Health
  • Optometry
  • Sports Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts & Design
  • Architecture, Design and Planning
  • Fine Art
  • Music


Eligibility will depend on the degree you are seeking. Reach out to our team for specific details.

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Get Involved

There are more than 180 clubs and societies to join as well as plenty of volunteering opportunities. Many courses also have a work-integrated learning or internship component built in.

Your weekends and holidays can be spent enjoying the outdoors at barbecues with friends, swimming in the clear blue waters of the Indian Ocean, or even stand-up paddle boarding on the Swan River.

Program Dates

February Intake

Orientation Week Late Feb
Teaching period Late Feb – Late May
Mid-semester break Mid-April
Final assessments (exams) Mid-June

July Intake

Orientation Week (mid-year) Mid-July
Teaching period Late July – Late Oct
Mid-semester break Early Sept
Final assessments (exams) Late Oct – Mid-Nov

Fees & Inclusions

  • Tuition fees:  AUD$34,200 – $42,000 typically for standard courses (AUD -based on 2022 fees)
  • Health insurance: from AUD$537 per year

Scholarships and Financial Aid

Global Excellence Scholarship

The University of Western Australia offers a significant scholarship to high-achieving undergraduate and postgraduate students, from selected countries, who apply for particular courses at the University. Undergraduate students can receive scholarships of up to AUD$48,000 over 4 years on eligible courses or AUD$36,000 over 3 years; postgraduate students can receive up to AUD$24,000 over two years on eligible courses.

Financial Aid

You can apply for US financial aid while studying at UWA through the United States Department of Education’s Direct Loan Program.

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