Future Students

International students

Our faculty is recognised internationally for our innovative and exceptional standard of teaching, learning, practice and research in architecture, landscape architecture, urban design and fine arts.

Courses
Find a course that is right for you – UWA has 71 undergraduate majors and 180 postgraduate courses.
Pathways to UWA
UWA offers a range of alternative pathways if you didn't quite reach our direct entry requirements.
English language courses
Improve your English language proficiency with UWA's English language programs.
Scholarships and sponsorships
UWA offers a range of scholarship or sponsorship opportunities to prospective international students to help them achieve international excellence.
Australia Awards
Australia Awards are international scholarships and fellowships funded by the Australian Government for high-achieving international students to undertake study in Australia.
Study Abroad and Exchange
Explore the exciting opportunities with UWA's Study Abroad and Student Exchange programs.
Life at UWA
Gain an internationally recognised qualification at a world top 100 university.
How to apply
Choose a course and either apply online or through an authorised UWA representative near you.

Welcome to UWA

Welcome to The University of Western Australia – Western Australia’s most established and leading university, ranked 88th in the world.

By choosing UWA, you will join a vibrant student community of more than 24,000 intelligent minds who seek to progress and create knowledge for the benefit of the Western Australian, Australian and international communities.  

UWA at a glance

  • Nine faculties and schools include: Architecture, Landscape and Visual Arts; Arts (Humanities, Social Sciences and Music); Business; Education; Engineering, Computing and Mathematics; Law; Science; Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences; and Indigenous Studies.
  • Vibrant student community of 24,000+ students comprising of 17,500+ undergraduate, 6,700+ postgraduate.
  • 109 diverse nationalities represented within our 5000+ strong international student community.
  • 5 broad undergraduate courses with 71 diverse majors, and 180 postgraduate courses.
  • 160+ Student Exchange Agreements with leading universities including University College London, National University of Singapore and many more.
  • Featured in the world's top 200 institutions in 24 of the 30 subjects assessed according to the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2014.
  • 11 highly cited scholars within the world’s top 200 according to Thompson-Reuters ISI Web of Knowledge 2014.
  • Distinguished alumni include Nobel Prize Laureate Professor Barry Marshall, who is the most popular living Nobel Laureate, according to the Nobel Foundation.
  • We've produced 100 Rhodes Scholars within the last 100 years.
  • 100+ vibrant clubs and societies on campus.
  • 5 residential colleges located close to campus.

UWA Experience

UWA Experience

UWA welcomes students looking for a truly international study experience, either by undertaking an undergraduate, postgraduate coursework or research degree, or on a study abroad or student exchange program.

At UWA, you can expect to be stretched intellectually as you interact with some of the country’s leading researchers and teachers. At the same time, you’ll have the opportunity to form lifelong friendships, study abroad and join one of our 120 vibrant clubs and societies.

Support and accommodation

Support and accommodation

Campus accommodation

UWA has five residential colleges close to campus: University Hall, St Catherine's College, St George's College, St Thomas More College and Trinity. The colleges offer a vibrant combination of living and learning on-campus, which uniquely defines your time at UWA and adds a valuable dimension to your degree. To apply for college accommodation, visit the online application portal.

Off-campus accommodation

There are several options available to students who are seeking off-campus accommodation while studying at UWA. Learn more about living options off campus or search UWA’s Housing Database to find vacant properties and shared accommodation options.

Money matters

The cost of attending university involves more than just paying tuition fees. You will need to find accommodation, travel to and from campus, buy textbooks and stationery and consider food and entertainment. Learn more about the estimated cost of living.

Support services

UWA’s comprehensive range of student support services will help you settle into university life by supporting you both academically and personally, from before you arrive in Australia to long after you've settled into university life.

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Living in Perth, Western Australia

Living in Perth, Western Australia

Perth offers an inspiring study environment of sunny weather and a relaxed outdoor lifestyle with beautiful natural scenery. Perth has been recognised as one of the top 10 most liveable cities in the world, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit’s Global Liveability Survey for several years in a row.

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Fees and forms

Fees and forms

Course fees 2015
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