The University of Western Australia

The University of Western Australia is also called UWA and is located in Crawley, Western Australia, Australia. It has more than 19,000 students who earn credits in fields including Architecture, Music, Humanities, Social Studies, Engineering, Law, Physical Science, and Medicine.

The university was founded in 1911, in buildings with corrugated iron roofs, until the campus was moved to Crawley in 1932. There are many scholarships offered, thanks to the benefactor, Sir John Winthrop Hackett. It is the oldest college in the western part of Australia.

Based on the QS World University Ranking of 2023, The University of Western Australia is positioned as the #90 top university in the world, which makes it the #7 top university in Australia. The university's global rank is improved by 3 points from last year.

University Profile

Ranking #90 #7
University Name The University of Western Australia
Acronym UWA
Year Established 1911
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Address 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley, Western Australia, Australia
Phone +61 (0)8 6488 6000
Fax +61 (0)8 6488 1380
Website The University of Western Australia Website
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International Students Allowed Yes
Student Body Men and Women
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