The University of Western Australia acknowledges that it is situated on Noongar land, and that the Noongar people remain the spiritual and cultural custodians of their land and continue to practise their values, languages, beliefs and knowledge.
The suburb of Crawley, just 10 minutes from the Perth central business district, is home to the main campus of The University of Western Australia.
The University has smaller centres at Claremont and Albany.
From its extensive art collections and theatre venues to its wealth of sporting, cultural, alumni and social groups, the University is a leading intellectual and creative resource to the communities it serves.
UWA’s distinctive mix of heritage architecture and contemporary buildings contain state-of-the-art teaching and research facilities, lecture and performance theatres, tutorial spaces, studios and subject-specific laboratories, creating the perfect learning environment.
Situated on the Swan River in Crawley, UWA is one of Australia’s most picturesque campuses. At UWA you are surrounded by leafy green spaces with open courtyards and plenty of room to study, catch up with friends or relax outdoors in Perth’s moderate climate.
UWA consistently rates highly in student feedback surveys as offering an exciting, vibrant atmosphere. Shop, play, eat, be entertained – there’s a whole village on campus including:
Just a few minutes from the main Crawley Campus is the University’s Claremont site.
UWA Claremont is home to:
UWA Claremont is also where you will find Taylor's College, which provides foundation courses for international students.
The original buildings were home to the State's first post-secondary teaching institution which opened in 1902 – Claremont Teachers College. The college later became the Western Australian College of Advanced Education.
The campus is located on the corner of Princess Road and Goldsworthy Road in Claremont.
UWA has a regional campus in the south-coast town of Albany - a four-and-half-hour drive from Perth
The friendly and close-knit UWA Albany community includes the:
In 2005, Curtin University of Technology joined UWA in Albany to provide additional courses to the local community.
At the UWA Albany Centre you can experience all that regional Western Australia has to offer while studying at university. A supportive, welcoming community at the UWA Albany Centre provides the perfect alternative to a big-city campus.
Centre of Excellence in Natural Resource Management undertakes targeted, cost-effective and innovative research that makes a significant and recognised contribution to addressing Australia's natural resource management problems.
The Rural Clinical School of WA (Albany) offers clinical placements in a regional town to medicine students in their penultimate year from UWA and University of Notre Dame Australia.
UWA Albany offers a diverse range of stimulating options to become involved in, including sporting and social activities, public lectures and arts events.
The Friends of UWA Albany provides a way for members of the community to show support for and to be involved in UWA activities in Albany.
In 2019, UWA Albany celebrated 20 years in the Great Southern region. A short film & website where commisioned to commemorate the event.