The University of Western Australia
Region: Oceania
Country/Region: Australia
Found Year: 1911
Address: 35 Stirling Highway
Introduction

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is a research-intensive University located next to the beautiful Swan River and Perth city, in Western Australia. The University was established in 1911 and now hosts 25,000 students and employs 3500 staff. The University’s main campus in Crawley is renowned for its heritage and contemporary architecture and for landscaped grounds that see the campus acknowledged as one of the most beautiful in the world. UWA has a broad research and teaching profile across a wide-range of disciplines. With world-class staff and facilities, UWA students are given the best possible opportunities to pursue their impossible and excel in their fields. UWA staff and students also contribute to numerous world-class research projects. UWA is recognised internationally as ranking 96th in the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) for 2016. UWA staff members have won many awards for teaching and research, notable among these are Professor Barry Marshall and Emeritus Professor Robin Warren who were awarded the 2005 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for their discovery of the bacterium Helicobacter and its role in gastritis and peptic ulcer disease. UWA is a member of the Group of Eight, a coalition of leading research intensive Australian universities. It is also part of two global university networks - the Worldwide Universities Network and the Matariki Network of Universities across seven nations.

Academic Ranking of World Universities
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Academic Ranking of World Universities
The Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) is recognized as the precursor of global university rankings and the most trustworthy one. ARWU presents the world's top 1000 research universities annually based on transparent methodology and objective third-party data.
91
2017
93
2018
99
2019
85
2020
96
2021
Global Ranking of Academic Subjects
All Subjects
Subject
Rank
Best Ranked Subjects
Subject Rank
Mining & Mineral Engineering
3
Marine/Ocean Engineering
10
Agricultural Sciences
16
Oceanography
21
Environmental Science & Engineering
21
Clinical Medicine
30
Biological Sciences
34
Water Resources
37
Key Statistics
18598
Total Enrollment
5283(28.4%)
International Students
11614
Undergraduate Enrollment
2601(22.4%)
International Students
6984
Graduate Enrollment
2682(38.4%)
International Students
Programs
Undergraduate Programs
Aboriginal Health and Wellbeing
Aboriginal Health and Wellbeing
Accounting
Agricultural Science
Anatomy and Human Biology
Anthropology and Sociology
Applied Computing
Applied Computing
Archaeology
Architecture
Asian Studies
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Biomedical Science
Biomedical Science
Botany
Business Law
Business Law
Chemistry
Chinese
Classics and Ancient History
Communication and Media Studies
Computer Science
Computer Science
Conservation Biology
Economics
Engineering Science
Engineering Science
English and Cultural Studies
Environmental Science
Exercise and Health
Finance
French Studies
Genetics
Geography
Geology
German Studies
History
History of Art
Human Geography and Planning
Human Resource Management
Indigenous Knowledge, History and Heritage
Indonesian
Integrated Design
Italian Studies
Japanese
Landscape Architecture
Law and Society
Law and Society
Linguistics
Management
Marine Science
Marketing
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics and Statistics
Medieval and Early Modern Studies
Microbiology and Immunology
Music Studies
Natural Resource Management
Neuropsychology and Cognitive Science
Neuroscience
Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Pharmacology
Pharmacology
Philosophy
Physics
Physiology
Political Science and International Relations
Population Health
Population Health
Quantitative Methods
Quantitative Methods
Science Communication
Social and Applied Psychology
Specialist Music Studies
Sport Science
Work and Employment Relations
Zoology
Graduate Programs
Anthropology and Sociology
Archaeology
Architecture
Asian Studies
Business and Engineering Asset Management
Business Information Management
Civil Engineering
Classics and Ancient History
Commerce
Commerce and Commerce
Commercial and Resources Law
Communication Studies
Computer Science
Criminal Justice
Doctor of Business Administration
Doctor of Dental Medicine
Doctor of Medicine
Early Childhood Education
Economics
Engineering
English and Cultural Studies
European Languages and Studies
Executive Master of Business Administration
Fine Arts
History
Human Resources and Employment Relations
Industrial Relations
Landscape Architecture
Laws
Linguistics
Marketing
Master of Business Administration
Music
Oil and Gas Engineering
Philosophy
Political Science and International Relations
Primary Education
Professional Accounting and Professional Accounting
Public Administration
Social Work and Social Policy
Urban Design
Women'S Studies