The University of Western Australia (UWA)
The University of Western Australia was founded in 1911 as a research university. In addition, UWA is Australia's sixth oldest university. The university is also one of Australia's largest landowners. The University of Western Australia provides almost 300 undergraduates and graduate programmes to international students. The teaching quality is rated 5 stars by Good University Guide. Oceans Institute, Centre for Energy & Minerals, and Centre for Software Practice are among UWA's research institutes.

Cost of attendance

The tuition cost at University of Western Australia ranges between 15,000-37,000 AUD (~8.27-3.65 lakh INR). One can estimate the living and other miscellaneous expenses around 6,000-10,000 AUD (~3.34-5.58 lakh INR).


The institution offers both on-campus and off-campus housing. UWA's residential colleges house over 2500 students from all over the world and provide all utilities such as buffet-style meals, Wi-Fi, low-cost laundry, professional room cleaning, and early-bird discounts. St Catherine's College (15,300 AUD - 19,260 AUD), St George's College (17,950 AUD), St Thomas More College (17,245 AUD - 19,495 AUD), Trinity (15,768 AUD) - 17,520 AUD), and University Hall are the residents' five residential colleges (10,200 - 15,600 AUD). The typical monthly rent for off-campus living is 600 to 800 AUD.

Acceptance rate

The total number of students enrolled is over 22,000, with over 5,000 international students. The University of Western Australia has a competitive admission policy, with a 38% acceptance rate.


The main campus of the University of Western Australia is located in Perth, on the banks of the Swan River. UWA Albany, located in Albany's Old Post Office building, is another campus of UWA. The Perth Campus is surrounded by lush green spaces with open courtyards, and UWA has over 22,000 students and 3,500 staff members. Banking, Co-op bookshops and second-hand bookshops, cafés, medical centres, and other services are available on campus through the residential colleges. UWA has a regional campus that offers high-tech academics in conjunction with experienced tutors.


The UWA Business School has held AACSB accreditation since 2011 and accreditation through EQUIS (the European Quality Improvement System) since 2008. 

Jobs and Placement

The University of Western Australia offers thorough job placement assistance to its alumni. UWA organises employment fairs, workshops, virtual meet-ups, and a number of other services to help students find internships and jobs in Australia. The University helps students advance their careers by improving their resumes and portfolios, organising mock interviews, assisting them with cover letters and networking strategies, and providing a number of other equivalent services. According to the 2020 guide, UWA graduates earned an average of 60,900 AUD.

QS Ranking

#93 in World University Ranking by QS Global World Rankings, 2022.

The Ranking

#132 in World University Rankings by Times Higher Education, 2022.

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