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The University of Western Sydney (UWS) is a research-led, progressive university that is committed to ensuring students are set up for career success when they graduate from UWS. We aim to 'Bring Knowledge to Life' by combining academic study with hands-on practical experience across our six campuses in Greater Western Sydney.
Why choose UWS?
Balance of academic and practical learning in career-orientated courses
Most courses have practical components, so you will have plenty of opportunities to gain hands-on experience in real-life situations through case studies or practical work in our state-of-the-art facilities. There are also opportunities for external work placements or internships within industry.
High level of professional accreditation
UWS places a strong emphasis on professional accreditation, so many courses have been designed to meet the needs of industry and professional organisations. All courses are fully government accredited.
UWS academics top the nation, with two of our academics being proud recipients of the Prime Minister's Award for Australian University Teacher of the Year in 2011 and 2012. Our industry-trained academics are in touch with the professional world and help provide you with the best possible resources to succeed in your studies.
Well-regarded, innovative research programs
UWS is a hub of research activity, providing sustainable solutions to real-world problems for the 21st century. UWS is ranked 11th among Australia's universities for achievement in the prestigious Australian Research Council's (ARC) major grants, underlining our position among the best in the country.
Global knowledge network
The university has close links with universities in the Asia-Pacific, Europe and the Americas. These links provide opportunities for academic collaboration and research, and also provide students with an international perspective, cultural exchange contacts and the chance to 'hook' into a global knowledge network.
UWS owns a pathway college called UWSCollege, which provides English Language tuition and academic preparation for students to succeed at UWS.
UWS offers study options at six campuses across the Greater Western Sydney area - Bankstown, Nirimba (Blacktown), Campbelltown, Hawkesbury, Penrith and Parramatta. All campuses are served by public transport and major roads.
Student support services
UWS provides a host of facilities and services to international students on all the campuses.
At UWS, students from different parts of the world are made to feel at home and are provided with complete support to successfully reach their academic goals. Some of the support services offered include the airport reception service, the orientation program and campus safety. International student advisers are located on each campus to assist international students with personal, academic and long-term goals.
The university provides high-quality, safe and affordable accommodation options on all campuses at Bankstown, Nirimiba (Blacktown), Parramatta, Campbelltown, Hawkesbury and Penrith.
UWS offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the following disciplines: business; computing, engineering and math; education; humanities and communication arts; law; medicine; nursing and midwifery; sciences and health; and social sciences and psychology.
Study abroad and exchange
UWS offers study abroad programs that provide students with the opportunity to pursue one or two semesters of fulltime study at UWS. If you are enrolled at a university that has a formal exchange agreement with UWS, you may be eligible to apply to study at UWS as an exchange student.
- UWS is a multi-site university with six campuses spread across Greater Western Sydney: Bankstown, Blacktown, Campbelltown, Hawkesbury, Parramatta and Penrith. Modern, green and friendly, the campuses provide a welcoming study environment.
Eastern Road QUAKERS HILL NSW Australia
Bourke Street RICHMOND NSW Australia
Second Avenue KINGSWOOD NSW Australia
Bullecourt Avenue MILPERRA NSW Australia
Cnr Victoria Road & James Ruse Drive RYDALMERE NSW Australia
Narellan Road CAMPBELLTOWN NSW Australia
St Vincents Building 158-160 Hawkesbury Road WESTMEAD NSW Australia