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University of Western Australia

35 Stirling Hwy, Crawley WA 6009


Programs of study

Undergraduate Degree Admissions Requirements Tuition fees Apply
UWAFP - Advanced IELTS 5.5 16636 USD Apply
UWAFP - Extended IELTS 5.0 23006 USD Apply
UWAFP - Standard IELTS 5.5 16636 USD Apply

About University of Western Australia

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is a public research university in the Australian state of Western Australia. The university's main campus is in Perth, the state capital, with a secondary campus in Albany and various other facilities elsewhere.

UWA was established in 1911 by an act of the Parliament of Western Australia, and began teaching students two years later.[2] It is the sixth-oldest university in Australia, and was Western Australia's only university until the establishment of Murdoch University in 1973. Because of its age and reputation, UWA is classed one of the "sandstone universities", an informal designation given to the oldest university in each state. The university also belongs to several more formal groupings, including the Group of Eight and the Matariki Network of Universities. In recent years, UWA has generally been ranked either in the bottom half or just outside the world's top 100 universities, depending on the system used.

Scholarship availability $5000 by Go Study
Medium of instruction English
Established 1911
Students 18460
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Why University of Western Australia?

The University of Western Australia Foundation Program (UWAFP) offers students, who meet the required grades, guaranteed entry to a range of degree programmes at The University of Western Australia. For those students who don't achieve the grades required for UWA, the UWAFP is accepted at all other universities in Perth as well as some institutions in other parts of Australia.

The UWAFP is delivered at Taylors College in conjunction with The University of Western Australia. Taylors College is located in the grounds of The University of Western Australia in Claremont, Perth. The programme combines English language tuition with academic modules to thoroughly prepare students for a degree from an Australian university. The UWAFP offers two routes to undergraduate study: the Diploma of Commerce and the Diploma of Science.

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Academic Faculties

UWAFP - Advanced

UWAFP - Extended

UWAFP - Standard

Programs of study

Undergraduate Degree Admissions Requirements Tuition fees Apply
UWAFP - Advanced IELTS 5.5 16636 USD Apply
UWAFP - Extended IELTS 5.0 23006 USD Apply
UWAFP - Standard IELTS 5.5 16636 USD Apply

Cultural life at University of Western Australia

There are over 20,000 students enrolled at UWA who are not only from Perth and Western Australia but from all areas in Australia and around the world. 

On campus there is everything that you need – from cafes and sporting facilities to a pharmacy, bank, bookstore and hairdresser.


UWA’s Cultural Precinct has an ever-changing, vibrant and dynamic program of performances, lectures and associated cultural activities and our museums and art galleries have permanent and seasonal exhibitions. 

Student-run clubs and societies add fun and friendship to your UWA experience. UWA also has a proud sporting tradition, and there are many sporting groups.

Accommodation Options at University of Western Australia

There are a number of accommodation options available to you in Perth, all offering comfortable, high quality places to stay whilst you are studying. 

If you are under 18 you must live in an approved homestay or with the family of an adult relative. Homestay involves staying in a private home and can be an invaluable and rewarding part of your learning experience in Australia. 

If you are over 18 University Hall is UWA’s own residential college, located a short walk from the main UWA campus. The Hall offers single, non-ensuite rooms with internet and telephone connections.

Location and Infrastructure

Located five kilometres from the centre of Perth, UWA's 65-hectare Crawley campus is widely acclaimed for its beautiful setting beside the Swan River, with its grounds and buildings listed in the Register of the Australian National Estate. 

The sophisticated, cosmopolitan city of Perth offers a range of cafes and restaurants to choose from, as well as miles of pristine beaches, beautiful parks and fascinating cultural activities.