At UWS we believe in bringing knowledge to life. This means our degrees are designed for success, offering flexibility, practical skill development and the theoretical knowledge you need to become a career-ready graduate in a global environment.
UWS is one of the largest universities in Australia with over 40,000 students. As a major urban university our campuses are spread across the Greater Western Sydney region - Bankstown, Nirimba (Blacktown), Campbelltown, Hawkesbury, Parramatta, Penrith and Westmead Precinct.
Whilst each campus is unique, they all share the same friendly welcoming atmosphere that makes UWS a great place to study, make friends and succeed for your future.
As a student at UWS, you become part of an exciting learning environment which attracts world-class staff and students from metropolitan and regional Australia, along with students just like you from all over the world.
UWS Teaching and Research Excellence
UWS wins prestigious Prime Minister’s Australian University Teacher of the Year Award 2011 and 2012
UWS academics win prestigious Australian Government Office of Learning and Teaching (OLT) Citations
UWS ranked 11th among Australian universities in Australian Research Council (ARC) grants
UWS research rated among the world’s best. Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) 2012 Institution Report
We look forward to welcoming our new international students at Orientation. Orientation is the time to ask all your questions and find out all the important information about studying at UWS to help you in your transition to university.
Commencing international students are also required to attend MyCourse Planning (MCP) sessions during the Orientation period.
UWS coming to you
Come and meet a UWS representative in your country. This is your opportunity to speak to a UWS adviser in your home country and find out more about courses and life at UWS.
International Postgraduate Research Scholarships
The International Postgraduate Research Scholarships (IPRS) program enables international students to undertake a postgraduate research qualification in Australia and gain experience with leading Australian researchers. The closing date for application is 31 August each year.
Need to improve your English or academic studies for entry to UWS? UWSCollege (opens in a new window) is wholly owned by the University of Western Sydney, offering students a pathway to UWS through English Language, University Foundation Studies and Diploma programs.