Established in 1991, ECU has grown rapidly into a quality university with excellent student satisfaction and internationally recognised research.
We invite you to be part of the next generation of outstanding teachers and make a real difference to young peoples’ lives.Take the first step and explore our wide selection of up-to-date and progressive courses, including early childhood, primary and secondary teacher education. Our courses are practical, based on cutting edge research and responsive to the learning needs of young people and the community.Our passionate and experienced team, who strive to always find better ways to educate and train our teachers, will support you through your exciting and challenging journey. So, if you aspire to teach, or are already qualified and want to extend your professional learning, join us to make a difference.
Welcome to research at Edith Cowan University. We have a vibrant research community at ECU and actively support our student and staff researchers. We also enjoy collaboration with other universities and continually seek opportunities to work with organisations and businesses to commercialise research outcomes.
The Search is ECU's biannual research publication, documenting highlights and insights across a diverse range of fields. From neuroscience to nanotechnology, and management to music, our talented researchers aim to deliver tangible outcomes to benefit communities, both locally and globally.
The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2019. By rating institutions on a scale from 1 to 5, on multiple studies-related questions, we found the top educators in the world.Learn more about the Global Student Satisfaction Awards
The Student Hub on each campus is the first point of reference for all student enquiries, including:
Student villages at the Joondalup, Mount Lawley and South West campuses are operated by student accommodation company Campus Living Villages. The villages consist of single and multi-room units with shared self-catering facilities, and they provide a modern, friendly environment. There is a wide range of apartment styles, including recently developed apartments, to suit a variety of budgets.All new developments feature National Rental Affordability Scheme approved dwellings, offering tenants rent at below market prices.
Each library features:
ECU students have 24 hour access to on-campus computing facilities. Our e-Labs are an ideal place to finish assignments, carry out research and get online access to help with your studies. The e-Labs cater to both PC and Mac users and feature the latest software. Course specific applications are available through school computer labs.
ECU Student Health Services are located at the Joondalup and Mount Lawley Campuses. They provide general practitioner (GP), nurse and allied health services to assist students with their health care needs.Services include:
We have three campuses in Western Australia, each offering a modern, vibrant location for study and learning. Our campuses feature up-to-date facilities including wireless internet, 24-hour access to computer labs, libraries with open study spaces outside office hours and a safe environment for you to study in, either by yourself or with other students.
Modern, fully-equipped sports, recreation and fitness centres are located on the Joondalup, Mount Lawley and Bunbury Campuses.
Our students and staff are offered discounted gym memberships, social night team sports, facilities hire and community event opportunities.
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My time at WAAPA was awesome, and prepared me for a career in composition. Throughout my studies, I was encouraged to collaborate with other students, which gave me a range of experiences which fed into my creative practice. The staff were knowledgable and professional, as well as accessible and invested in the development of the students. I was given opportunities to...
The cultural diversity at Edith cowan university gave me an opportunityto grow and scale higher in my academics.