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Curtin University

4.2 out of 5 (39 ratings / 35 reviews) Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Curtin University is an innovative, global university known for its high-impact research, strong industry partnerships and commitment to preparing students for jobs of the future.

Bachelor's programmes

Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (3)
Law (3)
Applied Sciences & Professions (2)
Agriculture & Forestry (1)
Computer Science & IT (1)
Journalism & Media (1)

Pre-Bachelor's programmes

Arts, Design & Architecture (1)

About

History

In 1987 Curtin University of Technology became Western Australia’s third university and Australia’s first university of technology. Curtin made the transition from the Western Australian Institute of Technology to a university with the passing of an Act of Parliament in December 1986, accepting its first students as a university in 1987.

Education

Study areas

  • Agriculture, environment and sustainability
  • Architecture and construction
  • Arts and creative industries
  • Business, management and law
  • Culture, society and Indigenous
  • Education
  • Engineering, mining and related technologies
  • Health
  • Information technology
  • Physical science and mathematics

Research

Curtin has successfully built an international reputation for research excellence, with 95 per cent of research ranked at world standard or above.

Working closely with industry and government, we are leading a number of national and international research projects in health sciences, astronomy, economics, minerals and energy and crop disease management.

Career

Joining Curtin as an academic or professional staff member will give you the opportunity to carve a rewarding career in a highly flexible and friendly environment.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2019

GSSA 2019

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.

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University Ranking

Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2021
174 16
2020
190 44
2019
234
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2021
201 50
2020
251 50
2019
301
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2020
201
2019
201 -50
2018
151
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2021
217 13
2020
230 20
2019
250
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.

Services

Housing services

There are many benefits to living on campus! You can enjoy living, socialising and studying in one convenient location, and make friends from all over the world. We offer a range of on-campus accommodation options, our rooms are fully furnished and there are plenty of recreation facilities and support services.

ICT services

Curtin has guest Wi-Fi accounts for visitors who are not able to connect to the eduroam network. These guest accounts allow a visitor to connect to the CurtinGuest wireless network and access the Internet. There is no email facility attached to the account, but you may access a third party web-based email provider.

Student Life

Campus life

The largest campus, Curtin Perth, is located in the suburb of Bentley, about six kilometres south-east of central Perth. In close proximity to everything Per­­th has to offer, it boasts 116 hectares of bold architecture nestled amongst beautifully landscaped gardens. Thousands of students fill the campus grounds every day of semester, creating a vibrant, multicultural atmosphere. Over the past decade, the campus has undergone some major changes, with a variety of stunning modern buildings now interspersed with the original 1960s architecture. The majority of Curtin courses are delivered on this campus.

Sports facilities

Sport and recreation at Curtin are multifaceted, with opportunities for students, staff, the community, elite athletes and researchers. Whether you want to join the gym, get a team together to play sport, try a new active experience or need health or rehabilitation support, Curtin Stadium has you covered for everything sport, fitness and recreation.

Student Reviews

More than just study!
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

I think university is what you make out of it, but Curtin is a really great university to go to if you enjoy expanding your experiences beyond just study ie getting involved in extra curriculars. The teachers and staff are all really supportive and there are plenty of additional services such as careers or volunteering which can really enhance your experience. The campus...

Experience about university
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Good university with various students

A university provides top class educations.
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

This university is ranked the top 1% of the world. The campus is nice with a variety of foreign students.

Perth, Western Australia, Australia

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