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Curtin University

4.3 out of 5 (23 ratings / 21 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

Humanities (6)
Arts, Design & Architecture (4)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (4)
Law (3)
Applied Sciences & Professions (2)
Agriculture & Forestry (1)
Computer Science & IT (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

  • Curtin University is Western Australia’s largest university. It also has campuses in Perth, Kalgoorlie, Malaysia, Singapore, Dubai and Mauritius, and a network of more than 130 international partners. 
  • Benefit from expert industry knowledge, real-world insights and a supportive learning environment.
  • Many of our degrees are backed by national and international accreditation.

Research

At Curtin, powerful industry partnerships and excellent facilities will support your research and help turn your discoveries into real-world outcomes.

The Graduate Research School (GRS) supports our higher degree by research (HDR) students and staff by providing advice on HDR scholarships, training programs, policies and processes.

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.
  • The staff members are an energetic, dedicated team of professionals working together to provide Australia and the world with quality graduates and innovative research.

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.

Learn more about the Global Student Satisfaction Awards

University Ranking

Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2020
190 44
2019
234 30
2018
264
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.
Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2019
201 -50
2018
151
2017
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
2020
230 20
2019
250 12
2018
262
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2020
251 50
2019
301 50
2018
351
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.

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

Basic Curtin(Mauritius Campus) Experience
Anonymous rated 2 out of 5 stars

Irrelevant IT course and not usable in work environment

great campus!
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Great opportunity. Reliable lecturers who are willing to go out of their way to aid students. Great help given for my research project as well.

A new change
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

I quite enjoy this university as teaching tactics within the classroom are explained thoroughly and students are given a lot of guidance, although practical aspects are lacking, which makes getting a job confronting and unfamiliar. I am planning to move to Turkey, hence leaving my university in Australia, and am open new experiences as I work well with change, and might...

Perth, Western Australia, Australia

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