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The University of Notre Dame Australia

Bachelor's programmes

Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (2)
Law (2)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (2)
Agriculture & Forestry (1)
Arts, Design & Architecture (1)

About

History

The University embraces the ancient and esteemed traditions of Catholic Universities in Europe, North America, and 2000 years of the Catholic Intellectual Tradition. We welcome people of all faiths or none at all. As an academic community, we welcome open and rigorous enquiry, debate and discussion.

Education

  • The University of Notre Dame Australia provides students with the theoretical knowledge and professional skills which will empower them to realise their potential, build interconnectedness with all peoples and willingly serve the community through active participation, engagement and reflection.
  • The University of Notre Dame Australia has a powerful commitment to honouring the individual and recognise that each student is graced with their own gifts and talents. The University of Notre Dame Australia believe that higher education should prepare students for a rich, fulfilling and reflective life, not just a career path.

Research

  • Notre Dame enables growth of its research culture and capacity through partnership with an emphasis on collaboration and translational research.
  • Medical research facilities at Fiona Stanley Hospital, the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research and Murdoch University in Western Australia, and Auburn Hospital in New South Wales are shared with the University.
  • Notre Dame also collaborates with specialised centres like the WA Phenome Centre, the WA Shared Imaging Facility, the WA Health Translation Network and the Nursing Research Centre at St John of God Hospital in Western Australia.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2019

GSSA 2019

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University Ranking

Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
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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.

Services

Housing services

  • Notre Dame Fremantle Campus Student Residences offers on-campus accommodation ideal for those who want to be part of a community, meet other students from around Australia and the world and live right in the heart of Freo’s West End, the main port city of Western Australia.
  • Notre Dame Fremantle Campus Student Residences are a safe and positive community that seek to provide an excellent level of pastoral care and help you grow and develop in all aspects of your life.

Library services

The University Library at the University of Notre Dame Australia consists of seven individual libraries and the national Online Services Team

Student Life

Campus life

  • Notre Dame Fremantle Campus Student Residences offers on-campus accommodation ideal for those who want to be part of a community, meet other students from around Australia and the world and live right in the heart of Freo’s West End, the main port city of Western Australia.
  • Notre Dame Fremantle Campus Student Residences are a safe and positive community that seek to provide an excellent level of pastoral care and help you grow and develop in all aspects of your life.
  • Shops, cafes, restaurants, beaches and sport facilities are within walking distance or are easily accessible by public transport.

Student clubs

  • The Student Association of the University of Notre Dame Australia (SAUNDA) provides an avenue for social and personal development and fosters a sense of community. The Student Association aims to support the needs of students. It liases directly with student groups to ensure concerns are appropriately addressed.
  • The Student Association is the voice for Notre Dame students. Every student is automatically a member of the association and is entitled to its services and benefits. Its mission is to serve the best interests of the student body by interacting with the university administration, organising social events and providing support and assistance.

Student Reviews

great support, great opportunities, beautiful campus
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

Notre Dame is an amazing university for those wanting to complete their degree in picturesque beach-side Fremantle. The classes are smaller than that of traditional universities and the faculty really prioritise individualistic learning and student wellbeing.

Lots of work experience and placement!
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Overall a fantastic university and the programs are well organised and intimate with the learner, fantastic study abroad program and lots of work experience hours which put you ahead of other graduates i just have further ambitions to study abroad that's why i transferred

Wholesome and nurturing!
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

I had a really wholesome experience at the university. I especially loved not having many students in a workshop because this meant I could engage in the subject matter more intimately with my peers and lecturers and absorb the content we were learning. The teachers were always readily available and gave of their time and efforts to their students. There were also many...

Fremantle, Western Australia, Australia

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