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Why choose Curtin?

Curtin’s vibrant culture of innovation and collaboration, globally recognised courses and extensive industry connections will give you the skills and knowledge you need to succeed in the global workplace. With campuses in Western Australia and around the globe, as well as a network of university partners around the world, Curtin is an international university with a rapidly expanding global footprint.

Our strong global reputation has seen us rise up the international university rankings in recent years.

We’re now ranked in the top 1% of universities worldwide in the Academic Ranking of World Universities 2019 and have risen to 217th in the world in the QS World University Ranking 2020-21 and to an estimated position of 258th in the world in the 2020 Times Higher Education World University Rankings.

Graduate ready for the job market
Courses are offered across a wide range of subject areas, and you'll study in technology-rich learning environments that recreate real workplaces, enhancing your studies and giving you hands-on practical experience. You can increase your employability through internships and real-world projects that strengthen your skills and expand your industry knowledge.

Work-life balance
Flexible study options mean that you could study on campus, online, part-time or full-time, with some courses offering evening and weekend classes, so you can still work. You could also study part of your course in a different country or different Curtin campus, adding a global dimension to your degree.

Support when you need it
We offer a range of support services to help you while you study. Curtin Connect provides study-related assistance, while other support includes health and wellbeing services, a sports centre and gym, a childcare centre, on-campus accommodation and housing services, learning support, prayer rooms and career support.

Opportunities for research
Curtin leads a number of major international research projects in a range of subjects and is involved with more than 70 research centres and collaborations. Curtin works with businesses, government and industry, and commercialise innovative ideas. To learn more, visit our Research webpage.

Experience one of the world's most liveable cities
Situated on the beautiful western coast, Perth is a safe, picturesque and multicultural city, and is one of the most affordable cities to live in Australia. The city centre is home to Elizabeth Quay, colourful shopping malls, and cafes and restaurants offering cultural cuisine from around the world. The city regularly hosts international sporting competitions as well as music concerts, live entertainment, festivals and performance arts. 

Be part of the City of Innovation
With a culture of inclusiveness, diversity and forward thinking, Curtin's Perth campus is undergoing extensive development with the creation of the 'Greater Curtin' city of innovation which will see Curtin transformed into a major innovation precinct in the Asia-Pacific region.

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