About Curtin University
An innovative, global university, Curtin is known for high-impact research, strong industry partnerships and preparing students for the jobs of the future.
Curtin is WA’s most preferred university and is globally recognised for its strong connections with industry, high-impact research and wide range of innovative courses.
Our strong global reputation has seen us rise up the international university rankings in recent years. We’re ranked in the top two per cent of universities worldwide in the prestigious Academic Ranking of World Universities 2016.
We’re also ranked 23rd globally for universities under the age of 50 in the QS World University Rankings 2015 and received a ﬁve-star overall excellence rating in the QS Stars rating.
When you join Curtin, you join an international family. Around a third of our 60,000 students come from a country outside Australia, which adds a valuable dimension to your university experience, both in and out of the classroom.
This worldwide focus has resulted in Curtin being ranked one of the world’s most international universities in 2016 by Times Higher Education. With almost a third of our 51,000 students coming from a country outside of Australia, you’ll study in a multicultural environment that gives you a sense of belonging.
The Perth Campus is place of inspiration and innovation. With technology-rich learning spaces and many opportunities to meet new people, your experiences in Curtin’s welcoming, multicultural environment can change your life.
Learning and support services
Close to public transport and with a wide range of services and support facilities, you will easily settle into studying at Curtin.
There are on-campus food, retail, health and childcare facilities together with learning support services that offer a range of free programs and workshops to help you make the most of your study time.
The Robertson Library gives you access to a vast collection learning materials and a technology-rich environment where you can collaborate with other students. You’ll have daily access to the Abacus computer labs and you can drop into the Abacus tech lounge and try out next generation gaming technology.
Sports and fitness
Curtin Stadium offers a variety of fitness and sporting options catering for all levels of skills and experience.
Improve your fitness in the gym or choose from an array of team sports including cricket, tennis, football, basketball and volleyball.
Arts and performances
Watch stage performances at Hayman Theatre or visit the John Curtin Gallery to explore global perspectives on contemporary art.
Adding to vibrancy and street culture on campus, each week the Park’d Performance program brings on-campus entertainment, from circus stilt walkers and caricature sketchers to stand-up comedians and musical extravaganzas.
Points of Interest
- City Centre