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Curtin University

Established:  1986

Location:  Perth and Kalgoorlie; plus Malaysia; Singapore; Dubai; Colombo

Student population:  58,000

CRICOS:  00301J

TEQSA:  PRV12158

Curtin is a university with innovation at its heart, offering internationally-recognised courses, advanced facilities and a diverse global community dedicated to making a real difference.
Curtin is consistently ranked in the world’s top 1% of universities by the Academic Ranking of World Universities, which is testament to its commitment to its values of integrity, excellence, respect, courage and impact, and desire to make tomorrow better.

Curtin prioritises work-integrated learning approaches for students to develop their real-world skills. It extensively collaborates with industry, providing hands-on experiences in professional settings, where you’ll have opportunities to grow your skills and prepare for the jobs of the future. In the 2023 QILT survey, employers rated Curtin graduates as the best in Australia, so you can be confident you will graduate with qualifications and skills highly valued by employers.

Curtin is respected locally and globally. It leads international and national research projects in fields including agriculture, engineering, economics, health and biomedical science, digital transformation, space science and mining resources.

In 2022, the Australian Government recognised Curtin as the first Trailblazer University, acknowledging its role in bringing together multiple universities and company partners to translate critical minerals and rare earth research into innovative products and services.

Everything you need to know

A place of innovation


Curtin’s vibrant Exchange precinct serves as a hub where industry and innovation converge. The precinct encompasses dedicated spaces and programmes that support entrepreneurship, research and industry partnerships. Through the Curtin Ignition programme, the University offers aspiring business owners expert start-up advice. Since starting in 2011, the programme has upskilled more than 700 entrepreneurs and 550 new businesses, helping to fuel Western Australia’s start-up industry. In 2024, Curtin launches the Bachelor of Innovation degree, designed for students who think outside the box, strive for change, or aspire to set up businesses.

Study options at Curtin


Curtin offers a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate options across ten study areas including engineering, health, business, arts, IT and science. Our courses are designed with industry to ensure that you graduate with the skills and knowledge sought after by employers in today’s evolving global market.

Curtin provides technology-rich environments that simulate real-world industry settings, such as the Jeanette Hacket Moot Court, the Media Production Studio, a simulated hospital ward, and a cybersecurity lab. By gaining hands-on, practical experience you’ll develop the skills necessary for your chosen career. For course details, see

Campus life


Curtin fosters a sense of connection and community, both within and beyond the classroom. Collaborative learning spaces and outdoor leisure areas enable you to connect and engage. You can enjoy a wide range of activities, including sports and fitness, social clubs and societies, volunteer work and campus events. Curtin fosters the development of life skills and cultivates a forward-thinking culture centred on the sharing of innovative ideas.



Curtin offers scholarships that provide financial, academic and career support, giving you more opportunities to gain new skills, expand your horizons and add to your portfolio of achievements. There are scholarships that reward academic achievement, and others that provide support if your socio-economic, cultural, geographical or personal circumstances affect your capacity to succeed at university. Find out more at

We look forward to welcoming you to our vibrant community!