UWA in Brief 2013

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Updated 17 Feb 2016

The 2013 edition of UWA in Brief contains the latest facts and figures about Western Australia's leading university.


Achieve International Excellence

The University of Western Australia will be recognised internationally for its excellence in teaching and research and as a leading intellectual and creative resource to the communities it serves.


To advance, transmit and sustain knowledge and understanding through the conduct of teaching, research and scholarship at the highest international standards for the benefit of the Western Australian, Australian and international communities.

Defining Characteristics

The University will be recognised by the following defining characteristics:

  • High quality, as the pervading criterion for all our activities.
  • Comprehensive, with a broad teaching and research profile in the arts, sciences, and professions.
  • Selective, within a comprehensive base, to develop particular areas of strength and emphasis.
  • Research-intensive, with a strong teaching and research nexus across all our disciplines.
  • Internationally focused, for both the content and standards of our activities.
  • Technologically innovative, to maximise our flexibility.
  • Responsive, to meet the needs of the community, our students and our graduates.