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Curtin University

Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Curtin University is Western Australia’s largest and most culturally diverse university with Australia’s third largest international student population. Their campuses are vibrant, welcoming spaces that value diversity and difference, emphasise industry connections and practical learning, have a strong commitment to social justice, and foster a forward-thinking culture for the students.

Distance Learning Courses

Engineering & Technology (2)
Humanities (1)



In 1987 Curtin University of Technology became Western Australia’s third university and Australia’s first university of technology. Curtin made the transition from the Western Australian Institute of Technology to a university with the passing of an Act of Parliament in December 1986, accepting its first students as a university in 1987.


Curtin University is Western Australia’s largest university. It also has campuses in Perth, Kalgoorlie, Malaysia, Singapore, Dubai and Mauritius, and a network of more than 130 international partners. Its mission is to transform lives and communities through education and research.The five core values of Curtin University are:

  • Integrity – to act ethically, honestly and with fairness
  • Respect – to listen, value and acknowledge
  • Courage – to lead, take responsibility and question
  • Excellence – to strive for excellence and distinction
  • Impact – to empower, enable and inspire.


At Curtin, powerful industry partnerships and excellent facilities will support your research and help turn your discoveries into real-world outcomes.

The Graduate Research School (GRS) supports our higher degree by research (HDR) students and staff by providing advice on HDR scholarships, training programs, policies and processes.


  • Joining Curtin as an academic or professional staff member will give you the opportunity to carve a rewarding career in a highly flexible and friendly environment.
  • The staff members are an energetic, dedicated team of professionals working together to provide Australia and the world with quality graduates and innovative research.


Student services

International applicants must satisfy the enrolment requirements and pay the fees as indicated in the Letter of Offer received from the International Office. For international students who will be undertaking their studies in Australia, upon confirmation of all fees paid the University will send a Confirmation of Enrolment. This document must be presented to the consulate in your home country in order to obtain a visa for entry into Australia.

Housing services

When you live on campus you can enjoy living, socialising and studying in one convenient location, along with other students from all over the world. Our rooms are fully furnished and there are plenty of recreation facilities and support services, plus you’re in easy walking distance of your classes, the library, the shopping centre, gym and public transport.

Student Life

Campus life

The largest campus, Curtin Perth, is located in the suburb of Bentley, about six kilometres south-east of central Perth. In close proximity to everything Per­­th has to offer, it boasts 116 hectares of bold architecture nestled amongst beautifully landscaped gardens. Thousands of students fill the campus grounds every day of semester, creating a vibrant, multicultural atmosphere. Over the past decade, the campus has undergone some major changes, with a variety of stunning modern buildings now interspersed with the original 1960s architecture. The majority of Curtin courses are delivered on this campus.

Sports facilities

Whether you want to join the gym, get a team together to play sport, try a new active experience or need health or rehabilitation support, Curtin Stadium has you covered for everything sport, fitness and recreation.

Perth, Western Australia, Australia

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