Curtin University provides world-class education to over 46,000 students on nine campuses around the world. Our main
campus is located in Perth, Australia and is the largest university in Western Australia. Currently ranked in the
top 500 universities in the world (Shanghai Jiao Tong 2009), Curtin’s unique multicultural atmosphere means students
experience a cross-cultural learning environment and prepares graduates to live and work in an increasingly global
environment. In addition, established partnerships with almost 400 educational and professional organizations in
over 40 countries give our students opportunities for travel, employment and further study.
Curtin ensures students receive the best possible education by providing the latest in
technology and facilities, high quality lecture theatres and state of the art laboratories. Relevant, world-class
studies delivered by high-calibre professionals help students turn their passion into rewarding careers. Students
may choose from a wide range of practical, applied degrees in business, science, engineering, health sciences and
humanities. Flexible study options allow students to design a program that suits their needs.
Courses are linked with corporate businesses, government and the community, and are focused
on helping students build practical skills. Curtin’s lecturers and academics have extensive industry experience and
many continue to contribute actively to their fields. Coursework for many degrees involve work placements, meaning
students can learn by applying their skills in a professional setting.
Curtin University continually hosts free webinars with KOM Consultants within the Health
Sciences Faculty. Studying Physiotherapy, OT, Speech Pathology and other Health Science programs are highlighted in
these webinar series.
Research and Alumni
Curtin University prides itself as Western Australia’s most culturally diverse university
and is recognized as a leading research institution within the international market. Ranked in the top 30 per cent
of Australian universities, Curtin generates a high number of PhD graduates and quality research publications. Our
staff and students are involved in over 70 major research institutes and centres, as well as 13 cooperative research
centres. We focus on four main areas: Resources & Energy, ICT & Emerging Technologies, Health and
Curtin has more than 12, 000 alumni in Singapore, providing a valuable professional network
for our graduates. Edmund Seng, President of Curtin University Singapore Chapter, is currently the managing partner
of HRM3 Asia. Edmund graduated from Curtin with a Master of Commerce (Economics and Marketing) and Master in
- Curtin Business School
- Health Sciences
- Centre for Aboriginal Studies
Curtin University latest news
People who want to increase their participation in regular exercise and adopt a healthier lifestyle may be best to mentally visualise it, new research by has found.
The research, published in the leading journal Health Psychology, found that ‘mental imagery interventions’, or visualising an activity or task, may be effective in helping people change their behaviours, including moderating alcohol consumption and participating in regular physical activity.
Lead Australian author John Curtin Distinguished Professor Martin Hagger, …
has continued to hold its strong position as one of the world’s best universities aged 50 years and under in the Times Higher Education (THE) Young University Rankings, rising to 68, up from 84 in 2017.
The rise in the highly regarded rankings has also placed Curtin 12th nationally, up from 14th for the previous two years.
Acting Vice-Chancellor Professor John Cordery said he was delighted that Curtin had continued to receive global recognition in these key rankings. …
The latest results released overnight show Curtin achieved ranking in 27 subjects, two more subjects than last year, and ranked as a top 100 university in Mineral and Mining Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil and Structural Engineering, Earth and Marine Sciences, Development Studies, Architecture/Built Environment, Education and Sports-related subjects.
The University also ranked for the first time in Linguistics, Biological Sciences and Development Studies.
Vice-Chancellor Professor Deborah Terry said the results reflected Curtin’s commitment to providing high-quality research and teaching to a national and international audience. …
has appointed Professor Archie Clements as its Pro Vice-Chancellor Health Sciences, commencing in April 2018.
Professor Clements is currently Director of the Research School of Population Health and Professor of Infectious Disease Epidemiology at the Australian National University (ANU) in Canberra. The Research School of Population Health is comprised of five academic units, including the flagship National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health (NCEPH).
He is also an NHMRC Senior Research Fellow, has received over $28 million in research funding, …
A science teacher who has demonstrated outstanding leadership, professionalism and dedication over her 30 year career in education has been awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award at ’s Alumni Achievement Awards.
Dr Susan Barkdoll, an award-winning science teacher who now lives in San Bernardino in the United States, is an influential force in the field of science education and a leader of STEM education, who has inspired pre-primary children through to university-level adults.
Dr Barkdoll’s passion for science has benefited not only her students but also her local community, …