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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.

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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
Sustainable Development.


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
Electronic Commerce.

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Current News

Curtin University latest news

Curtin University Continues To Rank Amongst The World’s Best

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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. …

Curtin University Appoints New Head of Health Sciences

Image from Curtin University Appoints New Head of Health Scienceshas 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, …

Science Teacher Honoured With Curtin Lifetime Achievement Award

Image from Science Teacher Honoured With Curtin Lifetime Achievement AwardA 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, …

Top 5 Reasons Why Students Should Choose Curtin University

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‘s top 5 favourite reasons why students should choose Curtin!
  1. We are in the top 1% of all universities worldwide (ARWU 2017).

Additionally, is ranked as a top 100 university in seven subjects in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017:

  • Mineral and Mining Engineering – 2nd in the world!
  • Architecture/Built Environment
  • Art and Design
  • Nursing
  • Earth and Marine Sciences
  • Education
  • Sports-related Subjects
  1. We offer a suite of attractive scholarships,

Children Who Watch Lots Of TV Have Weaker Bones In Adulthood

Image from Children Who Watch Lots Of TV Have Weaker Bones In AdulthoodChildren who watch lots of TV have weaker bones in adulthood


researchers have found children who spend a lot of time watching television, have poorer and weaker bones in young adulthood which could significantly impact their health in later life.

Lead researcher Dr Joanne McVeigh, Curtin’s School of Occupational Therapy and Social Work, said the study examined the TV viewing habits of 1,181 young adults over their childhood and adolescence years and related these to how strong their bones were at age 20. …

Locations:Perth, Western Australia – population 1.7 million
Kalgoorlie, Western Australia – population 33,000
Student Population:46,000
Strengths:Earth Sciences, Geology & Mining, Health (Pharmacy, Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech
Pathology), Indigenous Education, Viticulture
Campus locations:Bentley (Main campus in Perth)
Kalgoorlie, WA (Mining Education)
Margaret River, WA (Viticulture and Oenology)
Northam, WA (Agribusiness and Biosciences)
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