University of Western Sydney, Australia

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Undergraduate: 31829
Postgrad coursework: 5976
Higher degree research: 906

UWS has campuses in Bankstown, Campbelltown, Hawkesbury, Nirimba Education Precinct Blacktown, Parramatta and Penrith (including Kingswood, Werrington North and Werrington South). 

It was ranked among the top 600 universities in the world by the Times Higher Education/QS ranking in 2009 and 2010. In 2012, UWS was ranked 19th among Australian Universities by the Australian Education Network [6] up from 23 the previous year.

In 2012, the University underwent a major restructuring of its Schools (faculties). This involved the merging (and complete closure) of some Schools which saw the reduction from seventeen Schools down to nine. The current structure is as follow:

  • School of Business
  • School of Computing, Engineering and Mathematics
  • School of Education
  • School of Humanities and Communication Arts
  • School of Law
  • School of Medicine
  • School of Nursing and Midwifery
  • School of Social Sciences and Psychology
  • School of Science and Health

 

Student accommodation:

UWS provides affordable, high quality accommodation that gives a rich and balanced living and learning environment. It ranges from residential halls to townhouses, cottages and units. Students are encouraged to choose a form of accommodation that suits their lifestyle. The location of accommodation will be determined by where your course is conducted.

On campus options are UWS Residential Colleges and UWS Village.

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Health Service:

Uniclinic offers a range of therapeutic health practices at reduced rates to the general public. Treatments are provided by students who are under the supervision of qualified clinicians.

To make an appointment or for more information call 02 4620 3700 or email. Website 

Shops:

Bookshop is available online 

Food:

All UWS campuses have food and beverage outlets conveniently located in the campus hubs. More than just a place to eat, our cafeterias and cafés are places where you can relax and unwind with friends.

 

Gym and fitness:

Connect Fitness provide access to award winning fitness facilities for UWS staff, students and locals. With full time UWS Students receiving reduced membership price.

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Career Services:

The Careers and Cooperative Education team provide services to students including:

  • Access to Career Hub - gateway to search for jobs, book career events and access career information in one place
  • Support in searching for as well as organising internships (locally and internationally), jobs on campus and work experience
  • Career and Resume advice and support
  • Invitations to expos, events and workshops
  • Access to a Careers Coach on campus
  • Career assistance for international students and for local students seeking a career internationally.

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UWS has campuses in Bankstown, Campbelltown, Hawkesbury, Nirimba Education Precinct Blacktown, Parramatta and Penrith (including Kingswood, Werrington North and Werrington South). 


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