University of Western Australia is a well-known public university in the country. UWA is quite popular amongst international students. In 2021, more than 29,000 students secured admission to UWA. Out of the total enrolled students, 10% belong to international countries. Indian students are amongst the leading international student population at UWA. The university has various student clubs, designed especially for Indians. ‘Sanskriti-Association for Indian Culture and Student Support’ is the Indian student club that exhibits Indian cultures and traditions among many other nationalities.

Pursuing courses at UWA is quite affordable for Indian students. For an undergraduate program at University of Western Australia can cost as low as 22.4 lakhs. Students enrolling in postgraduate courses must prepare themselves with average fees of 24 lakhs. Along with the tuition cost, students also have to bear an average living cost of 1.34 lakhs per month. To cut down, high cost of attendance, Indian students can apply for two scholarships and get waivers up to 16 lakhs.

Much like the cost of attendance here, admission requirements are also favorable for Indians students. Students interested to apply at UWA need to have ~83-86% and an overall median ATAR score of 91.7. A relevant UG degree with 50-65% also with the general admission requirements is necessary for masters admission. Supporting documents like an SOP and IELTS score are quite significant.


  • Scholarships - University of Western Australia offers around 50 scholarships to its international students. There are 2 special scholarships for Indian students: UWA undergraduate Scholarship granting 3.83 lakhs per annum and UWA International Achievement Scholarship India granting fee waivers up to 16 lakhs.
  • Indian Club - UWA has an Indian club ‘Sanskriti-Association for Indian Culture and Student Support’ run by its students. The club exhibits the diversity of Indian cultures and traditions.
  • Flexible Degrees - University of Western Australia offers students a combined degree program to achieve a comprehensive and specialized degree at once. UWA provides a combined undergraduate degree in 7 study areas. Students can choose their majors and minors from any of the study areas.
  • Diverse Campus: UWA is divided between two campuses, the Perth campus being the main. University of Western Australia campuses are known for their student-friendly environment and spectacular views.


  • Weather Conditions - Summer in Perth is hot and dry. However, in the winter season, the city faces a lot of downpours and thunderstorms. As Indian students are usually accustomed to dry winters, they will have a tough time adjusting to this type of climate.

University of Western Australia Ranking

  • University of Western Australia has ranked #93 in QS World University Rankings, 2022. It also ranked #132 in THE World University Rankings, 2022. Some other global rankings of University of Western Australia are:
  • #78 rank in Best Global Universities by U.S.News in 2022
  • #8 rank in Best Global Universities in Australia by U.S.News in 2022
  • #8 rank in Best Global Universities in Australia/New Zealand by U.S.News in 2022
  • #59 rank in Impact Rankings: Climate Action by THE World University Rankings in 2022
  • #101-200 rank in Impact Rankings: Good health & well-being by THE World University Rankings in 2022


Course Annual Fees Deadline
Bachelor of Science [B.Sc], Engineering Science INR 15,43,012 Term 1[1 Dec, 2021], Term 2[1 Jun, 2022]
Bachelor of Science [B.Sc], Natural Resource Management INR 14,78,720 Term 1[1 Dec, 2021], Term 2[1 Jun, 2022]
Master, Biotechnology INR 15,05,536 Term 1[23 Feb, 2022]
Master, Marketing INR 14,48,073 Term 1[23 Feb, 2022]
Master of Law [L.L.M] INR 14,28,918 Term 1[23 Feb, 2022]
Graduate Certificate [Grad.Cert], Finance INR 7,64,233 Term 1[1 Feb, 2022]
Graduate Certificate [Grad.Cert], Urban Design INR 6,64,630 Term 1[1 Feb, 2022]


University of Western Australia Campus

  • The University of Western Australia has two campuses. UWA campus is full of cafes, clubs and sports & fitness accessories.
  • ?Clubs - The campus has more than 150 clubs run by student organizations. UWA also has an Indian club named ‘Sanskriti-Association for Indian Culture and Student Support’. This club features Indian culture and showcases its traditional art & crafts, classical yoga and authentic Indian cuisine.
  • Cafe - University of Western Australia campus has many budget-friendly cafes and eateries like - Business School Cafe, Dentistry Kiosk, Catalyst Cafe, Hackett Cafe, Nedlands Cafe and many more.
  • Sports - UWA hosts many sports events and university leagues. The campus has gym facilities but encourages students to engage in outer gym activities like social games too.


The main campus is located in Perth city and the other one is in Albany.

  • Perth Campus - Perth campus has more than 20,000 students and 3500+ staff. It is situated on the banks of River Swan. Perth has many cafés, libraries and galleries for students to enjoy in their free time. The campus also has sporting equipment available for the students.
  • UWA Albany - UWA Albany campus is situated in the city’s old post-office building, at a five hours driving distance from Perth. Students of this campus have the facility to attend the lectures of the Perth campus online. Along with facilities for students’ recreation, Albany campus also offers a magnificent view of the harbor.