Curtin is an innovative, global university known for its high impact research, strong industry partnerships and commitment to preparing students for the jobs of the future. It is Western Australia's largest and most culturally diverse university, with more than 58,000 students across its campuses in Australia, Asia and online. As an internationally-focused institution, Curtin's stated goal is to change minds, lives and the world through leadership, innovation and excellence in teaching and research.
In addition to its main campus in Perth, Curtin also has a presence in Malaysia, Singapore and Dubai, as well as education centres in regional Western Australia. It also has partnerships with over 130 institutions worldwide.
Curtin's research strengths are concentrated in four broad areas: minerals and energy, ICT and emerging technologies, health and sustainable development. It also has interests in more than 70 research centres and collaborations, including the Australia-China Joint Research Centre for Energy, Australian Sustainable Development Institute and the Murchison Widefield Array.
The university offers more than 100 courses across science and engineering, health sciences, business and humanities. It is also involved in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander education and culture, supported by its Centre for Aboriginal Studies.
In between classes, Curtin students can enjoy a wide range of activities, including sports and fitness activities, social clubs and societies, volunteer work and events on campus. The university is currently developing its main campus in Bentley into a rich cultural hub, where residents, students and businesses can live, work, study and play together as part of the 'Curtin Master Plan'.