Study Abroad - Arts at UWA : Schools of Humanities, Social Sciences and Music : The University of Western Australia

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Study Abroad - Arts at UWA


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The University of Western Australia
35 Stirling Highway, Perth
Western Australia  6009
Telephone: (+61 8) 6488 8199

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There are many reasons for choosing to study Arts at UWA as your study abroad experience.

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is recognised internationally as a leading university with ground-breaking research, quality academic staff and state-of-the-art facilities, all of which combine to offer a vibrant student experience.

UWA consistently ranks in the top 120 international universities and in the top 10-18 universities in the Asia-Pacific region. UWA is the only Western Australian university to belong to the Group of Eight – a coalition of the top research universities in Australia.

A founding Faculty, the Faculty of Arts at UWA is built on a tradition of excellence in teaching and learning and incorporates the School of Humanities, the School of Social Sciences and the School of Music.

Situated on the Swan River, UWA is one of Australia’s most picturesque campuses. At UWA, you are surrounded by leafy green spaces with open courtyards and plenty of room to study, catch up with friends or relax outdoors.

Experience one of the most liveable cities in the world

In the last few years, Perth has developed rapidly and has become a thriving tourist destination. Perth is a culturally diverse city, with people from all over the world calling Perth their home. Perth is an ideal setting for a study abroad program, as there is always something to do outside of the classroom. As Australia's most sunniest capital city you will find yourself spending a lot of time in the great outdoors.

Find out more about what the city and the region have to offer.

Choose from a great range of units

There are many interesting units to choose from in Arts at UWA. Take the opportunity to study subjects which relate to the region and Australia from disciplines such as Asian Studies and Indigenous Knowledge, History and Heritage.

Below we have listed some that we think may be of particular interest to you:

For a complete guide to what units you can study refer to our page on what's on offer at Arts.

Enhance your skills

No matter what your major is, Arts units at UWA will develop skills that you’ll find valuable personally and professionally: communication, teamwork, research, critical and creative thinking, and more.

Be surrounded by fantastic people

The staff, students and alumni of Arts at UWA have achieved excellence in a range of fields. Oscar-winning illustrator Shaun Tan and internationally renowned soprano Sara Macliver are among UWA’s notable Arts alumni, along with many other major names in Australian literature, politics, media, and performing arts. Your teachers will be experts in their field, and your fellow students the brightest Western Australia has to offer.

Visit the Arts homepage to find out about the latest staff, student and alumni achievements within the faculty as well as current research.

Benefit from modern facilities

Technology is an essential part of UWA courses, and you will have access to a great learning environment. There are computer and multimedia centres available for use (and many more computers located in the libraries), and classrooms are equipped with audio-visual equipment.

Absorb the arts and culture

UWA’s beautiful grounds are not just filled with classrooms and libraries – there are also world-class facilities for culture and the arts. This includes theatres (indoor and outdoor; hosting drama, dance, cinema and more), art galleries and museums.

Find out more about UWA’s Cultural Precinct.

Dive into student life

UWA has a lively campus culture – there is always something going on. The Student Guild and its range of clubs and societies run regular events, from concerts, parties and festivals to quiz nights, career information sessions and film screenings. Whether you are interested in politics, the arts, recreation, languages or more, you are sure to find a club to join out of UWA’s selection of over 100.

Visit the Guild website for all of its activities.

Stay active

The UWA Sports and Recreation Centre offers gym memberships, social sports and a range of short courses for every interest. Facilities include indoor and outdoor courts, group fitness rooms and quality equipment, and you can indulge your passion for anything from Abseiling to Zumba.

See what is on offer at UWA Sports.

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