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top General Information


Street:Locked Bag 1797


Province:New South Wales

Post Code:2751


Other Sites

Also Bankstown, Blacktown, Campbelltown, Hawkesbury, Parramatta campuses and Nirimba Education Precinct and Westmead Precinct.

Institution Funding



Founded 1989 (University of Western Sydney) as a federated network of three members (UWS Hawkesbury, UWS Macarthur, and UWS Nepean) under the banner of the University of Western Sydney. In 2000 the federated network became a unified entity with six campuses. Rebranded in 2015 as Western Sydney University

Academic Year

Autumn (March to June); Spring (July to November)

Admission Requirements

Secondary School diploma or equivalent .



Student Body


top Officers

Head : Barney Glover

Job title:Vice-Chancellor and President

Senior Administrative Officer : Clare Pollock

Job title:Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Provost

International Relations Officer : Deborah Sweeney

Job title:Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President (Research, Enterprise and International)

top Divisions

School : Business

Fields of study:Accountancy, Business and Commerce, Business Computing, Economics, Finance, Hotel Management, Human Resources, International Business, International Economics, International Relations and Diplomacy, Management, Marketing, Real Estate, Sports Management

School : Computing, Engineering and Mathematics

Fields of study:Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, Design, Engineering, Fire Science, Health Administration, Industrial Design, Industrial Management, Information Technology, Mathematical Physics, Safety Engineering

School : Education

Fields of study:Education, Preschool Education, Primary Education, Secondary Education, Special Education, Teacher Training

School : Humanities and Communication Arts

Fields of study:Advertising and Publicity, Arabic, Chinese, Design, Fine Arts, International Studies, Japanese, Journalism, Law, Music, Primary Education, Public Relations, Spanish, Translation and Interpretation

School : Law

Fields of study:Commercial Law, Law

School : Medicine

Fields of study:Anatomy, Cell Biology, Health Education, Medicine, Microbiology, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Oncology, Paediatrics, Pathology, Pharmacology, Psychiatry and Mental Health, Surgery

School : Nursing and Midwifery

Fields of study:Community Health, Health Administration, Midwifery, Nursing, Psychiatry and Mental Health

School : Science and Health

Fields of study:Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Management, Environmental Studies, Food Technology, Forensic Medicine and Dentistry, Health Sciences, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, Nutrition, Occupational Therapy, Parks and Recreation, Physical Therapy, Podiatry, Public Health, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Sports, Traditional and Complementary Medicine and Therapy, Zoology

School : Social Sciences and Psychology

Fields of study:Art Therapy, Clinical Psychology, Criminology, Geography, Peace and Disarmament, Police Studies, Psychology, Rural Planning, Social Welfare, Social Work, Sociology, Tourism, Town Planning, Urban Studies

top Degrees

Bachelor Degree

Bachelor Honours Degree

Graduate Certificate/Diploma

Master Degree

Doctoral Degree

Updated on 27-03-2014