About our institution
Western Sydney University is a modern, forward-thinking, research-led university, located at the heart of Australia’s fastest-growing and economically significant region, Western Sydney. Boasting 11 campuses – many in Western Sydney CBD locations – and more than 200,000 alumni, 49,500 students and 3,500 staff, the University has 13 Schools with an array of well-designed programs and degrees carefully structured to meet the demands of future industry. The University is ranked in the top two per cent of universities worldwide, and as a research leader, over 85 per cent of the University’s assessed research is rated at ‘World Standard’ or above.
A world of unlimited opportunity
At Western Sydney University we believe in a world of unlimited opportunity for those with talent, drive, confidence and ambition. It's about what's inside you, not where you've come from.
At the university, we're committed to making a difference to the lives of people and the communities in which they live. We strive to be at the leading edge of education and research. Our hallmarks are creativity and engagement with contemporary social and environmental challenges.
Western Sydney University is inspired by the promise and challenge of the future and confident in its ability to make a real difference to the lives of its students and the communities it serves.
At Western Sydney University you are encouraged to aspire to great things in your career and to make a lasting difference in the community. To that end we strive to be at the leading edge of education and research. We encourage creativity and new thinking. And we participate in the spirit, determination and sense of purpose of the growing region of Greater Western Sydney.
Western Sydney University values the contributions made by our staff. We recognise the important role our staff play in driving the University to realise its vision, achieve its goals and deliver on our promise to students and our region.
Western Sydney University Vision
To secure success for our students and the Greater Western Sydney region through innovation and discovery in a dynamic and technology-enabled world.
Western Sydney University Mission
To be a university of international standing and outlook, achieving excellence through scholarship, teaching, learning, research and service to local and international communities, beginning with the people of Greater Western Sydney.