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Professor Eeva Leinonen
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Campus locations

  • Murdoch
  • Rockingham
  • Mandurah
  • Dubai
  • Singapore


Murdoch University strives to be a creative force for current and future generations, tackling the world’s biggest challenges through outstanding translational research and educating free thinkers who thrive in society and industry.

Murdoch is ranked in the Times Higher Education Top 100 universities in the world under the age of 50. It was awarded five stars for overall Student Support and for Student Teacher Ratio in the 2019 Good Universities Guide, and was rated the top institution in the nation across eight areas of graduate outcomes and educational experience.

With research expertise in multidisciplinary areas, Murdoch provides students with a holistic learning experience that engages with the social and scientific challenges of our time. Through work-integrated learning and embedded career learning units, students are equipped with the skills and confidence to make an immediate, valuable contribution to the workforce.

The University is internationally renowned for research in One Health, sustainable development and environment, food and agriculture, and has a particular focus on Asia.

Murdoch University’s flagship campus in Perth is one of the largest urban university campuses in Australia and boasts a vast expanse of natural bushland teeming with unique wildlife.

The Perth campus is adjacent to a new urban centre known as the Murdoch Activity Centre, which includes the Fiona Stanley Hospital. This unique location has created the opportunity to develop an integrated Knowledge and Health Precinct where partnerships with government and industry will support innovative medical, environmental and scientific research.

Murdoch University’s campus in Mandurah, located in Perth’s fast growing southern corridor, is home to popular nursing degrees taught in state-of-the-art simulation suites. A third campus in Rockingham hosts Murdoch’s pro bono law clinic SCALES and the University’s successful pathways and enabling programs which give students from a variety of backgrounds the opportunity to access a tertiary education through alternative entry streams.

Murdoch is recognised as one of the most international universities in Australia, and ranks in the top 1 per cent of the most globalised universities, with strong student numbers across campuses in Singapore and Dubai, and a new campus opened in Myanmar in 2018.