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Vice-Chancellor and 


Professor Barney Glover
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Campus locations

  • Bankstown
  • Campbelltown
  • Hawkesbury
  • Lithgow
  • Liverpool
  • Nirimba (Blacktown)
  • Parramatta
  • Penrith

Western Sydney University is a modern, forward-thinking, research-led university, located at the heart of Australia’s fastest growing and economically significant Western Sydney region.

Boasting 10 campuses – many in CBD locations – and more than 170,000 alumni, 44,000 students and 3000 staff, the University has 10 Schools with an array of well-designed programs and courses carefully structured to meet the demands of future industry.

In 2017, Western Sydney University opened its first 14-storey, five-star, vertical education facility in Parramatta CBD, heralded as one of the most technologically sophisticated university campuses in Australia and the world. A similar high-rise campus will open at Liverpool in early 2018.

Globally Recognised

Ranked in all major global university ranking systems and in the top two per cent of universities worldwide, the University also sits in the world’s top 100 universities ‘Under 50 Years of Age’, according to the prestigious Times Higher Education Rankings.

Western Sydney University is also a research leader – the result of focused investment in its research strengths and facilities. In the Excellence in Research for Australia national report, 80 per cent of the University’s assessed research is rated at ‘World Standard’ or above.

Such recognition in all these areas highlights the University’s focus on students – more than 60 per cent of whom are first in their family to attend university. The national Course Experience Questionnaire rates the University’s students’ satisfaction as “above the sector average”.

Future Focused Courses

Western Sydney University boasts dynamic course structures and supportive learning environments that empower students to achieve rewarding careers and make real contributions to their communities.

With a modern outlook, the University has an agile and contemporary take on traditional higher education offerings, affording students, both international and Australian-based, significant advantages and unique opportunities.

Your future success starts at Western Sydney University. To find out more, visit