Vice-Chancellor

Professor Dawn Freshwater
Vice-Chancellor

Congratulations on your decision to study at The University of Western Australia and on becoming a member of the UWA community. I hope you find your time here inspirational and thought-provoking as well as preparing you for a dynamic future.

UWA is an iconic institution, bringing together people who seek to inspire progress and take on new and exciting challenges.

Whether you know exactly what you want to do or are still figuring it out, our flexible, world-class course structure allows you to find your pathway. Studying with us will equip you with globally translatable skills to enable you to succeed locally, nationally and internationally in our rapidly changing world.

Each of our five unique undergraduate degrees offers a broad range of options, allowing you to combine subjects in a way that matches your career goals with your personal interests.

For those of you who have chosen to pursue a higher degree at UWA, I can assure you this is one of the best investments you can make in yourself and your future. You’ll learn from experts in your field and make invaluable contacts before you even graduate.

Of course, studying at UWA is about much more than just preparing for employment. It’s about enjoying an outstanding student experience. Our University is widely acclaimed for its heritage-listed grounds, its vibrant social, cultural and sporting life, and its beauty, which provides the perfect backdrop to a world-class education.

We hope you will forge deep and lasting friendships, and develop skills and capabilities that will serve you and your community well into the future. We know you will enjoy your time with UWA and thrive among all of the opportunities the University offers you. We will also be excited to partner with you.

I wish you all the very best for your time at The University of Western Australia.

Professor Dawn Freshwater
Vice-Chancellor