About the University of Western Australia
The University of Western Australia is recognized for its research achievements, high caliber teaching, and use of technology. Combine this with a picturesque campus of Mediterranean Romanesque architecture located on the banks of the Swan River, and you have an ideal study abroad location.
The University offers a comprehensive range of courses and is particularly noted for its offerings in history, English, psychology, engineering, physics, botany, zoology, anthropology, geology, economics, marine sciences, agriculture and natural resource management. As a study abroad student, you'll be able to study across a number of departments to fulfill general education and/or major related requirements. When you enroll at UWA, you'll take usually take 3-4 courses per semester which equates to 14-16 credits.
Outside of the classroom, you'll find that UWA offers many opportunities for integrating with Australian students. Most students choose on-campus accommodation in one of five residential colleges. In addition to living with Australians, the UWA Student Guild organizes countless activities and supports a wide variety of clubs and societies that focus on politics, religion, sports and culture. Given Perth's climate, it's not surprising that sporting facilities abound at UWA. You'll find a brand new aquatic center with three swimming pools, playing fields, a boat shed, tennis courts and a fitness center just to name a few of the facilities.
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