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University Reputation

Curtin is globally recognised for its strong connections with industry, high-impact research and a wide range of innovative courses.

Top 5 nationally for Hospitality & Tourism Management

In 2021, the Tourism & Hospitality program was ranked in the top 50 globally, 3rd in Australia and as the No. 1 program in Western Australia (ShanghaiRanking).

Impressive rankings in Health

QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021 ranks Curtin’s Nursing course equal 11th in Australia, while Psychology at Curtin ranked equal 9th nationally in the reputable 2021 Times Higher Education World University Rankings (THEWUR) by Subject.

Excelling in Science and Engineering

In the ShanghaiRanking’s Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2020, Curtin ranked 1st in Australia for Mathematics, 2nd in Australia for Earth Sciences and 2nd in Australia for Chemical Engineering.

Top 25 globally in Architecture

Curtin is ranked in the top 25 universities in the world for the field of Architecture in the University Ranking by Academic Performance (URAP) 2019-2020.

Pride in diversity

Curtin has forged a strong reputation as one of the most diverse universities in Australia.

Our diversity is supported by our Diverse Sexuality and Gender Identity Inclusion Strategy which focuses on enhancing Curtin’s inclusiveness of staff, students and community who are gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and intersex.

Committed to reconciliation

In 2008, Curtin was the first Australian teaching and research institution to develop and implement a Reconciliation Action Plan.

In 2018, Curtin’s third Reconciliation Action Plan achieved Elevate status, the highest endorsement within Reconciliation Australia’s framework.

Community minded

We’ve forged strong ties with the local community through a range of endeavours including our community radio station Curtin FM and the John Curtin Gallery, one of Western Australia’s major public art galleries.