Values, vision and strategy

Our focus is always on delivering excellence and strengthening our position as a leading global university, according to our vision, mission and values.


Our five core values are integrity, respect, courage, excellence and impact.


A recognised global leader in research, education and engagement, Curtin will be a beacon for positive change, embracing the challenges and opportunities of our times to advance understanding and change lives for the better.


Our three plans consist of a Master Plan, Strategic Plan and a Disability Access and Inclusion Plan.

Diversity and equity

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples

Explore our Reconciliation and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples’ inclusion, education and employment initiatives.

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Disability and accessibility

We offer a range of services that assist our staff and students to successfully work or study at Curtin irrespective of their disability.

Gender equity

Gender equity

See why we are nationally recognised for our efforts towards gender equity and how Curtin is committed to the Athena Swan Charter.

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LGBTIQ+ and allies

We strive to create an environment where our LGBTIQ+ students and staff are respected and their contribution celebrated.

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Higher education access and support

The range of programs on offer at Curtin are designed to help people reach their higher education goals, irrespective of their background or circumstances.

John Curtin

The great university … should look ever forward; for it the past should be but a preparation for the greater days to be.