Where can I go?

Curtin University, Australia



City Information

Perth, the capital of Western Australia, is in the top 10 most liveable cities in the world. It has a Mediterrean climate, with mild winters and hot summers. It is the sunniest capital in Australia with an average of 8 hours of sunshine a day! It is a vibrant city with plenty to do: from shopping to outdoor activities. Perth's beachside location also gives the city a relaxed and laid-back feel.

University Information

Curtin University was established in 1996 and is now Western Australia’s most preferred university. It also has a strong global reputation and is ranked in the top 1% of universities worldwide in the Academic Ranking of Work Universities 2017. Around a third of the 53,000 students at Curtin come from a country outside of Australia creating a strong international feel on campus. So much so that Curtin was ranked the 2nd most international university in Australia.

Additional Information

Additional Fees:
Insurance - 380 AUD
Visa - 620 AUD

Please note that Liverpool Semester 2 equates to Semester 1 at Australian partner universities.

Summary Table

Competitiveness Very competitive
Number of places open for application 1
Do UK students need a visa? Yes
Total estimated cost per semester in local currency
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11,600 AUD per semester.
City type Very large city (1m+)
Campus Type(s) Suburban
Where do exchange students normally live? Mixture of university halls of residence & private off-campus accommodation
Are exchange students guaranteed a place in University halls of residence? No
Which UoL semester would a student normally spend at this partner? Semester 2
Term Dates

Semester 2: February to June

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