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University reputation

Second in the world for Mineral and Mining Engineering

Curtin has been ranked second in the world for Mineral and Mining Engineering in the QS World University Rankings by Subject for seven years straight.

Top 5 nationally for Hospitality & Tourism Management

In 2022, the Tourism & Hospitality program was ranked in the top 50 globally, 4th in Australia.

Impressive rankings in Health

QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023 ranks Curtin’s Nursing course equal 11th in Australia, while Psychology at Curtin ranked 8th nationally in the reputable 2023 Times Higher Education World University Rankings (THEWUR) by Subject.

Top 50 globally in Science and Engineering

Curtin is ranked in the top 50 universities globally for geology, geophysics and earth and marine sciences in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023.

Top 5 nationally in Architecture

Curtin is ranked in the top 5 universities nationally in the QS WUR by subject for architecture.

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

Curtin has a long history of commitment to reconciliation. We signed a public Statement of Reconciliation and Commitment in 1998 and in 2008, became the first teaching and research institution to have an endorsed Reconciliation Action Plan.

We are committed to embedding voices and perspectives of First Nations peoples as we continue our reconciliation journey.

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.