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Values, vision and strategy


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 Diversity and Equity plan.

Diversity and equity

Two aboriginal students, standing in front of the camera

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander commitment

Explore our journey towards reconciliation and see our education and employment initiatives that support inclusion and advancement of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Two students standing next to a man in a wheelchair, outside of Curtin Connect

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.

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Diversity, inclusion and belonging

We value and celebrate diversity, and aim to create an equitable, inclusive and welcoming environment where everyone feels they belong.

John Curtin

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