The Foundation Year: 1989
Campus Address: Bankstown, Campbelltown, Hawkesbury, Nirimba (Blacktown), Parramatta, Penrith
The University of Western Sydney (UWS) is a large research-led metropolitan university operating over six teaching campuses in Greater Western Sydney, one of the fastest growing and most dynamic regions in Australia. Home to over 1.8 million people, Greater Western Sydney is one of the country’s most important economic powerhouses, with an $80 billion economy that is the third largest in Australia.
Like the region, UWS is enterprising and forward-looking. It embraces diversity and is committed to excellence, access and opportunity. The University `brings knowledge to life’ in the education of students for employment, the application of research to contemporary problems, and mutually enriching partnerships with local schools, organisations, businesses and community groups.