The University of Western Australia is located in Perth, a western, coastal city of 1.2 million inhabitants. This vibrant capital of the state of Western Australia has a Mediterranean climate and provides easy access to the Indian Ocean and Australian outback. Minimum GPA required by host program: Based on WU approval.


Find classes in Perth  (classes are called "Units")

Undergraduate units (classes) at UWA are available to WU students and all majors are recommended. Natural Science majors are often attracted to Perth because of its excellent reputation and abundant resources in those fields. See the UWA Handbook for more unit information.


Several residential colleges are available for WU students to choose from. Meals are taken in residential dining halls. The colleges provide activities, clubs, and support for their residents and a strong social network for all students at UWA.


This program is available in fall or spring semester. Be aware that UWA's academic year begins in February and ends in November. UWA's first semester is mid-February to late June. The second semester is early July through mid-November.


Please see the Willamette Sponsored Programs Cost Matrix for details about the cost. The Australian government requires that all international students have Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC).  Housing costs are paid directly to the Residential College at UWA.  Be prepared to pay deposits or contingency fees in advance of your arrival in Perth.

Pre-Departure Resources

Willamette University

Office of International Education

Global Learning Center
900 State Street
Salem Oregon 97301 U.S.A.

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