"The great university ... should look ever forward; for it the past should be but a preparation for the greater days to be".
Being an international leader shaping the future through our graduates and research, and positioned among the top 20 universities inAsiaby 2020.
Curtin is committed to innovation and excellence in teaching and research, for the benefit of our students and the wider community.
Integrity - being consistently honest and trustworthy in all activities;
Respect - having regard for self and others;
Fairness - ensuring just decisions through open decision-making;
Care - acting to ensure the welfare of others.
CurtinUniversityprides itself on being recognized nationally and internationally for excellence in education and research.
Here are just some of the reasons why a Curtin education is highly sought after.
Curtin is a university with a global outlook. We have well established campuses inSingaporeandSarawak,Malaysia. Curtin has more than 46,000 students studying all over the world. This includes over 10,000 international students from 120 countries studying at ourPerth,Sydneyand other Australian locations.
Curtin is one of only two Western Australian universities to rank in the prestigious Shanghai Jiao Tong Annual Ranking of World Universities (2011).
Curtin is one of only two Western Australian universities to rank in the Times Higher Education's 2011-2012 world university rankings.
The 2012 Quacuarelli Symonds World Universities Ranking by Subject have listed Curtin among the top 200 universities in the world across nine categories, up from five in 2011.
Curtin was named among the top 100 institutions in Chemical Engineering; Earth and Marine Sciences; Statistics and Operational Research; Education; and Accounting and Finance.
Curtin also ranked in the top 150 institutions for Civil Engineering, and among the top 200 institutions in Computer Science; Pharmacy and Pharmacology; and Communications and Media Studies.
Curitn's MBA program was rated #58 in the world by The Economist in 2011, and one of the top three inAustralia.
Curtin's MBA program received five stars from the Good Universities Guide 2012 for its corporate links and staff academic qualifications, and four stars for size of management facility and chances of getting a job.
Curtin received four or five-star ratings from the Good Universities Guide in the areas of indigenous participation, cultural diversity, graduate starting salaries for undergraduates, research grants, research intensively, student to staff ratios and postgraduate entry flexibility.
Curtin was rated amongst the best inAustraliafor our research in the areas of Earth Sciences, Geology, Curriculum and Pedagogy and Analytical Chemistry. We were rated amongst the best in WA for a further 24 research areas (Excellence in Research for Australia National Report 2010)
Curtin's research income doubled between 2004 and 2009 to over $64m, and the amount of research we published increased by 68 per cent.
Curtin educates more health professionals than any other Western Australian tertiary institution with 83 per cent of Health Sciences graduates were employed within four months of graduating in 2009.
Curtin is one of the institutions involved in the project to create the world's largest telescope, the Square Kilometre Array.
Curtin is a member of the Australian Technology Network, an alliance of five of the most innovative and enterprising universities inAustralia.