The University Of Western Sydney (UWS)
The University of Western Sydney, also known as UWS, is a multi-campus university in the Greater Western region of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. It was ranked among the top 600 universities in the world by the Times Higher Education/QS ranking.
UWS has campuses in Greater Western Sydney – Parramatta, Richmond, Blacktown, Penrith (comprising Werrington South, Werrington North, and Kingswood), Bankstown, and Campbelltown. UWS is a provider of undergraduate, postgraduate and higher research degrees. Many of UWS researchers have an international reputation. In recent years UWS has opened a medical school. If all UWS campuses were to be combined, it would total approximately 1713.50 hectares.
UWS is gaining an increasing reputation for teaching and research excellence. In 2007, the University was ranked 24th among Australian Universities by the Melbourne Institute. In the fall of autumn from early 2009, UWS was placed within the top 600 universities worldwide by Times Higher Education World University Rankings/QS ranking and hopes to improve on its performance.
UWS College is a wholly owned entity of UWS, offering preparation pathway courses through English and Academic Programs. UWS College provides students with a clear pathway to the University of Western Sydney (UWS) and like UWS, the College has a contemporary approach to study, work and innovation providing its graduates with the knowledge and skills to succeed as well as the practical ability to solve problems and move forward in their careers.