Why Western Sydney University?

Western Sydney University values academic excellence, integrity and the pursuit of knowledge. Ranked in the top two per cent of uits in the world, we are globally focused, research-led and committed to making a positive impact on the communities we engage with.

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11 Locations

International Students

11% of total student population

“Get involved in world-leading research that is changing lives in the communities we serve around the globe.”


Available to eligible Western Sydney International applicants. The Scholarship will cover 50% of the cost of tuition fees for three years.

A partial scholarship of $10,000 or $5,000 to be applied towards tuition fees in the first year of study.

A one-off $3,000 contribution towards tuition fees. The Bursary is available to applicants from Bangladesh, Cambodia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand or Vietnam.


Top 500 University

in the prestigious Shanghai Ranking

Ranked 71

in the world among universities under 50 years old

Top 50

Nursing and Ecology

Top 75

Education, Agricultural Sciences and Civil Engineering


The Bankstown campus is situated in the suburb of Milperra in the Bankstown Local Government Area. The Bankstown campus is well serviced by public transport, walking and cycling links.

The Campbelltown campus is situated in the suburb of Macarthur in the Campbelltown Local Government Area on the corner of Narellan Road and Gilchrist Drive. The Campbelltown campus can be accessed using a range of public transportation options.

The Hawkesbury campus is situated in the suburb of Richmond in the Hawkesbury Local Government Area on the corner of Bourke Street and Londonderry Road Richmond. It’s easy to travel to and from the Hawkesbury campus is using public transport. 

Western Sydney University, The College Lithgow campus offers a number of our University Foundation Studies and Diploma courses. The campus is situated in the Charles Hoskins Memorial Institute, which has undergone substantial refurbishment and redevelopment to become a state-of-the-art educational facility.

Lithgow is located within a beautiful natural environment, surrounded by the Great Dividing Range escarpments, is only a 2½ hour drive from Sydney and 40 minutes from Bathurst, and has direct rail links to Sydney’s CBD. The College Lithgow campus provides a range of services and modern facilities to maximise the student learning experience.  It comprises four teaching areas, a dry/physics lab, a wet science lab, a computer lab (open 22 hours a day, seven days a week), a lecture theatre, and academic support services.


Liverpool City Campus is the latest Western Sydney University campus to be embedded in the heart of a major CBD in western Sydney, following the success of the University’s flagship Parramatta City Campus located in the heart of Parramatta.

The new campus, currently under construction in 100 Macquarie Street, Liverpool will span nine floors and accommodate up to 2,500 students, with a focus on nursing, social work, anthropology, criminology and policing programs.

Up to 750 Western Sydney University nursing students will have access to state-of-the-art new teaching laboratories, making it one of the most technologically-immersed nurse training facilities in the country.

The Nirimba campus is situated in the suburb of Quakers Hill in the Blacktown Local Government Area. The University campus forms part of the Nirimba Education Precinct –  a shared site with TAFE, Wyndham College and St John Paul II Catholic College.

Nirimba campus is the main teaching site for Academic programs offered by The College at Western Sydney University.

The campus is located on Eastern Road, Quakers Hill. Eastern Road leads straight into the entrance of the Nirimba Education Precinct. It’s easy to travel to and from the Nirimba campus using public transport.

The Parramatta campus is situated in the suburb of Rydalmere in the Parramatta Local Government Area. The campus consists of two sites; Parramatta campus (South) which is the main campus and Parramatta campus (North).

Both campuses are located on the corner of Victoria Road and James Ruse Drive. Entrance to Parramatta campus (South) is via Victoria Road. Entrance to Parramatta campus (North) is via Pemberton Street.

The easiest way to travel to and from the Parramatta campus (South) and Parramatta campus (North) is using public transport. Find out more about your travel options on the Getting to Uni webpage.

Western Sydney University’s Parramatta City campus currently has two locations: 169 Macquarie Street, and 100 George Street.

Find out more about your travel options for each campus on the Getting to Uni webpage, and download the Parramatta City campus map [PDF, 800Kb] (opens in new window)Opens in a new window.

The Penrith campus site is situated in the suburbs of Kingswood and Werrington in the Penrith Local Government Area and consists of three sites; Penrith campus (Kingswood), Penrith campus (Werrington South) and Penrith campus (Werrington North).

The Penrith campus (Kingswood) is located on the corner of O’Connell Street and Second Ave, Kingswood. The entrance is via Second Ave. Penrith campus (Werrington South) and Penrith campus (Werrington North) are located on the Great Western Highway. Entrance to these campuses is via the Great Western Highway, Werrington.

It’s easy to travel to and from these campuses using public transport. Find out more about your travel options on the Getting to Uni webpage.

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The campus is a state-of-the-art facility located just 20 minutes from the Sydney CBD and next to Sydney Olympic Park train station, as well as many connecting bus services.

The campus is in the heart of Sydney’s famous Olympic precinct, with a bustling cafe and restaurant district, renowned stadiums and sporting facilities, entertainment venues, parks, medical centres, banks, retail shops and open spaces.

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Frequently asked questions

Tuition fees can differ based on a variety of factors such as course studied, fee help and scholarships. If you would like to find out the cost of a specific course, please contact one of our friendly GSP councillors.

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Western Sydney University caters to the needs and wants of their students through a wide array of support services. These include Counselling, Student welfare, International student support, Online student support and many more.

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