Thinking of studying at UWA as an international student?
Below is some useful information about life in Perth, including our fees and scholarships and advice about moving.
You might like to chat to a UWA international student who would be very happy to share their experiences with you.
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Perth and travel
Find out more about travelling to Perth, things to do when you're here, and places to stay.
Life in Perth
Perth is Australia’s fourth-largest city and capital of the thriving state of Western Australia. It offers an inspiring study environment with sunny weather, a relaxed outdoor environment and beautiful natural scenery.
Moving to Perth
You’ll find all the information you need here to get you started on your journey to study with us at UWA.
There are several options available to students seeking accommodation on or off campus while studying at UWA.
What to bring
Western Australia has strict customs and quarantine laws, which do not allow you to bring a variety of animal, farm and wildlife products into the state.
As an international student, you’ll need to obtain a visa before travelling to Australia.
More for international students
Learn about UWA's student exchange and study abroad programs.Take me there
Safety and security
Learn more about personal safety on public transport and on campus.Be safe and secure
Connect with a current UWA international student.Find buddies
My Future Career
Learn more about yourself with UWA's career discovery tool.My future career