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Admission pathways for year 12s or mature age students include UniPrep, Experience Based Entry and the Certificate IV Pathway.

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Our future student events include a mix of on-campus and online sessions to help you decide what to study at ECU.

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Scholarships

We offer scholarships for all kinds of study and to all kinds of eligible applicants.

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Why ECU?

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    ECU top in teaching quality

    For the fifth year in a row, ECU has received the top undergraduate teaching quality ranking of all 37 public universities in Australia.

    ECU was also the top-ranked public university in Australia for undergraduate skills development for the sixth year in a row.

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  • The Good Universities Guide 2021

    Good Universities Guide

    In the 2021 Good Universities Guide, ECU graduates have given us a 5-star rating for teaching quality, skills development, student support, learning resources, learner engagement and overall student experience.

    The 5-star rating for teaching quality has now been achieved for 14 straight years.

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  • THE Impact Rankings 2020

    THE Impact Rankings

    ECU has been ranked number 9 in the world for Quality Education and is in the top 100 overall in the 2020 Times Higher Education (THE) Impact rankings, showing how the global higher education sector is working towards the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals.

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  • THE World University Rankings 2020 Top 100 Young

    THE Young University Rankings

    ECU has been ranked in the world's top 100 universities under 50 years old in the 2020 Times Higher Education (THE) Young Universities Rankings, THE World University Rankings.

Plans for ECU's Perth City Campus announced

Edith Cowan University will create a $695 million Creative Industries, Business and Technology Campus in the centre of Perth, as part of a transformational deal for the university that will also support Western Australia's economic recovery.

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ECUResearch

ECU has a vibrant research community, actively supporting our student and staff researchers. We continually seek opportunities to collaborate with other universities and to work with organisations and businesses to commercialise research outcomes. Learn more about research at ECU.

World-Class Research

ECU research aims to transform the lives of people in global communities. Our work focuses on four themes that recognise our collective expertise and our progressive view of the world.

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Huntington's

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Microplastics

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AI & cancer cell detection

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Research updates

Keep up to date with all things ECU, read our latest news.

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Awesome foursome

Four ECU researchers have been recognised by The Australian’s special report on Australian university research.


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Andrew Forrest’s high-tech plan to extinguish bushfires within an hour is as challenging as it sounds

The philanthropic foundation of mining billionaire Andrew “Twiggy” Forrest has unveiled a plan to transform how Australia responds to bushfires.


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4 things governments can do to help small business

Helping small businesses survive isn't all about tax breaks, red tape and industrial relations changes. Here are four other things governments can do.


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Could ‘traffic-light’ alerts help Victoria exit lockdown safely?

As the number of new daily confirmed cases begins to decline, we need to consider how to ease restrictions as efficiently as possible without overwhelming health services


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Indigenous recognition

ECU respects the Noongar people, the traditional custodians of the land on which our campuses are built. We're also committed to developing our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and staff.

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Connect with us

We welcome new connections, especially from individuals or organisations who can collaborate with us to improve our student experience, teaching or research output.

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Alumni and supporters

We encourage our growing global network of graduates to stay in touch and to benefit from ongoing career support, access to industry contacts and exciting events.

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Giving to ECU

The ECU Foundation attracts philanthropic and non-philanthropic support from individuals, alumni, business organisations, industry leaders and the general community.

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Employment opportunities

At ECU, we provide much more than just a workplace. Here it’s a place where you can be inspired to achieve great things, a place where you can collaborate and work with other enthusiastic and committed people.

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Industry

ECU has partnerships with many industry groups. We collaborate with all sizes of businesses, including start-ups, not-for-profits and community organisations, government agencies and large corporates.

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