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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 undergraduate 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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Cyber Security

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Medical research meets AI

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Microplastics

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Research updates

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

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To stretch or not to stretch before exercise: What you need to know about warm-ups

Once considered an essential part of any sport or exercise warm-up, static stretching has fallen out of favour. But are we stretching wrong?


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The Christmas gifts that keep giving (your data away) - and how to prevent this

Many of us will have received new gadgets this festive season. But how can we ensure these are set up safely? And what’s the best way to discard of old devices being replaced?


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Thongs on a beach.

Flip flop: the un-Australian history of the rubber thong

With protection underfoot and ventilation on top, the thong is the perfect summer shoe for Australian conditions. Pity it’s not really Australian.


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What Clive Palmer must now ask himself: would China’s ‘bastards’ buy a mine from him?

Colourful mining magnate Clive Palmer’s political ambitions appear to be in tatters. But what of his multibillion-dollar legal ambitions?


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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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