University of Western Sydney
The University of Western Sydney is present in the Greater Western region of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. This university has been ranked amongst the top 600 universities in the world by the Times Higher Education/QS Ranking. This university has campuses in Richmond, Greater Western Sydney, Parramatta, Blacktown, Penrith, Bankstown and Campbelltown. This university offers undergraduate, postgraduate and higher research degrees. Most of the researchers of this university have an international repute. In the recent times, this university has started a medical school. Combining all the campuses of this university will result in 1713.50 hectares. This university is increasingly gaining more reputation for research and teaching excellence. In the year 2007, this university was awarded with the 34th place amongst Australian Universities by the Melbourne Institute. Education in Australia is preferred by most of the international students and so is this university.
This university experienced a major reform of its faculties which involved the merging of some schools that saw the lessening from 17 schools down to nine. This university has 10 research institutes and centres namely, Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment (HIE), Institute for Culture and Society, Institute for Infrastructure Engineering (IIE), Centre for Complementary Medicine (CompleMED), Centre for Educational Research, Centre for Positive Psychology and Education, Centre for the Study of Contemporary Muslim Societies, MARCS Auditory Laboratories, Urban Research Centre and Writing and Society Research Centre.