Western Sydney University

Western Sydney University is one of 29 universities included in U-Multirank for Australia. Western Sydney University is a very large public university located in Sydney with 44797 students enrolled (2017 data or latest available). It was founded in 1989. With regard to the scope of its subjects and degree programmes offered, the Western Sydney University is a comprehensive institution. It does not offer programmes in foreign languages. It is characterised by a medium percentage of international students. The graduation rate of Western Sydney University is 50,89 (bachelors) and 54,17 (masters). Its overall profile shows top performance across various indicators, with 4 ‘A’ (very good) scores overall. For a comprehensive overview of this university’s performance, see its complete performance scores in the tables below.

Western Sydney University
Level 4 255 Elizabeth Street
NSW 2000 Sydney
Australia
+6 2 9678 7852

http://www.uws.edu.au

Compare Western Sydney University to other universities

U-Multirank's unique 'Sunburst chart' gives an illustration of a university's performance profile across the five U-Multirank dimensions. These are indicated in different colours. For instance, the teaching and learning dimension is symbolised by the colour green. Each 'sunray' represents one of the thirty plus U-Multirank indicators. The longer the ray, the better the performance of an institution on the selected indicator: a full-length ray stands for 'top group' performance, whereas a short ray means 'weak' performance. A missing sunray indicates that the specific data indicator is not available. An institution's performance in an indicator can be identified by moving the cursor over the rays. A key guard for the sunburst chart is provided here .

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Teaching & Learning
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Bachelor graduation rate

56.43

%

0

100

Masters graduation rate

66.88

%

0

100

Graduating on time (bachelors)

50.89

%

0

100

Graduating on time (masters)

54.17

%

0

100

Relative BA graduate unemployment

between 10% and 25%

Relative MA graduate unemployment

between 10% and 25%

Relative graduate unemployment long first degree

Graduating on time (long first degree)

Graduation rate long first degree

Research
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Citation rate

1.19

0.08

2.53

Research publications (absolute numbers)

4,322

1

67,252

Research publications (size-normalised)

0.1

0

13.53

External research income

10.64

0

282.88

Art related output

0.06

0

1.99

Top cited publications

13.2

%

0

34.2

Interdisciplinary publications

10

0

24.6

Post-doc positions

5.78

%

0

100

Publication output

2

Strategic research partnerships

0

5,823

Professional publications

187

0

4,589.01

Knowledge Transfer
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Co-publications with industrial partners

2.1

%

0

29.9

Income from private sources

7.39

0

236.5

Patents awarded (absolute numbers)

2

0

2,416

Patents awarded (size-normalised)

0.04

0

483.1

Industry co-patents

100

%

0

100

Spin-offs

0

222.2

Publications cited in patents

0.4

%

0

5.2

Income from continuous professional development

0.11

%

0

100

Graduate companies

0

81.5

International Orientation
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Foreign language bachelor programmes

0

%

0

100

Foreign language master programmes

0

%

0

100

Student mobility

0.03

0

1

International academic staff

5.88

%

0

100

International joint publications

52.8

%

8.3

91.4

International doctorate degrees

36.96

%

0

100

Foreign language long first degree programmes

Regional Engagement
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Bachelor graduates working in the region

56

%
between 50% and 75%

Master graduates working in the region

53

%
between 50% and 75%

Student internships in the region

0

100

Regional joint publications

38.5

%

0

84.5

Income from regional sources

8.17

%

0

100

Strategic research partnerships in the region

0

100

Regional Publications with Industrial Partners

22.8

General
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Female students bachelor

54

%

Female students master

Female professors

Female academic staff

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