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About the Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, International


Curtin has accumulated considerable expertise and developed a sophisticated approach to managing its international activities. This is reflected in the integrated nature of our internationalisation strategies. Nevertheless, Curtin is cognisant of the need to embrace the challenges of operating within this market and is committed to a rigorous cycle of improvement and quality assurance that will enhance our reputation for teaching, research and community service.

Key aspects of making Curtin an international university include:

  • a significant number and broad mix of students from different ethnic and cultural backgrounds
  • a significant Curtin presence in overseas locations
  • an international perspective for students involving:
    • curriculum that is internationally relevant
    • learning and engagement with students from other nationalities and cultures
    • opportunities for students to undertake study at one of Curtin's international partner universities
    • academic activities that are conducted internationally.
  • Collaborative activities with international institutions.

Curtin offers a range of scholarships for both local and international students. For more information, please view the scholarships website.

Curtin English offers students English language support courses including Gateway English course and the English Language Bridging course. For more information, please visit Curtin English.

The Deputy Vice-Chancellor, International is responsible for the University-wide leadership, support and coordination of Curtin's international activities, including policy formulation and monitoring, quality assurance, international marketing and student recruitment, institutional partnerships and internationalisation of the curriculum.