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Workplace Profile

The University of Western Australia is the State's premier sandstone university and aims to be counted among the top 50 universities in the world by 2050. The University employs approximately 3,700 staff throughout the state and has 25,000 students enrolled in campus and offshore programs.

Health and Wellbeing Achievements

The University of Western Australia actively supports healthy behaviours through a range of policies, facilities and programs such as flexible working arrangements and a smoke-free campus. Situated on the Swan River, the Crawley campus features a full medical centre as well as a multitude of physical activity options including two fitness centres, tennis courts, a number of ovals and a pool. The University also encourages active transport, healthy catering and responsible alcohol consumption, and provides a variety of services and training to support positive mental health.

UWA has a staff health and wellbeing program and consults widely with its network of over 60 staff health and wellbeing advocates that help to shape and promote the program.


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Industry Education and Training
Workplace size 200 +
Location Crawley
Current Achievement
Professor Dawn Freshwater Vice-Chancellor

"UWA recognises that the health and wellbeing of our staff is critical in enabling us to meet our strategic goals."

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