About Fremantle and surrounds
Institutions found in and around Fremantle include:
- The University of Notre Dame
- Murdoch University
- Murdoch College
- Murdoch Institute of Technology
- Challenger Institute of Technology
- All Saints College
- Australian Institute of Holistic Medicine
The University of Notre Dame has their campus spread throughout Fremantle. The only private university in WA, specialising in studies in education, law and health.
Naturally, Fremantle is the hub for studies and industries of maritime focus. aquaculture, marine sciences and marine engineering operations flourish here. Challenger Institute of Technology complements these with unique hands-on-courses offered in aquaculture, maritime operations, marine fabrication, warehousing and storage and fisheries compliance to name a few. The Australian Marine Complex is the home to the largest marine industry in Australia and is a world-class centre for excellence for manufacturing, fabrication, assembly, maintenance and technology serving the marine, defence, oil and gas and resources industry. Research and development in sustainable renewable energies can be found around Fremantle with companies such as Carnegie Wave Energy, Ocean Power Technologies and Bombora Wavepower developing technology to harness the reliable wave power in Western Australia’s oceans. Murdoch University, found just east of Fremantle, is WA’s second oldest university and has the largest university campus in Australia in a beautiful natural bush environment. Upon completion in 2014, the Fiona Stanley Hospital will be the largest medical centre and teaching hospital in the southern hemisphere, covering 4 city blocks and 150,000 sqm.
Why study in Western Australia?
What comes to mind when thinking of the perfect place to study? It would be just about any student’s dream to study in a place that offers world-class education and a pathway to a successful career. Somewhere with excellent infrastructure, natural beauty, clean air, rivers and oceans.
Famous for its friendly people and relaxed atmosphere, Perth embodies the true Australian lifestyle. There are not many places left in the world where a passer-by will warmly greet you on the street or stop to have a chat. Australians love to interact with overseas visitors and embrace other cultures.
Perth is a city of growth, success and possibilities. Recent years have seen the benefits of our resources boom flow into every part of our lives, from education to transport, and tens of thousands of people have come to see the natural beauty of Western Australia and enjoy its year-round sunshine. The new international airport, along with the Perth Arena and expanding city rail network, riverside developments and beach-fronts are shaping Perth into Australia’s western gateway for tourism and investment.
Research conducted in Perth is respected globally, reaching new horizons in medicine and health sciences, agriculture, chemistry, geology, metallurgy, engineering, astrophysics, renewable energy and environmental management. Our artists, musicians and actors are familiar to the world. Your study experience here will not only provide you with learning, but also the possibility to be part of the growing academic and professional network which will guide the future of our city.
Read more about studying in Western Australia at www.studyperth.com.au and studywest.des.wa.gov.au
Last updated: Monday, 27 October 2014 5:17:09 PM