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Foundation: 1989

Mission: To be a university of international standing and outlook, achieving excellence through scholarship, teaching, learning, research and service to local and international communities, beginning with the people of Greater Western Sydney.

Vision: To secure success for our students and the Greater Western Sydney region through innovation and discovery in a dynamic and technology-enabled world.



Overall percentile


Research percentile


Innovation percentile


Societal percentile

Evolution of the institution

The following data gives a quick reading on the scientific performance in the last years. The research ranking refers to the volume, impact and quality of the institution's research output. The innovation ranking is calculated on the number of patent applications of the institution and the citations that its research output receives from patents. Finally, the societal ranking is based on the number of pages of the institution's website and the number of backlinks and mentions from social networks.

Compared to its context

The result of the evaluation of the institution can be compared to obtain a view of the country, the region to which it belongs and the institutions of the world, placing it in their respective positions.

Compared to All sectors (percentiles)
Compared to Universities sector (percentiles)

Ranks by Subject area

We have divided the scientific output of the institution into 19 large areas of knowledge and the following table shows only the ranks in different territorial domains achieved by the institution in each of the areas. For an institution to have a presence in an area, it is necessary that it exceed in the last year a minimum output threshold equivalent to twice the percentage that this area represents in the world. If you need scientific indicators on these areas visit Scopus and/or SciVal

AreaWorldPacific RegionOECDAustralia
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 476th24th414th22nd
Arts and Humanities 269th18th239th15th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 716th64th639th60th
Business, Management and Accounting 376th29th300th22nd
Chemistry 687th47th603rd41st
Computer Science 582nd34th480th31st
Earth and Planetary Sciences 475th48th407th39th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 434th31st360th25th
Energy 600th43rd485th36th
Engineering 542nd37th445th31st
Environmental Science 483rd34th395th31st
Mathematics 638th43rd540th35th
Medicine 607th44th557th41st
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 729th49th632nd46th
Physics and Astronomy 661st42nd587th37th
Psychology 257th22nd243rd20th
Social Sciences 271st22nd227th20th

Publishing profile

These are the journals used by the institution's researchers to publish their work in the last year. The size of each circle represents the value of the SJR of the publication, and its spatial position represents its subject matter.

This visualizatiĆ³n allows you to identify the knowledge areas where the institution has published, recognize the prestige of the scientific journals in which the institution knowledge has been published, and identify predominant scientific communities.

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