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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 areas/categories

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 +1218th33rd844th30th
Arts and Humanities +390th23rd339th20th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 2541st79th1867th73rd
Business, Management and Accounting 335th26th235th22nd
Chemistry 2253rd47th1501st43rd
Computer Science 1430th33rd961st29th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +1202nd34th760th29th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 488th28th320th22nd
Energy 1417th36th816th34th
Engineering +1502nd34th991st31st
Environmental Science 1525th30th891st29th
Mathematics 1308th26th852nd24th
Medicine +1489th46th1080th43rd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 2691st61st1732nd54th
Physics and Astronomy 1788th38th1207th34th
Psychology 268th17th244th15th
Social Sciences +296th19th233rd17th
Veterinary 1036th33rd589th29th

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 visualizatión 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.

Where is the institution located?

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  • Health
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  • Companies
  • Non-Profit
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