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Edith Cowan University (ECU)

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Student population Large (More than 10,000)
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Institution type Public

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About Edith Cowan University (ECU)

Edith Cowan University (ECU), founded in 1982, is an Australian public university located in Perth, Western Australia. ECU was named after the first woman to be elected to an Australian Parliament, Edith Cowan, and it is the only Australian university that named after a woman. 

ECU has approximately 20,000 students at undergraduate and postgraduate level, including approximately 4000 are international students that come from over 90 countries.

ECU offers more than 400 courses across two campuses in Joondalup and Mount Lawley. Also, ECU owns a regional campus in the South West, Bunbury (200 km south of Perth), with some courses that offered for study off-campus (Distance Education). Other than that, the university has partnerships with several education institutions to conduct programs and courses offshore. In 2010, Webometrics ranked ECU's Faculty of Business and Law the ninth best business school in Australia, and the university's MBA programme was given a five star rating by Graduate Management Association of Australia in the same year.

Campus information

ECU has three campuses in Western Australia, each offering a modern, vibrant location for study and learning. The campuses feature up-to-date facilities including wireless internet, 24-hour access to computer labs, libraries with open study spaces outside office hours and a safe environment for you to study in, either by yourself or with other students. The three campuses are:

  1. Joondalup Campus
  2. Mount Lawley Campus
  3. South West Campus

The Joondalup Campus is the University's headquarters. Campus facilities include:

  • Sport and Fitness Centre
  • Library and Student Hub
  • Computer Labs and wireless internet
  • Medical Centres
  • The ECU Shops
  • Commercial outlets like hairdresser, optometrist, food, cafes, taverns and etc
  • Outdoor cinema screening Perth International Arts Festival
  • On-campus Accomodation
  • Research Centers (Health and Wellness, Education, Electronic Engineering and ICT, Environment and Sustainability, Communications and Creative Arts, Social and Community, Business and Society, as well as Security, Law and Justice)

Perth is a coastal city in the South West region of West Australia, it is bordered by the Indian Ocean and the Darling Ranges. The warm sunny climate is perfect for sporting and other leisure activities. The campuses are easily accessible by bus, car, train, bike.


On-campus accommodation is provided for students in self-catered apartments on all of our campuses. Villages are close to shops and sport and recreation facilities, and are easily accessible by public transport. The student villages cater for over 700 students and provide a modern, friendly environment. The majority of apartments support a six-bedroom configuration with shared kitchen, living facilities and 1-2 bathrooms.

The village on our Mount Lawley Campus has 1, 2, 3, 5 and 6 bedroom apartments and is located just minutes from ECU facilities. The apartments are fully-furnished, with private bedrooms, large kitchens and spacious lounge areas, so you have plenty of space to hang out with friends and flatmates. Onsite facilities include a pool, cafe/convenience store, sound lounge, e-library, study zones and shared laundry. And Resident Assistants are on hand to organise events and activities for you, so there is plenty to do and lots of ways to meet new people.


Courses available 10

Business, Management 5 Computer Science, IT 1 Creative Arts & Design 1 Hotel Management & Hospitality 3 Humanities & Social Sciences 2 Mass Communication & Media 1 Sports Science 1


Reviews 3

Yeshey Jamtsho 4/5
Great University,helpful lecturers and support staffs are just fantastic! Read more
Seema Mehta 4/5
ECU is one of the world's best young universities, ECU teaching staff are some of the best in the... Read more

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