Murdoch University has, from its foundation in 1974, been a university of difference.
Established as the second university in Western Australia, Murdoch has always been associated with environment and conservation, social justice and inclusion, and providing pathways into and through a university education for people who had previously been excluded.
While the challenges facing our species and our world are considerable, Murdoch is ideally placed to contribute to solutions, while enabling our students and staff to realise their potential.
This commitment also extends within, as we take action to achieve a truly sustainable campus, with targets for carbon neutrality across our operations, zero per cent waste to landfill, and a net zero transport plan by 2030.
Murdoch’s flagship location in Perth is one of the largest urban campuses in Australia, boasting a working farm and a vast expanse of natural bushland teeming with unique wildlife.
At the heart of the campus is our new teaching building, Boola Katitjin, a dynamic space that combines modern, sustainable design and digital technology, where students, teachers, and industry can learn, collaborate and socialise.
In Perth’s southern corridor, Murdoch’s Mandurah campus is home to popular nursing degrees taught in state-of-the-art simulation suites, and our Rockingham campus hosts our pro bono law clinic and some of our successful pathways and enabling programs. Our international campuses in Singapore and Dubai deliver a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses from vibrant, state-of-the-art facilities.
Across the entire university, our shared purpose is to change lives and society for the better through accessible education and research, contributing to the solution of societal and environmental challenges and providing an inclusive, caring community in which everyone can realise their potential.