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With campuses in Perth, regional Western Australia and circling the Indian Ocean rim, we have a richly diverse community which gives back to society, locally and globally, in meaningful ways every day.

Our community traverses oceans. It comprises of graduates from over 160
countries around the world, current and former staff, donors, and supporters – our
friends. No matter your relationship to Curtin, we welcome you with open arms
and are excited to explore opportunities with you.

Curtin Cares

Curtin Cares

If we can bet on anyone to create a better future, it’s students who care about their education enough to make significant sacrifices to obtain their degree. We are honoured to have these students here at Curtin. Let’s help them on their journey.

John Curtin Gallery

John Curtin Gallery

Enlivening the intellectual life of the University and its surrounding communities through exhibitions, events and public programs that explore global perspectives on contemporary art.

Healthy Futures - Student Mental Health

Healthy Futures – Student Mental Health

Curtin researchers need your help to refine a tool that identifies students at future risk of suicide so they can be given tailored interventions, safety plans and urgent professional support.

The Carrolup Centre for Truth-telling

The Carrolup Centre for Truth-telling

Shining a light on the injustices of our past and examining their consequences across generations so we can build a fairer and more inclusive future together.

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Yesterday was World Refugee Day.#CurtinGrad Muhammad came to Australia as a refugee and went on to receive a Master of Information Systems and Technology in 2017. He says this would not have been possible without the support of Curtin's Humanitarian Bursary, and that the people who donated to this scholarship changed his life forever."I went from being one of the most vulnerable members of the community to being a positive and productive member of society," he says.Muhammad is now the Director of a successful WA business and hopes to give back to the next generation of Curtin students and refugees.Find out how you can make a difference for people like Muhammad by clicking on the link in our bio.#CurtinGives #scholarship #refugees #worldrefugeeday

Yesterday was World Refugee Day.

#CurtinGrad Muhammad came to Australia as a refugee and went on to receive a Master of Information Systems and Technology in 2017. He says this would not have been possible without the support of Curtin's Humanitarian Bursary, and that the people who donated to this scholarship changed his life forever.

"I went from being one of the most vulnerable members of the community to being a positive and productive member of society," he says.

Muhammad is now the Director of a successful WA business and hopes to give back to the next generation of Curtin students and refugees.

Find out how you can make a difference for people like Muhammad by clicking on the link in our bio.

#CurtinGives #scholarship #refugees #worldrefugeeday
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Thank you Crystal for nominating Dr Dorothy Erickson, last year's Lifetime Achievement Award winner.Dorothy graduated in 1978 with a Bachelor of Arts (Design). She is a beloved artist-jeweller, historian, curator, editor and author committed to documenting and promoting Western Australia’s art, craft and design history.Know an inspirational grad making waves in their communities? Find out how to nominate them for an Award via the link in our bio!#CurtinGrad #AlumniAwards #design #jewellery #author #WA

Thank you Crystal for nominating Dr Dorothy Erickson, last year's Lifetime Achievement Award winner.

Dorothy graduated in 1978 with a Bachelor of Arts (Design). She is a beloved artist-jeweller, historian, curator, editor and author committed to documenting and promoting Western Australia’s art, craft and design history.

Know an inspirational grad making waves in their communities? Find out how to nominate them for an Award via the link in our bio!

#CurtinGrad #AlumniAwards #design #jewellery #author #WA
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We loved listening to #CurtinGrad and acclaimed artist Abdul Abdullah speak on the @betootaadvocate podcast last month! Give it a listen via their page.Abdul is one of Australia’s most internationally sought-after contemporary artists, using paint, photography, video, installation and performance to explore the experience of the ‘other’ in society, and engaging with different marginalised minority groups.He was also an Archibald Prize finalist in 2011, 2013, 2014, 2016 and 2020... Must we say more? 👏Know an inspiring grad like Abdul? Celebrate their achievements by nominating them for an Alumni Award - more info via the link in our bio!#CurtinUniversity #AlumniAwards #podcast #art #artist #archibaldprize

We loved listening to #CurtinGrad and acclaimed artist Abdul Abdullah speak on the @betootaadvocate podcast last month! Give it a listen via their page.

Abdul is one of Australia’s most internationally sought-after contemporary artists, using paint, photography, video, installation and performance to explore the experience of the ‘other’ in society, and engaging with different marginalised minority groups.

He was also an Archibald Prize finalist in 2011, 2013, 2014, 2016 and 2020... Must we say more? 👏

Know an inspiring grad like Abdul? Celebrate their achievements by nominating them for an Alumni Award - more info via the link in our bio!

#CurtinUniversity #AlumniAwards #podcast #art #artist #archibaldprize
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"The thing I liked about the Managing Emotion modules was the fact that it felt applicable; it was relatable. The bite-sized lessons helped remind me that slowing down, focusing on my breathing and gathering myself can make a huge difference."Thank you Rebecca for sharing your experience with our new research-led mental health program. This resource provides relevant and easy-to-apply tools for university students who might be struggling or feeling down.Find out how you can support student mental health today: curtin.edu/nkq41e#CurtinGives #CurtinUniversity #mentalhealth #supportstudents

"The thing I liked about the Managing Emotion modules was the fact that it felt applicable; it was relatable. The bite-sized lessons helped remind me that slowing down, focusing on my breathing and gathering myself can make a huge difference."

Thank you Rebecca for sharing your experience with our new research-led mental health program. This resource provides relevant and easy-to-apply tools for university students who might be struggling or feeling down.

Find out how you can support student mental health today: curtin.edu/nkq41e

#CurtinGives #CurtinUniversity #mentalhealth #supportstudents
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The Curtin Alumni Awards for 2021 are officially open! 🤩 🥳This is a fantastic opportunity to celebrate some of the graduates who are making big changes in our community. Curtin staff member Dr Megan Le Clus (pictured here) has been a long-time supporter of the Awards. She has nominated some of our past winners and says that "the achievements of awardees make me proud to work at Curtin."Find out more about the Alumni Awards via the link in our bio!#CurtinGrad #CurtinUniversity #alumniawards #graduates

The Curtin Alumni Awards for 2021 are officially open! 🤩 🥳

This is a fantastic opportunity to celebrate some of the graduates who are making big changes in our community. Curtin staff member Dr Megan Le Clus (pictured here) has been a long-time supporter of the Awards. She has nominated some of our past winners and says that "the achievements of awardees make me proud to work at Curtin."

Find out more about the Alumni Awards via the link in our bio!

#CurtinGrad #CurtinUniversity #alumniawards #graduates
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We're so proud of #CurtinGrad Jamie Wallis OAM, who was awarded an Order of Australia this year for his service to the mining sector and our railway heritage.'My time at Muresk Agricultural College [now called the Muresk Institute] gave me a solid grounding in farming practices that led to my employment with the Department of Agriculture,' says Jamie.He is most well known for developing the industry-standard Wallis Air Core Drilling System - but since retirement has also ensured the memory and beauty of heritage railway infrastructure is kept alive for all West Australians to enjoy!Check out the ways in which we celebrate our grads via the link in our bio.#CurtinGrad #CurtinUniversity #inspiration #mining #railway #heritage #mureskinstitute #agribusiness

We're so proud of #CurtinGrad Jamie Wallis OAM, who was awarded an Order of Australia this year for his service to the mining sector and our railway heritage.

'My time at Muresk Agricultural College [now called the Muresk Institute] gave me a solid grounding in farming practices that led to my employment with the Department of Agriculture,' says Jamie.

He is most well known for developing the industry-standard Wallis Air Core Drilling System - but since retirement has also ensured the memory and beauty of heritage railway infrastructure is kept alive for all West Australians to enjoy!

Check out the ways in which we celebrate our grads via the link in our bio.

#CurtinGrad #CurtinUniversity #inspiration #mining #railway #heritage #mureskinstitute #agribusiness
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Happy Monday #CurtinGrads! Everyone having a great Reconciliation Week so far? 🥰This week is another opportunity to celebrate the ways in which respectful relationships between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and the wider Australian community are being built.We had a great podcast recorded recently on the future of land restoration seen through an Aboriginal lens, feauturing our very own Professor Stephen Van Leeuwen (pictured here) - it's a good one! Listen in via the link in our bio.#conservation #reconciliationweek #podcast #Curtinresearch #Aboriginal #Indigenous

Happy Monday #CurtinGrads! Everyone having a great Reconciliation Week so far? 🥰

This week is another opportunity to celebrate the ways in which respectful relationships between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and the wider Australian community are being built.

We had a great podcast recorded recently on the future of land restoration seen through an Aboriginal lens, feauturing our very own Professor Stephen Van Leeuwen (pictured here) - it's a good one! Listen in via the link in our bio.

#conservation #reconciliationweek #podcast #Curtinresearch #Aboriginal #Indigenous
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