In the 21st century, The University of Western Australia will be recognised internationally as an excellent, research intensive university and a leading intellectual and creative resource to the community it serves.
It will provide a broad and balanced coverage of disciplines in the Arts, Sciences and the professions at internationally recognised standards. It will be characterised by a strong research and postgraduate emphasis across the full range of its disciplines and it will be noted for concentrations of particular research excellence in selected areas of strength, opportunity and importance.
The University's research and postgraduate strength will be linked to and sustained by a high-quality undergraduate programme in which teaching and learning takes place in an atmosphere of research and scholarship. The University will foster an international focus for all its activities and standards as an integral part of its overriding commitment to excellence and high quality. It will be valued above all, for its enduring commitment to improving society through learning and discovery.(from UWA website)