Curtin University has started a global search for our next Vice-Chancellor.

Lead Australia's pre-eminent young global university

Curtin University has started a global search for our next Vice-Chancellor. We are an innovative global university known for our focus on technology, high-impact research, strong industry partnerships and commitment to preparing our students for the jobs and work of the future. We are Western Australia’s largest and most preferred university with multiple campuses in Perth along with our prestigious School of Mines located in Kalgoorlie. We are also a fast-growing global institution with well-established campuses in Malaysia, Singapore, Mauritius and Dubai. Curtin boasts a rich and broad diversity of cultures across our students, staff, partners and the communities we are committed to serve.

This is an outstanding opportunity to lead one of Australia’s most ambitious and dynamic young universities into our next chapter, to enhance academic performance, to provide our students and staff with an environment second to none, and to drive innovation and excellence for the public good. 

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Curtin Malaysia, situated on the north-west coast of Sarawak, opened in 1999 and was the first foreign university campus to be set up on the island of Borneo; a reflection of our reputation for excellence in South-East Asia. 


Curtin Singapore, which opened in 2008, gives students access to a flexible, superb education in one of the world’s most cosmopolitan cities. Students  enjoy high-quality facilities, highly qualified staff, innovative teaching methods and close links with industry practitioners. 


Curtin Dubai, opened in 2017, provides flexible access to highly regarded programs for students in the Middle East, India, Africa and Central Asia, and will provide opportunities for students from other Curtin campuses to complete part of their studies in this dynamic global hub. 


In 2018, Charles Telfair Institute (CTI), located at Moka, south-east of the Mauritian capital Port Louis, became an official campus of Curtin University. It is the latest evolution of a fourteen-year partnership with CTI, which had delivered Curtin courses to more than 2,300 students in the island nation.

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Curtin University has started a global search for our next Vice-Chancellor

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