Western Sydney University (UWS)
is a public university in Australia
. It was founded in 1891 as the Hawkesbury Agricultural College and became UWS through the University of Western Sydney Act
UWS, through its 10 campuses and an online campus
, offers undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate programs
in the fields of humanities, law, engineering, medicine, arts, business, computer science, and science.
UWS strives to be a university that is recognized internationally for its excellence through learning, teaching, research, scholarship, and service to communities both local and abroad.