It is with great pleasure that I welcome you to Edith Cowan University.
At ECU we are guided by our values of integrity, respect, rational inquiry, personal excellence and courage. Our focus on teaching and research is inspired by engagement and partnerships with those in the many communities we were established to serve.Read more
ECU has many teams, schools and service centres that all work towards achieving our strategic goals. Find out more about our university, our achievements and our future plans.
Our Executive team includes the Vice-Chancellor, Deputy and Pro Vice-Chancellors, and the eight School Executive Deans.
ECU is building on our reputation for excellence in teaching, the quality and volume of our research outputs, and growing international programs and collaborations.
A snapshot of recent national and global university rankings. Includes ratings from graduate surveys and other international quality measures.
The university is responsible for producing a range of reports, publications and plans throughout the year, including an annual report.
The University Council and the senior management team work to ensure that the university achieves or exceeds its goals.
ECU is organized into eight teaching schools, with each one responsible for ongoing research programs.
ECU has a range of professional services that guide and support our schools, research centres, teaching staff, students and the communities we serve.
Libraries on each campus provide comprehensive book and journal collections, electronic resources and facilities for study and research.
ECU acknowledges and respects the continuing relationship with the Noongar people, the traditional custodians of the land upon which its campuses stand. Kurongkurl Katitjin, ECU's Centre for Indigenous Australian Education and Research, plays a vital role in assisting the university to meet its commitment to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders.Read more
ECU strives to ensure people of all genders, ages, abilities, sexualities, faith and from different cultural backgrounds feel enabled, and are supported, to pursue careers in their chosen fields.
At ECU, we recognise that our commitment to the mental health and wellbeing of our students and staff goes hand in hand with our success.
As the only university in Australia named after a woman, Edith Dircksey Cowan, at ECU we are deeply passionate and committed to achieving gender equality as an educator and employer.
ECU supports recognising Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the Constitution through the enshrining of a Voice to Parliament and is proud to advocate for a ‘Yes’ vote in the upcoming referendum.
We have three campuses in Western Australia, each offering a modern, vibrant location for study and learning. ECU is committed to managing and maintaining our environment by reducing our environmental footprint and encouraging the achievement of a sustainable community.
ECU provides a supportive learning environment by providing a variety of on-campus services and facilities to our students and staff.
We encourage the use of sustainable forms of transport when travelling to our campuses. We support those who cycle or walk to campus by providing end-of-trip facilities, including secure storage.
Campus parking has clearly identified zones for staff, students and visitors, as outlined on our campus maps. Parking services includes permits, parental parking and infringements.
We have a dedicated team of professional, highly trained security officers, available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to assist and protect our students, staff, and visitors.
The ECU Health Centre is a state-of-the-art, integrated primary healthcare facility located in the Wanneroo business district. Here, a range of health service providers offer an integrated 'one-stop shop' for patients, their families and carers, as well as health promotion services for the general public.More about the ECU Health Centre
The Edith Cowan University Art Collection is a dynamic, constantly evolving reflection of the best in Australian and Western Australian art. It is built on a strong philosophical commitment to integrating art into the everyday experience of students, staff and the wider community and fostering and promoting local art practice.More about the ECU Art Collection
Visit our Contact webpage for a list of ECU's main contact details and key services.