Welcome to Notre Dame

We believe in the power of education to change lives, form good citizens, and help people be the best version of themselves.

Our students are our number one priority. Since being established over 30 years ago, we have continued to pride ourselves on excellence in teaching and learning, and the student experience.

We’re open to all beliefs and views and are deeply committed to supporting our students to help them to be the best version of themselves. In doing so, we encourage our students to thrive and make an important contribution to our communities.

Top-ranked university

One of Australia’s top ranked universities for student experience, teaching quality and skills development*

*Good Universities Guide 2023 edition, undergraduate category

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5-star experience

Notre Dame University is rated 5 stars for Teaching Quality, Skills Development, Learner Engagement, Graduate Salary, Full Time Employment, and Overall Experience*

*Good Universities Guide 2023 edition, undergraduate category

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Quality graduates

One of Australia’s best ranked universities for undergraduate employment*

*Federal Government’s Quality Indicators for Teaching and Learning (QILT) – 2022 Graduate Outcomes Survey


We’re dedicated to maintaining strong internal policies and committed to ensuring we continue to meet the highest academic standards.

Our leadership

Meet our leadership team, from our Vice Chancellor Professor Francis Campbell to the heads of our Schools.

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Staff and student policies

It’s important to familiarise yourself with the relevant policies, procedures and guidelines.

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Campuses and facilities
We are a national Catholic university with around 12,000 students across campuses in Fremantle and Broome, Western Australia, and Sydney, New South Wales.

National faculties and schools
Across our three national faculties and eight schools in WA and NSW, we provide excellent standards of teaching, scholarship, professional training, and research. Our study options include undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees.

Working for a Catholic University

We’re committed to creating an environment where staff and students feel part of a community, welcoming people from all backgrounds regardless of their faith. We encourage our staff to participate in religious, academic and social events hosted throughout the year.

There are also opportunities to engage with members of the broader community through initiatives such as public lectures, debates and presentations hosted by the University.

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