Our story

Learn about as an organisation, including our colourful history, our beautiful campuses, our 2025 strategy, and governance.

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Our strategic priorities

’s strategic priorities actively address the challenges we face today - from climate change and renewable energies to lifesaving medical treatments and breakthrough technologies. We aim to make an impact on people’s lives around the world. In 2020, evolved its motto to “Scientia corde mente et manu” - Knowledge by Heart, Mind and Hand. This is more than just a slogan of renewed values and aspirations. It captures the fact that we serve higher purpose, and are committed to serving society through knowledge sharing and new discovery.

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History

Founded in 1949, 's history contains many Australian firsts. Learn more about our foundations, the trailblazers, and historic achievements that have shaped the University we are today.

Strategy

Founded in 1949, 's history contains many Australian firsts. Learn more about our foundations, the trailblazers, and historic achievements that have shaped the University we are today.

Leadership & governance

Our mission is underpinned by strong and effective governance. Learn more about 's senior leaders and governing bodies.

Reports & publications

Keep up to date on our goals and achievements. You can view our latest Annual Reports, sustainability programs, and ’s broader economic impact.

Our campuses

People are at the core of everything we do. From our Nobel Laureate, world-leading academics, champions of industry and innovation, and our incredible alumni.

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