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  University of Western Australia, Winthrop Tower
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The University was established in 1911, and its first buidlings were built in 1913 on Irwin Street. In 1930 it was moved to its current location now, along Sterling Highway. In 1913 the University had an enrollment of 184 students. In 2004, enrollment was 16,684 students.

If you enjoy walking through College campuses, then The University of Western Australia is a must see for you.

Its most famous Landmark is the Winthrop Tower, located on the West end of Winthrop Hall. The tower was built in 1931, and stands tall over the beautiful Reflections Pool, that was dug in 1932. Winthrop Tower is the tallest building on campus. The University is also known for its beautiful gardens throughout the campus. With over 200 species of plants and trees, and 55 species of birds. The University has really done a great job in harmonizing both nature and architecture.

For more on the University. Visit the following link to their officail website, The University of Western Australia

Address: 35 Stirling Highway, CRAWLEY WA 6009
Directions: From Perth, head South on Sterling Highway. The University is about 10 minutes on your left.
Phone: +61 8 6488 6000
Website: http://www.uwa.edu.au/

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  • Updated Jul 28, 2005
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