In the 21st century, The University of Western Australia is recognised internationally as an excellent, research-intensive university and a leading intellectual and creative resource to the community it serves.
A broad and balanced coverage of disciplines in the Arts, Sciences and the professions at internationally recognised standards is offered, and the University is characterised by a strong research and postgraduate emphasis across the full range of these disciplines, as well as research excellence in selected areas of strength, opportunity and importance.
The University fosters an international focus for all its activities and standards as an integral part of its overriding commitment to excellence and high quality. It will be valued, above all, for its enduring commitment to improving society through learning and discovery.
The Institute of Advanced Studies contributes in all of these priority areas for the University, and reaches out to the broadest definition of community: a community of scholars, of students, and of an interested general community of inquiring and curious people.
To promote the recognition of the University of Western Australia in its mission of achieving international excellence by initiating strategies that:
Specific programs of the Institute will include:
Other activities will include: