The University of Western Australia

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is recognised internationally as an excellent research-intensive university.

Established in 1911, the University's ground-breaking research, quality academic staff and state-of-the-art facilities combine to offer a vibrant student experience.

UWA is the only Western Australian university to belong to the Group of Eight – a coalition of the top research universities in Australia – and it is one of only two Australian members of the Worldwide Universities Network, a partnership of 23 research-led universities from Europe, Africa, the Americas and the Asia-Pacific.

Centre for Social Impact UWA

The Centre for Social Impact UWA (CSI UWA) creates and delivers education that transforms, research that informs best practice, and public engagement that inspires and mobilises change makers.

CSI UWA is part of a national collaboration with UNSW Sydney and Swinburne University of Technology. Together, the three universities form CSI, which takes a systems approach to developing innovative solutions to the biggest social challenges today, with a vision for a better Australia tomorrow.


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Program Types

Graduate Certificate in Social Impact

If you’d love to be a top social innovator and manage organisations, programs and projects to achieve social impact and create meaningful social value, a Graduate Certificate in Social Impact at CSI UWA will help you achieve your goals.

Designed to build the professional capacity of managers and executives across the corporate, government and not-for-profit sectors, the Graduate Certificate in Social Impact teaches the critical leadership skills needed to manage organisations, businesses and social programs.

MBA in Social Impact

Deciding to study an MBA in Social Impact at CSI UWA is a strong and committed decision to fusing business and social impact together so as to benefit community, business and yourself.

You will be guided on your learning journey by experts in the field, including practitioners, leading academics, fellows of international associations and consultants to global organisations.

Outcomes Measurement Workshops

Our team at CSI UWA have run their 2-day Outcomes Mesurement Workshop around Australia, and virtually, since 2019.

Learn how to measure your organisation's impact, get access to a network of peers to continue sharing and learning with, and create your own take-away action list for implementing outcomes measurement.

Undergraduate Courses

CSI UWA's undergraduate courses are designed for anyone interested in creating social change. The courses are designed to complement existing studies, no matter what discipline.

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