The University of Western Australia

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is globally recognised as a leader in research and education, ranking in the world top 100 universities 2023, and part of Australia’s prestigious Group of Eight - a coalition of the top research universities in the country.

Founded in 1911, UWA was the State’s first university, founded with a mission to “advance the prosperity and welfare of our communities”.

100+ years on, the university continues to unite, equip and connect future leaders to effective lasting, positive change and support economic and social development within local, regional and global communities.

Centre for Social Impact UWA

Led by Professor Paul Flatau , the Centre for Social Impact UWA (CSI UWA) provides transformative education, informative and best practice research, and public engagement, to equip, inspire and mobilise changemakers with a focus on:

  • Digital inclusion
  • Mental health
  • Philanthropy
  • Housing and homelessness
  • Children and young people
  • Financial inclusion
  • Entrenched disadvantage
  • Family domestic violence
  • Evaluation and measuring outcomes
CSI UWA staff

Meet our students

Gareth Durrant, an alumnus of our Graduate Certificate in Social Impact at CSI UWA, is using his career experience in the areas of public health, international and business development, design and consultancy to achieve social impact globally.

Meet the team

The CSI UWA team comprises educators, researchers, operations and event specialists.

CSI UWA group photo

Explore the team

Get in touch

Collaborate with us to uncover insights and recommendations and create positive social change in your space.

Phone: +61 8 6488 5691

Centre for Social Impact UWA
UWA Business School, M098, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley
University of Western Australia
Western Australia 6009