Murdoch University

90 South Street
Perth, 6150, Western Australia, Australia


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Murdoch University


Murdoch University has 25,000 students and 2,400 staff from 90 different countries (2023). It first admitted students to the Murdoch campus in 1975 and in 1996 opened a regional campus at Rockingham. Peel campus at Mandurah opened 2005.

Murdoch was the first Australian university to introduce a flexible admissions system, making education more accessible, to the global centre for learning, teaching, research and industry , and acting purpose-driven. The University recently presented the Strategy 2023-2030: Building a Brighter Future, Together (see here). It is guided by three strategic themes: Sustainability, Equity, diversity & inclusion, First nations.

Sustainability at Murdoch University

Be a leading university in education, teaching, and translational research in sustainability, nurturing mindsets and creating solutions for a better and more sustainable world, a university renowned for its commitment to, and expertise in, sustainability and environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG), providing a model and the tools for behaving and operating sustainably.

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Spotlight #3 on pilot participants - IAU and SOS Responsible Futures Programme

Learn about the participants in this international pilot and their achievements so far in the journey of integrating ESD at the whole institution. Murdoch University and their "Murdoch Mettle" initiative engaging students is up next!

Responsible Futures International - ongoing pilot with 7 institutions around the world

Find out how your institution can join the next cohort 2024-25 of the Responsible Futures International Programme !

Launch Announcement : IAU-SOS Responsible Futures International Pilot

The IAU is pleased to announce its partnership with Students Organising for Sustainability (SOS-UK), for the international adaptation of the Responsible Futures programme, that SOS-UK already has been conducting with further and higher education institutions for almost 10 years in the UK.

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