Western Sydney University

The Pocket Profile

Need the key statistics about Western at a glance? The Pocket Profile contains all the essential information about Western’s DNA, including student and staff headcounts, demographic breakdowns and ranking snapshots.


University rankings play an integral part in achieving our mission to be a University of international standing and outlook, with performance drivers based around these results. BIP provides support to the Pro Vice-Chancellor, Research in the University Rankings space. This support includes membership of the Rankings Working Party, organisation and collection of the various data submissions, results tracking and analysis, and strategy development.

Visit the Global Rankings page or see the full Rankings Summary for details of Western’s achievements across all rankings, or the Leiden Benchmarking dashboard for Western’s performance in research publication.


We administer a range of surveys to continually improve learning, teaching and the student experience. Check out the 2020 Survey Calendar for a list of our current collections. If you are planning to conduct a survey, please get in touch with the Survey Team at surveys@westernsydney.edu.au for inclusion in our survey program.

Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT)

Each year, Western participates in several national surveys. The suite of surveys used for the Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT) helps Western improve learning and teaching outcomes while benchmarking our performance in comparison to other institutions.

Contact Us

To contact the staff of the Office of Business Intelligence and Performance, refer to the Staff Directory.

General enquiries can be directed to:


Contact the Survey Team via email at surveys@westernsydney.edu.au


Office of Business Intelligence and Performance
Building K, Level 2, Room 51, Penrith campus (Kingswood)
Western Sydney University
Locked Bag 1797
Penrith NSW 2751