UWA's mission is to provide world-class education, research and community engagement for the advancement of the prosperity and welfare of our communities.

The University aspires to be recognised in the world's top 50 universities by 2050 for its commitment to excellence in all our activities. The following KPIs are designed to evidence progress towards our vision and mission. The structure of these KPIs has been refined in parts since the 2015 report to reflect changing emphasis and performance reporting-mechanisms. These changes are noted where relevant in the following.