Liveable City

Perth has been ranked among the top 10 most liveable cities in the world (according to the latest annual ranking compiled by the Economist Intelligence Unit)

Largest city

Perth is the state capital and largest city of Western Australia. It is also the 4th most populist city in Australia. It’s geographic coordinates are Latitude: 31° 58'South Longitude: 115° 49'East.

Time Zone

Perth shares the same time zone as many of its Asian neighbours, including Bali (Indonesia), Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, The Philippines, Taiwan and China.

Strongest Economy

Perth currently has the strongest economy in Australia, which means there are plenty of opportunities for students to work part-time, as well as find professional jobs once they have completed university study.


Temperatures in Perth range from 20 – 35◦C in Summer, 15 - 30◦C in Autumn, 7-20◦C in Winter and 15-25◦C in Spring. It does not snow in Perth.


What's on in Perth?

Rave of Thrones Feat. Kristian Nairn

14th October

Hold the Door, for winter is coming and the nights are dark and full of terrors. Fortunately the finest door stop across all seven kingdoms is returning to our shores for the triumphant return and birth place of the now world famous 'Rave Of Thrones' - Kristian Nairn aka Hodor has returned from the dead and will be heading down under this October, holding the door open for some of the most anticipated gatherings since the beheading of Eddard Stark.

Celebrate Diwali With Mika Singh

23rd October

Mika Singh is better known as ‘The King of Bollywood’ reaching unmatched popularity levels and is for sure to rock this Diwali in Perth.

WA Youth Jazz Orchestra: Johannes Luebbers

27th October

The WA Youth Jazz Orchestra is proud to commission multi-award-winning composer and WAYJO alumnus Johannes Luebbers, who has created an exciting contemporary new work for the Wednesday Night Orchestra.

Halloween - Spook-tacular Market - Joondalup

30th October

Linsey's Community Events are back at Craigie Leisure Centre with an extra date this month with a "fang-tastic" Halloween indoor market (Stallholders may even get their spook on!).

David Bowie - A Tribute With WASO

10th November

The West Australian Symphony Orchestra and Australian music industry greats perform Bowie's greatest hits.

Discover Perth

Edith Cowan College at ECU Mt Lawley campus

Edith Cowan University, Building 10, 2 Bradford Street
Mount Lawley WA 6050

Prospective Student Enquiries:
Telephone: (618) 6279 1197
Facsimile: (618) 6279 1111

Edith Cowan College at ECU Joondalup campus

Edith Cowan University, Building 80, Joondalup Campus West, 10 Injune Way
Joondalup WA 6027

Prospective Student Enquiries:
Telephone: (618) 6279 1100
Facsimile: (618) 6279 1111