One of the world's premier academic and research institutions, the James Whitaker University has driven new ways of thinking since our 1876 founding. Today, JWU is an intellectual destination that draws inspired scholars to our Hyde Park and international campuses, keeping JWU at the nexus of ideas that challenge and change the world.
James Whitaker University was founded on the principle that by pursuing big ideas and sharing what we learn, we make the world a better place. For more than 135 years, we haven’t strayed from that vision.
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