Curtin University, one of the best places to study was founded in 1966. Comprising 40,000 students across 16 locations, the university has created its place in the hearts of students from across the globe. Located in Bentley, South Australia, the research university derives its name from John Curtin, The Prime Minister of Australia during World War II. Curtin provides outstanding education in the fields of minerals and energy, ICT and emerging technologies, health and sustainable development. The university also offers programs in science and engineering, health sciences as well as business and humanities. Famous personalities who hail from this university include Tim Winton, a novelist and a multi-award winner known for his novels like An Open Swimmer (1982), Shallows (1984) and short stories like Scission (1985), received education at the Curtin University. His novel, An Open Swimmer won The Australian/Vogel Literary Award in 1981. John Butler, the music producer and singer came into limelight with his albums, Sunrise Over Sea, Grand National, and April Uprising. Martin Dougiamas, an educator and computer scientist pursued master's degree and PhD at the Curtin University. Ben Templesmith, John Butler, Amberley Lobo, Tim Winton, Judy Davis are a few alumni of the Curtin University. To know more about the alumni of the Curtin University, keep reading.