UWA Expo- Are you ready to hit top gear?

Monday, 21 July 2008

The University of Western Australia's Expo 2008 is gearing up to be the University's most informative and exciting ride yet. It's a great opportunity for prospective students and their families to visit UWA and see what goes on inside a world class university. The expo is being held on Sunday 10 August between 9am and 4pm.

New courses and majors available in 2009

Monday, 21 July 2008

Students who are entering university in 2009 have a variety or new courses and new majors within existing courses to choose from. Climate and Environment, and Computer Science will be available as majors in the Bachelor of Science, and there are four new majors within the Bachelor of Computer Science and the Bachelor of Computer and Mathematical Sciences. Primary teaching will be offered as a combined degree at UWA for the first time in 2009.

Scholarships information sent to schools August 2008

Monday, 21 July 2008

The University of Western Australia is proud of its commitment to the promotion, recognition and reward of secondary school students who have demonstrated excellence within their lives- whether it is through academic studies, involvement in extra-curricular activities or community work. There are a variety of awards and scholarships on offer for students from all backgrounds who are interested in studying at UWA in 2009.

Sunset campus tours

Monday, 21 July 2008

The Prospective Students Office is now hosting Sunset Campus Tours. Running after office hours, these tours give you and your family the chance to come down and explore the campus, find out more about the university and get a picture of what life is like for our students. The tour will include a stop at the Prospective Students and Admissions Office where you will be able to collect information and course brochures, and speak to one of our advisers about courses on offer and the admissions process.

UWA motorsport team – world champions!

Monday, 21 July 2008

The University of Western Australia's Motorsport team has been crowned the 2008 World Champions for Formula SAE, having won the international competition for a student designed race car.

The 12-strong team, all UWA students, edged out German teams from the University of Stuttgart and the Technical University of Munich, and more than 100 other teams from around the world, to win the competition held in the US city of Michigan in May.

My uni - Animal Science

Monday, 21 July 2008

For this issue Prospects spoke to two students who are studying different courses within the Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences.

Taya Clarke is studying Animal Science. She tells us about her course and what it is like studying in the Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences at UWA. She also has some advice for anyone considering a similar field of study...

My uni - Agricultural Science

Monday, 21 July 2008

For this issue Prospects spoke to two students who are studying different courses within the Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences.

Fiona Kelly is a fourth-year Agricultural Science student. We asked her tell us about her course and why she chose to study it, life as a uni student, what she plans to do when she graduates, and what advice she has for anyone considering what to study at university...

UWA Albany Centre: Open for Questions

Monday, 21 July 2008

The UWA Albany Centre is holding its Open Day on Thursday August 20 from 10am until 1pm and 4pm to 6pm. School groups and members of the community will be able to tour the Centre during these times.  Faculty and admissions staff visiting from Perth for the day will be available to answer any questions.

Important dates

Monday, 21 July 2008

Read on to find out more about upcoming events and important dates for prospective students.