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.

UWA student to address the United Nations

Thursday, 1 May 2008

Elizabeth Shaw, a law student at The University of Western Australia has been chosen to represent Australian youth at the United Nations.

As an Australian Youth Representative, she will present the concerns of Australian youth to the UN headquarters in New York. Ms Shaw, 24, will travel to each Australian state and territory to meet young people, politicians, youth organisations and bureaucrats to identify issues relevant to young Australians.

In August she will meet  fellow European Youth representatives in Europe.

Prosh 2008

Thursday, 1 May 2008

The annual PROSH newspaper has once again been successfully delivered to the community of Perth by UWA students to support local charities.

Every March, a team of dedicated writers get together during a series of writers' nights to produce the PROSH paper. Here, the students dissect recent papers looking for current affairs, photos, and celebrity scandals to mock. At the same time, the Uni becomes abuzz with PROSH fever.

Women in Science and Engineering

Thursday, 1 May 2008

More than 75 girls from all over the state recently had the opportunity to spend a day as a university student at UWA. The Women in Science and Engineering initiative is aimed at increasing inclusivity and participation of females in Engineering, Computing and Mathematics through awareness, information and support.

My Uni

Thursday, 1 May 2008

In this issue we speak to Melissa Heth, an archaeology student who lives at St. Thomas Moore College, about uni life and living at college.

Melissa also talks about the amenities, the Student Club, support services, why she chose UWA and her course, as well as an host of other topics.

 

Course in focus: Bachelor of Science - Three-year degrees

Thursday, 1 May 2008

Scientists begin with what is known and try to go beyond that point to extend the boundaries of human knowledge.

This means science is for those who have a sense of adventure, a desire to explore, to think creatively, to get to the root of things. As a scientist you will study the nature of the universe, its properties, the life that exists within it, and the laws that govern the behaviour of all matter.

The University of Western Australia is home to two science faculties, the Faculty of Life and Physical Sciences and the Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences.

So you want to be a...

Thursday, 1 May 2008

Psychology is a fascinating and wide-ranging discipline that examines the way people think, feel, perceive and act.

The study of psychology is relevant to many other areas of study and provides a wealth of different career opportunities. In this issue we speak to Rochelle Jones, a psychology graduate from UWA.

Important dates

Thursday, 1 May 2008

Find out about important dates and upcoming events for high school students and anyone who wants to know more about going to uni.