UWay is a scheme which allows TEE students, whose academic achievements have been adversely affected by certain disadvantages including regional isolation, to apply for special entry to an undergraduate degree course at UWA.
Choosing where to live is an important decision for every student and UWA has five residential colleges which help eliminate the pressure of living away from home.
At this year's Open Day, the Colleges have scheduled a range of activities to see what College living is all about. This Colleges flyer has a list of all the College activities available on Open Day. (The flyer is A4 but can easily be enlarged to A3 to display on your notice board.)
Last month UWA held its biennial event for Career Advisers. The aim of this day is to give Career Advisers throughout the State an opportunity to find out more information about UWA courses, our on-site residential accommodation, student services and the career prospects of our graduates.
This year almost 80 Career Advisers received valuable information from many of the faculties at UWA as well as general information about student support and factors influencing graduate employment.
UWA offers a range of scholarships and awards for students. These are not only available to students who have an outstanding academic record but they also recognise achievements across a number of areas including involvement in extra-curricular activities such as sport and music, as well as charity, volunteer and community work.
Our University is committed to making education equitable and accessible for all students and there are a range of scholarships and awards to support students.
The Graduate School of Education offers a number of professional development courses which can be taken independently from an accredited degree for teachers wanting to further their knowledge.
For example, Linking Learning is a compressed course designed to assist students in years 6-9. This course covers practical ways of assessing and addressing students' learning in grammar, spelling, writing, number sense and pre-algebra.
UWA has a diverse range of awards and scholarships on offer for students commencing study in 2010. These scholarships are not just applicable to top academic students, they also recognise achievement across a wide range of areas including involvement in extra-curricular activities such as sport and music, as well as volunteer or charity work completed within the community.
UWay is a scheme which allows TEE students whose academic achievements have been adversely affected by certain disadvantages, including regional isolation, to apply for special entry to an undergraduate degree course at UWA.
The Earth Science Discovery Centre is an exciting new concept for science communication at all levels. It is a space designed for small groups (up to 25) to explore more advanced Earth Science, particularly in 3-D.
The Prospective Students Office is running a series of campus tours this year, aimed at prospective students who would like to find out more about entry requirements and courses at UWA whilst taking in the beautiful gardens and buildings at the Crawley campus.
Building on the success of similar tours run in the past, this year both the number of tours and the times they are available have been increased to allow for a wider section of the community to find out more about studying at UWA.
If you know any current WA TEE students in Year 11 or 12 with an interest in astronomy or physics, UWA's ‘A Day in the Life of an Astronomy Student' may be for them. For one fantastic day in the July school holidays they can take part in lots of exciting activities and demonstrations to explore the field of astronomy at UWA.
The UWA Business School is offering all Western Australian high school students the chance to be involved in a challenging competition with exciting prizes, including a laptop or an iPod. If your students have an inquiring mind and a knack for constructing compelling arguments, then UWA's UNIfy Essay Competition is for them.
If you would like to organise an event in 2009, either at your school or at the university, please contact one of our prospective student advisers on 6488 2477. Our schedule can fill up fast and so we encourage you to contact us as early as possible.
Our team of advisers are committed to providing high-school students and their families with information to help them make decisions about their future.
The Australian Computational and Linguistics Olympiad (OZCLO) is a competition for high school students that UWA is organising in 2009.
Linguistics is about the nature of human language. It's concerned with what languages have in common and how they are different, including how they are structured, how they are learnt, how they are used in different cultures and societies, and how they change over time.