Do you have students who are eligible to apply through the UWay scheme?

Monday, 2 August 2010

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.

New teacher’s resources

Monday, 2 August 2010

UWA has some updated information for your students.

Residential college living at UWA

Monday, 2 August 2010

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.)

2010 Career Adviser’s Day

Monday, 2 August 2010

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.

Scholarships & Awards

Monday, 2 August 2010

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.

Scholarship and Awards include:

Free high tech teaching resources for science teachers

Monday, 2 August 2010

Responding to a demand from science teachers, the Primary Industry Centre for Science Education (PICSE) has developed a new 3D online and CD resource for biology and chemistry students.

The Organic Chemistry Teaching Resource and MoleculeVisualiser provide classroom ready activities that will engage students and teachers - and the focus is on Australian science.

Professional development courses for teachers

Monday, 2 August 2010

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.

2010 scholarships information now available

Tuesday, 1 September 2009

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.

Do you have students who are eligible to apply through the UWay scheme?

Tuesday, 1 September 2009

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.

Changes to the prerequisites for Engineering

Tuesday, 1 September 2009

In 2011, the prerequisites for admission to the Bachelor of Engineering (including combined degrees) will change. These changes will be relevant to this year's Year 11 students.

The Earth Science Discovery Centre is now open

Tuesday, 1 September 2009

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.

Engineering, Computing & Maths; School and Campus Visits

Tuesday, 1 September 2009

UWA's Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics offers exciting activities, both on and off campus, for groups of secondary school students.

New courses are all about caring

Tuesday, 1 September 2009

UWA has introduced two new courses; a science major, Climate and Environment, and  a Master of Nursing Science.

Upcoming Events and Important Dates

Tuesday, 1 September 2009

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

Campus Tours

Thursday, 9 July 2009

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.

A Day in the Life of an Astronomy Student

Tuesday, 9 June 2009

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.

Entries for the UNIfy Essay Competition now open

Tuesday, 9 June 2009

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.

Upcoming Events and Important Dates

Tuesday, 9 June 2009

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

Booking school events for 2009

Thursday, 4 December 2008

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.

Linguistic Olympics

Monday, 1 December 2008

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.