From 2009, science and mathematics (including statistics) have been classified as "National Priority" areas by the Commonwealth Government. This represents a big reduction in fees (student contributions) for students undertaking studies in science and mathematics.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Read on to find out more about upcoming events and important dates for prospective students.
UWA EXPO Sunday 10 August The annual UWA Expo is a great opportunity for prospective students and their families to visit the UWA campus and see what goes on inside a world class university. The expo will include course displays, public activities and information sessions.