The power of two million candles transformed landmark Winthrop Hall into a kaleidoscope of colour and sound on Friday evening (February 8) for UWA LUMINOUSnight, a public celebration of art and culture to launch The University of Western Australia's 2013 Centenary year.
UWA Centenary celebrations got off to an early start with a science theme when UWA hosted more than 300 high school students in January across two events: the National Youth Science Forum (NYSF) and annual Science Experience.
Students of Enactus UWA - formerly Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) - began 2013 with a two-day camp to develop their leadership skills while exploring and discussing ideas around development, poverty, and social justice.
Are you interested in how we learn, remember and think; or how and why people behave the way they do? Studying Psychology will provide you with a scientific understanding of human behaviour and mental processes.
Although the majority of the University will be closed for two weeks around the Christmas and New Year period, UWA Admissions and Prospective Students Office staff will be available to help answer any queries about entry requirements and changing TISC preferences on the following dates:
Congratulations to all Year 12 students on the completion of your exams and high school studies. While it's important you take a well-deserved break and celebrate this significant milestone, it's a good idea to start preparing for the release of your WACE results at the end of December.
Calling all budding architects and design students heading into Year 12 in 2013! Applications have been extended for the Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Visual Arts' (ALVA) 2013 Summer School Studio where you will have the opportunity to learn the design principles behind architecture, landscape architecture and urban design in the summer school holidays.
Are you an aspiring movie director or do you have a friend who is keen to pursue a career in the film industry? The Perth International Arts Festival is offering an exciting opportunity for students to take part in the 2013 program.
It's not that often you get the opportunity to scrub up for surgery, conduct a water filtering experiment for Engineers Without Borders and analyse 'scat' samples, but for 20 lucky students who attended the inaugural Peel Days at UWA in the October school holidays, it was all in a day's work!
Predicted ATAR forms have now been sent out to domestic students currently studying Year 12 in WA who have applied for a School Leaver Pathway to Medicine or Dentistry, and supplied an email address in their TISC applications.
If you fall into the above category and have not received the predicted ATAR form from us yet, then you either have not supplied an email address to TISC, or the email address provided is invalid or incorrect.
You've figured out what you'd like to study and lodged your university application online through TISC, but what happens now? When will you find out if your application is successful? What steps can you take in the meantime?
The TISC website and 2013 TISC Guide provide detailed information about the university application and offer process, so you should refer to these as much as possible. We have, however, provided some answers to frequently asked questions:
In 2013, three new scholarships offered by the UWA Business School will help commencing undergraduate students to reach their full potential. All three scholarships are available to students enrolled in their first year of the Bachelor of Commerce in 2013.
The School of Music invites secondary-school music students wishing to engage in new and exciting musical experiences under the expert guidance of Univeristy staff, to participate in its expanded Summer School program. There are three areas available:
You don't need to be undertaking a Bachelor of Science degree in order to take part in fascinating research and field trip opportunities. The Faculty of Science offers two exciting units - Our Universe and Our Solar System - which can be taken as Broadening Units (for Bachelor of Arts, Commerce or Design students) or Electives (for Science students).