Students experience wonders of science

Wednesday, 2 March 2011

Last month a record number of students entering Years 10 and 11 from the metropolitan area and regional towns including Broome, Esperance, Albany and Karratha, registered to attend the 21st annual Science Experience for a three-day science fest from January 18 to 20.


Thinking of studying Chemistry or Environmental Science?

Wednesday, 2 March 2011

A great way to find out more about the area you're interested in studying is to speak to people who are already studying it, and to check out the facilities these students use in their course. You'll get to do all of this - and much more - if you attend UWA's A Day in the Life of a Chemistry Student or A Day in the Life of an Environmental Science Student.

David Halperin

UWA honours student receives Agricultural and Resource Economics Award

Wednesday, 2 March 2011

UWA Business School graduate David Halperin has won the 2010 Undergraduate Prize for the Western Australian Branch of the Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society (AARES).


Architecture Summer Studio

Wednesday, 2 March 2011

Early this year 43 budding architects from 25 secondary schools attended the recent Architecture, Landscape and Visual Arts School's Summer Studio. 

New units tackle world futures

Monday, 9 August 2010

Integrated Human Studies units developed at UWA will examine the complex problems facing the world this century, and tap into the energy of incoming students.

The first-year units 'Humanity in the 21st Century' and ‘Human Action for World Futures' complement and give context to a variety of degree paths. Both units provide broad cross-disciplinary understanding and skills.

Campus Challenge students 2010

Happy campers

Monday, 9 August 2010

‘LOVED IT SO MUCH!!', ‘It was amazing and one of the best experiences in my life.  So sad to leave.  Thank you.', ‘It was AWESOME!!!'

These are just some of the rave reviews posted by Campus Challengers at the conclusion of this year's one week, live in, experience UWA event.

Climbing the Winthrop Hall clock tower to get a bird's eye view of the university campus and beyond to the Swan River and the Perth city skyline was an OMG experience. 

Students at the Business School

A Day in the Life of a Business School Student

Monday, 9 August 2010

Last month, the UWA Business School was abuzz with creative thinking from 100 WA secondary students.

Working in teams named after famous capital cities of the world, the students analyzed, questioned and formulated answers and opinions to develop business strategies for the Claremont Quarter.

UWA students experience the lands and lives of people in the Pilbara

Thursday, 5 August 2010

Being a student at UWA provides you with the foundations and support to be able to take on absolutely anything. When an interesting idea or possibly rewarding concept comes to mind, you should take hold of it and run, run, run!

That's exactly what a group of seven UWA students did last semester when planning a week-long cultural awareness trip to the Pilbara. Here, second year Engineering/Arts student Alex Thornton (pictured, second from left) shares with us her experiences of the trip.

Find your direction at UWA Open Day

Monday, 26 July 2010

Wondering what to do when you finish school?

Interested in finding out more about life as a student at UWA?

There'll be something for everyone at UWA's Crawley campus on Sunday 15 August, when the University comes to life between 10am and 4pm for our annual Open Day. It's a great opportunity for prospective students and their families to visit UWA and see what goes on inside a world class university.

Campus Challenge 2010

Monday, 24 May 2010

Deciding what you would like to do after you finish school can be a very hard decision. There are so many courses (and professions) to choose from and of course it's hard to know what university is like if you have never been there.

Campus Challenge at UWA is a great opportunity to check out what uni is like and to get an idea of some of the courses that are available.

A day in the life of a UWA Business School student

Monday, 24 May 2010

This is a great opportunity to discover what a typical day at uni is like.

The UWA Business School is offering WA secondary school students an opportunity to take part in a wide range of hands-on activities that are interactive, fun and competitive.

Majors and prerequisites for New Courses 2012

Monday, 24 May 2010

Information about prerequisites and majors for The University of Western Australia's New Courses 2012 undergraduate degrees has now been released with details available on our website.

Most fields of study currently offered at UWA will continue to be available under the new courses, in addition to a number of new majors.

Campus Tours

Monday, 24 May 2010

UWA holds a series of campus tours throughout the year so that prospective students can see the stunning grounds of the University and learn more about UWA's courses and entry requirements.

Tours are run during the day as well as in the evening so that prospective students can visit the campus with their families after school or work.

Winter Arts

Monday, 24 May 2010

The UWA Cultural Precinct welcomes prospective students and the community at large onto campus between Saturday, 3 July and Sunday, 11 July (school holidays) to participate in a smorgasbord of visual and performing arts activities, including concerts, exhibitions, theatre, lectures and workshops.

Take a look at the full program of events to find out more.

Upcoming events and important dates

Monday, 24 May 2010

Here are a list of upcoming events and important dates for prospective students.

UWA’s New Courses 2012

Tuesday, 9 March 2010

From 2012, UWA will offer undergraduate students a choice of five new degrees. These will replace our existing undergraduate courses but a broad range of disciplines (subjects) will continue to be offered within them. The new courses are designed to provide you with the opportunity to study a broader range of subjects, develop valuable skills in communication and research, and have time to work out what you are passionate about before making decisions about study pathways and careers.

Are you interested in Environmental Science or Engineering?

Tuesday, 9 March 2010

A great way to find out more about the area you're interested in studying is to speak to people who are already studying it, and to check out the facilities these students use in their course. You'll get to do all of this - and much more - if you attend UWA's A Day in the Life of an Engineering Student or A Day in the Life of an Environmental Science Student.

Information evening for parents of Year 12 students

Tuesday, 9 March 2010

Year 12 can be a stressful time for students and parents!

Our free information session will give parents of Year 12s a head-start on making their child's Year 12 experience a positive one.

Motorsport Exhibition

Tuesday, 9 March 2010

Do you have a passion for fast cars, engineering, building things or being number one? Or do you simply want to learn more about one of the fantastic projects you can get involved in as a UWA student? If you answered yes (and even if you didn't!) then head on down to the UWA Science Library, located at the UWA Crawley campus, before 14 April to visit the UWA Motorsport Exhibition.

Upcoming Camps for Indigenous Students in Years 10-12

Tuesday, 9 March 2010

The School of Indigenous Studies (SIS) at UWA has two upcoming residential camps for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander high school students; the Health & Science Workshop, and the annual Year 12 Seminar.