Twenty seven Year 10 Indigenous students from around the State will have a different kind of fun this week as they learn about surviving the slums, testing how high water rockets will go, learning about the Noongar 6 seasons, experimenting with liquid nitrogen, making moulds of teeth and challenging their sporting abilities.
The Admissions Centre and Prospective Students Office are available to answer any queries your students may have in regards to their university application over the holiday period - our festive season opening hours are as follows:
As 2014 draws to a close, our new-look Prospective Students Office (PSO) team is forging ahead with plans for 2015, which is already gearing up to be one of our busiest yet. Not only is the office relocating later this month, but some new (and familiar) staff members have (re)joined our team in recent weeks...
While UWA students have always had plenty of opportunities to engage in extra-curricular community service activities, service learning will be offered for the first time in 2015 through degree-level units, giving students the opportunity to earn credit for making a difference!
While the majority of 2015 commencing student scholarship applications have now closed, there are a wide range of scholarships that become available to students who are successful in receiving an offer and continue to enrol at UWA.
If you know any Year 11 students who are passionate about design and interested in getting a valuable hands-on insight into the Architecture, Landscape Architecture and Visual Arts courses available at UWA, they are encouraged to join us for our 2015 Summer Design Studio.
Do you know any students who are keen to explore their creativity? The Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Visual Arts (ALVA) is pleased to introduce Fine Arts as a new major within the Bachelor of Design, starting from 2015.
A group of sixty high-achieving Year 12 students from around the State experienced an exciting insight into their future life as a university student at UWA during the July school holidays for UWA's inaugural Excellence Camp.
Sixty Career Advisers from high schools across the State were recently invited to spend a sunny mid-winter's day on campus to learn about various aspects of student life at UWA for our 2014 Career Advisers Day.
The following information was well-received by last year's Year 12 students, so at the risk of repeating ourselves, we've reproduced it for the Class of 2014...and you!
Semester One, 2015 applications will soon be opening, and current Year 12 students at WA high schools will receive the 2015 TISC Guide within the next couple of weeks. We've compiled a list of seven things to keep in mind before students submit their application through TISC.
UWA's Crawley campus was a hive of activity during the July school holidays, with nearly 250 students in Years 11 and 12 attending four separate ‘A Day in the Life of a Uni Student' events. Budding architects, keen chemists, prospective engineers and business leaders of tomorrow all enjoyed the opportunity to explore their areas of interest with a variety of hands-on workshops.
Deciding what subjects to study in Year 11 and 12 can be a daunting process, particularly if students are not yet sure if university is the right pathway for their future goals. Our information sessions will provide advice on UWA's courses, entry requirements and other helpful subject selection tips that will allow students to keep their future study options open.
Year 12 students considering applying to UWA for Semester One, 2015 will have the opportunity to start applying for a wide range of UWA scholarships available to commencing students from 1 June, 2014. With an earlier opening date than in previous years, students will now have an extended timeframe to consider their options and apply well before the 30 September deadline.
Mark your calendars, write it in your diaries, save it to your phone - however you choose to remind yourself, do not miss the UWA Career Advisers Day, which will be held on Wednesday 25 June. If you provide career counselling to secondary school students, this year's event promises to give you plenty of opportunity to find out about everything UWA has to offer.
We are inviting WA high schools to nominate a high-achieving student in Year 12 to attend our inaugural UWA Excellence Camp between 7 and 9 July. Over three fun-filled and informative days, students will be exposed to all aspects of university life, including the opportunity to meet current students and academics, learn more about our Assured-entry Pathways and Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours) course, and participate in a variety of hands-on activities.
Many young people are passionate about conserving the environment and want to see a more sustainable use of the world's resources. If you have students who are keen to make an impact in this area they may be interested in undertaking our Natural Resource Management major.