School Students

Secondary students have entry advantages through the Western Sydney Advantage Entry Programs!

The checklist below has been designed to assist you in finding the course for you at the Western Sydney University.

If you have any questions at any stage of the checklist, call the Course Information Centre on 1300 897 669 or email

Secondary Student Checklist:

1. Search the University's Areas of Study to find a course of interest to you

2. Consider the course fees - Undergraduate course fees vary depending on the course and study load of each student. Information about student contribution amounts and payment options for prospective students is available at the external Study Assist website (opens in a new window).

3. Find out about Scholarships - A number of Scholarships are available for application online! You are welcome to browse through our wide range of Scholarships for more information.

4. Attend Events - Prospective students, their friends and family are invited to attend a number of University Events throughout the year. Guided campus tours, parent information evenings, Open Day and UWS Day's provide excellent opportunities to find out more about the opportunities available at Western Sydney University first hand, on campus. An events calendar is provided to schools at the beginning of each year and information can be accessed online at the University Events page.

5. Find out about Student Life at Western. Navigate the Student Life pages to find out about the support services that are available to current students; the facilities that we have and examples of current student experiences.

6. Apply online through the Universities Admissions Centre (opens in a new window)(UAC). Please note when making your application for a course you are required to allocate 9 preferences. Your 1st preference being the course that you most want to go in to. 

7. Be prepared - by knowing about the Alternative Pathways to Western Sydney University.