Studying at The College
The College at Western Sydney University is the perfect bridge for domestic and international students transitioning from secondary school to the degree programs offered at Western, or, into a postgraduate program. Successfully completing one of our Academic Pathway Programs guarantees you a place at Western Sydney University, and our highly-qualified staff will make sure you graduate from The College with the necessary skills to take on a bachelor degree.
The College is also home to one of Sydney's largest IELTS Testing Centres situated in Sydney Olympic Park, where the wide range of our English Programs and IELTS Preparation courses on offer are held.
“Studying a Diploma in Design at The College allowed me to combine all my passions for photography, travel and design. Once I finished my diploma, I transitioned into Bachelor of Graphic Design and got the opportunity to go on exchange to Japan”.
- Stephen Mercado,
Diploma in Design --- Bachelor of Graphic Design (Pathway to Teaching)
"I am honestly grateful that I got to study at The College, it has expanded my perspective about this world. The College has provided me with the confidence to make new friends, to challenge myself and taught me how to achieve my goals."
Diploma in Arts—Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Secondary)
The University offers a range of scholarships exclusively for students at The College. Explore your options.
$800 worth of textbooks, free.*
The first University to provide free digital textbooks for its students, Western's ground-breaking initiative is one of the world's largest provisions of free textbooks for commencing students. With the average cost of a text book being $100 per book, our commencing students will receive up to $800 worth of value.
*Excludes Foundation Studies program
Policies and Procedures
Ranked in the top 2% of universities globally
Western Sydney University values academic excellence, integrity and the pursuit of knowledge. Ranked in the top two per cent of unis in the world, we are globally focused, research-led and committed to making a positive impact on the communities we engage with.
NSW HIGHEST RATED UNI FOR EMPLOYER SATISFACTION*
When it comes to employers being happy with graduates they’ve hired, no other university in NSW ranks as highly as Western Sydney University. So, if you want a degree that has you armed with the skills and knowledge needed to be job ready and to have a thriving career, then come to Western. You’ll be happy you did. So, will your future employer.