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How uni works
First up, check out How uni works to prepare yourself for life at Western. Maybe you're the first one in your family to go to university? Find out what to expect, the differences between school and uni and lot's more tips before you begin. Western is here to help you along the way.
Hot tip: as someone who is currently in Year 12, or finishing Year 12 soon, and wants to apply for a course at uni or The College, this is called 'undergraduate study'. You may see this term used a lot when you are exploring study options. Postgraduate means you have already completed a bachelor degree and you take on further studies.
Apply now and start your unlimited journey.
We are diverse, multicultural and support student success in inclusive campus and online environments. At Western, we’ll always put your needs first. We’re distinctly student centred, because we believe everyone deserves a chance to shine. From online specialist counselling, disability and welfare services, to academic and personal support like PASS, library and MATES. We’re here for you.
Our Open Day event is an opportunity for you to experience all that is on offer at Western, from course specific details, through to social clubs and support services. Catch our Open Day – on replay!
If you want to explore more opportunities and courses at Western, register now to access Western Webinars on demand for the latest information and guides.
HSC Study Sessions
Our free online HSC Study Sessions are happening from Tuesday 6 October – Friday 9 October 2020. Maximise your HSC results by enhancing your exam techniques, subject knowledge, and HSC preparation skills.
Before you take the time to explore Western make sure you find out when undergraduate (UG) applications open and close.
HSC True Reward
Final date to apply for True Reward to be considered on Year 11 results.
True Reward offers released – Round 3
Final closing date for HSC True Reward
Final True Reward offers released
Schools Recommendation Scheme (SRS)
Applications close for SRS
Finalise preferences for SRS
Offers released for SRS
For more information on the Schools Recommendation Scheme, visit UAC.
Year 12 Students
UAC Early Bird Closing Date*
Final date to apply for Doctor of Medicine or the Bachelor of Midwifery
Deadline to apply for Main Offer Round
UAC deadline to apply for main round offers
Main Round Offers released
*UAC only: Apply before midnight, 30 September for a reduced fee of $70. From 1 October onwards, this fee increases to $200. For other UAC Key Dates, visit here.
How to apply
Already know what you want to study?
Year 12 checklist for applying through UAC
Did you know Western offers bonus points?
Do you live in the Western Sydney region? Have you achieved outstanding results in your HSC or IB subjects? Are you an athlete or performer? You could be eligible for Bonus Points for a variety of reasons.
We understand that deciding to study at university is a daunting decision and there are a lot of questions to be answered. Let us help! Our friendly support team are current students and would love to help answer all your questions. We love helping prospective students become current students.
Explore Our Courses
Visit our undergraduate courses page to find out what courses are on offer. Look through the course guide or explore our themed course search for inspiration. Whether you're a maths mogul, want to be a high-school teacher, robotics extraordinaire, or aspiring lawyer Western has something to offer.
Additional Admission Requirements
Some courses are a little different. Don't forget to check out our courses with additional requirements, like Midwifery, Medicine, Architectural Design and Music.
HSC True Reward Early Offer Program
We know how difficult this year has been for you.
"HSC True Reward gave me an advantage by boosting my application as it included all my subject results as opposed to my ATAR rank."
Looking for a challenge?
What better way to stand out from the crowd then by joining The Academy. The Academy focuses on personal and professional development, community engagement and academic riguor. It gives academic high-achievers an added edge – in study and with employers.
Join us. It's free.
WESTERNLife, your virtual campus
Travelling the world not your thing? Join 1000's of students in our Virtual Community to share experiences, learn new things, connect with new friends and engage with events or discussions that interest you. Your campus, online.
Enhance your career prospects
Ever wondered if it's possible to travel the world and get credit toward your degree at the same time? Go Global can enhance your career prospects with international travel experiences.
As a student at Western you can choose from short study programs, internships and volunteer experiences abroad.
Alternate Entry Options
Western has you covered. We provide alternate entry pathways into our undergraduate courses.
Check out HSC True Reward, an early offer program that takes into consideration year 11 or 12 subject band results instead of the ATAR. Or, look into The College diploma courses that lead you into the second year of your chosen Bachelor degree.