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Future Students
 August 2016
Sunday 14
9:00 - OPEN DAY - University Hall Open Day Breakfast : YOU can meet our UniHallers and join us for breakfast and a tour before heading over to UWA Open Day. Website | More Information
YOU can meet our UniHallers and join us for a free exclusive breakfast and a tour before heading over to UWA Open Day.

This is a great opportunity for you to discover what it’s like to live on campus at UWA. On the day you will meet our UniHall ambassadors who will take you on a tour and share their stories about living at the Hall.

Register your place online at www.unihall.uwa.edu.au/event/unihallbreakfast2016
Saturday 27
10:00 - OPEN DAY - Perkins Open Day Website | More Information
The Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research will be holding their open day on Saturday 27 August 2016. Join us for talks on the very latest in research and treatments, guided tours of the building by medical researchers and a rare walk through our state-of-the-art laboratories where our researchers tackle the most challenging human diseases.

The talks are;

10.50am Breast cancer - the good, the bad & the ugly, Dr Andrew Redfern

11.30am We are how we think - investigating the genetic basis for early onset brain disorders, Associate Professor Julian Heng

12.10pm Hunting genes in Western Australia, Professor Nigel Laing AO

12.50pm Why understanding fundamental biology is fundamental to your health, Associate Professor Kevin Pfleger

1.30pm Biomedical engineering for heart disease, Dr Barry Doyle

2.10pm Fighting cancer: a glimpse into the future, Woodside Professor Ruth Ganss

2.50pm Heart research is vital, Professor Peter Thompson AM

 September 2016
Monday 05
18:00 - PRESENTATION - Mature-age Information Session : Find out more about UWA's entry pathways and admission requirements for mature-age students. Website | More Information
Are you 20 years or older and looking to come to university for the first time?

Come and explore your options at UWA’s Mature-age Information Session. Our Future Student Advisers will be on hand to answer any questions you have about studying at UWA and help you find your pathway into one of UWA’s unique undergraduate courses.

Please note, this event is for future students looking at studying an undergraduate degree. If you are interested in postgraduate studies, please register for our 2016 Postgrad & Honours Expo at www.uwa.edu.au/postgradexpo.
Tuesday 06
17:00 - EVENT - Lions Eye Institute New Student Info Night : Harry Perkins Institute, QE II Medical Centre, 5pm Website | More Information
Learn about exciting Lions Eye Institute research projects available for new Honours and PhD students starting in 2017. Take a tour, enjoy some light refreshments. See you there!
Wednesday 07
17:00 - EVENT - School of Psychology: Postgraduate Programs 2017 Information Session More Information
An Opportunity will be provided for informal conversation with staff after the presentation.

The application closing date for postgraduate programs and scholarships is 31st October 2016.

Please RSVP for this event at:[email protected]

17:30 - EVENT - MBA Information Evening : Meet MBA and Graduate Certificate professors, students and alumni Website | More Information
Learn about the courses on offer, discuss your study options, meet Business School staff and students and have all your questions answered before applying for your chosen MBA or Graduate Certificate course.

The evening encompasses information on the MBA Full Time, MBA Flexible, Graduate Certificate in Business, Graduate Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Graduate Certificate in Leadership, and Graduate Certificate in Social Impact.

The event starts at 5.30pm with the following format: - 5.30-6.00pm: Meet the current students and professors - 6.00-7.00pm: Presentation - 7.00-7.30pm: Individual question time

Registrations are essential at https://www.business.uwa.edu.au/school/news/infoevenings
Saturday 17
16:30 - EVENT - Pingelly Astrofest : An Astronomically Awesome Free Event Website | More Information
UWA Farm Ridgefield and the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR) are hosting a community based festival event to celebrate astronomy and Australian science on Saturday, 17 September 2016. The event will feature fun and engaging activities in a beautiful rural setting, at UWA Farm Ridgefield, close to Pingelly. Attendees will be able to interact and engage with astronomy experts, enjoy activities run by Scitech, see fabulous astrophotography and learn about some of the local history of astronomy in the Pingelly region.

The event is free but you must register to attend: https://www.ioa.uwa.edu.au/_nocache/?a=2917412&now=1471416242

A bus will be leaving UWA campus at 2pm on Saturday 17 September, 2016 and will return to the UWA campus at approximately midnight. Bus charges are $25 per adult and $12.50 for children under 12. To book to catch the bus: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/pingelly-astrofest-return-bus-ticket-perth-to-pingelly-tickets-27166088502?utm_term=eventurl_text

If you have any questions, please email Debra Mullan ([email protected]) or call 08 6488 1539.

Wednesday 21
16:00 - EXPO - Postgrad and Honours Expo : Find out how postgraduate studies can enhance your career prospects Website | More Information
If you would like to know how a postgrad qualification can shape your future career, visit our Postgrad & Honours Expo in September.

Chat to current staff and students about the courses on offer, scholarships and the application process, and attend one of the information sessions that will run alongside the Expo.

18:30 - TALK - Doctor of Education Information Session : Find out more about the Doctor of Education Course in Singapore Website | More Information
Aspire to achieve more and come to our Doctor of Education information evening in Singapore.

Presented by Emeritus Professor Keith Punch the session will go through the course structure, prerequisites for enrolment and answer any questions you may have.
Wednesday 28
19:30 - EVENT - MBA Information Webinar Website | More Information
Attend our webinar to find out more about our suite of MBA Courses (Flexible and Full Time Intensive), and associated Graduate Certificates.

Delivered by the UWA Business School’s Deputy Dean, Professor Alison Preston, the webinar includes information on the study options available, the unique benefits of our courses, and tailoring the program to suit your interests and goals. You will find out more about the range of courses and specialisations on offer and entry pathways into the MBA and its associated Graduate Certificates. Also included in the webinar will be information on admission requirements and scholarships.

At the end of the 30-minute presentation, you will have the opportunity to have your individual questions answered.
Thursday 29
19:30 - EVENT - MBA Full Time Intensive Webinar - CANCELLED Website | More Information
CANCELLED - Please attend the MBA Information Webinar on 28 September 7.30PM to hear about the MBA Full Time and MBA Flexible programs.

 October 2016
Tuesday 18
7:30 - STUDENT EVENT - Pursuing Postgrad - an Invitation to Breakfast : Be inspired. Enjoy a delicious breakfast on us and gain insight into where a UWA postgrad degree can take you. Website | More Information
Don't miss out on your chance to join the UWA postgrad network and expand your professional horizons.

Join us at The University Club to hear from some of our inspirational graduates who are now leading the way in their respective fields; they will share their stories, as well as their tips for building a successful career.

Register below for this exciting one-off opportunity and discover why a higher degree from UWA is one of the best investments you can make in yourself.

15:00 - EVENT - INFORMATION SESSION: Are you interested in becoming a top health professions educator? More Information
Apply now for postgraduate study if you have a background in science or health and are interested in teaching.

The University of Western Australia’s Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences offer the following postgraduate courses in Health Professions Education:

• Graduate certificate • Graduate diploma • Master’s degree (by coursework or research)

These courses can be completed face to face, online or by distance learning, with full-time or part-time study options.

If you would like more details, please join us at our information session on Tuesday 18th October 2016, 3-4pm, or see https://www.meddent.uwa.edu.au/teaching/centre/courses
Wednesday 26
17:30 - EVENT - MBA Information Evening : Meet MBA and Graduate Certificate professors, students and alumni Website | More Information
Learn about the courses on offer, discuss your study options, meet Business School staff and students and have all your questions answered before applying for your chosen MBA or Graduate Certificate course.

The evening encompasses information on the MBA Full Time, MBA Flexible, Graduate Certificate in Business, Graduate Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Graduate Certificate in Leadership, and Graduate Certificate in Social Impact.

The event starts at 5.30pm with the following format: - 5.30-6.00pm: Meet the current students and professors - 6.00-7.00pm: Presentation - 7.00-7.30pm: Individual question time

Registrations are essential at https://www.business.uwa.edu.au/school/news/infoevenings

 November 2016
Tuesday 15
8:30 - Course - Introductory Statistics : The course is open to anyone and is designed for people with little or no knowledge of statistics who want to develop understanding of basic statistics. Website | More Information
The aim of this course is to introduce you to basic statistics. It will cover descriptive statistics (means and standard deviations); data exploration; basic categorical data analysis; simple linear regression and basic analysis of variance (ANOVA). The statistical package SPSS will be used to illustrate the ideas demonstrated. The course will be held in a computer laboratory allowing participants to immediately apply the material covered through a series of practical examples.

- $845 for all except UWA postgraduate research students (GST inclusive)

- $198 for UWA postgraduate research students (GST inclusive)

For further information, please see the following link: https://www.cas.maths.uwa.edu.au/courses/intro-stats
Wednesday 16
19:30 - EVENT - MBA Information Webinar Website | More Information
Attend our webinar to find out more about our suite of MBA Courses (Flexible and Full Time Intensive), and associated Graduate Certificates.

Delivered by the UWA Business School’s Deputy Dean, Professor Alison Preston, the webinar includes information on the study options available, the unique benefits of our courses, and tailoring the program to suit your interests and goals. You will find out more about the range of courses and specialisations on offer and entry pathways into the MBA and its associated Graduate Certificates. Also included in the webinar will be information on admission requirements and scholarships.

At the end of the 30-minute presentation, you will have the opportunity to have your individual questions answered.
Tuesday 29
8:30 - Short Course - R Basics : This practical course introduces you to R, one of the most powerful tools for statistical computing. Website | More Information
R is a free and extremely powerful language and software environment for statistical computing, data analysis, and graphics. The course is designed for those who have no experience with R, but have a basic understanding of statistics. Those without this experience are encouraged to attend the Introductory Statistics course first.

- $570 for all except UWA postgraduate research students (GST inclusive)

- $132 for UWA postgraduate research students (GST inclusive)

For further information, please see the following link: https://www.cas.maths.uwa.edu.au/courses/rbasics
Wednesday 30
13:00 - EVENT - The Fogarty Foundation Postgraduate Research Forum : HDR students sharing education research Website | More Information
The Forum is an opportunity to showcase education-related research and receive valuable feedback from the education research community in Western Australia. This year, a record number of works will be presented by students from The University of Western Australia, Edith Cowan University and Murdoch University in both 'Ignite' (short presentation stimulating discussion) and 'Insight' (traditional academic presentation) formats.

 December 2016
Monday 05
9:00 - SUMMER SCHOOL - The School of Music & St George's College present - UWA Summer Music Academy : 5 - 9 December 2016 Website | More Information
Do you know a young musician (15-25) with a passion for making music?

The UWA Summer Music Academy brings together talented young musicians for a week of intensive music making and fun! Students participate in ensembles and sectionals, develop musicianship and aural skills, sing in a combined choir all whilst getting a taste of life at UWA!

The Academy is open to instrumentalists (including pianists) who are performing at AMEB Grade 5 + (or equivalent) and has both residential and non-residential streams, with residential students enjoying the unique experience of college life at St George's College.

Students will be mentored by UWA School of Music Staff and special guests, including conductor Prof. Rob McWillimas and can expect to participate in a range of challenging and enjoyable activities culminating in a public concert on Friday 9 December.

Cost

$800 Residential (includes all tuition and musical activities, 5 nights accommodation, breakfast, morning/afternoon teas, lunch and dinners, social activities including formal academy dinner

$525 Non-Residential (includes all tuition and musical activities, morning-tea and lunch)
Monday 12
16:00 - EVENT - Health Professions Education - Postgraduate study information session More Information
If you are interested in health professions education, have a background in health or science and are passionate about teaching and learning, please join us for a postgraduate study information session to find out more about our courses. Our Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma or Master’s degree (by coursework or research) are available face to face, online or by distance with full-time or part-time study options.

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