Your student advising office is your one-stop shop for all your course-related queries. We can assist with:

  • course advice and creating a study plan 
  • checking your enrolment
  • advising on global and extra-curricular experiences
  • directing you to student support services
  • helping you with complex matters regarding special consideration, credit transfer, approved leave, academic progression, graduation eligibility and other requests

The Arts and Law Student Advising Office is located in the Social Sciences North Building (Old Economics Building) in the foyer entry off carpark 3.  

Visit us during our office hours, Monday - Thursday 9.30am - 4.30pm, Friday 10am - 4.30pm, and closed  Tuesday between 12- 1pm.
Closed weekends, public holidays and university shutdown period. 

Phone us on +61 8 6488 3235 

Email us via askUWA

Book an online appointment with a Student Adviser

Featured opportunities


Indigenous Studies

Knowing Country: The Dreaming and Darwin

Embark upon a journey across space and time to examine the relationship between human beings and the environment. Examining both Indigenous perspectives and the science of natural history, you’ll explore philosophy, techniques and scientific rationale. The unit comprises a short lecture series and interactive field work in Albany.


WA Parliamentary Research Program

This program offers research internships through the WA Parliament. You’ll complete a research project that will benefit the state, while building your knowledge and skills. Available to high-performing third-year students from any major, students are put forward to the WA Parliament using a selection process that may include a written expression of interest, interview, academic standing, topic selection, and consideration of the program guidelines. Register your interest and stay up-to-date by emailing [email protected]


Get involved

Arts Union

Representing students in a Bachelor of Arts, the Arts Union offers support in areas of education, social affairs, professional development and welfare, and hosts social, educational, sports and career events throughout the year.

UWA Politics Club

Interested in current affairs and keen to learn more about political issues? The UWA Politics Club holds a range of events throughout the year, including debates, panel discussions, quiz nights, lectures and more, often with high-profile experts in attendance.

UWA Music Students’ Society

If you’re studying a music unit, join the Music Students’ Society to gain free entry to the year-long concert series, discounted entry to education and social events, and attend the annual ball.

Related clubs


Learn a language

Enhance your learning and employability by studying one of eight languages on offer. Select Chinese (Mandarin), Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, French, Italian, German or Spanish. UWA's unique Diploma in Modern Languages allows you to study a language major alongside your current bachelor's degree, with study abroad and exchange programs on offer. Studying units overseas allows you to fully immerse yourself in your chosen language, gain first-hand experience of another culture, and meet new people. For more on our language resources, check out our Library Guide.



Make the most of your time at UWA by completing an internship as part of your course. Opportunities are available throughout the year for both undergraduate and postgraduate students. There are internship opportunities to suit everyone, and plenty of ways to get involved. The McCusker Centre for Citizenship helps make a social impact by linking you with not-for-profit organisations. With placement opportunities around the world, you’ll develop invaluable workplace skills and global experience to prepare you for your future career.

More for Arts students


Language placement test

If you have an 'invalid' for a language unit, please check online to see if you need to take a placement test.

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