Make the switch to UWA
If you’re considering transferring to a top 100 university (QS 2024), UWA is the place to turn your ambitions into a reality.
There are numerous ways to transfer depending on your situation, and you may be eligible to have your credits rolled over. Wherever you are in your study journey, we’re here to help you make your transition to UWA a breeze.Enquire now
What you need to know
- Application will be assessed on your ATAR or university results
- Results from another Australian university can be used to apply to UWA if you have undertaken degree-level studies for a minimum of one semester full-time (or equivalent).
- You may be eligible to have your credits acknowledged so you won’t have to repeat subjects.
- You must satisfy our English language competence requirement. If you have completed at least one full-time year (or equivalent) study towards a bachelor degree in Australia this will be sufficient.
Transferring from a Group of Eight (Go8) member
UWA is a member of the Go8 Credit Transfer Agreement which allows students of Go8 universities to easily transfer credits between member universities.
- Transfer from TAFE or a professional college
What you need to know
- Apply to UWA if you have completed a qualification at diploma level or above, as assessed under the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF)
- Admission is based on academic merit and we advise you to provide your academic transcript to assist the process.
- Depending on your situation, you may have already met our English language competence requirements. If not, you may need to sit the Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT).
- Transfer from a non-Australian institution
What you need to know
- Application will be assessed on your university results.
- You must provide a clear scan or photo of your original academic documents.
- You may need to provide the original document/s on request.
- You need to meet our English language competence requirements in addition to academic requirements.
Exciting times ahead! Once you formally accept your offer you will be permitted to enrol in your course once the enrolment window opens. Any specific instructions on enrolment will be provided to you at this time.
- What's the deadline for submitting my application?
- This will depend on the course you select and how you apply. See ‘Important dates’ above for more information.
- When will I hear about my application?
Our Admissions team aims to process all applications in a timely manner. Please allow 10 business days for us to process your application. During this time, you can track the progress of your application in the UWA Application Portal.
You will receive a notification of the outcome of your application once Admissions has completed assessment of your application. If you receive an offer, your letter will provide you with further instructions on how to accept and enrol.
- What if I receive a conditional offer?
Your offer may have certain conditions attached to it. Some offers cannot be accepted until after certain conditions are met.
It is important to read through the conditions of your offer carefully. Instructions on how to meet the conditions of your offer are specified in your offer letter.
Some offers will allow you to enrol with outstanding conditions. You will be required to meet the conditions of your offer no later than census date of the first teaching period, unless otherwise specified in the offer letter. Some conditions may need to be met prior to course commencement, and these will be specified when relevant.
- Can I defer my offer?
- You may opt to accept your offer or defer your offer up to one year. If you defer your offer, you will receive another offer in due course which you will be required to accept or decline. Please note that for certain courses offered by UWA, deferral is not permitted.
- How do I respond to my offer?
- Congratulations on getting an offer! We hope you'll join us soon. Your offer letter will provide you with further instructions on how to accept and enrol.
- What if my application is declined?
- You’ll be notified of your application outcome via email. If there are other entry pathways available to you, these will be detailed in your email.
- Can I amend or withdraw my application?
- If you wish to amend or withdraw your application, contact us. If you have applied via another institution such as TISC or GEMSAS, you must contact the relevant institution.
- What if I am not satisfied with the outcome of my application?
- If you are not satisfied with your admission outcome, you can request an appeal of the decision by emailing the Admissions office at [email protected]. If following your appeal you are not satisfied with the outcome you may submit a formal report to the University via Online Report Form | Advocate System (symplicity.com).
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