Step into UWA this Open Day on Sunday 4 August to get a real idea about life at uni.
Our stunning campus will be buzzing with activities, displays and entertainment, with staff and students on hand to answer all your questions. If you’re a prospective student, a parent, a teacher, or you just want to see how university works, it’s everything you need to know, in one place.
We encourage you to download and use our special Open Day app, but if for some reason you can't or don't wish to do so, we invite you to use this program to find your way around.
Open Day 2019 Program [PDF 952KB]
Open Day app
Download the UWA Open Day app and register your details for your chance to win an iPad mini worth $600.
- Pick the information sessions you want to attend and create your own schedule for the day.
- Easily find your way around campus with a campus map in the palm of your hand.
- Explore all the talks, tours and activities on offer.
- Browse our selection of food trucks before the hunger pains start.
- Complete the event survey for your chance to win a $500 VISA gift card.*
iPad mini is a trademark of Apple Inc.
*Terms and conditions apply
General information sessions
Alexander Lecture Theatre, 11am–11.30am, 1pm–1.30pm
Our info sessions will answer all your questions. Hear why UWA’s unique course model is so special. Find out how to apply for uni and maximise your ATAR. See if you qualify for one of our undergraduate scholarships. Look into our Study Abroad opportunities at 180+ student exchange partner universities. See if you might qualify for our elite athlete program. Hear from industry about the careers and jobs of the future. We’ll also be putting on sessions relating to specific areas of study such as Business, Law, Engineering, Medicine and Science.
Future Students hub
Our staff and students are here to answer your questions about courses, admission requirements, support services and special entry schemes for domestic and international students.
Start your career journey or take that next step at the Careers Launchpad. You’ll learn about your motivators, the future of work, entrepreneurship and the opportunities UWA offers to help turn your dream career or idea into reality.
Head to James Oval and join the LEGO challenge with our engineering students. Build amazing structures or just relive childhood memories.
Discover sport, fitness and recreation on campus. Meet players from the West Coast Fever and Western Force, and test your athletic skills in the rugby challenge to win prizes. Don’t forget to bring the kids down for our Kids Play @ UWA scavenger hunt and obstacle course.
Get a taste of life at UWA with short talks on student life, the future of work, UWA’s unique course model and more. Each talk is no more than 30 minutes – perfect to rest your legs and learn something new. The best question in each session wins a food truck voucher.
Getting to UWA
Whether you're catching public transport, driving or getting fresh air and exercise, there are plenty of ways to get to UWA on Open Day.
What's on for families
With more than 200 free activities being held around campus, there’s something on for people of all ages this Open Day.
Open Day cheat sheet for parents
University open days are often your first chance to step onto a uni campus in a long time – perhaps your first time ever! – so you’ll want to make sure you and your child get the most out of it.
Frequently asked questions
- What is Open Day?
- Who should come to Open Day?
- When and where is it held?
- What time should I arrive?
- How do I get to campus?
- How do I get around campus?
- Where do the Campus Tours depart from?
- How do I know what's on?
- I've arrived on campus. Where do I start?
- I experience difficulty with my mobility and getting around campus. What should I do?
- Help! I can't make it to Open Day! What do I do?