Pathways and Careers Update Term 2 Week 2

Our aim is to provide students with all the latest information that will help them to make decisions about future careers and life beyond school.Please contact Justin Farley, Pathways and Onsite Coordinator for any further queries | 9204 9457

Changes to University entry options for 2021

In response to the current situation and associated disruption to Year 12 students, some WA Universities have announced that alternative entry pathways will be available to Year 12 students. Interested parents and students can check the latest information at the addresses below.

• Curtin: No changes announced as yet.

• ECU: No changes announced as yet.

• Murdoch: Year 12’s can apply using their predicted ATAR from Year 11.

• Notre Dame: Early Offers judged on Year 11 results, instead of Year 12 Semester 1. Non-ATAR students can apply for Early Offers to enabling courses.

• UWA: Some significant and generous changes that open several new pathways for Year 12’s.

Thinking of studying Medicine or Dentistry next year? (Year 12 students)

If you are in Year 12 and thinking of studying Medicine or Dentistry next year (either at Curtin, or via direct pathway to UWA) you must sit the Undergraduate Clinical Aptitude Test (UCAT) this year.

The dates for UCAT testing 2020 are:

  • Monday 2 March: Bookings open
  • Wednesday 11 May: Bookings close
  • Wednesday 1 July: Testing begins
  • Friday 31 July: Last test date

Visit the website to find out more about the UCAT at

Upcoming Careers Events

Many of these events have now moved to online delivery. Parents and students are advised to use the links below to check details for particular events.

Notre Dame Information Evening University of Notre Dame Wednesday 13 May
Engineering Open Evening Murdoch University Wednesday 13 May
Education and Teaching Course Information Evening Murdoch University Wednesday 27 May
Technology Open Evening Murdoch University Wednesday 10 June
UWA Course Advisory Sessions: Year 12 University of Western Australia 15-17 July
A Day In The Life of a Notre Dame Student University of Notre Dame Friday 17 July
Parent Power Hour: skills and employability for the future Murdoch University Sunday 26 July

Wednesday 5 August

Wednesday 19 August
UWA Open Day University of Western Australia Sunday 2 August
Law and Criminology Open Evening Murdoch University Wednesday 5 August
Notre Dame Open Day University of Notre Dame Sunday 9 August
Science Open Evening Murdoch University Wednesday 19 August
Curtin University Open Day Curtin University Sunday 16 August
CQ University Perth Campus Open Day CQ University Saturday 22 August
Admissions Information Evening University of Notre Dame Tuesday 8 September