Education at UWA

Education at UWA

Academic Calendar Project

The Academic Calendar Project will explore new term structures for coursework programs in the interests of providing options for students to accelerate their studies, and to increase the utilisation of the University’s teaching resources and facilities.

New Assessment Policy

Assessment practices are improving at UWA. The new Assessment Policy will be implemented in phases from January 2016 to Semester 1, 2018. Main changes will include: a 2-hour limit on exams; maximum 15-day turnaround for feedback on assessments; late submission penalties of 5 percent per day and a mark of 0 after 7 days; and exam feedback given through LMS.

Concur replacing Trobexis

The current Travel Requisitioning and Approval System Trobexis will be replaced with a new system Concur. 30-minute “Introduction to Concur” sessions will be held later this month.

Coursework Scholarships joining DVCE

Welcome to the Coursework Scholarships team who have joined the Education portfolio at the start of this year. The team have joined Student Administration within the Coursework Studies Division under a realignment from the Research Portfolio designed to provide a structure that allows closer collaboration and a cohesive service to students.

Review of Courses

The first student cohort of the 2012 New Courses graduated from their four three year undergraduate Bachelor degrees in 2014. Consequently, the University is undertaking a comprehensive Review of Courses over the next three years (2015-2017). The 2015 Review of Courses Final Report is now available to view.

Since 1913, UWA has built its reputation upon the enquiring minds and bright ideas of its staff and students. Our students are central to the educational goals of this University: as we move through our second century’s developments in technology and access to information, providing a world-class education remains the keystone of our activities.

Strategic Framework

Planning and delivering education at UWA through our mission and priorities and achieving and reporting our successes.

Student Experience

A world-class experience that delivers the skills, knowledge and personal development to equip our students as future global citizens and leaders in their chosen careers.


How to find academic-related University policies that govern decision-making and are distinct from locally developed good practice guides.

Curriculum Management

How to find information on proposing new undergraduate and postgraduate coursework curricula and changing the existing curriculum.

Learning and Teaching

Information and support for staff to enable education innovation and futures thinking.


Access the education-related committees that provide advice on University-wide matters relating to the quality of education.