UWSCollege provides students with a clear pathway to the University of Western Sydney (UWS) and, like UWS, the College has a contemporary approach to study, work and innovation, providing its graduates with the knowledge and skills to succeed as well as the practical ability to solve problems and move forward in their careers.
UWSCollege provide direct entry into UWS.
One of the advantages of studying at UWSCollege is the direct entry arrangement with UWS. As a student of UWSCollege, you are already part of UWS and have access to the university’s wide range of education, leisure and social facilities.
After successfully completing University Foundation Studies and meeting the entry requirements, students are guaranteed entry into first year of a UWS undergraduate degree. Students can also opt for a diploma at UWSCollege, which leads straight into second year of UWS.
To help you meet your career aspirations and university entry requirements, UWSCollege offers a range of tailored courses under the University Foundation Studies Program and Diploma Program.
Our University Foundation Studies courses are designed to offer you a pathway to university with specialisations in:
- Nursing, and
For more information on University Foundation Studies courses, please refer to the following links:
- Business and Commerce
- Construction Management
- Health Science
- Information and Communications Technology
- Science, or
- Social Science.
For more information on diplomas, please refer to the following links:
UWSCollege also offer courses to help you develop study skills, build your subject knowledge and improve your English language before you start your degree.
For international students wishing to pursue further studies at UWS, we offer English Language Programs including:
- Communicating in English (General English) — Beginner to Advanced
- Academic English for Tertiary Studies, and
- Advanced Academic English Skills,
and other non-accredited courses, including:
- a English and UWS Study Abroad Package (two terms)
- an IELTS Preparation Course.
As a Registered Training Organisation (RTO), UWSCollege delivers within the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) the following:
At UWSCollege, everything we do is dedicated to your success. Our commitment to provide you with the best in teaching and course delivery begins with the quality and expertise of our academic staff. Importantly, we will ensure you are well-prepared for your transition to university.
At UWSCollege you are part of the university, yet you also receive one-on-one attention. All UWSCollege students benefit from small classes and the personal attention of teachers. Because of our size, we strive to work with you to respond to your particular needs.
UWSCollege Nirimba campus at Quakers Hill is one of two locations for our Academic Pathway Programs.
We also teach Academic Pathway Programs at the UWSCollege Westmead campus, as well as our English Language Programs for students on their pathway to university.
Both campuses are on the same train line, with Westmead campus just 30 minutes by train from the Sydney CBD and Quakers Hill, 45 minutes.
For further information, visit the Our Campuses section of the website.
HECS-HELP is available for domestic students studying in a UWSCollege Diploma Program.
FEE-HELP is available for our University Foundation Studies Program and a limited number of scholarships are available for our high-achieving students.
For more information on HECS-HELP, visit the FAQs — Domestic Students page.