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The University of Western Australia (UWA)

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Miki

Undergraduate Degree

Year of graduation 2019

Biomedical Sciences

Pathology lab medicine / microbiology immunology

Overall experience

3
WRITTEN ON 12 MAY 2019

Saying it how it is.

Honestly, i have a distinction average and many distinctions. 

I cannot find any work. After graduating I have recently found not only am i not able to get any work post completing my intensive pathology laboratory medicine / microbiology immunology course. I can not even get volunteer work, an internship, work experience but lots of opportunities are privided according to your blog? Really? I have spoken to hundreds of students and the majority are experiencing what i am even after post graduate studies. Do you want to pay $60,000 plus other expenses to not be employed? 

My advice is try research your interests prior. They do not usually provide opportunities it is very money and research focused. Otherwise youll end up with debt. Having to deal with beurocracy throughout your studies and have nothing to show. 

I had a great time. I am smarter and more prepared for life than i was before. But at times there was little or no support provided by them. No opportunities despite the sleepless night and efforts to make the professors happy. This is the whole picture. 

I loved my time there. It was great. Id probably do it again. But sadly the emphasis is on the universities desires not your own so please dont mistake that and research their policies and your life plans before starting as it will help you greatly. Now i will likely do a completely unrelated post grad to get a job in a field that i kinda like as i dont want to start a new bachelors. 

Goodluck guys. This message may get deleted... But i hope it does not. Goodluck :) 

Sincerely
Anonymous

Honestly, i have a distinction average and many distinctions. I cannot find any work. After graduating I have recently found not only am i not able to get any work post completing my intensive pathology laboratory medicine / microbiology immunology course. I can not even get volunteer work, an internship, work experience but lots of opportunities are privided according to your blog? Really? I have spoken to hundreds of students and the majority are experiencing what i am even after post graduate studies. Do you want to pay $60,000 plus other expenses to not be employed? My advice is try research your interests prior. They do not usually provide opportunities it is very money and research focused. Otherwise youll end up with debt. Having to deal with beurocracy throughout your studies and have nothing to show. I had a great time. I am smarter and more prepared for life than i was before. But at times there was little or no support provided by them. No opportunities despite the sleepless night and efforts to make the professors happy. This is the whole picture. I loved my time there. It was great. Id probably do it again. But sadly the emphasis is on the universities desires not your own so please dont mistake that and research their policies and your life plans before starting as it will help you greatly. Now i will likely do a completely unrelated post grad to get a job in a field that i kinda like as i dont want to start a new bachelors. Goodluck guys. This message may get deleted... But i hope it does not. Goodluck :) Sincerely Anonymous

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Anonymous

Anonymous

Undergraduate Degree

Year of graduation 2013

Bachelor of Arts (Communication Studies)

Overall experience

4
WRITTEN ON 21 MAR 2014

UWA Review

Spending a year at the University of Western Australia (UWA) was a right decision. I have learnt different cultures in UWA because I made a lot of new friends of different nationalities there. Also, the teachers have given a lot of precious suggestions to my studies as well as career. I also liked the environment around UWA as everyone seemed friendly and willing to help when I needed any. I also loved the campus as it was so green and big and full of sports facilities.

Spending a year at the University of Western Australia (UWA) was a right decision. I have learnt different cultures in UWA because I made a lot of new friends of different nationalities there. Also, the teachers have given a lot of precious suggestions to my studies as well as career. I also liked the environment around UWA as everyone seemed friendly and willing to help when I needed any. I also loved the campus as it was so green and big and full of sports facilities.

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Anonymous

Anonymous

Undergraduate Degree

Year of graduation 2016

Bachelor of Science

Overall experience

3
WRITTEN ON 14 MAR 2014

Large and Welcoming Uni

I am personally enjoying my stay at the University of Western Australia very much. During O-week last year I was a bit lost as the campus was very big but within a short space of time I received help and I familiarised myself with the place. In terms of classes, both ilectures and tutorials are very well organised and there is nothing that I can complain about. The only downside that I feel about UWA is that you don't feel like you are an individual as they don't treat every student very personally. This is the change I least liked when transitioning from school. Besides that, I would definitely recommend UWA.

I am personally enjoying my stay at the University of Western Australia very much. During O-week last year I was a bit lost as the campus was very big but within a short space of time I received help and I familiarised myself with the place. In terms of classes, both ilectures and tutorials are very well organised and there is nothing that I can complain about. The only downside that I feel about UWA is that you don't feel like you are an individual as they don't treat every student very personally. This is the change I least liked when transitioning from school. Besides that, I would definitely recommend UWA.

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Anonymous

Anonymous

Undergraduate Degree

Year of graduation 2017

Bachelor of Science, majoring in Engineering

Overall experience

4
WRITTEN ON 13 MAR 2014

Engineering Feedback

The reason why I choose UWA over other western australian universities was due to its reputation and the fact that UWA has been recently admitted as one of the best 100 universities in the world. As I am planning to major in mechanical/petroleum engineering having a degree which is recognised overseas would be an essential to increase my chances of having a well developed career. UWA structured its engineering degree in a very broad way which allowed to students to choose their path carefully - something I like as I will end up being in this field for the rest of my life. In terms of other things, UWA's campus is rather big and very green. There are several events that are organised to keep the students entertained and the sports program is strong!

The reason why I choose UWA over other western australian universities was due to its reputation and the fact that UWA has been recently admitted as one of the best 100 universities in the world. As I am planning to major in mechanical/petroleum engineering having a degree which is recognised overseas would be an essential to increase my chances of having a well developed career. UWA structured its engineering degree in a very broad way which allowed to students to choose their path carefully - something I like as I will end up being in this field for the rest of my life. In terms of other things, UWA's campus is rather big and very green. There are several events that are organised to keep the students entertained and the sports program is strong!

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Anonymous

Anonymous

Undergraduate Degree

Year of graduation 2016

Bachelor of Commerce, Politics and Economics

Overall experience

4
WRITTEN ON 12 MAR 2014

UWA REVIEW

The University of Western Australia (UWA for short) is an excellent University to explore yourself and your capabilities. It offers a range of groups and clubs in different areas, which are accompanied with lots of people who have the same passions and interests as you. I am also really enjoying my course as I believe that the lecturers, tutors and teaching staff look after the students. If I were to asked to recommend or not recommend UWA I wouldn’t think twice before saying yes. 

The University of Western Australia (UWA for short) is an excellent University to explore yourself and your capabilities. It offers a range of groups and clubs in different areas, which are accompanied with lots of people who have the same passions and interests as you. I am also really enjoying my course as I believe that the lecturers, tutors and teaching staff look after the students. If I were to asked to recommend or not recommend UWA I wouldn’t think twice before saying yes.

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Anonymous

Anonymous

Undergraduate Degree

Year of graduation 2016

bachelor of science, majoring in psychology and physiology

Overall experience

5
WRITTEN ON 10 MAR 2014

UWA Review

UWA is a great university that you won't regret. The atmosphere is very welcoming and, especially for the first year students, help is always given. In terms of the teaching UWA is a very respected university as it is now part of the best 100 universities in the world. I personally really enjoy my course, the clubs offered cover a very wide range and the coffees are really good! The campus is incredibly large and very nicely built. A great place to practice sports as well due to the number of large green fields available all around campus.

UWA is a great university that you won't regret. The atmosphere is very welcoming and, especially for the first year students, help is always given. In terms of the teaching UWA is a very respected university as it is now part of the best 100 universities in the world. I personally really enjoy my course, the clubs offered cover a very wide range and the coffees are really good! The campus is incredibly large and very nicely built. A great place to practice sports as well due to the number of large green fields available all around campus.

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Anonymous

Anonymous

Undergraduate Degree

Year of graduation 2016

Bachelor of Commerce

Overall experience

4
WRITTEN ON 8 MAR 2014

Review of UWA

As an international student who is completely new to Perth and the uni, you will find no difficulty at all because UWA is preparing the orientation package in an excellent consideration. You'll have people showing you around, staffs whom you can trust and ask anything about. But the most important thing is, people are friendly here. They are raised with the culture to help each other. In the first week of university, especially, we tend to be lost as the university's size is pretty big. Yet, you can see some helpers, understanding this condition and patiently helps you out. The warmth of people around you definitely make you think that you have chosen the right university.

As an international student who is completely new to Perth and the uni, you will find no difficulty at all because UWA is preparing the orientation package in an excellent consideration. You'll have people showing you around, staffs whom you can trust and ask anything about. But the most important thing is, people are friendly here. They are raised with the culture to help each other. In the first week of university, especially, we tend to be lost as the university's size is pretty big. Yet, you can see some helpers, understanding this condition and patiently helps you out. The warmth of people around you definitely make you think that you have chosen the right university.

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Anonymous

Anonymous

Postgraduate

Year of graduation 2014

Master of International Relations

Overall experience

4
WRITTEN ON 8 MAR 2014

University Review

The University of Western Australia is a university which focuses more on theoretical aspects; it is a fantastic idea to enroll at the UWA if one is aiming to proceed to a further study (i.e. Master and PhD). It encourages ones to think in an academic way, to criticize and to get to know the world in depth. In a cliché expression to sum up the experience in here is that it tends to tell you how to think instead of what to think. Therefore it would be the best choice for thinkers. 

The University of Western Australia is a university which focuses more on theoretical aspects; it is a fantastic idea to enroll at the UWA if one is aiming to proceed to a further study (i.e. Master and PhD). It encourages ones to think in an academic way, to criticize and to get to know the world in depth. In a cliché expression to sum up the experience in here is that it tends to tell you how to think instead of what to think. Therefore it would be the best choice for thinkers.

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Anonymous

Anonymous

Undergraduate Degree

Year of graduation 2015

Bachelor of Commerce

Overall experience

4
WRITTEN ON 8 MAR 2014

Uni Review

The reason why I recommend other students not to come to the university of western Australia (UWA) is that the tutor is not that responsible. All they do is to give us the answer rather than the understanding. Moreover, the frequency of classes is low. I only get 3 hours classes for a unit. This may be insufficient teaching time which results in inadequate knowledge. 

The reason why I recommend other students not to come to the university of western Australia (UWA) is that the tutor is not that responsible. All they do is to give us the answer rather than the understanding. Moreover, the frequency of classes is low. I only get 3 hours classes for a unit. This may be insufficient teaching time which results in inadequate knowledge.

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Anonymous

Anonymous

Undergraduate Degree

Year of graduation 2015

Bachelor of Engineering

Overall experience

4
WRITTEN ON 1 MAR 2014

UWA Review

UWA is a very good university that is now recognised worldwide as one of the best 100 universities in the world. I have found it very good in terms of my engineering degree as during my first two years of study I was given the ability to do science and figure out what I liked and disliked and after that choose my major. The lectures are very helpful even if I don't like how difficult it is to find help outside the hours of leaning assigned by our timetable. I like the fact that all lectures are online which gives a student more flexibility and ability to, for example, work while studying. 

UWA is a very good university that is now recognised worldwide as one of the best 100 universities in the world. I have found it very good in terms of my engineering degree as during my first two years of study I was given the ability to do science and figure out what I liked and disliked and after that choose my major. The lectures are very helpful even if I don't like how difficult it is to find help outside the hours of leaning assigned by our timetable. I like the fact that all lectures are online which gives a student more flexibility and ability to, for example, work while studying.

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