Course Decision Day
About Course Decision DayIf you are undecided about your study path, UWS Course Decision Day will give you all the information you need to help you make your decisions. Academics from all areas of study will give presentations on courses and you can speak one-on-one to an academic in the Course Advising Rooms. There is also information available on admissions, career opportunities, scholarships and student services.
Why should you attend Course Decision Day?
- You want to know more about what UWS has to offer
- You are not sure yet what course you want to study
- You are not sure about your preferences
- You didn’t get the ATAR you expected
VET Partnerships and Pathways
UWS offers you a range of Vocational Education and Training (VET) Pathways into the university degree you want to complete. VET Pathways are established credit agreements with TAFE and private colleges. This could mean guaranteed admission and credit for your completed studies.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Pathways
UWS is committed to providing higher education pathways for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. Find out about the Badanami Alternative Entry Program.
The Academy sets UWS apart as an institution focused on developing tomorrow’s leaders. UWS aims to provide talented students with first-class academic disciplines, hands-on industry experience, networking opportunities and engagement with our various communities.
Explore the wide range of scholarships available. You can also find out about unique programs available to students that cultivate and enhance student learning and the UWS experience.
Explore your future career in a brief consultation with our Careers Advisors. Find out how you can gain relevant work experience through our internship program. Meet some of the regular employers of UWS students and find out why they choose to employ UWS graduates. You will also have the opportunity to meet some of our successful graduates in the Alumni area.
Life at UWS
Enjoy a university experience like no other. UWS campuses are modern, people-friendly centres of activity. Visit the Life at UWS hub inside building EEa – you’ll be amazed at what’s available. Find out about Student Support Services, uwsconnect, student accommodation, study abroad and the student discount program.
Getting to Course Decision Day
The campus consists of two sites: Parramatta South (main campus) and Parramatta North. Both campuses are located on the corner of Victoria Road and James Ruse Drive. Entrance to Parramatta South is via Victoria Road. Entrance to Parramatta North is via Pemberton Street. Visit the Transport Infoline (opens in a new window) or call 131 500 for all the latest information to plan your trip.
Parramatta station is serviced by the Western, Cumberland and Blue Mountains lines. Alight here for a connecting free shuttle bus service to Parramatta campus. Shuttle buses depart from Darcy Street.
Rydalmere Station is serviced by the Carlingford Line (mostly hourly services). From the station it is approximately a 10 minute walk to campus. It is recommended you catch the train to Parramatta station where the free shuttle bus service is available.
Driving – Parking
Parking is available in P1, P3 and P4 along James Ruse Drive, Rosehill. There will be a shuttle bus pick-up and drop-off point in P1. Bus departs every 10 minutes.
- Access via Gate 1, Grand Avenue, Rosehill to P1 car park
- Access via James Ruse Drive (opposite Rydges Hotel at lights) to P3 and P4
UWS Parramatta campus:
Entrance to the Parramatta South campus is via Victoria Road. Entrance to the Parramatta North campus is via Pemberton Street. Limited parking is available on Parramatta South campus. However, you can park at Parramatta North campus then walk to Parramatta South campus or catch the free shuttle bus.
Getting from Parramatta North to Parramatta South campus:
The walk from Parramatta South to Parramatta North is approximately 10–12 minutes. Walk north along The Avenue on Parramatta South campus to the unmade path and onto the pedestrian bridge over James Ruse Drive. Turn left and left again and cross at the marked pedestrian crossing travelling west along Victoria Road. Entry to Parramatta North campus is part way along the fence.
Getting from Rosehill Racecourse to Parramatta South campus:
Cross at the pedestrian lights at the intersection of James Ruse Drive and Hassall Street. Continue along James Ruse Drive to just before Thomas Street. Turn left to access the cycle/footpath that continues under James Ruse Drive and towards the campus. The walking route takes 15–20 minutes.