What's uni like?
If you are seeking to gain entry on the grounds of your professional experience, you may not have experienced uni life before.
The first few months at university are very exciting as you discover an expanding social life and increased freedom and opportunities. However all students will experience some sort of adjustment period, no matter what your background.
Life as a uni student
Life as a uni student is quite different to what you experienced at high school - university level study requires much more self-motivation and responsibility.
New CommunityWe have over 27,000 students studying across our three campuses and off-campus (online).
Aside from studying with people who have similar interests and ambitions, you'll interact with people from a range of different countries and cultures.
Freedom to Choose
Flexible study options allow you to have the freedom to choose your course, in many cases your majors and electives, and even whether you study on‑campus or off-campus (online).
Space to Study
Forget cramped classrooms. You'll find great study spaces and facilities all over our campuses, including libraries with cafés, fully‑equipped computer labs and shaded outdoor grassed areas and tables.
Our students have access to 24-hour on‑campus computing facilities, enabling you to carry out study or research at a time convenient to you.
New Ways of Learning
We encourage you to find a way of learning that suits you.
Most students have one lecture or seminar per week per unit, lasting from 1-3 hours, and each unit usually has a tutorial for 1-2 hours.
It will be up to you to develop a timetable that balances your requirements, however, our staff are always available to provide assistance.
You can can access our learning support services for advice on how to develop your study skills and meet the demands of assessments. Our Learning Advisers also conduct workshops and see students one‑on‑one and in group consultations.
In addition to financial assistance and learning support, we also offer an enormous range of support in other areas, like counselling for personal problems, services for students with a disability, employment advice and career development and medical advice.