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Monday, 20 July 2009
The Study Area Zone was the first stop for most visitors
Over 5,000 visitors turned out for ECU Open Day, held at the Joondalup Campus on Sunday, 19 July.
Prospective students, their families and members of the community braved the weather to find out about the courses available at ECU and go behind the scenes to check out ECUs state-of-the-art learning facilities.
The Study Area zone was busy throughout the day with prospective students taking the opportunity to ask questions of lecturers and current students.
The nursing demonstration wards were a big hit, as were the chemistry and physics shows and the Deal or No Deal competition run by the Faculty of Business and Law.
The Kids Zone with animal farm, face painting, balloons and carnival rides was popular with the young and the young at heart.
Headline band Children Collide impressed fans with songs from their album, The Long Now.
ECU Vice-Chancellor, Professor Kerry Cox said the Joondalup Campus was organised, energised and accessible for Open Day.
The campus was alive with enthusiastic student volunteers and staff, and visitors of all ages he said.
Prospective students and their families and friends went away from the day with important information about going to university, the courses on offer at ECU and first-hand experience of the helpfulness of ECU students and staff.
Open Day will also be held at the Mount Lawley Campus on Sunday, 2 August, 10.00am to 3.00pm.