Monday, 20 July 2009
Over 5000 visitors turned out for ECU Open Day, held at the Joondalup Campus on Sunday, 19 July.
Future 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 ECU’s 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.
Information sessions were held throughout the day for prospective students to learn more about the admissions process, entry pathways, fees and scholarships.
The Kids’ Zone with animal farm, face painting, balloons and carnival rides was popular with the young and the young at heart.
The Student Experience Zone offered future students a chance to get a feel for campus life and discover some of the great clubs and groups at ECU.
Headline band Children Collide impressed fans with songs from their album, The Long Now, supported by student band Homebrewe, acoustic act Jason Ayes and DJ James Francis.
Manager, Public and Corporate Relation, James Fuller said the campus really came alive for Open Day.
“The campus was buzzing with enthusiastic visitors of all ages, student volunteers and staff,” he said.
“Prospective students and their families came away from the day with important information about going to uni and the courses on offer at ECU.”
Photos from the event are available on the event website at www.reachyourpotential.com.au/openday.
Open Day will also be held at the Mount Lawley Campus on Sunday, 2 August, 10.00am to 3.00pm.
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