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Whether you’re a recent school leaver or you’ve had a break from study, we’ll help you take the next step towards an exciting future.

Why ECU?

What can I study?

Many things! Tell us who you are and we'll help you find a course.


How can I get help?

If you've just received your results, and you'd like to talk to us about your options, please contact us through any of these channels.

We’re open for enquiries until 5pm every weekday in the lead-up to Christmas. On Wednesday 18th and Thursday 19th December we're also available to chat online from 5pm – 7pm.

Our holiday opening hours are also shown below.


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Holiday Opening hours

If you'd like to contact our friendly Future Student Enquiries team via phone, social media, live chat or email, please note we will be closed from 5.00pm on Tuesday, 24 December 2019 and will reopen from 9.00am Thursday, 2 January 2020.

Campus visiting hours

Our Future Students offices at all campuses are also closing at 5.00pm Tuesday, 24 December 2019 and will reopen on the following dates and times:

Campus Date Time
Joondalup Thursday 2 Jan 2020 9am - 4pm weekdays
Mount Lawley Monday 6 Jan 2020 9am - 4pm weekdays
South West Wednesday 8 Jan 2020 8:30am - 5:00pm weekdays


  • "Encouragement from my lecturers has taught me not to underestimate myself"
    Lucy Ashby, Bachelor of Primary Education student

    Lucy Ashby

    Bachelor of Primary Education student

    I chose to study at ECU after it was recommended as a specialist university by friends who had recently graduated in Education. I was able to gain entry using a Cert IV in Business.

    My study experience at ECU has been very positive as my lecturers have been approachable and supportive.

    Every semester of my studies has resulted in at least two weeks of practical work placement. Each placement has built upon prior knowledge, leaving me excited about my future career.

  • "The data I produced is now incorporated into drainage design"

    Bojan Markoski

    Civil Engineering

    Civil Engineering student, Bojan Markoski, talks about studying the course with Edith Cowan University (ECU). Bojan discusses the reasons he decided to study Civil Engineering and the structure of the units in the course. He says the students spend a couple of weeks learning the theory, then spend time in the labs applying those theories to real-world problems.

    He has already applied things he learnt in labs to his work. He approached the City of Stirling to do a project on the lack of information they had on existing drainage data. ECU had the facilities to do scale-model testing of road drainage. The data Bojan's project produced is now incorporated into drainage design to provide an increased accuracy in designs. Bojan discusses the materials available for units, the flexibility of the units and support provided by lecturers. He talks about how he studies part-time, while working full-time for the City of Stirling.

    He accesses online lectures and recordings. He says the lecturers have offered a lot of support to him. He also discusses the practical assessments incorporated into units, such as a lab or site investigation, where you apply Engineering theory to a real-world problem and enhances your learning.

    Bojan talks about the facilities and state-of-art laboratories he can access across all Engineering fields. He says this means he's able to use equipment that you'd use in the workforce, this gives him an edge over people who haven't used this machinery and equipment.

  • "I found the lecturers really helpful"

    Mark Hutchings

    Bachelor of Science (Exercise and Sports Science) student and West Coast Eagles player

    West Coast Eagles AFL player, Mark Hutchings talks about what attracted him to study at ECU, and how Sports Science is giving him a base education that will prepare him for a career in the industry after he finishes playing.

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