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Overview

The Faculty of Regional Professional Studies is located at ECU’s South West Campus (Bunbury), Western Australia’s largest university campus outside the metropolitan area. We offer a comprehensive range of courses in arts, business, nursing, teacher education, and social work.

We pride ourselves on our continual engagement with the South West community providing our students with invaluable industry opportunities and gaining the practical 'hands on' skills that ECU is so well known for. Our advanced facilities, combined with small class sizes and on-campus accommodation, allow you to apply your newfound knowledge immediately, giving you the extra edge and confidence needed when you go out into the work force.

Programs

We believe in integrating teaching, learning, research and engagement to maximise the value of activities on our campus, providing a supportive environment on which students can achieve and create.

Program areas

  • Arts
  • Business
  • Nursing
  • Social Work
  • Teacher Education

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander student support

The Aboriginal Student Support Officer at the South West Campus provides support services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students requiring assistance when commencing their university journey and can also assist with any issues that may arise with their studies along the way.

News & events

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2015 South West Nursing Careers Expo

ECU’s award winning Nursing Department is hosting the annual South West Nursing Career Expo on Friday, 15 May at the South West Campus.

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AIME - Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience

AIME provides a program that gives Indigenous high school students the skills, opportunities, belief and confidence to finish school at the same rate as their peers.

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Bunbury Swim for MS

ECU South West once again shows support to the local community, participating in the recent Bunbury Swim for MS.

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Student testimonials

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"The skills that I’ve learned in my studies help me both at uni and in the workplace."

Amanda Gough

ECU South West Arts student

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"Surf Science has offered me so many unique opportunities."

Thea McDonald-Lee

Surf Science graduate

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"The smaller class numbers made pursuing my academic goals more achievable."

Kate Price

South West Nursing student

Community activity

The Faculty of Regional Professional Studies participates in community initiatives throughout the South West. We pride ourselves on our strong relationship with the wider community.

Our interaction with the public enriches our students learning experience and encourages them to put their new found knowledge and skills into action.

Our current community initiatives include;

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