Murdoch workshops to stamp out WACE exam stress May 29, 2013 End of year exams are a tense time for many Year 12 students, and for good reason. The all important Western Australian Certificate of Education (WACE) results can affect a young person's prospects for further study. To help Year 12 students reach their full potential, Murdoch University's Rockingham campus is hosting three WACE Preparation Days in July. These workshops are open to Year 12 students in Rockingham, Kwinana and Mandurah. "These workshops are designed to boost students' learning confidence and, ultimately, improve exam results," said Pro Vice Chancellor Professor Andrew Taggart. "Experienced professionals will share their tips for exam preparation, study skills and give specific advice about individual subjects. Students also get to hang out on a university campus and use the facilities during the three days." For those considering further study, Murdoch staff will be on hand to offer advice about careers and university courses. Several new units will be offered at the Rockingham campus from Semester 2 this year, including Photography, Drawing and Management. A number of scholarships are available to help Year 12 students in the Rockingham community discover and realise their university dreams. "We want more Rockingham-Kwinana high school students to aspire to university. These scholarships help those who may lack the financial means to do so," Professor Taggart said. "These 'Discover Your Potential Scholarships' offer students the financial support needed to attain a degree, while helping local students to attend their local university." WACE Preparation Days will be held from 8 to 10 July, at a cost of $20. Morning tea and lunch are included. Register online at www.experience.murdoch.edu.au. For more information, contact Milica Robinson at firstname.lastname@example.org or 9360 7018. Print This Post Media contact: Candice Barnes Tel: (08) 9360 2474 | Mobile: 0408 201 309 | Email: email@example.com Categories: General, Events, Teaching and Learning Tags: andrew taggart, discover your potential scholarships, milica robinson, murdoch university, rockingham campus, wace exam, wace preparation, western australian certificate of education, year 12 Leave a comment Name (required) Mail (will not be published) (required) Website You can use these tags : <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong> We read every comment and will make every effort to approve each new comment within one working day. To ensure speedy posting, please keep your comments relevant to the topic of discussion, free of inappropriate language and in-line with the editorial integrity of this newsroom. If not, your comments may not be published. Thanks for commenting!