atar

Program opens minds to university study

November 11th, 2016

Murdoch University provides non-ATAR students with new learning opportunities.

An innovative program has opened doors into university for another group of high school students who had never contemplated tertiary study. Around 85 Year 12 students from the Rockingham and Mandurah region recently completed ‘Learning for Tomorrow’ a program run by Murdoch University to help students who are not enrolled in ATAR subjects to contemplate university study.

+ Find out more

Murdoch to transform mathematics education in Great Southern, Wheatbelt and Peel regions

October 17th, 2016

The Murdoch Pathways to STEM program will commence in 2017

Murdoch University has won a grant worth $166,433 to support mathematics education in WA regional and remote high schools.

+ Find out more

Murdoch launches new scholarship for first year students in 2017

September 27th, 2016

The new scholarship is for Year 12 students who attain an ATAR score of 80 or above and nominate Murdoch as their first preference in TISC

Year 12 students in WA planning to go to university in 2017 may be eligible for a Murdoch First Scholarship of at least $2,000 if they attain an ATAR score of 80 or above.

+ Find out more

WA students think Murdoch in 2016

January 7th, 2016

Josh and Charlotte are among many students enjoying the greater social aspect to campus life

The most recent data from the Tertiary Institutions Service Centre shows that Murdoch University has increased both total applications and its market share of first preference applications to undergraduate courses for Western Australian state universities since 2014.

+ Find out more

Scholarships help regional students with Murdoch move

November 2nd, 2015

Monique Smith from Darwin is studying cyber forensics and information security at Murdoch University

High achieving year 12 students in rural or remote areas are being urged to apply for a scholarship to help them with accommodation and living expenses while they study at Murdoch University.

+ Find out more

First OnTrack Sprint cohort to begin Murdoch degrees

February 25th, 2015

From left to right: Ashleigh Baker, Tom Mansfield, Jake Liebregts, Abbi Arash and Alex Berndt are among the first cohort to complete OnTrack Sprint

The first cohort of students to have successfully completed Murdoch University’s new four week enabling program OnTrack Sprint are all set to begin their chosen degrees.

+ Find out more

School League Tables Focus on Elite – New School Achievement Gauge Needed

February 9th, 2015

School League Tables Focus on Elite

Popular "league tables" of WA school performance focused far too heavily on elite schools while ignoring the achievements of other schools according to Murdoch University.

+ Find out more

New course to offer school leavers a ‘second chance’ at uni

December 22nd, 2014

School leavers who just miss out on a university offer after receiving their ATAR scores can top up their skills at Murdoch University fast via a new four week enabling program beginning in early January.

+ Find out more

$5 million for Murdoch to help young people attend university

May 15th, 2012

Murdoch has been awarded $5 million to build the educational aspirations of young people and create new pathways to university.

+ Find out more

Indicative entry scores for 2011 published

August 16th, 2010

Murdoch University has published a table of indicative course entry scores to help high school students with their course selection for 2011.

+ Find out more