High school student resources
What are you thinking?
“I’m not sure what I want to study”
Use the resources below to help you explore your interests and find out which courses complement your abilities and future goals.
“I’m ready to apply”
You know exactly what you want to study and Curtin’s where you want to do it. If you’re ready to study with us, follow these steps to apply.
Explore tailored entry pathway options
The pathway finder tool can help you determine entry pathway options for your chosen course based on your current or predicted qualifications.
Discover a career path you’re passionate about
Discover which study areas and courses suit your personality in our fun, 5-minute quiz.
See how others got in
Students gain admission to Curtin via a range of different pathways, not just on the basis of their high school results. You may be able to get in on the basis of your study at another university or vocational institute, completing a bridging course or submitting a portfolio of your work.
For a rough indication of where you stand when it comes to gaining admission, check out these reports that show how our students got in:
- See a breakdown of the pathways students took to get into your preferred course
- See the low, median and high ATAR achieved by students for every course
Exam tips and tools
Building a consistent study routine that works for you is one of the biggest keys to success in both high school and university.
Tips and tools to help you ace your exams.
Subject specific resources to help you better grasp concepts and produce stronger assignments.
Attend a number of outreach events and camps for high school students to get a sample of different industries and courses.
Scholarships and finance
We offer a range of scholarships to help students achieve their best at uni. Some scholarships are offered for academic achievement, while others are designed to make university possible for students who face financial hardship.
We also offer advice on how to manage your finances and stay on top of university costs.
Before you start uni
What’s happening at Curtin
Pregnant, expectant and breastfeeding First Nations mums will be the focus of new research that seeks to increase COVID-19 vaccination rates among Aboriginal women across Western Australia.
Children with cerebral palsy will wear specially designed wearable sensors as part of new research to address the problem that these children can spend 96 per cent of their day seated or lying…
A Curtin-led research team will develop a new range of online tools that will help predict life-changing consequences for the 200,000 everyday Australians who suffer mild traumatic brain…
Curtin University, the University of Aberdeen and the University of Calgary have joined forces to create a strategic alliance.
Visit the art school for an information session and drawing workshop designed to help you apply for the Fine Art major at Curtin University.
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