The University of Western Australia


Careers Centre

Location: Hackett Drive Entrance 1, First Floor Social Sciences South
Postal Address: M302 35 Stirling Highway Crawley WA 6009
Telephone: +61 8 6488 2258
Facsimile: +61 8 6488 1119
University Switchboard: +61 8 6488 6000
University Homepage:

The University of Western Australia, a member of the Group of 8 universities, is recognised internationally as an excellent research intensive university and a leading intellectual and creative source for the community it serves. The university’s high quality teaching and research ensures it remains the university of preference for Western Australia’s highest achieving school leavers, as well as attracting high-calibre undergraduate and postgraduate students nationally and internationally.

The Careers Centre is centrally located, offering private and public sector organisations

  • A ‘one stop shop’ for all recruitment related activities
    – A central point of contact for all discipline areas of interest
    – Access to currently enrolled students and recent graduates
    – 24/7 online lodgement of all job vacancies through CareerHub
    – Management and promotion of campus based events
  • Engagement with professional staff who have expertise in recruitment support, event management and client service delivery
  • A framework of events, programs and career development activities that will
    – connect you to students
    – build your on campus presence and be seen as an employer of choice
    – enhance your ‘talent pipeline’

Services and Programs
The following services and opportunities are available from the Careers Centre to facilitate employers’ engagement with students and staff of the University:

1. Recruitment:
■ Online vacancy advertising (via email and website) to targeted discipline groups ■ Direct mailing to students in specific disciplines ■ On campus events ■ Organisation of on-campus interview schedules and facilities ■ Professional graduate recruitment information and advice.

2. Relationship Development:
■Connection with discipline groups through Faculty/School academic staff and student societies ■ Integrated management of relationship with the University.

3. Profile Building:
On-campus career seminars & workshops ■ Mentoring of UWA students ■ Employer branded career information resources & publications.

■ Audiovisual equipment ■ Interview rooms ■ Lecture theatres ■ Videoconferencing ■ Parking.

Number of Graduating Students (approximate)
UWA graduates over 5,000 students each year (approx. 80 per cent Australian and 20 per cent international) from undergraduate and postgraduate qualifications in the following disciplines.

Fields of Education
UWA enrols over 24,000 students across undergraduate and postgraduate programs in nine broad discipline areas – Architecture Landscape & Visual Arts; Arts; Business; Education; Engineering Computing and Mathematical Sciences; Law; Life & Physical Sciences; Medicine Dentistry & Health Sciences; Natural and Agricultural Sciences. Our graduates are highly competitive nationally and internationally, rising to prominent leadership roles in industry, government, education and the professions.


Manager, Employment and Career Development Services:
Diane Mclaren
T: +61 8 6488 2430

Careers Forums & Workshops Contacts – Careers Advisors:
Erica Anderton
T: +61 8 6488 2258

Sylvia Kelly
T: +61 8 6488 2258

Employer Services & Graduate/Vacation Job Vacancies – Career Information Officer:
Karen Abbott
T: +61 8 6488 2334

Industry Mentoring – Career Mentor Link Coordinator:
Jo Hocking
T: +61 8 6488 3799

Careers Fairs:

Mon Feb 20, 2017

Business Consulting Day 1

Where: The University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Hwy, Crawley WA 6009,Australia

Tue Feb 21, 2017

Business Consulting Day 2

Where: The University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Hwy, Crawley WA 6009,Australia

Tue Feb 28, 2017

All day Careers Fair WA

Where: The University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Hwy, Crawley WA 6009,Australia

Wed Mar 1, 2017

All day Careers Fair WA

Where: The University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Hwy, Crawley WA 6009,Australia

Semester Dates: (not supplied)

Semester 1 – 2017
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Semester 2 – 2017
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