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Parent information

Our parent information is designed to help you give your child informed guidance about tertiary study, and to help them make the best choices for their future.

A father and son and Curtin's Open Day

Why choose Curtin?

  • Our domestic graduate employment rate in 2018 was 87%*
  • We are ranked in the top one per cent of universities worldwide**
  • The median salary of a Curtin graduate in full-time employment is $62,000*

*The median salary is based on the Graduate Outcomes Survey 2016-2018 by Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching.

**Results are based on the highly regarded Academic Ranking of World Universities 2019.

Applying for university

We want to make getting into uni as easy as possible. View the academic calendar to see the date for standard enrolment events, key study periods and holidays.

Financial assistance

There are several schemes available to help with the costs associated with university, such as HECS-HELP and FEE-HELP. Scholarships are also a great way to help students pay for their degree, and are often awarded based on various criteria.

Pathways into university

If you’re worried about your child’s ATAR score, don’t worry. We have a number of pathway options to help them gain admission into a course.

Student support

Security and safety

Our Safer Community team monitor our campus every day of the year to ensure staff and students are safe. Our free SafeZone Security App allows students to speak directly to the Safer Community team and see exactly where the student is located should they need assistance.

Mental health

Our free and confidential Counselling and Student Wellbeing Advisory Services are available to all students who are struggling with a study or personal issue.

Disability services

If your child has a disability, they can access a range of support and assistance services to help them succeed at Curtin such as assisting with managing studies, meeting your child’s accessibility requirements, and seeking alternative examination requirements when required.

Receive parenting tips

Receive parenting tips written by Curtin graduate and leading mental health expert Claire Orange, such as:

  • Managing exam stress at home.
  • How to help your child transition from high school to university.

Talk to an expert

We understand that making the right choices for your child’s future can be difficult, so come and chat with a friendly staff member who can assist you.

Phone: 1300 222 888

Address: Curtin Connect, Curtin University, Kent Street, Bentley, Western Australia 6102.

Contact hours: 8.30am to 4.30pm Monday to Thursday and 10.00am to 4.30pm Friday (excluding public holidays).