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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.

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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.

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Help is at hand

See our frequently asked questions or get in touch with us below.

  • As an international student, can I work in Australia while I'm studying?
  • Where can I get an electronic Confirmation of Enrolment document if I am an international student?
  • Why choose Curtin?
  • What are the courses available for international students?
  • What Scholarships are available for future international students?
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