Find out all you need to know about sport, fitness and recreation at UWA this Open Day. Check out our clubs, take on the warped wall, and get involved for your chance to win some amazing prices including a 12 month all access membership to the UWA Fitness Centre, and a 7 week Ninja Recreate course!
Want to know what it's really like at university?
UWA Open Day will give you a real idea of life at uni. Our stunning campus will be buzzing with activities, displays and entertainment, with staff and students on hand to answer all your questions. If you're a future student, a parent or a teacher, or you just want to see how university works, it's everything you need to know, in one place.
Ninja Academy Skills Zone
Get a taste of what’s on offer as part of our brand new Ninja Recreate course. The team from Ninja Academy Perth will be coming down with the infamous Warped Wall so you can see how you measure up against Australia Ninja Warriors in the flesh. Make it up the wall for your chance to win a 7 week Ninja Recreate Course on us!
Free Open Day Yoga on the Grass
Come down and enjoy the serenity of outdoor yoga at the beautiful UWA campus this Open Day. Join us afterwards to explore our amazing campus, and witness the student experience firsthand. Chat to current students as well as our world-class teaching and research staff, and take part in the huge variety of entertainment, activities, tours, displays and information sessions on offer this Open Day.
UWA Sport Hub
Find out all you need to know about sport, fitness and recreation on campus at the James Oval Activity Hub. Meet players from West Coast Fever and test your athletic abilities for your chance to win a 12 month all access fitness membership. Check out the Ninja Skills Zone, or bring the little ones down for our Kids Play @ UWA activities.
UWA Sport Clubs and Teams
Whether you’re out to experience something new or pursue sport at its highest level, UWA sports clubs provide first-class equipment and sporting facilities for athletes at any level. Join in with UWA's sporting clubs and teams in their Open Day skills workshops and demos. From martial arts clubs, there is something for everyone with UWA Sport's clubs. Come down and find out how to get involved.
Student Athlete Masterclass
Have you got what it takes to play your sport at the highest level? Find out more about the UWA Student Athlete Development Program this Open Day. The program targets Olympic, non-Olympic and professional athletes who seek to combine their sporting pursuits with positive academic pursuits. Tour the UWA Student Athlete hub, learn more about what the program, and find out how to get involved. The Masterclass will end with a panel session including current elite student athletes discussing their journey through sport and study.
Meet our Panel
Josh Kippin is Australia's number one marathon Kayaker, and is currently studying business at the University of Western Australia. Josh started kayaking in 2000 at Ascot Kayak Club, attending the youth Olympics in 2009 before transitioning to marathon kayaking following the games.
Tamsin first broke onto the scene with the 2015 FINA World Junior Swimming Championships taking silver in the 200m butterfly, and set new championship records in both the 200m and 400m freestyle to win Gold for Australia, before being awarded Western Australia Institute of Sport’s Junior Athlete of the Year. Tamsin was the youngest swimmer on the 2016 Australian Olympic Team, and was key to Australia’s silver win in the 4 x 200 metre freestyle relay. Now taking a break from swimming to focus on her studies Tamsin will be on hand to discuss how the student athlete program has helped her as a student and individual as well as an athlete.
Ashton Brinkworth is a first year student and national swimmer, studying biomedical science at the University of WA. The 18 year old chose to study part time across semester one to focus on his swimming, a move which has clearly paid off, recently named on the Australian Youth Olympic team to compete in Buenos Ares.
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