Western Sydney University has launched its new $30 million Science Building on its Parramatta South campus.

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Multi-million dollar Science Building a boost for STEM education and research in Western Sydney

Western Sydney University has launched its new $30 million Science Building on its Parramatta South campus, significantly expanding the University’s capacity to produce the highest quality science, psychology, social work and art therapy graduates and researchers for the Western Sydney region.

Opened by NSW Minister for Education, The Hon. Rob Stokes MP, the three-storey building is a much-anticipated infrastructure project for the University. …

Western Sydney University's scientific research performance has outranked some of the most prestigious universities within Australia and internationally.

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Western Sydney University’s scientific research performance has outranked some of the most prestigious universities within Australia and internationally, following the release of the latest Leiden rankings.

The Leiden rankings are administered by the Centre for Science and Technology Studies (CWTS) at Leiden University in the Netherlands.

The rankings system measures the research performance of 750 major universities from around the world, looking at the impact of their scientific research publications, …

The University of Western Sydney (UWS) introducing a range of academic excellence scholarships for new international students

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We have some good news to announce on this dreary Monday! Seriously, is it really cold and raining on June 1st?  The University of Western Sydney (UWS) is introducing a range of academic excellence scholarships for new international students! YahooooooThe first round of scholarships will be available for students commencing in Spring Session (July intake) and Quarter Four (September intake) 2015.Vice-Chancellor’s Academic Excellence Undergraduate Scholarships
Vice-Chancellor’s Academic Excellence Undergraduate Scholarships will cover 50% of the cost of tuition fees for three years for a three year Bachelor degree.Vice-Chancellor’s Academic Excellence Postgraduate Scholarships
Vice-Chancellor’s Academic Excellence Postgraduate Scholarships will cover 50% of the cost of tuition fees for two years in one of the following degrees:

  • M Accountancy
  • M Business Administration
  • M Engineering
  • M Information and Communications Technology
  • M Information and Communications Technology (Advanced)
  • M Teaching (Birth –
The University of Western Sydney has been ranked top 100 under 50 Universities in the prestigious Times Higher Education rankings.

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KOM Consultants are very pleased to announce that University of Western Sydney is now one of the top 60 universities in the prestigious Times Higher Education 100 Under 50 Rankings (2015).

Congratulations to the University of Western Sydney on this amazing achievement! 

UWS is now placed 56th among young universities from around the globe – this is a significant improvement on last year’s rank of 87, and an outstanding result for the University at just 26 years of age. …

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Physiotherapy/Physical Therapy offers released in Ontario

In Ontario, ORPAS Offers of Admission for Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy programs have made initial admissions decisions for the September 2014 intake.

We wish all applicants good luck!

In Ontario, there are four universities that offer Physiotherapy Schools through OUAC:

  • McMaster University
  • Queen’s University
  • University of Toronto
  • Western University

Here are some stats from OUAC:

In 2013, …

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Sydney, Australia is the most popular city in the world for international university students.

Sydney beat more than 80 cities including New York, Paris and London to the top spot, according to the 2014 Global Cities Index.

Global consultancy group A.T. Kearney, which compiled the index, ranked Sydney on top after studying international student populations.

The University of Sydney has more than 10,000 international students from 140 countries enrolled across all its faculties. …

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Thousands of new University of Western Sydney students are collecting their free iPads as part of the University’s program to bring knowledge to life for students wherever and whenever they need it.

Over several days in December and January more than 10,000 iPads will be distributed to new first-year undergraduate students at ‘Connect & Collect’ events on the UWS Parramatta campus.

This is the second year the UWS iPad program has run with current UWS students reporting the mobile devices have changed the way they study. …

University of South Australia’s Master of Occupational Therapy (Graduate Entry) program is now full.

If you are interested in studying in Australia for a graduate entry Occupational Therapy program for February 2014, now is the time to consider your options to applyh as deadlines are coming quickly.

Most Canadian students look at entering a two-year graduate programs for those with an undergraduate degree. Selection is competitive and numbers restricted.

Applications are still be accepted at KOM select Occupational Therapy programs in Australia:

Curtin University Occupational Therapy School – …

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A University of Western Sydney graduate will feature as one of only ten contestants on the latest cooking competition, The Great Australian Bake Off.

Since submitting his application for the show, Brendan Garlick has graduated from the University’s Bachelor of Business and Commerce (Advanced Business Leadership).

“I sent my application back in September, after finding out about the program on Twitter,” says Brendan.

“It all moved quite quickly after that – I was asked to attend an audition in Sydney, …

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University of Sydney’s application deadline has now passed for Sydney’s Medical School.

Some KOM universities are still accepting applications into Australian Medical Schools in Australia for this upcoming February 2014 intake.

James Cook University offers an undergraduate MBBS program which is six years in length.  You can hold a high school diploma and/or university degree to apply.  The application deadline is August 31st for the February 2014 intake.

University of Western Sydney also offers an undergraduate MBBS program which is five years in length.  …