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The following principles underpin UWA's approach to English language practices:

  • UWA sets minimum English language standards for admission to undergraduate and postgraduate courses (coursework and research).
  • UWA assesses and develops the English language proficiency of incoming students.
  • UWA embeds student English language proficiency in its courses.
  • UWA English language proficiency practice is regulated by national standards and informed by national good practice guides.
  • UWA students can access diverse services to develop their English while they study.
  • UWA conducts research into student English language proficiency.
  • UWA regularly reviews the English language proficiency of its students.

Each of these principles is elaborated below. Contact STUDYSmarter to discuss services and resources to better support students’ English language proficiency.

UWA sets minimum English language standards for admission to undergraduate and postgraduate courses (coursework and research)

The University sets standards for admission.

UWA assesses and develops the English language proficiency of incoming students

The University  tests entry-level English language proficiency and teaches intensive English language courses.

UWA embeds student English language proficiency in its courses

The University develops student English language proficiency throughout its courses.

UWA English language proficiency practice is regulated by national standards and informed by national good practice guides

National standards and good practice guides inform Australian universities' development of student English language proficiency.

UWA students can access diverse services to develop their English while they study

The University employs a range of strategies to develop student English language proficiency.

UWA conducts research into study English language proficiency

The University is active in English language proficiency research.

UWA regularly reviews the English language proficiency of its students

The University conducts regular reviews of the English language proficiency of its students.

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