Parents generally want their kids to flourish in the classroom, so it’s little surprise that evidence of academic performance is at the top of wish lists when it comes to choosing a school.
If you’ve wandered past any university campus in recent weeks, you may have noticed a flurry of activity, and perhaps an army of parents and high school students making their way through a circus of stalls and performances.
There’s a lot of razzle-dazzle at university open days, from sample law lectures, hands-on science activities, tours of labs and drone demonstrations to competitions, film screenings and fairy floss.
Families can now tour some of Australia’s elite schools without leaving home.
Federation University has again been ranked number one for teaching quality in the 2017 Good Universities Guide.
On Saturday, the main western thoroughfare out of the CBD will become a sea of prospective students, as three universities and Sydney TAFE vie for business at their annual open days.
University can be overwhelming, but with these simple tips you’ll be meeting awesome new people, learning effectively, hitting up the best parties and you’ll have the energy and the cash to do it all.