Get tailored support through Ngoolark

The first year of your degree is both exciting and challenging so if you’d like extra support settling in, our free Ngoolark unit can help.

Run by Kulbardi Aboriginal Centre, Ngoolark helps Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students transition into a Bachelor of Arts, Business, Education or Nursing. It’s tailored to your individual needs and is designed to enhance your capacity for success in the other units you’re studying.

Key details

Course codeN1096
Study modeOn campus and external
On campus locationPerth campus
Course duration1 year
IntakesAvailable in both Semester 1 and Semester 2 intakes
Course feesFree
Credit points0

Course description

The learning experiences within the Ngoolark program are designed to complement the assessments and curriculum of your first-year core units. This helps you to complete your first year studying at a more gradual pace.

You’ll learn the skills needed to pass your units and develop broader academic and life skills. These include:

  • critical and creative thinking
  • effective time management and problem solving
  • self-reflection and self-knowledge
  • study habits and motivation strategies
  • finding and using resources to help you achieve your academic goals.

Learn more about the projects within the course:

Entry requirements

This unit is only available to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and is based on your student results during our K-Track enabling program. It can also be used as a diagnostic test if you didn’t complete K-Track.

You also need to meet our English language requirements.

How to apply

You can apply for Ngoolark after you have accepted an offer for a Bachelor of Arts, Education, Business or Nursing.

Once you have accepted your offer, please contact Kulbardi Aboriginal Centre for information and help with the next steps.