When to start planning for an exchange
Advance planning is essential for student exchange, it’s never too early to start thinking about it! You should start planning for a Student Exchange in your first semester, so you can ensure you meet the eligibility and course progression requirements. You need to apply at the end of your first year to go on exchange in the second semester of your second year; this is the earliest point to go on exchange.
Early planning allows you to configure your UWA course plan to accommodate your exchange and ensures that when you want to go, your course at UWA allows it.
It is advantageous not to take all your broadening and electives prior to your exchange, as this gives you more flexibility in unit choice while on exchange.