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Frequently Asked Questions

No. We are an adult institution. You only need to be on campus for classes.

Speak with your teacher to find out what you can do to improve. Visit the Learning Centre in the Library where you may be able to get help with some of your subjects.

Perhaps the subjects you have chosen are not appropriate. Pay a visit to the counsellor or one of the student advisors who will be able to give you some advise on how to achieve your goals.

At Student Services you can ask to do the "Career Voyage" program with an advisor. The program is used by many career advice agencies. It will allow access to computer software which will enable the advisor to suggest career pathways most suited to your strengths and interests.

Yes. The Counsellor and Student Advisors have a wealth of experience in the various avenues into university, the courses offered at the different universities and the prerequisites needed.

Yes. Eligible students can link the Canning College WAUFP component with the preferred university and course under Streamline Visa Processing arrangements which Canning College has with The University of Western Australia, Curtin University, Murdoch University and Edith Cowan University.

January Entry: This is a standard one year program that is completed in November. Results and confirmed university offers are issued by mid December. Students commence university at year one level the following February.
April Entry: Accelerated seven month that is completed in November. Results and confirmed university offers are issued by mid December. Students commence university at year one level the following February.
August Entry: This is a standard one year program that is completed in the following May. Results and confirmed university offers are issued by mid June. Students commence university at year one level in July.

Accommodation options are provided based on students' age at the time of enrolment (i.e. under or over 18 years of age), and the dedicated accommodation staff at Canning College's Student Services will assist with this. As Canning College enrols a number of students aged under 18, it is important that the accommodation arrangements comply with the requirements of the Australian Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP). Further information about accommodation options are available here.

This is applicable for student applications from countries such as Malaysia and Singapore, where forecast results are attainable prior to the release of actual results. For students from other countries, where applicable, the trial or preliminary exam results may also be accepted. Canning College will issue conditional offers for these students and when the actual results are released and are deemed to satisfy the course entry requirements, a revised letter of offer will be issued.

A range of Western Australian government Department of Education and Training academic awards are offered to top students entering the Foundation or Year 12 WACE programs. Scholarships are also available for entry into the Certificate IV in Higher Education Preparation Studies (Commerce Stream) and Diploma of Commerce programs. For more information please click here.

The Student Services staff will do their utmost to give you a timetable to suit work commitments. However, rearranging your timetable may often be constrained by class numbers and/or limited subject offerings.

Yes. It is located in Student Services and can be accessed during office hours.

Yes. The bookshop is located in Student Services.

The College has a music room containing a piano. You are more than welcome to bring in other musical instruments. The college has many talented music student enrol every year and there is a music club which meets with a qualified music teacher to explore different instruments such as the drums, variety of guitars, keyboards, percussion etc.

Sport and recreation play an important role at Canning College. There is a fully equipped gymnasium and recreation centre. The facility provides an indoor basketball court, 4 indoor badminton courts,  an indoor volleyball court and a futsul court. Students have the opportunity to use the courts informally for casual games or they can participate in organised competitions. We have in college basketball, futsul, Badminton and table tennis tournaments spread throughout the year. From these matches we choose teams to compete against other colleges. If we do not offer the sport you would like we can help you find a local club that will.

Canning College is a mature age institution. Staff can not legally give out information on students who are 18 years or older without their consent. However, where a student is under the age of 18 the College can provide a report to either the parent or guardian.