Shopping

A guide to shopping and managing debt over Christmas

Tuesday, 11 December 2018

'Tis the season that Australians are expected to spend billions of dollars on food, presents and travel but it's also the season that sends many into considerable financial debt.

Hayley Christian walking the dog

Keeping kids healthy and active over the Christmas break

Monday, 10 December 2018

It’s hard not to succumb to pressure from a child who wants the latest video games and devices for Christmas, but according to University of Western Australia Associate Professor Hayley Christian it is important to consider gifts that encourage physical activity and outdoor play.

Taryn Foster and Joshua Dunne

Three UWA graduates awarded Fulbright Scholarships

Friday, 7 December 2018

A marine science postgraduate, an international relations graduate and one of Australia’s brightest young female entrepreneurs have been awarded Fulbright scholarships for 2019, joining a prestigious global group that includes Nobel Laureates and Pulitzer Prize winners.

Joshua Dunne completed a Bachelor of Philosophy with Honours in Political Science and International Relations at UWA and is currently working as a Study Abroad Assistant in UWA’s Global Learning Office.

Fish at home on subsea oil and gas pipelines

Friday, 7 December 2018

A research project carried out by The University of Western Australia on a BHP subsea oil and gas pipeline off the north-west coast of Australia has found the pipeline has two to three times more the commercial value of fish than surrounding areas in deep waters.

Bushfire

Anxious people respond worst to bushfire threat

Thursday, 6 December 2018

Research from The University of Western Australia has found people who are anxious or easily stressed are less likely to be well prepared or respond well to bushfires.

Celebrate the festive season at UWA

Wednesday, 5 December 2018

The University of Western Australia will come alive this festive season with a Christmas concert set against the magnificent backdrop of Winthrop Hall.

Lisa Wood

Awards and Achievements – November 2018

Tuesday, 4 December 2018

The University of Western Australia has a continual roll call of awards, scholarships and prizes presented to staff and students. To recognise these achievements, a monthly article is published on the UWA news page on the website and in UWA Forward on the first week of every month. If you know of any great awards or achievements across the University please email uwamedia@uwa.edu.au

WA on front foot in future economy

Monday, 3 December 2018

This article is reprinted with permission from The West Australian. It was first published 1/12/18 in The Weekend West which is published every Saturday.

Centre for Long Subsea Tiebacks Researchers and PhD students outside UWA’s CO2 L

UWA centre to advance new subsea engineering technology

Friday, 30 November 2018

A new Centre launched today at The University of Western Australia will drive research into new subsea engineering technologies for offshore oil and gas production and maintain Western Australia’s competitiveness in the LNG market.

UWA top of the State in Engineering

Friday, 30 November 2018

The University of Western Australia has remained the top of the State in Engineering and Technology, and Computer Science in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings by subject, released today.