The University of Western Australia is delighted to have welcomed the enlightening and internationally respected figure, His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet, who today spoke at UWA on ‘The importance of Education’.In an event arranged by UWA’s Student Guild, staff and students had the opportunity to attend, with an online stream of the event also available to the public and those not at the event. Staff and students were able to ask questions of His Holiness, for insights and advice into the challenges facing the education of the human race, today and in the future.
The Dalai Lama is a man of peace, having been awarded the distinguished Templeton Prize for his commitment to interfaith relations and the Nobel Peace Prize for his non-violent struggle for the liberation of Tibet. He has consistently advocated policies of non-violence, and has received recognition of his message of peace, inter-religious understanding and compassion worldwide.
A video of the event is available here.