When Claire McGlew graduates as a music teacher from The University of Western Australia on Tuesday 1 April she will be the first blind person to do so. And her guide dog, Swanee, will be right beside her when she does because he has been with her throughout her studies at UWA.
The University of Western Australia's subject areas of Psychology, Education and Earth and Marine Sciences have been ranked in the world's top 40 institutions according to this year's QS World University Rankings by Subject.
A distinguished scholar of Australian literary and cultural history - who is also Chair in Australian Literature at The University of Western Australia - will spend the 2015-2016 academic year at one of the leading universities in the US.
A German classicist professor with an interest in inscriptions, oracles, miracle texts and interpreting the classical world for children will hold the inaugural Margaret Braine Fellowship in Classics and Ancient History at The University of Western Australia.
Much more will be discovered about Fremantle Prison - one of the State's most fascinating archaeological sites - thanks to a Memorandum of Understanding signed this week by what was known as ‘the Establishment' and The University of Western Australia.
Two climate change projects led by The University of Western Australia - one a study into reporting on climate change in the media and another focusing on the challenge of ancient soils under modern land use - have been chosen for funding by the Worldwide Universities Network (WUN).
The University of Western Australia is introducing a new Master of Translation Studies course in 2014 to give postgraduate students a world-class, accredited program of study in contemporary translation studies between English and Chinese, French, German and Italian.
One of the leading Balinese drummers of his generation - Made Indra Sadguna - will lead a free public performance of exciting music next week with 10 staff and students from the Indonesian Institute of the Arts (ISI) in Denpasar, Bali.
An innovative new project enabling music lovers to create and curate a soundtrack for their life was launched today by the ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions and the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.
A baroque harp virtuoso and research fellow from The University of Western Australia who won a Grammy Award for his work with renowned Catalan artist Jordi Savall has added a prestigious Helpmann Award to his collection of accolades.
The untold story of how ancient Australians once walked a vast submerged sand plain dissected by rivers and rugged outcrops awaits discovery off WA's north-west coast, according to a leading expert from The University of Western Australia.
UWA Publishing, with the Northern Territory Writers' Centre and the South Australia Writers' Centre, has been announced as the recipient of the Australia Council's Special Publishing Grant for their collaborative Desert Writing project, worth nearly $50,000.