Tom Higham

UWA music makers off to Melbourne

Monday, 15 November 2010

Three graduates from The University of Western Australia's School of Music have won prestigious scholarships to the Australian National Academy of Music in Melbourne.

The Rock-Art Centre's archaeologists

Rock-art: the world's longest-running artistic tradition

Monday, 15 November 2010

The public campaign to protect precious Indigenous rock-art in the Pilbara and Kimberley could be somewhat of a double-edged sword.

Australasian Association for European History conference in Perth

Thursday, 11 November 2010

The School of Humanities at the University of Western Australia, in collaboration with the Institute of Advanced Studies and the Faculty of Arts at Murdoch University, will hold the 22nd Biennial Conference of the Australasian Association for European History in early July 2011. 

Talented UWA School of Music graduates win Australian National Academy of Music Scholarship

Wednesday, 10 November 2010

School of Music graduates Tom Higham (Viola), Julie Igglesden (Oboe) and Kiran Phatak (Flute) have recently won scholarships to the Australian National Academy of Music in Melbourne. 

Thomas Williams

Scholarship caps golden year for UWA 'golden boy'

Friday, 5 November 2010

An Arts/Law Fogarty scholar from The University of Western Australia who is undertaking a major in Chinese has won one of 20 national undergraduate prizes in the Prime Minister's Australia Asia Endeavour Awards.

School of Music students succeed with recent collaborative performances

Wednesday, 27 October 2010

A number of students from the School of Music have excelled with prize winning collaborative work and highly regarded participation in an international inter-cultural collaborative music performance.

WA's spectacular rock-art takes centre stage

Friday, 15 October 2010

With WA recognised internationally as home to some of the most spectacular rock-art in the world, a new Centre for Rock-Art Studies was opened at The University of Western Australia today.

The School of Music excels with a recent range of achievements

Wednesday, 13 October 2010

Congratulations are in order for a number of students and staff from the School of Music, with award winners, praised performances, scholarship auditions and an acceptance into a national music program.

2010 Vose Memorial Prize is awarded to violinist Sophie Edelman

UWA second year Law/Arts student wins first prize in the international Hayek Essay Contest for 2010

Wednesday, 6 October 2010

UWA second year Law/Arts student Toby Evans has received first prize in the 2010 Hayek Essay contest, an international contest run by the Mont Pelerin Society.

UWA elections website rockets during recent federal election

Wednesday, 6 October 2010

The recent federal election prompted a huge increase in visits to the Australian Politics and Elections Database website

Senator Kim Carr

"Emotional" celebrations for humanities coup

Friday, 1 October 2010

Minister for Innovation, Industry, Science and Research, Senator Kim Carr today visited The University of Western Australia to celebrate the awarding of one of the largest grants ever made to a centre in the area of humanities.

Winthrop Professor Brenda Walker

The 'right book' scoops Victorian Premier's Award

Thursday, 30 September 2010

A book that celebrates the power of literature has won its author - The University of Western Australia's Winthrop Professor Brenda Walker - a Victorian Premier's Literary Award.

The world is your oyster as a UWA Arts graduate

Wednesday, 29 September 2010

The UWA Arts Union are inviting Arts students of 2010 to a mind opening experience - a careers evening featuring a panel of informative and inspirational graduates and guest speakers.

Emeritus Professor Laksiri Jayasuriya

Former World Bank president praises UWA book

Tuesday, 14 September 2010

A former president of the World Bank, James Wolfensohn, has praised a new book about Sri Lanka written by an academic from The University of Western Australia.

Young guitarists strike gold for UWA

Monday, 13 September 2010

Ten young guitarists from The University of Western Australia's School of Music Guitar Ensemble won the highest praise at a competition adjudicated by one of the world's most acclaimed classical guitarists.

UWA golden boys wow world in Mandarin

Friday, 27 August 2010

For the first time in the nine years of the annual international Chinese Bridge Competition, students from one class took out most of the prizes.  And The University of Western Australia classmates did so live, in front of a reality TV audience of 100 million viewers throughout China.

Greg Moriarty

Moriarty nominated as Indonesian Ambassador

Wednesday, 4 August 2010

The effort to tackle terrorism and people smuggling will be at the forefront of issues facing UWA graduate Greg Moriarty who has been nominated as Australia's next ambassador to Indonesia.

UWA historian, Winthrop Professor Philippa Maddern

UWA to lead world-class research

Friday, 16 July 2010

The University of Western Australia is leading or collaborating in more than half of Australia's new Centres of Excellence announced by the Federal Government.