A former Principal Associate to WA Chief Justice Wayne Martin AC who aims to pursue a career in human rights has been awarded a 2013 Fulbright Western Australia Scholarship to undertake research in the United States.
Two organisations synonymous with the State's economic and social development - Wesfarmers and The University of Western Australia - are joining forces in a new multi-million-dollar project to boost the study of Australian history at both tertiary and secondary levels.
While four tangible objects will be unveiled during the Alumni and Friends Weekend to launch The University of Western Australia's 2013 Centenary celebrations, a literary creation - a poem - will also make its debut.
The world's most advanced conference to discuss the use of cutting edge computer technology to model and interpret past societies is due to attract hundreds of archaeologists internationally to The University of Western Australia next month.
Award-winning Australian novelist Robert Drewe is one of several leading writers who will help The University of Western Australia launch its 2013 Centenary celebrations this weekend with a two-day Writers' Corner at Winthrop Hall.
Leading authors Margaret Atwood, Anna Funder, Jared Diamond, Ahdaf Soueif, Robert Dessaix, China Mieville and Lawrence Norfolk will join a host of national and international writers for readings, talks, debates, and workshops at next month's 2013 Perth Writers Festival at the University of Western Australia.
Christmas cheer came a fortnight early for about 100 Acacia prison inmates who were treated to carols and other songs performed by The University of Western Australia's Winthrop Singers at the Wooroloo medium security facility today.
On Thursday 22 November 2012 the University of Western Australia’s Communications and Media Studies department hosted the ‘Stories from the Silver Screen’ Showcase Screening. Representing the culmination of three years hard work, the gala event displayed what the most creative and talented Communications and Media Studies students at the University accomplished.
This year the event was held at the art-deco Astor Theatre in Mount Lawley. Guests were invited to spend the night watching short movies that have been produced, directed, filmed and edited by the students.
Getting the balance right between the opportunities present in trade, and a realistic appraisal of the strategic threats that may lie in the future, is the perennial challenge of foreign policy, the In the Zone conference at The University of Western Australia has heard.
Opportunities for Australia in the Asian century will not be limited to the economic powerhouses of China and India, with strength in the ASEAN (Association of South East Nations) countries increasingly providing growth prospects.
Graduates, staff members and students from The University of Western Australia have been recognised as finalists in this year's Australian of the Year Awards for WA, which will be announced on Saturday 24 November.
Indonesian culture and language studies in the ‘Asian Century' have been boosted at The University of Western Australia, which from 2013 will offer new scholarships in honour of the Vice-President of Indonesia, His Excellency Professor Dr Boediono.