Akram Azimi

UWA student named 2013 Young Australian of the Year

Friday, 25 January 2013

A refugee from war-torn Afghanistan who is studying law, science and arts at The University of Western Australia has been named 2013 Young Australian of the Year.

A feast of storytelling on offer at 2013 Perth Writers Festival

Thursday, 17 January 2013

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.

Professor Samina Yasmeen

UWA Islam expert honoured for international human rights

Thursday, 20 December 2012

Professor Samina Yasmeen, Director of The University of Western Australia's Centre for Muslim States and Societies, has been named a Fellow of the Australian Institute of International Affairs.

Image of guests at the showcase screening

UWA Students Light Up the Silver Screen

Thursday, 6 December 2012

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.

Rory Medcalf, Dr Ric Smith, Rowan Callick   Image by Garside Images

Mutual interdependence: security and trade

Tuesday, 27 November 2012

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.