Hackett Hall refurbishment - eastern side

Thursday, 2 April 2015

Campus Management commenced a refurbishment project on the eastern side of Hackett Hall in the week commencing 6 April 2015. Please see below to find out more about this project and activities.


Whitfeld Court – pathway maintenance

Thursday, 2 April 2015

Commencing early April, Campus Management will be removing and re-laying pavers located at the top of Whitfeld Court.


End of trip facilities at Maths and Chemistry buildings

Friday, 20 March 2015

Please be aware that Campus Management will be commencing a project to install new and updated end of trip facilities in Building 210 (adjacent to Tattersalls Lecture Theatre) and Mathematics Building 223.

Update on Mounts Bay Road bus-lane extension

Friday, 6 March 2015

As you may know, the Public Transport Authority (PTA) is creating a west-bound (away from the CBD) bus-only lane on Mounts Bay Road, from Hackett Drive to Broadway.


University Hall

University Hall recognised in WA architecture awards

Tuesday, 29 July 2014

The University of Western Australia’s University Hall has won the Harold Krantz Award for Residential Architecture - Multiple Housing at the Australian Institute of Architects 2014 WA Architecture Awards.

EnviroFest promotes latest sustainable ideas and products

Monday, 31 March 2014

Visitors will be able to watch bees in their hive panel, hold an eagle or a python, pat a dingo or koala and make a terrarium among many other activities on offer at The University of Western Australia's annual environmental festival tomorrow (Tuesday 1 April) on the Oak Lawn.

Currie Hall Chair Alan Brien and Vice-Chancellor Professor Paul Johnson

Traditional 'topping out' marks major milestone for new University Hall

Tuesday, 6 November 2012

A ‘topping out' ceremony has marked the start of the final phase of construction of University Hall, The University of Western Australia's new student accommodation development.

Senator Kate Lundy and three UWA juniors

UWA teams up with Government to build second synthetic turf hockey pitch

Wednesday, 13 June 2012

The University of Western Australia will join forces with the State and Federal Governments to build a second synthetic turf hockey pitch at UWA Sports Park in Mount Claremont.

Jake Azzarello and Cristina  Feebrey with Federal Minister Brendan O’Connor

Federal Minister inspects construction progress on new UWA student accommodation

Monday, 7 May 2012

The Federal Minister for Small Business, Housing and Homelessness, Mr Brendan O'Connor, visited The University of Western Australia last week to inspect construction progress for new student accommodation being built at Currie Hall.

UWA butts out for smoke free air from 2012

Monday, 19 December 2011

The University of Western Australia will join most other WA public universities to go smoke-free from 1 January 2012.

Currie Hall

Currie Hall celebrates 50 years

Wednesday, 23 November 2011

The University of Western Australia's residential college Currie Hall has celebrated 50 years since it was named after the University's second Vice-Chancellor, Sir George Currie.

Uni leading way in three Rs - reusing, reducing, recycling

Friday, 11 November 2011

The University of Western Australia is adopting a sustainable development approach which it hopes will provide an example of good practice in the community - and its new policy has the potential to affect as many people as the population of a WA regional centre.

New UWA residential college expansion gets underway

Thursday, 6 October 2011

The next step in plans to build new high-quality student residential accommodation at The University of Western Australia is about to get underway.

Professor Carlos M. Duarte (left) & ICES Awards Committee Chairman Edward Houde

UWA oceans expert wins top international award

Tuesday, 20 September 2011

A leading world marine research body has awarded its highest honour to the head of the Oceans Institute at The University of Western Australia.

Professor Geoff Meyer

Projects to further teaching and learning

Friday, 2 September 2011

Projects involving six researchers form The University of Western Australia have been successful in receiving support from the Australian and Learning Teaching Council's final round of funding.

Geothermal delegation

UWA a global hotspot for minerals and energy research

Monday, 29 August 2011

The University of Western Australia today hosted a delegation of Ambassadors to the United Nations and the visit of more than 30 senior Government officials from across Africa to showcase its energy and minerals research, including in geothermal energy.

UWA Podiatric Surgery Clinic opens

Monday, 8 August 2011

A new Podiatric Surgery Clinic at The University of Western Australia will encourage clinical research in podiatric surgery, offer reduced fees for elective foot surgery patients and provide much-needed training for postgraduate students.

UWA and AMCOM sign $9 million partnership

Monday, 25 July 2011

The University of Western Australia's computing power and storage capacity will be boosted through a new partnership with telecommunications and datacentres provider Amcom.

UWA graduates make their mark in stone

Friday, 15 July 2011

More than 100 graduates returned to The University of Western Australia's historic Oak Lawn today for the launch of a new project to celebrate the University's first 100 years and benefit female students.

Clearer view for Zadko Telescope to find new planets

Thursday, 14 July 2011

The University of Western Australia's (UWA) Gingin-based Zadko Telescope will get a clearer view thanks to an agreement signed between UWA and the Department of Environment and Conservation (DEC) that enhances the partnership between these two organisations.