UWA wins funding for affordable student housing

Monday, 28 March 2011

The University of Western Australia will build new accommodation for up to 1000 students over the next two years under an Australian Government scheme for affordable housing.

Construction of the UWA Albany Sciences Centre begins

Tuesday, 22 March 2011

A ceremony to mark the commencement of construction for The University of Western Australia's new $6.2 million Sciences Centre will be held on Friday 25 March at 2pm at the UWA Albany Centre, 35 Stirling Tce.

Mr Rory Medcalf

Australia's role in the Indian Ocean region

Thursday, 10 March 2011

Perth, as Australia's only Indian Ocean facing capital, has a major role to play in this dynamic region, delegates at today's In the Zone Business Forum at The University of Western Australia were told.

Winthrop Professor Richard Weller

Planning experts discuss future vision for "big" Perth

Wednesday, 9 March 2011

With Perth's population projected to reach 3.5 million by 2050, it's time to think big about the planning challenges facing us and the policy responses needed to deal with these challenges, according to Associate Professor Paul Maginn, organiser of UWA's annual Stephenson Hepburn Oration to be held on 16 March.

Matariki Network of Universities meets at UWA

Monday, 14 February 2011

Seven leading research universities from around the world have met at The University of Western Australia to collaborate on research and teaching that will benefit the community.

Sir John Winthrop Hackett

UWA - 100 years since the hand signed the paper

Monday, 14 February 2011

The University of Western Australia this week celebrates the 100th anniversary of the Act of Parliament which established the first free university in the British Empire.

UWA Pavilion project photo courtesy Nic Montagu

Art meets emergency shelter at UWA

Wednesday, 2 February 2011

An emergency shelter designed for disaster areas and remote communities will remain in front of Winthrop Hall at The University of Western Australia until Monday 11 April.

Ocean scientists to investigate humpback whales' Kimberley nursery

Friday, 14 January 2011

Researchers from the Oceans Institute within The University of Western Australia and the Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) are to embark on a three-week field trip to one of WA's most remote regions to investigate ocean circulation and its influence on the ecology of Camden Sound in the Kimberley.

LIGO-Australia Gingin site

Black hole observatory one step closer

Monday, 6 December 2010

Five leading Australian universities have joined together to seek funding for a major international gravitational wave observatory in Australia (LIGO-Australia).

Electric Lotus in drive for sustainable transport future

Friday, 19 November 2010

A high-performance sports car, converted to run on renewable energy with a maximum speed of around 200km/hour and a range of 110km, was launched at The University of Western Australia today.

Funding ensures UWA continues to serve the community

Thursday, 18 November 2010

The quality of research at The University of Western Australia has again been recognised in national funding this week.

Expert urges Perth to follow Europe's lead and get moving

Tuesday, 31 August 2010

Perth would become a healthier city where people would rely less on cars, even ‘green' ones,  and more on ‘active transportation' - a combination of public transport, walking and cycling - if  researchers at The University of Western Australia had their way.

Nedlands campus

Campus Plan 2010

Wednesday, 4 August 2010

The University of Western Australia is seeking public comment to assist in the development of Campus Plan 2010 - its key planning document for the next decade and beyond.

Professor Peter Quinn

Find your direction at UWA Open Day

Tuesday, 3 August 2010

Our quest to understand the universe; the risk to the sustainability of the great Australian dream; and working as a journalist in a rapidly changing environment are just some of the compelling talks to be presented at The University of Western Australia's annual Open Day on Sunday, August 15.

Indigenous school students at uni for the holidays

Monday, 5 July 2010

More than 80 Indigenous students in Years 9 to 12 will spend some of their school holidays at University instead of relaxing at home.


Campus art project celebrates UWA centenary

Friday, 18 June 2010

The University of Western Australia's Cultural Precinct is inviting artists to submit proposals for a project to mark UWA's centenary celebrations as part of the Perth International Arts Festival 2011.

UWA campus recognised in Heritage Awards

Friday, 18 June 2010

The University of Western Australia was highly commended for its outstanding contribution to heritage at the recent Western Australian Heritage Awards.

Campus building to honour Vice-Regal couple

Wednesday, 9 June 2010

The outstanding contribution of Dr Ken Michael, Governor of Western Australia, and Mrs Julie Michael to The University of Western Australia was recognised today with the naming of a building in their honour.

Winthrop tower

UWA architecture competition designed to aid international crisis areas

Tuesday, 1 June 2010

Graduate architects and designers are invited to create an innovative, easily constructed shelter for remote communities affected by natural disaster as part of The University of Western Australia's 2010 Pavilion Project Design Competition.