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.

UWA hosts biggest anthropology conference in southern hemisphere

Wednesday, 29 June 2011

The biggest anthropology conference to be held in the southern hemisphere has attracted more than 500 delegates from 30 countries.

Winthrop Professor Izan Izan

UWA teachers achieve national recognition

Monday, 27 June 2011

Four staff members from The University of Western Australia have won acclaim for their teaching in the 2011 Australian Learning and Teaching Council (ALTC) Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning.

Joe Sandon distributes reminders to switch off and save energy

Green Building program launched on Crawley campus

Monday, 6 June 2011

Staff are taking action to improve the sustainability of their workplace as part of the University's Green Building Program, launched in May.

The Sustainable Development section of Facilities Management are working with self-nominated Sustainability Coordinators to reduce the environmental impact and resources consumption of each participating building.

Programs in energy and water use, waste reduction and recycling, paper consumption, responsible purchasing, building ambience and transport will be introduced.

Winthrop Professor Philippa Maddern

Emotional opening of Centre

Monday, 30 May 2011

A $24.25 million Centre of Excellence in the History of the Emotions at The University of Western Australia will be opened next week.

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.