Minister visits Indian Ocean Marine Research Centre

Wednesday, 20 April 2016

Education Minister Simon Birmingham, toured our soon to be completed Indian Ocean Marine Research Centre last week during his visit to Perth. The Indian Ocean Marine Research Centre is a collaborative project funded by the Australian Institute of Marine Science, CSIRO, Department of Fisheries WA, UWA and a grant from the Australian Government as part of the Education Investment Fund. Education Minister Simon Birmingham at the Indian Ocean Marine Research Centre video


Traffic changes to Service Road 4 - Monday 18 to Wednesday 20 April 2016

Friday, 15 April 2016

Due to upgrades and improvements by Western Power of essential power supply to the Crawley campus, there will be partial road closures and disruptions to Service Road 4 from Monday 18 to Wednesday 20 April 2016.
Traffic management will be in place, with the service road limited to one-way ENTRY ONLY from Fairway.

Mounts Bay Road closed westbound Sunday 17 April 2016

Friday, 15 April 2016

If you are travelling to campus on Sunday 17 April, please note Mounts Bay Road westbound (Riverside Drive to Hackett Drive) will be closed from 5am – 10.30am due to an event taking place (Super Sprint Triathlon).

There will also be disruptions to bus services during this time. 

We recommend you check information on bus services via the Transperth website.

Disruptions to Service Road 4

Thursday, 14 April 2016

Please be aware that major works works will be occurring on service road 4, and partial road closures will be in place until the end of August 2016.

Access into and out of car park 43 is still available.

It is advised that pedestrians use Myers Street as an alternate walking route, via the lane between the Bayliss and Saunders buildings. while these works are underway.

Reid Library refurbishment update

Thursday, 7 April 2016
  • Ductwork installation continuing
  • External sewerage works continuing
  • Ground-floor refurbishment ongoing
  • Occupation archives anticipated from Monday 4 April
  • Workstations first-floor connected to new communications room from Monday 4 April
  • Installation of service poles and relocation of workstations first-floor
  • First-floor not accessible - Friday 8 to Sunday 10 April and Saturday 16 to Sunday 17 April

Refurbishment of the ground-floor is in full swing, with services prelay expected to be completed over the next two weeks and the

Safety lighting for Dolphin

Thursday, 7 April 2016

Works are now underway to improve the safety of visitors to UWA’s Dolphin Theatre.
New strip lighting to the stairs and emergency lighting is being installed to bring the venue up to required safety standards.

Opened in 1976, the Dolphin Theatre is a popular, small proscenium arch theatre with 198 raked seats located in the heart of the campus. It is primarily used for University theatre productions.

Riley Oval

Wednesday, 23 March 2016

Works to improve the lighting on Riley Oval are now underway.

Indian Ocean Marine Research Centre - Crawley

Wednesday, 23 March 2016

Construction of the IOMRC facility on the Crawley campus is progressing well.

Road closure Hackett Drive and Mounts Bay Road on Friday 11 March – cycling event

Tuesday, 1 March 2016

Are you travelling to the UWA Crawley campus on Friday 11 March 2016? If so, you will need to plan ahead as there will be road closures for the 2016 Gran Fondo World Series Time Trial cycling event.

Road closures - Sunday 21 February 2016

Thursday, 18 February 2016

The 2016 Perth Triathlon is on this Sunday. In particular, road closures will be in place along Mounts Bay Road near the Crawley Campus.

With UWA hosting the Perth Writers Festival this weekend, you may like to familiarise yourself with road closures that will be in place on Sunday 21 February.

Japanese pond works - enhancement program

Tuesday, 16 February 2016

Every 5 years, the pond located in the Japanese studies courtyard (Social Sciences) undergoes an enhancement program to improve the overall environment of the water quality and surroundings for the animal habitat residing in the pond.

Air-conditioning services affected

Thursday, 4 February 2016

UPDATE (4.15pm - 4 February )

The electrical incident is now under control and alternative supply has resulted in the air-conditioning plant returning to normal operation.

Air-conditioning temperatures to the Crawley campus will return back to normal in the next hour.


Electricity supply in extreme weather conditions

Wednesday, 13 January 2016

UPDATE 8 February 2016: Due to the high temperatures forecasted this week, there will be localised interruptions to air-conditioning across the campus.


Road resurfacing - Thomas Street south-bound lanes

Tuesday, 12 January 2016

The City of Perth is resurfacing Thomas Street south-bound lanes between Heytesbury Road and Rokeby Road/Saw Avenue, Subiaco. Please see below for schedule to complete the resurfacing works, weather permitting:

•    Saturday 16 Jan 2016 7pm to 8am
•    Saturday 23 Jan 2016 7pm to 8am, if required

Sunday 20 December - UWA lifts not it operation

Friday, 18 December 2015

Due to the BI&TS Major IT Service Outage on Sunday 20 December 2015, all lifts on campus will not be operating between the times of approximately 8am to 3pm.

Reid Library Refurbishment

Thursday, 17 December 2015

UPDATE week commencing Monday 21 March 2016

End-of-year break - ensuring a safe, sustainable and secure campus

Tuesday, 8 December 2015

All staff play an important part ensuring our campus is safe, conserving power and is secure during the end of year break.

Preventing False Fire Alarms on campus

Wednesday, 2 December 2015

The University has been advised by the Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES) that they will commence charging a $750 fee in the 2015/16 financial year for attendance to a fire alarm activation that is deemed false by the attending FESA crews.

Construction of Link Bridge - QEII

Friday, 13 November 2015

The Health Department is carrying out works, and has announced there will be a temporary closure of the southern section of both lanes on Hospital Avenue, between Monash Avenue and Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital (SCGH), to install the steel framework for the G Block Link Bridge to connect Perth Childrens Hospital and SCGH.

Do you catch bus 97?

Thursday, 5 November 2015

UWA partially funds bus services to and from campus – it’s all part of delivering alternate transport options to and from the campus.