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Unis deliver economic boost as well as skills

Tuesday, 21 August 2018

This editorial by UWA Vice-Chancellor Professor Dawn Freshwater appeared in The West Australian newspaper on 21 August 2018.

How do you measure and what counts as success? For some, it is reasonably easy – sales figures and KPIs achieved, meeting budget and other industry standard indicators of performance. But until now there has been no definitive measure of the dollar-figure contribution our top universities make to the community.

Australian VC calls for free speech principles after controversial event cancelled

Friday, 17 August 2018

An Australian vice-chancellor has called for universities to adopt a sectoral position on free speech, after her university cancelled a controversial address on safety grounds. 

Vice-Chancellor's Voice - 8 August

Wednesday, 8 August 2018

Good morning. It was great to see UWA graduate Professor Akshay Venkatesh awarded the prestigious Fields Medal last week, regarded as the Nobel Prize for mathematics.

Vice-Chancellor's Voice - 1 August

Wednesday, 8 August 2018

Good morning. Today marks one year since the Change the Course report was released as a result of the Respect. Now. Always. national student survey.

Vice-Chancellor's Voice - 11 July

Wednesday, 11 July 2018

Good morning. This week Indigenous high school students from across the State are attending the annual Indigenous Science, Engineering and Health Camp, which this year coincides with NAIDOC Week.

Vice-Chancellor's Voice - 4 July

Wednesday, 4 July 2018

Good morning. I am pleased to announce that UWA will be the lead university in the new Western Australia Life Sciences Precinct which will bring together researchers and industry partners to generate new business opportunities in medicine, health, agriculture and biodiversity.

Vice-Chancellor's Voice - 27 June

Wednesday, 4 July 2018

Good morning. It’s been a busy year for infrastructure development on campus and EZONE UWA reached a milestone last week when major demolition was completed on site.

VCV - 20 June 2018

Thursday, 21 June 2018

Good afternoon. In this edition of UWA Forward, I am pleased to be launching the Strategic Vision UWA Values clarification exercise, linked to the People and Culture Green Paper consultation.

Vice-Chancellor's Voice - 6 June

Friday, 8 June 2018

Good afternoon. Last week, I travelled to the Pilbara to meet students and teachers from Tom Price Senior High School and Newman Senior High School, two partners in the Aspire UWA program.

Vice-Chancellor's Voice - 30 May

Friday, 8 June 2018

Good morning. It was a pleasure to host the Worldwide Universities Network Conference and AGM from 21-25 May.