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.

Vice-Chancellor's Voice - 9 May

Thursday, 10 May 2018

Good afternoon. This past week I attended the World University Presidents Symposium and Beijing Forum 2018 in China.

Vice-Chancellor's Voice - 2 May

Thursday, 3 May 2018

Good afternoon. Yesterday the State Education Minister, the Hon Sue Ellery, other WA Vice-Chancellors and industry partners, joined a roundtable discussion on the importance of education to the State’s future.

Vice-Chancellor's Voice - 24 April

Thursday, 26 April 2018

Good afternoon. Yesterday we welcomed the Hon Ken Wyatt Federal Minister for Indigenous Health and Aged Care to campus to announce NHMRC funding of $14 million for dementia research.

Vice-Chancellor's Voice - 18 April

Thursday, 19 April 2018

Good afternoon. Perth’s CBD was filled with song on Friday night when around 1000 singers and musicians, many from UWA, gathered to raise awareness of homelessness in Western Australia. This is an example of how universities can bring a community together and offer a voice to important issues; congratulations to Professor Alan Lourens and the Conservatorium of Music for bringing this issue forward in such an engaging way.

Vice-Chancellor's Voice - 11 April

Wednesday, 11 April 2018

Good morning. Following the All Staff Forum on 20 March in which I provided information on the development of the Strategic Vision 2030 and the consultation schedule and process, I would like to thank you for the positive response and interest in being involved.  

Vice-Chancellor's Voice - 4 April

Wednesday, 11 April 2018

Good afternoon. Tomorrow we celebrate the official ground breaking for EZONE UWA, an exciting development which will revolutionise the way our students learn and engage in research-led teaching and industry engagement.

Vice-Chancellor's Voice - 21 March

Thursday, 22 March 2018

Good afternoon. Thank you to those who attended the all staff forum on Tuesday; it was particularly enjoyable to share with you the exciting process to develop UWA’s Strategic Vision 2030 and to talk with you over afternoon tea.

Vice-Chancellor's Voice - 14 March

Wednesday, 14 March 2018

Good morning. Yesterday I was delighted to co-host the inaugural ‘Science Meets Parliament’ event with the Minister for Science, the Hon Dave Kelly MLA.

Vice-Chancellor's Voice - 28 February

Tuesday, 6 March 2018

Good afternoon. I spoke about the Be Inspired campaign at December’s all staff forum and informed staff that we would begin recruitment early this year for a number of positions.