Professor Alan Robson

Central in a world of scholars

Wednesday, 27 July 2011

If anyone wanted confirmation of Vice-Chancellor our University's central place in global scholarship, they need only look at a list of events for the first few days of this month organised or hosted by staff of the University.

Professor Alan Robson

Opening doors of opportunity

Wednesday, 29 June 2011

Our International Centre's recent annual planning forum was an occasion to again consider the University's strategic direction.

Encouraging debate, leading by example

Thursday, 16 June 2011

Throughout the year, the role of our University in the world beyond the campus is emphasised by a huge range of events and activities. There are many aspects to this, but a number of recent events stand out.

Professor Alan Robson

Encouraging the experimental and the avant garde

Wednesday, 1 June 2011

It may be a case of being in the right place at the right time, but every so often, a pioneering individual in society sees a need and endeavours to address it. Our University honours several of our own innovators in many of our significant facilities.

Professor Alan Robson

Seeking wisdom in an international era

Wednesday, 18 May 2011

Recent references in the national media to our University's introduction of curriculum changes from next year has helped to focus public attention on these reforms - the biggest changes to our curriculum since our University's inception.

UWA Vice-Chancellor Professor Alan Robson

Future aspirations and acknowledgment of our proud history

Thursday, 5 May 2011

After years of planning and consultations we are nearing implementation of the biggest reform of our curriculum since UWA first opened its doors to students in 2013.

Professor Alan Robson with His Excellency Mr Jia Qinglin

Networking on a global scale for global benefits

Monday, 18 April 2011

Our University's increasing prominence globally was demonstrated again recently by the visit of the influential Chinese leader, His Excellency Mr Jia Qinglin, Chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative.

Dr Malcolm McCusker AO QC

Graduates play a vital role in civil society

Wednesday, 6 April 2011

We are very proud that another of our graduates, Dr Malcolm McCusker AO QC, is to be the next Governor of Western Australia. As the recipient of a UWA Honorary Degree of Doctor of Laws and well known for his commitment to championing justice in the community, Dr McCusker is an outstanding choice as Governor.

Creating wealth and wellbeing

Friday, 11 March 2011

Two significant events stand out as we mark the beginning of a new academic year at our University.

Professor Alan Robson

Team-work makes it another great year

Monday, 29 November 2010

It is heartening that at the end of another highly successful year for our University, the quality of our researchers was again recognised in recent national funding rounds.