Vice-Chancellor's Voice - 1 February 2017

Wednesday, 1 February 2017

Good morning. At the start of a new year and early in my term as Vice-Chancellor, it is indeed a privilege to be able to share with you some exciting plans for the launch of an international academic recruitment campaign.  

Vice-Chancellor's statement on U.S. immigration ban

Tuesday, 31 January 2017

The University of Western Australia has today joined higher education institutions and colleagues from across the world to express concern about the impact of the new US executive order on the free exchange of students, academics and researchers between Australia and the United States of America.

Andrew Forrest

UWA high achievers recognised in Australia Day honours

Friday, 27 January 2017

Twelve graduates and one staff member from The University of Western Australia have been recognised in this year’s Australia Day Honours List.

Vice-Chancellor's Voice – 25 January 2017

Wednesday, 25 January 2017

Good morning. Welcome to the first edition of UWA Forward for 2017 and my first as Vice-Chancellor.  As I said last week it is an absolute privilege to be appointed UWA’s 18th VC and it will be wonderful to work with you to build on last year’s achievements.

Professor Dawn Freshwater

UWA announces new Vice-Chancellor

Tuesday, 17 January 2017

Professor Dawn Freshwater has been appointed the next Vice-Chancellor of The University of Western Australia.

Paul Johnson

Message from the UWA Vice-Chancellor

Monday, 5 September 2016

I am writing to let you know that, after a great deal of reflection, I informed the Chancellor over the weekend of my decision to decline the offer from Senate to renew my contract for a further five-year term; I therefore intend to retire from the Vice-Chancellorship at the end of this year. 

Innovation

UWA welcomes Prime Minister's innovation statement

Monday, 7 December 2015

The University of Western Australian congratulates the Prime Minister on today’s announcement of the National Innovation and Science Agenda and is committed to working with the Federal Government to turn the plan into reality.

Professor Paul Johnson

Statement from the Vice-Chancellor on the Muslim prayer room incident

Monday, 7 December 2015

I, like I am sure each of you, was disturbed to learn of news over the weekend that a pig’s head was found in the bathroom of University’s Muslim Prayer Room. One of our PhD students made the discovery as he was preparing for his regular prayers on Sunday.

Vice-Chancellor Paul Johnson

Vice-Chancellor's welcome

Monday, 13 October 2014

Colleagues,

In building on UWA's vision of international engagement and development, this month a number of senior staff, including myself, will embark on an overseas trip to the US, UK and China.

Vice-Chancellor Paul Johnson

Vice-Chancellor's Column

Monday, 29 September 2014

Colleagues,

September is a special month at UWA: graduation season. A time for us to reflect on our graduating students' contribution to the University, to celebrate their achievements, and to wish them well as they embark on their future endeavours.