I have just returned from a successful visit to the United Kingdom and the United States, where, with the support of the team from Development and Alumni Relations, I had the pleasure of meeting some of our alumni who are forging successful careers overseas.
When John Winthrop Hackett founded the first free university of the British Empire a century ago, he could scarcely have imagined that this small University in a fledging state could become one of the world’s best.
The publication of this issue of UWA News coincides with the final days of our spring graduation season. These 2,000 graduating students join more than 100,000 who have left our University over almost a century.
A recent workshop run for the University's highly successful
Leadership Development for Women (LDW) program provided an opportunity to
consider leadership issues in an increasingly competitive higher education
There have been some significant global developments in
recent months in the provision of on-line education which support the view that
we are on the verge of a change which will fundamentally challenge the
traditional delivery of university courses.
With NAIDOC Week to be celebrated throughout Australia from the first Sunday in July, it is fitting to reflect on our University's commitment to Indigenous Australians and to building a dynamic partnership between the University, the Aboriginal community and the broader society.