On Saturday 28 October, over 370 future maths stars came together at UWA for the 2017 Western Australian Junior Mathematics Olympiad (WAJO). 97 teams of year 7, 8 and 9 students from 24 Perth schools competed to solve a range of mathematical problems and vie for over $3,500 worth of prizes.
Micah Kickett graduated from Arts/Law in March this year and is now working in a graduate position with the Department of Attorney General and Justice in Darwin. Recently Micah competed and won the Northern Territory Golden Gavel competition with a presentation on ‘Ten tips to succeed in the law without really trying’.
It’s all about the birds and the bees and for Bron Ayre the preservation of our State Floral Emblem; the Red and Green Kangaroo Paw.
Bron took out first place at the Western Australian FameLab Semi-Final with her research on understanding the critical role birds play in pollinating South Western plants. Having only three minutes for her presentation she said it was tough picking one element of her research.
The LIMElight Award for Excellence in Indigenous Health Education Student Leadership nationally recognises a medical student who has been involved in Indigenous health leadership activity in medical schools.
University Hall resident Samantha Cullen is part of the dynamic UWA duo competing in the 2017 National Youth Archery Championships. Together Scott and Samantha will represent Western Australia to compete with 175 junior archers in Melbourne. Competitors travel from across the state, country, New Zealand and Tonga for the six day long event.
The games have already begun with a range of competitions from short and long range target events, clout, cross country and head-to-head matches being played. The final championships will be played out on Wednesday night (12 April).
University Hall was proud to have both the men's women's team make it to their Grand Finals over the weekend!
Our Female ResClub Sports Rep, Ian Brady, said the women's doubles team made it to the Grand Final after three wins and one loss. Kristin Holz and Hitomi Onoue played a fantastic game against Trinity with a close effort and win of second place.
The men's team, Ian Brady and Chris Mihaljevich, also played out some incredible games as they made it through to the Grand Final after two wins and two losses. They came in second place after playing against Trinity.
I was born and raised in Johannesburg, South Africa. I lived there for 19 years before moving to Perth. If anyone suggested studying abroad to me three years ago I would have said no without a doubt. I loved being at home in South Africa with my family, I never wanted to leave the safety net that was my home.
The competition is fierce this year amongst UWA’s Inter-College sporting teams. UniHall is off to a flying start with our teams taking out first and second place titles in a variety of sports.
The season began with the cross-campus run where our runners won 2nd and 3rd place. It was fantastic to see a squad of more than 30 residents take part by either running, walking or cheering on the team.
Shortly after the cricket team braved the heat and took out first place during the weekend competition! Go UniHall!