Vice-Chancellor's welcome

Thursday, 14 August 2014


More than 18,000 smiling faces filled the grounds of the Crawley campus on Open Day and they all told a story.

The Henry Holiday cartoons

Intriguing tales of UWA now online

Thursday, 14 August 2014

American servicemen, lost works of art, a mysterious bugle ... it sounds like a whodunit. But it's a new online exhibition from the University Archives.

Darling Scarp from Perth CBD

Natural history of our local landscape

Thursday, 14 August 2014

Supercontinents, plate tectonics and ancient geological formations are just some of the highlights that are featured in a new eBook developed by the SPICE program, in the Centre for Learning Technology (CLT).

Edward Sydney Simpson

The first of many thousands of proud UWA graduates

Thursday, 14 August 2014

A hundred years (and a couple of weeks) ago, UWA's first graduate was presented with his degree in Government House ballroom.

Open Day sign

UWA opened its doors

Thursday, 14 August 2014

Open Day is always the happiest day on the Crawley campus, with about 1,000 staff and students putting the University on show.

Enrico Palermo

Fancy a holiday on Mars?

Thursday, 14 August 2014

It's extraordinary how many people around the world seem to be serious about travelling to Mars, to the extent of putting down a deposit for the first civilian trip there within the next 50 years.


Striving for a sustainable campus

Thursday, 14 August 2014

The University diverted almost nine tonnes of its electronic waste from landfill through reuse and recycling last month, in an effort to reduce its environmental impact.

ostrich' with head in sand

How's your memory?

Thursday, 14 August 2014

Will a tooth dissolve if left in a glass of Coke overnight? Do ostriches really stick their heads in the sand when frightened? Can carrots improve your eyesight?

people exercising by playing netball

Double advantage in exercise

Thursday, 14 August 2014

You can help research into cardiovascular disease while improving your own health by taking part in an investigation in the School of Sport Science, Exercise and Health.

Diabetes WA poster

Diabetes funding on offer

Thursday, 14 August 2014

Diabetes is one of the major chronic diseases of our time with 275 people in Australia developing one form of diabetes every day.