Public Policy Institute takes on mental health research

Tuesday, 28 August 2018

In May, the University established the UWA Public Policy Institute (UWA PPI) as a new way to share our world-class research and expertise with decision makers and community leaders.

UWA PPI Director, David Norman says the Institute recently met with Local Government Professionals WA (LGPWA) CEO, Candy Choo, to discuss commissioning research into the mental health impacts on employees in the sector.

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Research heads to the city for Raising the Bar Perth

Tuesday, 28 August 2018

On Tuesday 11 September, UWA researchers will take you to some of Perth’s trendiest bars for Raising the Bar Perth, an initiative of the UWA Office of Research Enterprise to make research and education a part of the city’s popular culture.

Mishelle Burton, UWA Careers Adviser

Creating career ready graduates

Monday, 27 August 2018

Mishelle Burton is UWA's Careers Adviser, tasked with the enormous job of providing professional, personalised career advice to our entire student community.

She loves the reward that comes with her role, which is seeing firsthand the results of her advice and the impact it has on the lives of our students. She plays an integral part in helping students to reach their full potential and achieve their career-related goals.

Great wins at this year’s APRA AMCOS Art Music Awards

Monday, 27 August 2018

Congratulations to Dr Louise Devenish, Head of Percussion at the Conservatorium of Music for winning the WA Award for Performance of the Year at the APRA AMCOS 2018 Art Music Awards.

Lisa Wood

Challenging stereotypes around homelessness

Wednesday, 22 August 2018

When population health expert Dr Lisa Wood heard the Homeless Healthcare Street Health program didn’t have enough funding to continue operating, she jumped into action.

Access staff discount tickets for the Festival's early release shows

Tuesday, 21 August 2018

Perth Festival brings magic in 2019. It’s going to be another stellar year for the Festival and here’s a taste of what’s to come in three internationally acclaimed works that are on sale now,including the much anticipated Festival opening.

Promote UWA's rankings by updating your email signature

Tuesday, 21 August 2018

We’ve created a range of email signatures for UWA subject areas ranked in the top 50, either by ‘QS World University Rankings’ or ‘Academic Ranking of World Universities’.

We’ve also created a broader message promoting UWA’s ranking in the world’s top 100 and 1st in Western Australia (ARWU 2018).

To create your new email signature, go to our brand tool kit email generator and follow the instructions to create your new signature.

Australian VC calls for free speech principles after controversial event cancelled

Friday, 17 August 2018

An Australian vice-chancellor has called for universities to adopt a sectoral position on free speech, after her university cancelled a controversial address on safety grounds. 

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Join our Lombok earthquakes relief fundraiser morning tea

Wednesday, 15 August 2018

Join us for a morning tea this Friday to help raise funds for survivors of the Lombok earthquakes.

Major infrastructure upgrades planned for September

Tuesday, 14 August 2018

The University is planning major infrastructure upgrades on Sunday 16 and 30 September and all University network services will be impacted.

These services include internet and email access, Wi-Fi, printing and you won’t be able to log into your desktops. Also business applications such as ALESCO, ESS and People Soft will be affected. 

Please plan activities around these dates and avoid coming into the University if possible. We will confirm the timing of the upgrades in the 30 August edition of UWA Forward.