Vice-Chancellor's welcome

Tuesday, 22 July 2014

As you read this, two young students should have been celebrating their first few days at UWA.

But Ben Pocock and Richard Mayne instead became unwitting and unwilling victims of political turmoil when flight MH17 was shot down a few days ago.

We join with the international community to rage against such senseless waste of lives but it is hard not to feel impotent in the face of such tragedy. What we can do is to open our hearts to the students from Leeds and Loughborough universities, from where Richard and Ben were travelling.

One of Tim Maley's butterfly images

Butterflies bring artists together

Thursday, 17 July 2014

A remarkable Trans-Pacific art collaboration came full circle this month with the launch of the Tim Maley Butterfly Garden on UWA's artspace in the virtual world of Second Life.

Young doctor with Indigenous patient

Newcomers enrich engagement

Thursday, 17 July 2014

Indigenous health and wellbeing, and Engineering education, research and investment are the platforms for the two latest - and greatest - UWA websites.

McGillivray Oval, UWA Sports Park

Top turf technicians

Thursday, 17 July 2014

When it's UWA's turn to host the annual student University Games, the athletes from the other states all cheer.

Philippa Maddern

Remembering Pip

Thursday, 17 July 2014

Winthrop Professor Philippa Maddern, Director of the ARC Centre of Excellence for History of Emotions, died on 16 June. She is remembered here by her nearest and dearest.

The cathedral designed for New Norcia in 1958

Augmented Australia

Thursday, 17 July 2014

Visitors to the Venice Biennale are seeing an Australia that never existed - but could have.

Fiona Maley and Kenn Martin at the event

Uprising celebrated

Thursday, 17 July 2014

Staff, alumni, ALLY members and friends gathered at the Business School last month to celebrate the anniversary of an event in New York that sparked the world's Gay Revolution.

Aden Date

Vote for volunteers

Thursday, 17 July 2014

After an accident, a destructive storm or any other event that turns your life upside down, you need the support of the community.

Soweto singers

Soweto songs on campus

Thursday, 17 July 2014

The pure joy of African choral singing comes to the Octagon Theatre next month.

Healthy finger food

Healthy choices on the table

Thursday, 17 July 2014

Do you count morning and afternoon tea as your favourite times of the day?