Twelve Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics (ECM) student ambassadors recently returned from a unique trip exploring Western Australia’s remote Broome region.
The student ambassadors helped run sports competitions, assist teachers with academic workshops, and organise practical and fun classroom activities in support of the annual school sports carnival, the Kimberley Cup.
As you may have read in today's Vice-Chancellor's Voice, the Reid Library will be reopening its refurbished ground floor on Monday 1 August. The transformation, which commenced at the end of 2015, has been a collaborative project involving the University Library, Campus Management, Business Information & Technology Services, and Development and Alumni Relations.
The delivery of furnishings this week has amplified how this bright and modern setting located centrally on campus, will be a vibrant place for students to come together.
Our new undergraduate campaign to attract students for Semester One 2017 has begun. The focus of this campaign is on personalising the university, and getting to know our prospective students at an individual level as well as providing bespoke information that will help them on their journey from school to university.
An innovative and interactive digital campaign aimed at breaking down the stereotypes associated with engineering and encouraging more young women to study engineering was launched on 15 July 2016 by the Group of Eight (GO8) universities and Engineers Australia, featuring the music of contemporary artists, NERVO.
Last week we paused to remember Ben Pocock and Richard Mayne, the two English students who were killed when flight MH17 was shot down as they travelled to Perth to take up a student exchange opportunity at UWA. It is two years since this tragic event and our thoughts remain with their parents, family and friends.
Researchers at The University of Western Australia have revealed that 3D-printing can be used to create a resonant microwave cavity via an aluminium-silicon alloy that shows superconductivity when cooled below the critical temperature of aluminium.