Wheelchair basketball

Indigenous high school students shoot for the stars

Monday, 17 July 2017

Thirty-four Year 10 Indigenous students from around the State spent their school holidays learning a raft of new skills from wheelchair basketball to building a strong bridge and making moulds of teeth.

Introducing UWA’s new Chief Financial Officer

Friday, 14 July 2017

Jonathan Cowper, UWA’s new Chief Financial Officer, has always enjoyed working in new industries and cultures.

While he’s no stranger to WA having worked in Perth between 2009-2015, this will be his first role in the higher education sector, a challenge he’s well equipped for and looking forward to.

“I certainly enjoy fresh challenges and I’ve built my career on this philosophy.

“As we’re all aware the University has gone through a significant amount of change and all Australian universities are currently working within a complex policy environment. 

Vice-Chancellor's Voice - 12 July 2017

Thursday, 13 July 2017

Good morning. I am pleased to share we are introducing an enhanced UWA Summer School this year to provide our students with more flexible study options and help drive excellence in education.

Vice-Chancellor's Voice - 5 July 2017

Thursday, 13 July 2017

Good morning. I was thrilled to see that two UWA subject areas have been ranked in the world’s top 10 and four were recognised as number one in Australia by the Academic Ranking of World Universities.

Accelerate your research with ON, powered by CSIRO

Wednesday, 12 July 2017

Applications are now open for ON, Australia’s sci-tech accelerator designed to help researchers translate their big ideas into real-life impact.

Interested? Contact Jo Hawkins (jo.hawkins@uwa.edu.au) at the UWA Innovation Quarter to find out more.

Jo can help you with your application – whether you need to recruit team members or develop your business plan.

Director, Human Resources announcement

Wednesday, 12 July 2017

The University confirms the resignation of Sandra Ventre, Director Human Resources with effect on 30 June 2017.

Sandra joined the UWA team in September 2014. During her tenure, Sandra has focused on the introduction of the new HR Business Partner model and the implementation of new HR services such as recruitment and immigration and the delivery of the new Enterprise Agreements. 

 UWA thanks Sandra for her effort and commitment. 

Team UWA takes out WA Uni Games

Monday, 10 July 2017

Last week Team UWA won the 2017 WA University Games after three compelling days of competition in Bunbury. In what marks the final WA University Games, it was fitting UWA won the championship after dominating the tournament for the last decade.

UWA Sport General Manager Ian Fitzpatrick said the team not only excelled on the sports field but also demonstrated a high level of sportsmanship throughout the week. 

“Given this is the last year of the regional games it was great to take out the championship and finish on top.

Open Day 2017 is coming in August

Friday, 7 July 2017

Open Day is the largest recruitment and community engagement event on the University’s calendar. It’s designed to inspire potential students to study at UWA and includes an extensive community engagement program.

The campus will come alive with activity as representatives from Guild Clubs and residential colleges, current students, alumni and staff from across the University share information about the UWA experience.

Making arts happen

Thursday, 6 July 2017

He is the new guy in town, but not so new in the art space.

When The Perth International Arts Festival (PIAF) announced they were looking for an energetic, innovative and creative leader to further build the festival’s success, they didn’t need to look any further than Nathan Bennett. 

Nathan, the new Executive Director of PIAF, has been making waves in the arts industry for over 15 years. 

Energetic, passionate and with a fearless drive for making arts happen, he wants to bring the highest quality artistic experiences to the festival audiences. 

Planned wifi maintenance

Thursday, 6 July 2017

Please be aware that the University wireless services (on all campuses) will be unavailable for up to 10 minutes while infrastructure upgrades are being carried out on Monday 17 July from 6:00pm-9:00pm.

This includes:

  • Unifi
  • Unifi Guest
  • Eduroam
  • ICRAR Wireless

Please contact the Service Desk should you have any issues after the maintenance period.