Nominations for Honorary Doctorates and Chancellor's Medals close 3 August

Tuesday, 10 July 2018

Please note that nominations for Honorary Doctorates and Chancellor's Medals close Friday 3 August. 

Honorary Doctorates

She’s got the Fever

Tuesday, 10 July 2018

You can find Jess Anstiss at the UWA Recreation Centre where she helps people work on their fitness as a UWA Sport Fitness Trainer. However when she’s not putting people through their paces you’ll probably find her on the netball court battling it out in arguably the toughest domestic competition in the world.

For the second year Jess is a core member of the West Coast Fever, WA’s Suncorp Super Netball team which is currently at the top of the ladder.

“I have a degree in Exercise Sport and Rehab Science, and it’s great to transfer what I learnt into my role at UWA Sport.

Visit the Tavern during semester break to try the new menu

Tuesday, 10 July 2018

The Tavern is open on Thursdays and Fridays throughout semester break so staff can come try out the new menu. Come on down from 11am on any of the below days:

  • Thursday 12 July
  • Friday 13 July
  • Thursday 19 July
  • Friday 20 July
  • Thursday 26 July
  • Friday 27 July

See you there!


Vice-Chancellor's Voice - 4 July

Wednesday, 4 July 2018

Good morning. I am pleased to announce that UWA will be the lead university in the new Western Australia Life Sciences Precinct which will bring together researchers and industry partners to generate new business opportunities in medicine, health, agriculture and biodiversity.

Nominate a colleague for the UWA Award for Excellence and Teaching

Tuesday, 3 July 2018

Do you know a colleague that’s doing a fantastic job? If so, nominate them for an award!

Careers and Employability Award: submit your student programs

Monday, 2 July 2018

The new Careers and Employability Award launches next month and aims to help students prepare for a successful career pathway. To achieve the Award, students must complete EMPLOY101 online career development modules and a diverse range of experiences which enable them to articulate their employability, attributes and skills to potential employers. The Award will improve the student experience and enhance UWA's reputation for producing high-quality graduates.

UWA campus

Christmas closedown period 2018/2019

Monday, 2 July 2018

Dear Colleagues
As you are aware the University typically has a closedown period over the Christmas and New Year holidays.  This is an opportunity for staff to take a well-earned break and spend time with friends and family.

This year, the University Executive has decided to extend the closedown period by two days to provide a full two week break. Accordingly, the last working day will be Friday, 21 December 2018 and staff will return to work on Monday, 7 January 2019.

Bronwen Veale

Inspiring students with university and dancing

Thursday, 28 June 2018

Bronwen Veale spends her days raising the aspirations of high school students, inspiring them to study at university. After work hours she’s a swing dancer, regularly performing and even DJing for other dancers in Perth.

The School Partnerships Coordinator in UWA’s Equity Outreach team loves how her job inspires students who didn’t think that UWA was within their reach.