How to get your all-staff announcement in UWA Forward

Wednesday, 25 March 2015

To get your announcement into UWA Forward's announcements section, email your proposed text to, as you would for a normal all-staff email. Emails should be plain text without attached documents. The deadline for inclusion is the Monday before the release day.

Information is available here about UWA's all-staff email policy.

Nominations for National OLT (Office of Learning and Teaching) awards

Wednesday, 25 March 2015

Dear colleagues,

It gives me great pleasure to announce the following candidates have been nominated by UWA for national OLT (Office of Learning and Teaching) awards.

The nominees have been selected through a nomination process that usually includes recognition at the Faculty or non-Faculty level and a sustained contribution to teaching and learning.

UWA Safety and Health Representatives - Call for Nominations

Wednesday, 25 March 2015

Nominations open on Wednesday 25th March 2015 and close on Thursday 2nd of April 2015.

Under the Occupational Safety and Health Act 1984, employees are legally entitled to nominate and, if necessary, elect workplace safety and health representatives. The University has been divided into 76 workplaces.

Nominations are now being sought for 18 workplaces which are either vacant or the current representative's term expires at the end of March 2015.

UWA student's message of reconciliation goes viral

Tuesday, 24 March 2015

A UWA student stars in a powerful viral video that’s inspiring hundreds of thousands of people to talk about the importance of reconciliation.

Jasirah Bin Hitam, an 18-year-old Indigenous woman from the North of Broome, is a first-year marine science student at UWA, staying at St. Catherine’s College on a full Woodside scholarship.