The University of Western Australia has had seven subjects ranked in the top 50 in the QS World University Rankings by Subject, up from six subjects last year.
UWA’s subjects ranked in the top 50 were Mineral & Mining Engineering, Anatomy & Physiology, Agriculture & Forestry, Performing Arts, Psychology, Earth & Marine Science and Civil & Structural Engineering.
To celebrate the close working relationship between the Guild, the University and Convocation, Vice-Chancellor Professor Dawn Freshwater assisted the Guild President Nevin Jayawardena and the Warden of Convocation Adjunct Professor Warren Kerr AM to plant an oak tree during Saturday’s annual Convocation Day.
The countdown to PROSH has well and truly begun, so mark 22 March in your calendars, and prepare to laugh.
For Directors Skevos Karpathakis and Angela Stojanoska it’s been a fun and challenging experience so far, with the best yet to come.
“We had our launch party and layout weekend last week. With two weeks until sale date it really is all systems go now with the focus being on content creation and of course sourcing volunteers - without them, PROSH couldn’t be nearly as successful as it is,” says Skevos.
Mr Craig Williams, Solutions Architect, in BITS has been elected as the General Staff Representative on the UWA Senate to serve a three year term from 04 March 2017 to 03 March 2020. He will attend his first meeting of the Senate on Thursday 9 March 2017.
The editing team have been working hard to update the UWA Contact Directory. To date we have almost completed the new professional services sections. Over the past month, the team has moved over 1000 staff into new areas. We are asking all areas to provide feedback to ensure that all staff are accounted for.
In the coming weeks the editing team will be ‘tidying’ up the remaining administration services and finalising the Faculty/School sections of the directory.
Good morning. I was delighted to experience a real buzz about the University last week with many students on campus taking part in O-Week activities. Thank you to all staff for the efforts you have made to welcome new members to the UWA community. These events are a wonderful introduction to university life for our students as they begin their journey of discovery which we hope will lead them to exciting new knowledge, new friendships and fulfilling careers.
Two UWA post-graduate students have been awarded a Westpac Future Leaders Scholarship providing up to $120,000 for research or coursework studies.
Dr Hsern Tan, a PhD candidate at the School of Surgery and Amy McDermott, undertaking a Masters of Studies through the Faculty of Education, are from very different undergraduate backgrounds but both share a passion for making a difference in the communities they serve.