Special discount offer for staff for Banchieri’s Festino

Monday, 19 March 2018

The Conservatorium of Music is offering a special two for one ticket price for UWA staff for the upcoming madrigal comedy performance of Festino by Adriano Banchieri*.

Celebrate Banchieri’s 450th anniversary in a unique concert experience featuring the Conservatorium’s newest voice ensemble – Concordia Vocalis.

Vice-Chancellor's Voice - 14 March

Wednesday, 14 March 2018

Good morning. Yesterday I was delighted to co-host the inaugural ‘Science Meets Parliament’ event with the Minister for Science, the Hon Dave Kelly MLA.

Student newsletter launched

Tuesday, 13 March 2018

A new monthly student newsletter, 360 degrees, was launched last week with the aim of improving the student experience by transforming our approach to communicating with students via email.

Forrest Hall short-term accommodation

Monday, 12 March 2018

Forrest Hall has opened its doors to scholars from around the world. The state-of-the-art accommodation also offers modern self-catering studio and two-bedroom apartments which are available to visiting scholars and academics on short stays.

Forrest Hall short-term accommodation is available to:

UWA and WA-linked atheletes who have been included in the team

Going for gold at the Commonwealth Games

Tuesday, 6 March 2018

Four UWA-linked swimmers and two pole vaulters will vie for gold at the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast next month.

Welcome to UWA's new SDVC Professor Simon Biggs

Tuesday, 6 March 2018

We are pleased to welcome the University’s new Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Professor Simon Biggs who began this week.

Professor Biggs has joined UWA from the University of Queensland and comes to us at an exciting time as we embark on initiatives focussed on enhancing student experience, engagement with our community, and building on our strong global reputation for research excellence.

Look out for a full profile of Professor Biggs in the 21 March edition of UWA Forward. 

Vice-Chancellor's Voice - 28 February

Tuesday, 6 March 2018

Good afternoon. I spoke about the Be Inspired campaign at December’s all staff forum and informed staff that we would begin recruitment early this year for a number of positions.

Come cheer on our graduands - March graduations

Monday, 5 March 2018

Staff are invited to share in the graduation celebrations by showing their support as our graduands proceed through campus, starting at Great Court South and making their way to Winthrop Hall.

Where to meet

Please meet behind Winthrop Hall near the fig tree on Saw Promenade approximately 15 minutes prior to the ceremony start times. You’ll be joined by our Alumni volunteers to cheer on our graduands during their procession.

Dates and times

Travelling overseas? Share the UWA story with alumni around the world

Monday, 5 March 2018

UWA academic staff travel far and wide attending conferences and industry meetings.

The next time you are travelling for work, consider connecting with alumni to share research and UWA updates, exchange ideas.

These meet-ups allow alumni to engage meaningfully in the UWA community, no matter where they live.

Professor Barry Marshall dined with graduates in Chicago, for example, while there to present at a leading gastrointestinal conference last year. One of those graduates was Michael Wood, the Consul-General for Chicago.

Nurturing industry collaboration

Friday, 2 March 2018

Mark Stickells, Director of Business Development and Head of the Innovation and Industry Engagement (IIE) team, is the first of his family to graduate from university and this has led to a rewarding career at UWA spanning almost 25 years.

Having been part of many changes at UWA over this time, he believes the University has continued to evolve and maintain its relevance in our changing world. 

Heading up the new specialised team, they will provide a welcoming and visible doorway to our University for potential industry and government research partners.