Sabbatical applications to open on 1 April

Wednesday, 28 March 2018

Applications for academic staff to undertake a sabbatical in 2019 will be open between 1 - 30 April 2018.

Premier’s Science Awards 2018 – Applications Open

Tuesday, 27 March 2018

The Premier’s Science Awards recognise and celebrate the achievements of the Western Australian Science community. Award recipients exemplify the outstanding scientific research and engagement taking place in our state.

The Awards cover all fields of science, including natural, medical, applied and technological science, engineering and mathematics.

The four categories in the 2018 Premier’s Science Awards are:

Staff appraisal training and Q&A sessions available from April

Tuesday, 27 March 2018

The UWA Staff Appraisal process is planned to commence in May 2018.

Health Campus Open Day – a first for UWA

Tuesday, 27 March 2018

For the first time, our Health Campus will play host when it opens its doors to the community on Sunday 8 April from 10am - 2pm.

Located at 17 Monash Avenue, Nedlands, and adjacent to the Queen Elizabeth II Medical Centre, the UWA Health Campus will showcase all of our health offerings across faculties.

The event is the first of two major open days at UWA in 2018, with the second and well-known UWA Open Day taking place in August.

For the love of school and storytelling

Monday, 26 March 2018

Being one of the welcoming faces for incoming and current students at the School of Indigenous Studies (SIS) is just one of the things Sabrina Swift enjoys about her job.

Coming from the Bardi people from north of Broome and the Gija people in the East Kimberley, Sabrina knows what it’s like to be new to a community and hopes she can play a role in helping students find their feet at SIS.

In addition to being a familiar face to students, she is the go-to-person for most of the daily operations of the School.

Vice-Chancellor's Voice - 21 March

Thursday, 22 March 2018

Good afternoon. Thank you to those who attended the all staff forum on Tuesday; it was particularly enjoyable to share with you the exciting process to develop UWA’s Strategic Vision 2030 and to talk with you over afternoon tea.

Revised policy framework approved by the Executive

Thursday, 22 March 2018

The Policy Team was established within Strategy, Planning and Performance last year to ensure policy development and management is rigorous, standardised and integrated. The team has revised the Policy Framework to enable this, and this has been recently endorsed by the Executive.

University Archives has relocated

Thursday, 22 March 2018

The University Archives manages University records of permanent and ongoing value and represents an important part of the history and corporate memory of the University.

The office of this service has now been relocated from the Irwin Street building to the Special Collections and Archives service on the 2nd floor of the Reid Library.

People wishing to make Archive enquiries or access material held in the collection can either:

UWA’s new Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor

Thursday, 22 March 2018

While the position of Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor represents a new challenge for Professor Simon Biggs, there’s something very familiar with the environment he’s just joined.

UWA’s new SDVC has an impressive research background, most notably in the areas of novel product formulations and nuclear waste management, with a history of working at research-intensive universities.

In this respect Simon feels at home at UWA.

“Throughout my career my time has been spent at research-intensive universities.

2019 New Colombo Plan Mobility Program – come to a Lunch and Learn to hear why you should apply

Tuesday, 20 March 2018

Applications for the 2019 New Colombo Plan (NCP) Mobility Program have opened.

This year all students participating in mobility projects nominated for the 2019 NCP Mobility Program will receive funding from either the Australian Government or UWA.

Additionally, UWA’s Office of the Pro-Vice Chancellor International (OPVCI) is offering workshop support to UWA academics to assist with the application process.