The UWA Student Guild is unveiling a new-look Hackett Café this Thursday 28th May.
The café will close at 2pm on Wednesday for the installation of new furniture. It will reopen at the usual time of 7.30am on Thursday with a fresh, modern style including plenty of couches – perfect for tea breaks and meetings with colleagues!
Come and have a look this Thursday or Friday and enjoy FREE cake when you buy a medium or large hot drink (while stocks last).
The University is seeking your feedback on commuting to and from UWA. Whether you walk, drive, cycle, take public transport or any other method, sharing your experiences can help guide the future of transport to UWA.
The UWA Commuting Survey assesses the transport patterns and experiences of UWA staff and students. It then provides vital information for the University’s strategies to provide reliable, efficient and sustainable transport to campus.
Nominations are currently being sought to acknowledge the efforts of outstanding researchers at different levels of their academic careers, for the following awards:
The Vice-Chancellor’s Senior Research Awards The Vice-Chancellor’s Mid-Career Research Awards The Vice-Chancellor’s Research Awards for Early Career Investigators The Vice-Chancellor’s Award in Research Mentorship The Vice-Chancellor’s Award in Impact and Innovation
The University provides a range of orientation sessions to guide staff new to the University. These sessions are also of value to existing staff seeking an update on current University directions, services and policy.
Supervisors and Managers are asked to promote these events widely to new staff and to emphasise their importance in providing an effective means of orientation to University practice and policy.
Nominations for Honorary Doctorates for award at Graduation Ceremonies in 2016 are now invited. Nominations may only be submitted by members of the Academic Board or Senate. Other members of the University community who have suggestions for nominations should discuss their proposals with a member of the Board or the Senate. (Details of the membership of these bodies are available at http://www.governance.uwa.edu.au/committees/academic-board/membership and
Australia’s top companies for supporting lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people at work were announced on Friday, with UWA awarded as one of the ten best employers in the country for LGBTI inclusion.
The award marks the fifth year in a row UWA has been included in the annual top ten list.
UWA aspires to be included among the world’s top 50 Universities by 2050 and a demonstrable commitment to diversity and inclusion is critical to realising this aspiration.