Ashley William Smith, UWA’s Head of Winds and Contemporary Performance at the School of Music and most recent Churchill Fellowship recipient, can’t wait for June 23. This is the date his Fellowship begins, encompassing eight European cities over an intense 34 day period in what is his dream program.
The 2016 Australian of the Year, former Lieutenant-General David Morrison AO (Retd.) gave the Sir Wallace Kyle Oration to 280 attendees last week at an event sponsored by the McCusker Centre for Citizenship and the Rotary Club of Perth.
Young Minds Matter is Australia’s largest survey of child and adolescent mental health and well-being. It measures the prevalence, impact and burden of mental disorders on young people and details the need for services in the health and education sectors.
The survey has been conducted twice, firstly in 1998 and then in 2013-14, each measuring the prevalence, impact and burden of mental disorders.
When Sirwan Ali arrived at UWA from Iraq, the bridging courses he completed through the Centre for English Language Teaching were the conduit to entering a world of opportunity and freedom for both him and his family, a son and two daughters.
The son of an illiterate yet world-wise Policeman fluent in three languages; Kurdish Arabic and Turkish, Sirwan grew up with an innate love of language and learning inspired by his father.
Work-integrated learning (WIL) is becoming increasingly popular with both students and employers as a way to put theory into practice and become job ready.
While there are more than 100 for credit units identified as placements, practicums and internships at UWA, many students because of their course load or their desire to gain employability skills, are seeking not for credit work experience. The mid semester break is an ideal time for students to undertake work experience.