Four UWA students have been selected to represent Australia at the 2017 World University Games (Summer Universiade) in Taipei this August. With selections still continuing for several sports UWA’s representation may increase.
The Summer Universiade, held every two years under the banner of the International University Sports Federation is the premier event in the sporting calendar for universities worldwide.
In the face of an increasingly competitive market, UWA is driving a new recruitment initiative to encourage prospective students to enrol for second semester 2017.
Our world-leading researchers tackle global, regional and local issues. One example is advancing research to feed the world. Despite the significant progress made over the last two decades, more than one billion people around the world still go hungry every day.
In front of an audience of over 800 at the Perth Concert Hall, accompanied by a full symphony orchestra, UWA honours student Jeremy Garside won the coveted VOSE Memorial Prize Concerto Competition, with his performance of the Shostakovich Cello Concerto No. 1.
UWA offers one of the most attractive university environments and campuses in Australia. I am excited to see how the education portfolio can help achieve the University's ambition to be a top 50 University in world rankings.
Last week the Ground Floor Reid Library Refurbishment project won a Shaw Contract Design Market Award (Education category). Thrity-six Market Award winners were selected from a total of 497 entries from 32 countries and the project now goes into the Global Awards program. Winners will be announced later this year.
The project is also up for the People's Choice award which you can vote for here.