Vice-Chancellor Paul Johnson

Vice-Chancellor's welcome

Thursday, 11 September 2014


Many of us remember our student days as some of the best of our lives.

A woolly mammoth

From woolly mammoths to zebra fish: meet a world-famous geneticist

Thursday, 11 September 2014

How can a giant woolly mammoth, who lived at least 200,000  years ago, help to save the little Tasmanian Devil from extinction?

Photo by Anthony Hew

Young doctor photographers on show

Thursday, 11 September 2014

 Every year, final year medical students spend six weeks in a clinical elective, with most of them choosing to go overseas, often selecting a developing country - and always coming home with an experience that enriches their future.

Indigenous student BIllie Kickett-Morris at St Catherine's

A million thanks says St Catherine's

Thursday, 11 September 2014

Indigenous students at St Catherine's College are being offered massive support through a new agreement between the residential college and resources company Woodside.


Rachel Lee

Our Law student is number one

Thursday, 11 September 2014

Rachel Lee is still a student but she has already had an impact on issues as diverse as protection of children, homelessness, gender bias and equal opportunity.

Clinton Arnold, Ebony Back, Gabriella Marchant, Simon Beaton.

Teaching and learning lessons in India

Thursday, 11 September 2014

India is a popular destination for students on holiday, immersing themselves in its pleasurable assault on all the senses, while being relatively inexpensive.

Jessyca with Tom Calma and Tony Abbott

The legacy of Charlie Perkins

Thursday, 11 September 2014

A unique combination of law and fine art history has won Indigenous UWA graduate Jessyca Hutchens a Charlie Perkins scholarship to study at Oxford's Balliol College.

Students play the supply chain game

Engineering students take the challenge

Thursday, 11 September 2014

More valuable to students than a new tablet computer or a smart phone, the opportunity of an internship with a management engineering company is a prize that nearly a hundred UWA students competed for last month.

pregnant woman

Flame retardants measured in pregnant Aussies

Thursday, 11 September 2014

Australians have more traces of flame retardants in their bloodstream than Europeans and Asians but fewer than in North Americans, according to a study by local and international researchers.

Research Grants

Thursday, 11 September 2014

 Grants awarded between 12 August and 8 September 2014