Rejection of the Higher Education Bill means uncertainty for Australia's universities

Thursday, 19 March 2015

The University of Western Australia is disappointed that the Federal Government’s Higher Education Bill has been rejected by the Senate for a second time.
A deregulated tertiary sector would allow universities rather than government to set their own fees and would be of great benefit to the nation.

Western Pygmy Possum on Banksia, Torndirrup National Park. Photo S.D. Hopper

UWA Albany research students investigate nectar-feeding possums

Wednesday, 18 March 2015

An Australian Research Council Discovery grant has enabled the first of a series of honours and postgraduate studies on two of Southwest Australia’s most endearing marsupials – the Honey Possum and the Western Pygmy Possum.

Professor Len Collard - photo:  Matthew Galligan

Do you live in the place of spiders?

Wednesday, 18 March 2015

Want to know more about the Noongar origins of the name of your street, suburb or town? A new website developed by researchers at The University of Western Australia with colleagues at Curtin University might help.

E/Professor Alan Robson AO CitWA

Former UWA VC inducted into Science Hall of Fame

Friday, 13 March 2015

Former Vice-Chancellor of The University of Western Australia, Emeritus Professor Alan Robson AO CitWA has been inducted into the WA Science Hall of Fame.

Dr Angus Turner and patient Sharon Hume from Leonora

40Under40 winner helping outback Australia to see

Thursday, 12 March 2015

An ophthalmologist who graduated from The University of Western Australia and founded Lions Outback Vision was last night named First Amongst Equals in the 2015 40Under40 Awards.

Crossing the oceans for research to benefit all

Thursday, 5 February 2015

A lawyer, an agricultural scientist, a doctor and a cognitive scientist - all either students or graduates of The University of Western Australia - have been named as 2015 Fulbright Scholars.

Graduating Students with Associate Professor Val Faulkner

Inaugural Albany Master of Teaching graduates

Wednesday, 28 January 2015

The inaugural Master of Teaching (Early Childhood and Primary) offered through the UWA Albany Centre has seen its first group of students graduating.

UWA's outstanding achievers honoured on Australia Day

Tuesday, 27 January 2015

The University of Western Australia congratulates the outstanding members of its community for being recognised in this year's Australia Day honours.

Mark Barnaba

Australia Day honours for Business School Board Chair

Monday, 26 January 2015

Chair of the UWA Business School Board, Mark Barnaba, has been named a Member in the General Division of the Order of Australia (AM).

Conference attendees and presenters

Nicola Forrest addresses GCSI alumni

Friday, 9 January 2015

WA Philanthropist Nicola Forrest stressed the importance of investing in early education when she addressed students and graduates from the UWA Business School's Centre for Social Impact.