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Irina Cattalini, Chief Executive Officer of WA Council of Social Service

Young guns shine in 40under40 Awards

Thursday, 20 March 2014

The University of Western Australia congratulates the 11 alumni named in this year's 40under40 Awards.

Rio Tinto Chief Executive, Dr Sam Walsh

Rio Tinto chief awarded honorary doctorate

Tuesday, 18 March 2014

Rio Tinto chief executive Sam Walsh is one of several distinguished Western Australians whose contributions to the community will be recognised at The University of Western Australia during its autumn series of graduations for more than 3,800 students.

Dr Richard Pestell

UWA alumni named Australia's most innovative global leaders

Friday, 14 March 2014

Two outstanding graduates from The University of Western Australia were last night recognised for their commitment to effecting change at the 2014 Advance Australian Global Awards in Sydney.

Nadia Okis

Police-worker credits UWA

Monday, 3 February 2014

Little did graduate Nadia Okis know that the Japanese language lessons she took at The University of Western Australia would come in handy occasionally to help her with Police work.

Christian Long,Katerina Chua,Georgie Carey & Chloe Kirk

High achievers awarded UWA Fogarty Foundation scholarships

Thursday, 16 January 2014

This year's Beazley Medal winner, Katerina Chua, is among ten of the State's highest-achieving students who have accepted UWA Fogarty Foundation Scholarships to study at The University of Western Australia.

Aurora Milroy and Rebecca Hutchens

Indigenous cousins take honours in law and medicine

Monday, 13 January 2014

First cousins Aurora Milroy and Rebecca Hutchens have not only just finished their professional degrees at the same time at The University of Western Australia - they have also become the first Indigenous students to be awarded, respectively, First Class Honours in Law and the Australian Medical Association Prize, which is the top prize in Medicine.

100 years of business excellence marked by new awards

Thursday, 12 December 2013

The UWA Business School has marked the University's centenary with the creation of a suite of Alumni Awards and Dean's Awards.

(Left): Terry Woodings, Ian Reid, Andrew Rohl and Dennis Moore

From bird-watching to home-help: what will computer do next?

Friday, 1 November 2013

Never one to let a golden opportunity pass him by, Adjunct Professor Terry Woodings of the School of Computer Science and Software Engineering organised a get-together of some of the University's - and the nation's - most respected computer experts recently.

Emiritus Professor Philip Brown and Winthrop Professor Geoff Soutar

40 years of UWA MBA celebrated in style

Tuesday, 15 October 2013

Past and present professors, students and professional staff celebrated 40 years of The University of Western Australia's Master of Business Administration (MBA) at a reunion dinner held earlier this month.

Dr Michael Chaney and Professor Paul Johnson with Andrew and Nicola Forrest

$65M largest-ever philanthropic gift launches campaign for UWA

Tuesday, 15 October 2013

Business leader Andrew Forrest and his wife Nicola will make history today with what is believed to be the largest single philanthropic donation in Australian history – $65 million to attract the best minds to Western Australia. The gift launches a $400 million fundraising campaign for The University of Western Australia.