University News

Alumni

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 it’s first group of students graduating.

On the 15 December, 2014 a Prize Giving Ceremony saw 6 of the initial group of students being awarded prizes and certificates which was the culmination of 2 years of hard work and great determination. The photo above shows the following graduates in the back row: Nadine Morris, Daniel Robson, Sasha Claughton and front row: Samantha Scanlan, Marianthe Loucataris, Associate Professor Val Faulkner, Helen Grandage.

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.

Debbie Barwick, Chairperson of the NSW Indigenous Chamber of Commerce (NSWICC)

Call for Government funded Indigenous business bodies

Monday, 15 December 2014

Indigenous leaders have called for the federal government to direct funding towards peak Indigenous business bodies.

Asian Studies - Hong Kong

UWA Vice-Chancellor awards personal chairs in Asian studies

Tuesday, 9 December 2014

The University of Western Australia Vice-Chancellor Professor Paul Johnson marked the 50th anniversary of the Faculty of Arts building and the university's ongoing commitment to research collaboration and wider engagement in the region by awarding three ‘personal chairs' in Asian Studies to senior staff. The positions highlight the significance of Australia's relationship with Indonesia, Japan and Korea.

Nobel Laureate Professor Barry Marshall with students

UWA Confucius Institute wins global award

Tuesday, 9 December 2014

The Confucius Institute at The University of Western Australia (UWACI) has received global recognition for its success in teaching Chinese language and cross-cultural understanding in Western Australia.

Hippocratic Oath rural students

Rise in UWA rural and Indigenous medical graduates continues

Wednesday, 26 November 2014

For the third consecutive year more rural medical graduates than ever before took their professional oath at The University of Western Australia at the weekend as numbers continue to rise under UWA's successful Rural Student Recruitment Program.

Study abroad student

New program to boost US student numbers

Monday, 17 November 2014

The University of Western Australia has committed to a new international initiative which will double the number of American students studying abroad by the end of the decade.

Professor Ryan Lister

Medicine and agriculture to benefit from work of UWA's Australian Life Scientist of the Year

Wednesday, 29 October 2014

A young scientist whose work at The University of Western Australia has the potential to improve our understanding of the human brain, transform stem-cell medicine and revolutionise agriculture has been awarded a Prime Minister’s Prize for Science.