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.
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.
A former Perth arts student described as “sublimely talented, witty, smart and unabashedly offensive” in a musical career that has taken the world by storm has been awarded an honorary doctorate by The University of Western Australia.
Australia's 12th Chief Justice, His Honour Chief Justice Robert French of the High Court of Australia - an alumnus of The University of Western Australia - will give a free public address in Mandurah about a big man who left a big mark on his State and his nation - Sir John Forrest.
A team led by Assistant Professor Rene Van Meeuwen from the Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Visual Arts at UWA has won the coveted position of creative director of the Australian exhibition at the Venice Architecture Biennale 2014, one of the discipline's most prestigious and important events.
Drawing on his interest in historical painting techniques, a staff-member and fine arts graduate from The University of Western Australia will exhibit some of his recent works during the City of Perth's Winter Arts season.