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School of Music lecturer wins prestigious Art Music Award

Wednesday, 4 May 2011

The School of Music is proud to announce that James Ledger, a lecturer in composition studies, won a 2011 Art Music Award for his orchestral piece "Chronicles" in the category of "Work of the Year:  Orchestral".  

Autumn trifecta for UWA Law Alumni

Monday, 18 April 2011

Honorary Degrees of Doctor of Laws were awarded in the recent Autumn graduation ceremony.

2011 Ciara Glennon Scholarship awarded

Monday, 18 April 2011

A fourth-year Law/Commerce student with a strong commitment to helping the less fortunate has been awarded this year's Ciara Glennon Memorial Law Scholarship.

From the book: Market Street Fremantle (Photo Moderne)

Our alumni feature in Fremantle fight

Wednesday, 6 April 2011

"It is dusk, after a hot summer afternoon in 1973. Les Lauder, the feisty Fremantle community activist, is returning to his home in Ellen Street ... He is in for a shock."

Doogue recognised during big autumn season

Thursday, 31 March 2011

Geraldine Doogue, journalist and broadcaster, will be awarded the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Letters in an autumn graduation at The University of Western Australia this evening.

Soprano Sara Macliver

Paul Wright and Sara Macliver headline Artistry! concert

Wednesday, 30 March 2011

A new work that combines music, painting and poetry to pay homage to the Blackwood River in the south-west of the State will feature in this year's Artistry! program hosted by The University of Western Australia's School of Music.

Auguste Hocking (LL.M.), Joseph Wheeler (Grad. Cert.)

UWA law graduates soar to victory in international air law moot court

Monday, 28 March 2011

University of Western Australia 2008 law graduates and solicitors, Joseph C Wheeler and Auguste J Hocking, were selected as part of the mooting team for the McGill University’s Institute of Air and Space Law in Montreal Canada.

Julie Bishop; Former Prime Minister Bob Hawke; Chancellor Michael Chaney

Centenary celebration……..A dinner date with history

Wednesday, 23 March 2011

There shall be from henceforth for ever in the State of Western Australia a University to be called The University of Western Australia."

It was with these words that our University came into being 100 years ago on February 16, 1911 with the passing of The University of Western Australia Act through the Western Australian parliament.

Dr Malcolm McCusker AO QC

UWA graduate to become WA Governor

Monday, 21 March 2011

The University of Western Australia is proud that another of its graduates, Dr Malcolm McCusker AO QC, is to be the next Governor of Western Australia.

Lawyer, cancer researcher and global warming expert USA-bound

Friday, 11 March 2011

Three graduates of The University of Western Australia are among 26 Australians recognised as Fulbright Scholars in 2011.