Honorary degree for former Premier

Monday, 12 March 2012

Former Western Australian Premier Dr Geoff Gallop is one of several people whose contributions to society will be recognised at The University of Western Australia during its autumn series of graduations for 3,471 students.

Winthrop Professor Paul Flatau

Corporate, investment, non-profits 'crucial' to social policy

Monday, 12 March 2012

The effective interaction of the corporate sector, philanthropists, investors, not-for-profit service delivery agencies (and governments) is increasingly crucial to delivering improved social and community benefits to people across social service areas and those in need, according to Winthrop Professor Paul Flatau, Director of the Centre for Social Impact at The University of Western Australia.

Patrick Hollingworth at the summit of Mount Everest

Where are they now? - Patrick Hollingworth

Wednesday, 22 February 2012

Patrick Hollingworth, Manager, RPS Group (Environmental Consulting)
BSc (majoring in Geography) Hons (Ocean and Coastal Management), UWA

The Honourable Michael Kirby

Michael Kirby to lecture on statutory interpretation

Friday, 10 February 2012

Former High Court Judge, the Honourable Michael Kirby, will present a guest lecture at The University of Western Australia later this month on "Statutory Interpretation: What on Earth Does it Mean?"

Associate Professor Alan Lourens

Musical prelude to enrich bright young minds

Wednesday, 8 February 2012

Some of the state's top achievers will now be able to study music as a prelude to professional studies such as law, medicine and architecture under a revamped course structure at The University of Western Australia.

Adjunct Professor Kerry Hill

UWA graduate honoured for ‘distinguished service to architecture’

Tuesday, 31 January 2012

Internationally recognised UWA Architecture graduate and Adjunct Professor, Kerry Hill, has been made an Officer in the General Division of the Order of Australia (AO) for ‘distinguished service to architecture, particularly as an ambassador for Australian design in South East Asia, and as an educator and mentor.’

Winthrop Professor Helen Wildy

Back to school for WA's top teachers

Tuesday, 24 January 2012

The first group of WA school teachers has signed up for the challenge of becoming leading State school principals through The University of Western Australia's new Master's Degree of School Leadership.

Natalie Skead, Ana Vrdoljak, Sarah Murray

Academic success for Law lecturers

Friday, 2 December 2011

2011 has been an outstanding year of academic success for a number of Law Faculty teaching staff.

Currie Hall

Currie Hall celebrates 50 years

Wednesday, 23 November 2011

The University of Western Australia's residential college Currie Hall has celebrated 50 years since it was named after the University's second Vice-Chancellor, Sir George Currie.

A golden ‘Nugget’ from UWA’s history

Friday, 18 November 2011

UWA Business School
Herbert Cole ‘Nugget' Coombs is a golden example of an Economics graduate.

Nugget, who gained a Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts from The University of Western Australia, not only became the first Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, but also led a full life as a rural teacher, student, economist, Aboriginal rights activist, Chancellor of the Australian National University, Governor of the Commonwealth Bank and adviser to prime ministers from Ben Chifley through to Gough Whitlam.