UWA graduates elect centenary leadership team

Thursday, 21 March 2013

On the 100th anniversary of its establishment, the Convocation of UWA Graduates has elected a new leadership team to chart its future direction.

Tiago Tomaz

Surfer-scientist off to study US corn as Fulbright scholar

Thursday, 21 March 2013

A young plant biologist who developed a passion for the environment when he took up surfing in primary school has been awarded a 2013 Fulbright Western Australia Scholarship to undertake research in the US.

Stefan Andrews

Underwater film maker to make waves in the US

Wednesday, 20 March 2013

A young marine biologist with a passion for diving and film making has been singled out as a future leader of the underwater environment as the 2013 Our World-Underwater Australasian Rolex Scholar.

Thur Pei Mak with her award

Architecture graduate wins top Malaysian award

Tuesday, 26 February 2013

Master of Architecture graduate Thur Pei Mak was recently awarded the inaugural Tan Sri Chan Sau Lai Architecture Award by the Malaysian Institute of Architects (PAM).

UWA Fogarty Scholars

High achievers awarded UWA Fogarty Foundation Scholarships

Thursday, 21 February 2013

Eleven of the State's highest-achieving students have accepted UWA Fogarty Foundation Scholarships to study at The University of Western Australia.

Poet Winthrop Professor Dennis Haskell

Robert Drewe heads star cast for UWA Writers' Corner

Monday, 4 February 2013

Award-winning Australian novelist Robert Drewe is one of several leading writers who will help The University of Western Australia launch its 2013 Centenary celebrations this weekend with a two-day Writers' Corner at Winthrop Hall.

Attackers from space to help launch LUMINOUSnight

Friday, 1 February 2013

A giant spaceship will hover over The University of Western Australia's Reid Library, a weird one-eyed flying creature will guard UWA's new Centenary sundial, and a swarm of space invaders will threaten the University Club - but only in ‘augmented reality'.

2013 winner Nicholas Barbaro (left) with 2004 (inaugural) winner Chris Tyler

Engineering scholarship celebrates 10 years

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

The University of Western Australia's Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics has celebrated a 10-year partnership with leading civil and structural engineering consultancy Pritchard Francis.

Business School Board Chairman Dr Mark Barnaba

UWA hails business commitment to education and leadership

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

High-profile business leaders joined senior executives from The University of Western Australia last night in a celebration of the University and UWA Business School at a cocktail party hosted by Business School Board Chairman Dr Mark Barnaba and his wife Paige at their home.

Prof Alan Robson (left), Prof Dr Boediono and UWA Chancellor Dr Michael Chaney

New Indonesian scholarships prepare for Asian century

Monday, 19 November 2012

Indonesian culture and language studies in the ‘Asian Century' have been boosted at The University of Western Australia, which from 2013 will offer new scholarships in honour of the Vice-President of Indonesia, His Excellency Professor Dr Boediono.