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UWA Open Day showcases new courses

Tuesday, 2 August 2011

What we hope to find in the universe with the new generation of telescopes about to be built and one man's quest to tackle Mount Everest are the guest speaker topics at The University of Western Australia's annual Open Day on Sunday, August 14.

Jeremy Curthoys

UWA Law Graduate (1979) appointed Judge of the District Court of Western Australia

Wednesday, 20 July 2011

Attorney General Christian Porter today announced the appointment of barrister Jeremy Curthoys as a Judge of the District Court of Western Australia.

UWA graduates make their mark in stone

Friday, 15 July 2011

More than 100 graduates returned to The University of Western Australia's historic Oak Lawn today for the launch of a new project to celebrate the University's first 100 years and benefit female students.

Stephen Daisley

UWA congratulates top Aussie author

Friday, 8 July 2011

Debut novelist Stephen Daisley, who is completing his Doctorate in Creative Writing at The University of Western Australia, has won the prize for fiction at the 2011 Prime Minister's Literary Awards.

Graduates Walk: Pavers commemorate first century of UWA graduates

Wednesday, 6 July 2011

Western Australia's new Governor Malcolm McCusker and his wife Tonya are among the first graduates to celebrate The University of Western Australia's first 100 years, while also helping future students, through a new project around the University's historic Oak Lawn.

Winthrop Professor Fiona Stanley

Fiona Stanley on ABC Board

Monday, 4 July 2011

The University of Western Australia's Winthrop Professor Fiona Stanley, child health expert and Director of the Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, has been appointed to the board of the ABC.

Evan Kennea

WASO appoints Kennea

Thursday, 30 June 2011

Perth International Arts Festival Program Manager Evan Kennea has been appointed head of artistic planning at the WA Symphony Orchestra.

Ilana Atlas

Ilana Atlas, 1977 UWA graduate, appointed Pro-Chancellor at ANU

Monday, 27 June 2011

The Australian National University has appointed Ilana Atlas as its new Pro-Chancellor, replacing Justice Annabelle Bennett who has stepped down after 13 years in the job.

Chris Bates

UWA graduate recognised as one of WA's top 40 Under 40 business people

Monday, 27 June 2011

Chris Bates, a UWA Law/Business School graduate, established Interpeople with two partners in 2008 after seeing a gap in the market for high-level technical recruitment. In 2011, Mr Bates was recognised as one of Western Australia’s top 40 Under 40 business people at the annual WA Business News awards. 

Kim Scott

Scott wins second Miles Franklin award

Thursday, 23 June 2011

A PhD graduate from The University of Western Australia, Kim Scott, has won Australia's most illustrious literary prize, the Miles Franklin Literary Award, for the second time.