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.
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.’
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.
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.
The University of Western Australia continues to build on its reputation as a gender equity employer with today's naming of Vice-Chancellor Professor Alan Robson as "Leading CEO For The Advancement Of Women" at an awards ceremony in Sydney.
Chanelle Carter was a young researcher whose life was tragically cut short in 2010. Yet her talents and inspiration are set to help other young people in science, thanks to the memorial fund set up in her name.
Natasha Dean Senior Clinical Psychologist, Victorian Paediatric Rehabilitation Service, Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne Victoria MPsych (Clinical) UWA; BA (Honours in Psychology) University of Tasmania; BA (Double Major in Psychology & Criminology) University of Melbourne
As a Senior Clinical Psychologist in Paediatric Rehabilitation, I’m involved in the provision of assessment and treatment of children with acquired brain injuries and musculoskeletal conditions.