100 years of business excellence marked by new awards

Thursday, 12 December 2013

The UWA Business School has marked the University's centenary with the creation of a suite of Alumni Awards and Dean's Awards.

(Left): Terry Woodings, Ian Reid, Andrew Rohl and Dennis Moore

From bird-watching to home-help: what will computer do next?

Friday, 1 November 2013

Never one to let a golden opportunity pass him by, Adjunct Professor Terry Woodings of the School of Computer Science and Software Engineering organised a get-together of some of the University's - and the nation's - most respected computer experts recently.

Emiritus Professor Philip Brown and Winthrop Professor Geoff Soutar

40 years of UWA MBA celebrated in style

Tuesday, 15 October 2013

Past and present professors, students and professional staff celebrated 40 years of The University of Western Australia's Master of Business Administration (MBA) at a reunion dinner held earlier this month.

Dr Michael Chaney and Professor Paul Johnson with Andrew and Nicola Forrest

$65M largest-ever philanthropic gift launches campaign for UWA

Tuesday, 15 October 2013

Business leader Andrew Forrest and his wife Nicola will make history today with what is believed to be the largest single philanthropic donation in Australian history – $65 million to attract the best minds to Western Australia. The gift launches a $400 million fundraising campaign for The University of Western Australia.

Tim Minchin

Tim Minchin stars at UWA Graduation Ceremony

Tuesday, 17 September 2013

A former Perth arts student described as “sublimely talented, witty, smart and unabashedly offensive” in a musical career that has taken the world by storm has been awarded an honorary doctorate by The University of Western Australia.

Sir John Forrest (1847-1918)

Top lawmaker to discuss founding father and favourite son

Friday, 23 August 2013

Australia's 12th Chief Justice, His Honour Chief Justice Robert French of the High Court of Australia - an alumnus of The University of Western Australia - will give a free public address in Mandurah about a big man who left a big mark on his State and his nation - Sir John Forrest.

Augmented Australia 1914 - 2014

UWA to represent Australian architecture on world stage

Thursday, 18 July 2013

A team led by Assistant Professor Rene Van Meeuwen from the Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Visual Arts at UWA has won the coveted position of creative director of the Australian exhibition at the Venice Architecture Biennale 2014, one of the discipline's most prestigious and important events.

Dr Isaacs

Congratulations Dr Kim Isaacs, GP

Thursday, 27 June 2013

Dr Kim Isaacs, a Yaruwu, Karajarri and Noongar woman now working in her mother’s country has recently become a GP after graduating from Medicine at UWA in 2008. 

Petal power by Colin White

UWA engineers build a better world

Tuesday, 25 June 2013

Seven graduates from The University of Western Australia have been named among Australia's top 100 most influential engineers for 2013.

Art work by Glen Stewart

Hint of history in Winter Arts paintings

Tuesday, 4 June 2013

Drawing on his interest in historical painting techniques, a staff-member and fine arts graduate from The University of Western Australia will exhibit some of his recent works during the City of Perth's Winter Arts season.