Chief Scientist Lyn Beazley with UWA students at the annual alumni appeal

Alumni reach into their pockets to fund science research

Friday, 15 October 2010

Earlier this year, the Office of Development and Alumni Relations devoted part of its annual alumni appeal to raise funds for several Science Futures Foundation projects.

The result? Alumni pledged some $267,000 to enhance scientific research and the student experience at UWA. The projects to benefit include the Scholarship fund, supporting our Rising Stars, Unigym, and the Travelling Scientist program.

Mr Stephen Smith MP

UWA graduates hold key posts in Federal Cabinet

Tuesday, 14 September 2010

Two graduates of The University of Western Australia have taken up key Cabinet posts in the new Federal Government.

Professor Kingsley Dixon

Chancellor's medal for leading plant biologist

Thursday, 9 September 2010

The University of Western Australia's Professor Kingsley Dixon will be awarded a Chancellor's Medal during the University's Spring Graduation Ceremonies, which begin next Tuesday night.

Left to right: Laurentia McKessar, Jackie McArthur, Hayden Teo, Clare McKay

UWA graduates attract High Court judges

Wednesday, 1 September 2010

Four of The University of Western Australia's top law students have been selected to serve as Associates to the High Court of Australia.

Mount Everest

UWA graduate conquers Everest

Friday, 27 August 2010

Patrick Hollingworth has become only the third West Australian to make it to the top of Mount Everest.

Patrick, 33, who graduated from The University of Western Australia with a Bachelor of Science (Hons) in 2004, reached the 8848m peak on May 17 after a four-day ascent. Click here to read the full article.

Poet and novelist Randolph Stow

UWA to celebrate life and work of Randolph Stow

Thursday, 12 August 2010

The life and work of West Australian poet and novelist Randolph Stow will be celebrated at a memorial service to be held at The University of Western Australia later this month.

Nedlands campus

Campus Plan 2010

Wednesday, 4 August 2010

The University of Western Australia is seeking public comment to assist in the development of Campus Plan 2010 - its key planning document for the next decade and beyond.

Greg Moriarty

Moriarty nominated as Indonesian Ambassador

Wednesday, 4 August 2010

The effort to tackle terrorism and people smuggling will be at the forefront of issues facing UWA graduate Greg Moriarty who has been nominated as Australia's next ambassador to Indonesia.

Professor Peter Quinn

Find your direction at UWA Open Day

Tuesday, 3 August 2010

Our quest to understand the universe; the risk to the sustainability of the great Australian dream; and working as a journalist in a rapidly changing environment are just some of the compelling talks to be presented at The University of Western Australia's annual Open Day on Sunday, August 15.

UWA to host science festival in Malaysia

Tuesday, 27 July 2010

As part of National Science Week, The University of Western Australia will present a science festival in Malaysia:  Science for Our Future.