Sir John Winthrop Hackett

UWA - 100 years since the hand signed the paper

Monday, 14 February 2011

The University of Western Australia this week celebrates the 100th anniversary of the Act of Parliament which established the first free university in the British Empire.

Power of Music 2011 Concert Series Launch

Wednesday, 9 February 2011

A balmy summer evening was the perfect backdrop for the launch of the UWA School of Music Power of Music 2011 Concert Series.  On the lawn outside the Eileen Joyce Studio last evening, the School of Music patrons, staff, students and friends celebrated the unveiling of this year's innovative programme. 

Jessup International Moot Competition winners

Law school team makes Jessup Moot finals again

Monday, 7 February 2011

For the third year in a row, UWA's Law School student team will compete in the international rounds of the Jessup International Moot Competition after successfully competing in the national finals held yesterday at the High Court of Australia in Canberra.

Winthrop Professor Dennis Haskell

Symposium to mark Dennis Haskell's brilliant career

Monday, 31 January 2011

A symposium marking the retirement of a champion of Australian literature in schools and universities throughout the world will be held at The University of Western Australia on February 17 and 18.

UWA people named in Australia Day Honours

Friday, 28 January 2011

The awarding of Australia Day Honours to three academics was further recognition of the contribution The University of Western Australia made to its community, according to UWA Vice-Chancellor Professor Alan Robson.

Shaun Tan hope for Oscar success

Thursday, 27 January 2011

A graduate of The University of Western Australia, Shaun Tan's animated feature The Lost Thing has been nominated for an Oscar.

UWA Business School Welcomes demèter wealth management to Corporate Circle

Tuesday, 18 January 2011

The University of Western Australia Business School is delighted to announce demèter wealth management (dwm) as the newest member of its Silver Corporate Circle.

The partnership was formalised in an agreement signed on 22 December 2010 between Acting Dean of the Business School, Winthrop Professor Izan, and Ms Geraldine Scott, Principal of demèter wealth management.

Laurentia McKessar top law student

Laurentia McKessar tops law in 2010

Wednesday, 22 December 2010

Laurentia McKessar is ranked as the top law graduate in 2010. She was the recipient of a number of prizes including the Hackett Foundation Alumni Honours scholarship and the Mallesons Stephen Jaques Prize for the best honours dissertation in 2009.

Shaun Tan's "The lost thing" shortlisted for an Oscar

Friday, 17 December 2010

UWA graduate Shaun Tan's animated feature "The Lost Thing" has been shortlisted for an Oscar.

UWA awarded largest ever research grant to Humanities

Tuesday, 14 December 2010

The French Revolution, the end of World War II, the death of Princess Diana - all events in history characterised by towering emotion.  Are the same emotions felt by people across the globe and across the centuries? How do emotions change over time? To what extent do emotions influence social, political and economic development?