Kim Beazley

Kim Beazley appointed new Governor of Western Australia

Tuesday, 3 April 2018

Former Deputy Prime Minister Kim Beazley will become Western Australia’s 33rd Governor.

Convocation of UWA 2018 Elections

Tuesday, 3 April 2018

Following the legislative changes to the UWA Act approved by State Parliament last year, the number of UWA Senate members elected by Convocation has been reduced from four to two positions.  As a result, three of the current members of the UWA Senate elected by the UWA Convocation were contesting only one position in the 2018 elections.

Convocation Medal recipient, Maria Carvalho with Convocation Warden, Doug McGhie

UWA archivist wins Convocation Medal at UWA Convocation Autumn Ordinary Meeting for 2018

Tuesday, 3 April 2018

The University of Western Australia’s archivist has been honoured for her years of dedicated service preserving and promoting UWA’s history by being awarded the Convocation Medal, an award to a member of Convocation who has made a significant and sustained contribution to Convocation, the University and the community.

UWA and WA-linked atheletes who have been included in the team

Going for gold at the Commonwealth Games

Tuesday, 6 March 2018

Four UWA-linked swimmers and two pole vaulters will vie for gold at the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast next month.

Travelling overseas? Share the UWA story with alumni around the world

Monday, 5 March 2018

UWA academic staff travel far and wide attending conferences and industry meetings.

The next time you are travelling for work, consider connecting with alumni to share research and UWA updates, exchange ideas.

These meet-ups allow alumni to engage meaningfully in the UWA community, no matter where they live.

Professor Barry Marshall dined with graduates in Chicago, for example, while there to present at a leading gastrointestinal conference last year. One of those graduates was Michael Wood, the Consul-General for Chicago.

Sabrina Davies

UWA's future leaders awarded Westpac scholarships

Monday, 19 February 2018

Two West Australian researchers are among 17 young Australians to be awarded a Westpac Future Leaders Scholarship to undertake postgraduate study at one of Australia’s top universities.

UWA congratulates recipients of Australia Day Honours

Monday, 29 January 2018

Olympic gold medallist Rechelle Hawkes was among 15 graduates and two staff members of The University of Western Australia recognised in this year’s Australia Day Honours List.

From punk rock to ‘rocking’ engagement

Monday, 29 January 2018

Growing up in Kojonup as a ‘farm boy’, little did Jayden Worts, Alumni Relations Officer, know that he’d end up doing ‘virtual engagement’ with alumni worldwide.

“I was probably as far from the stereotypical ‘farm boy’ as you can get. One of my early memories growing up on the farm in the South West was the sense of expanse and freedom, and, funnily enough, of my geologist dad licking rocks to figure out their composition.

University’s New Century Campaign: Investing in engineering and innovation for the future

Tuesday, 5 December 2017

Jim Giumelli lives his life according to a simple ethos: you must have a willingness to learn and a willingness to have a go. It is this positive attitude and history of hard work that has made Jim one of the most respected and successful businessmen in Western Australia.

As the second son of a dairy farmer in the State’s South West, Jim was always going to have to carve his own path in life.

The generosity of donors celebrated last week

Monday, 4 December 2017

The generosity of more than 12,000 donors has resulted in the overwhelming success of UWA’s $400 million New Century Campaign