golden gavell winner

Micah Kickett, UWA Law graduate, wins National Golden Gavel

Sunday, 5 November 2017

Micah Kickett graduated from Arts/Law in March this year and is now working in a graduate position with the Department of Attorney General and Justice in Darwin. Recently Micah competed and won the Northern Territory Golden Gavel competition with a presentation on ‘Ten tips to succeed in the law without really trying’.

UWA Software Engineering Graduate Wins Australian Computer Society 1962 Prize

Thursday, 26 October 2017

UWA Software Engineering graduate, Mark Shelton, has received the prestigious Australian Computer Society (ACS) 1962 prize.

UWA Graduates Win Young Environmental Engineer of the Year Awards

Monday, 23 October 2017

UWA Environmental Engineering graduates, James McCarthy-Price and Rebecca Dracup, are respective winners of the 2016 & 2017 Engineers Australia Young Environmental Engineer of the Year Award.

The awards were presented at a formal dinner on Wednesday 18 October, after the Engineers Australia Sustainable Engineering Conference held in Melbourne.

Convocation Warden Doug McGhie presents cheque to Chancellor Michael Chaney

Masonic Hall Restoration supported by UWA Convocation

Wednesday, 11 October 2017

The historical Masonic Hall sits on Broadway at the eastern entrance to the University of Western Australia. Works have begun on its restoration for use as a Graduate Innovation Hub and it is anticipated the project will be completed in February 2018. Convocation has accepted the role as a Foundation Sponsor with a contribution of $100,000 in 2017 recently approved by Convocation Council.

United Nations Recognition for Convocation Councillor

Wednesday, 11 October 2017

Dr. Mark Andrich, one of our UWA Convocation Councilors and former Honorary Research Fellow at UWA, has received recognition from the UN in New York for his company’s innovative fintech product, the SustainablePlatform.com. The Sustainable Platform has helped funds, including the world’s largest asset manager, the $1 trillion Norwegian sovereign wealth fund, to understand which non-financial factors matter the most for predicting portfolio performance and risk.

Josephine Wilson won the Miles Franklin Literary Award for her novel Extinctions

UWA creative writing graduate wins Miles Franklin Literary Award

Thursday, 5 October 2017

Josephine Wilson, a UWA creative writing graduate, has won the 2017 Miles Franklin Literary Award with her second novel, Extinctions.

David Gozzard, 2017 WA Student Scientist  of the Year

'Horrible Science’ inspired WA’s Student Scientist of the Year for 2017

Thursday, 5 October 2017

At a time when Australia’s students are being told they should pursue courses in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics for the good of our nation and humanity, one student from The University of Western Australia needed little encouragement. 

Winthrop Hall

UWA graduates among highest paid in country

Monday, 28 August 2017

Graduates of The University of Western Australia are earning the second-highest starting salary in Australia, according to The Good Universities Guide released today by Good Education Group.

The MBA Mindset

UWA MBA alumni launch book of management insights

Monday, 31 July 2017

The future of work, organisational culture, diversity and strategy: no topic is off limits for the UWA MBA Full Time 2016 cohort.

Bacterial protein needed for h. pylori to survive

More than meets the eye to ulcer-inducing bacterial protein

Monday, 26 June 2017

Scientists at The University of Western Australia and Perth-based biotech Ondek Pty Ltd have revealed new insights into the function of an important bacterial protein in Helicobacter pylori, the bacterium that causes stomach ulcers.