The University of Western Australia was founded on a culture of philanthropy, of giving back to the community and investing in the future to foster the highest possible educational standards. For some graduates, this translates into philanthropic acts directed to the university that helped shape their success. Nowadays, graduates are increasingly moving beyond ‘cheque book philanthropy’ and wish to become directly involved. That’s the case with James McClements, a graduate of UWA’s Business School.
Prominent West Australian lawyer, Malcolm McCusker QC, will be awarded the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Laws at The University of Western Australia's Spring 2008 Graduation Ceremonies, which begin tonight.
More than 170 students studying with The University of Western Australia in Singapore - including the first group of science students to complete studies in Singapore - were acknowledged at a Presentation Ceremony this evening.
Leading Western Australian Federal Court judge, Justice Robert French, who was named Chief Justice of the High Court of Australia this week, is another distinguished graduate from The University of Western Australia who is helping to shape the nation, according to UWA Vice-Chancellor, Professor Alan Robson.
To date, 2008 has been a year of highlights for the UWA Business School with many achievements contributing towards our goal of being internationally focused on attracting the best students, attracting and retaining the best staff and building strong links with the business community.