Elizabeth White

Recent Business School graduates to join the next generation of leaders and make a difference

Tuesday, 3 May 2016

Elizabeth White (pictured) and Claire Stokes – recent graduates of the Graduate Certificate in Social Impact and Master of Business Administration respectively – are part of a small group chosen to participate in the 2016 Emerging Leaders in Governance Program.

Kim Beazley

Kim Beazley returns to UWA after six years as US Ambassador

Tuesday, 29 March 2016

The University of Western Australia and the Perth USAsia Centre have welcomed the return of former federal defence minister Kim Beazley to his alma mater after serving as Australia’s Ambassador to the United States for six years.

Adventurer Kate Leeming trains for her Antarctic expedition

Autumn graduations recognise outstanding West Australians

Tuesday, 1 March 2016

An adventurer preparing to tackle the Antarctic by bicycle, WA’s first Government marine research scientist and a former Lotterywest chief are among several distinguished Western Australians whose contributions will be recognised at The University of Western Australia during its autumn series of graduations.

Jonathon Leek

Best in profession joins UWA Law School

Monday, 29 February 2016

UWA Law School’s newest Honorary Fellow, Jonathon Leek, has further cemented his position as one of Australia’s foremost tax lawyers after being named Best Tax Lawyer Perth 2016 by the Australian Financial Review.

Cover art of Legacy & Promise SW book

"Legacy & Promise" - Book launch marks 50th anniversary of Social Work

Wednesday, 9 December 2015

The launch of a history of the 50 years of Social Work at The University of WA was one of the highlights of a reunion celebrating the milestone anniversary.

Nominations are now open for election to Convocation Council

Nominations are now open for election to Convocation Council

Friday, 4 December 2015

Nominations open on Monday, 16 November 2015 and close at 12.00 noon Monday, 14 December 2015.

Elizabeth Frith Awarded Convocation Medallion

Elizabeth Frith Awarded Convocation Medallion

Friday, 4 December 2015

At the 30th Annual General Meeting of the Friends of the Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, Convocation honoured long serving Committee member Elizabeth Frith for her support of the Friends for 30 years by presenting her with the Convocation Medallion.

From the Warden of Convocation

Wednesday, 2 December 2015

Over the past year, members of Convocation Council have given a great deal of consideration to how Convocation can most effectively fulfil its purpose to “add value to the relationship between members of Convocation and the University of Western Australia.”

The Art of Conversation in Universities

Wednesday, 2 December 2015

Conversation is an art. As an exercise of human skill it draws upon experience, creativity, sensitivity and empathy, all of which facilitate the sweet satisfaction which only two minds in sustainable harmony can evoke. Even several minds, attuned in similar fashion, may access this music of the spheres, but the likelihood is less because collectivism frequently induces competitiveness which is anathema to good conversation.

Ilona Quahe

Law/Economics graduate wins 2016 Rhodes Scholar-at-Large

Tuesday, 1 December 2015

A Law/Economics graduate from The University of Western Australia has won one of three prestigious Australia-at-Large Rhodes Scholarships for 2016.