Access staff discount tickets for the Festival's early release shows

Tuesday, 21 August 2018

Perth Festival brings magic in 2019. It’s going to be another stellar year for the Festival and here’s a taste of what’s to come in three internationally acclaimed works that are on sale now,including the much anticipated Festival opening.

New study finds tattoos are more acceptable in the workplace

Friday, 10 August 2018

New research from The University of Western Australia and University of Miami has discovered people with tattoos are not disadvantaged when it comes to employment.

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Experience Kings Park transformed into a nocturnal wonderland

Thursday, 9 August 2018

Kings Park will come alive next February, with an unforgettable 2019 Perth Festival Opening Weekend featuring the voice and images of celebrated UWA conservation biologist Professor Stephen Hopper.

Thinking and talking art

Thursday, 19 July 2018

Originally from Singapore, Claudia Tan still cannot get over the fact that she is now well-versed in art history – a subject she had long been eager to take up at university.

A final year School of Design student, Claudia leads the first student-led Cultural Ambassadors Program, but her artistic journey had a somewhat unorthodox beginning.

A Perth Festival favourite wins the Helpmann Award

Tuesday, 17 July 2018

One of the hits of this year’s Perth Festival was honoured at Australia’s top performing arts awards on Monday night. Early music adventurer Jordi Savall’s performance with Hespèrion XXI and Tembembe Ensamble Continuo won a Helpmann Award in the best chamber and/or instrumental ensemble concert category.

Putting European traditions alongside Indigenous Mexican and Latin American sounds, Savall and a dozen performers revered and celebrated both forms in a thrilling performance of music and dance.

Elham Eshraghian's art

School of Design graduate receives Schenberg Art Fellowship

Friday, 15 June 2018

UWA School of Design graduate Elham Eshraghian has been awarded the 2018 Schenberg Art Fellowship, taking home a prize of $40,000.

Social Impact Market

Social Impact Festival helps drive positive social change

Wednesday, 13 June 2018

Hear from global experts about major issues facing our society and how we can address them, get an insight into what it is like to be homeless and explore the Good Market where you can purchase ethically sourced products at the 2018 Social Impact Festival.

Music is the word

Thursday, 31 May 2018

It was through his mother’s music teacher, Sir Frank Callaway, that Graeme Gilling first heard about the then School of Music at UWA.

Inspired by Frank to make the move from New Zealand, Graeme joined the School to pursue postgraduate studies in collaborative piano with Professor Roger Smalley. A little over three decades on, Graeme is now Head of Performance and Keyboard Studies at the Conservatorium of Music and inspiring the next generation of musicians.

NAIDOC winner

Sophie Coffin – Miss NAIDOC 2018

Wednesday, 30 May 2018

Sophie Coffin, 1st year JD student and Arts graduate, won Miss NAIDOC 2018 last weekend.  She competed with nine other amazing young women. 

String Orchestra

Australian Music Examinations Board celebrates 100 years

Thursday, 17 May 2018

The leading body in music examinations is celebrating its centenary this year with key events rolled out over the next few months.