The University of Western Australia is disappointed that the Federal Government’s Higher Education Bill has been rejected by the Senate for a second time. A deregulated tertiary sector would allow universities rather than government to set their own fees and would be of great benefit to the nation.
Want to know more about the Noongar origins of the name of your street, suburb or town? A new website developed by researchers at The University of Western Australia with colleagues at Curtin University might help.
The UWA Energy and Minerals Institute have written a great piece on the new units with a focus on Africa being taught this semester at undergraduate and postgraduate level by Dr David Mickler from Political Science and International Relations. They have very kindly agreed to share the piece with us:
Beeson from Political Science and International Relations regularly
contributes to The Conversation. Last week he looked
at the implications of the recent decision to restrict Chinese investment in
real estate and wondered whether it highlights more general bilateral problems.' The great Chinese investment conundrum
Last Friday, 27 February, a celebration was held at Temasek Polytechnic marking the 10th year of the UWA Temasek exchange program. The celebration was attended by His Excellency the Australian High Commissioner for Singapore, Mr Philip Green, the Dean of the Faculty of Arts at UWA, Professor Krishna Sen, Associate Dean (International) Nick Harney as well as Media and Communication lecturers and dignitaries and staff from Temasek Polytechnic.
A unique new international development degree at The University of Western Australia aims to equip students with the skills needed to tackle the increasingly complex array of global challenges facing aid and development agencies.
The School of Social Sciences is delighted to welcome a new member of staff to the Asian Studies Discipline, Dr Nicola Fraschini, Lecturer in Korean. Nicola comes to UWA from Sogang University Korean Language Education Center and this semester he is coordinating our first year Korean undergraduate unit KORE1401.