UWA’s Western Waagyls have once again won the National Indigenous Tertiary Education Student Games. This is the 6th time UWA has won and against Indigenous students from 25 other universities.
This year the Games were held at the University of Western Sydney in Penrith, NSW. The team consisted of team captains, Jordan Ah Chee and Samantha Shepherd and team members Zana Bodey, Emile Boxer, Rhianna Couzens, Marlia Fatnowna, Casey Kickett, Brianna Ozies, Caleb Rivers and Torey Rickerby. Staff members Marilyn Strother and Brendon DeGois accompanied the team.
Two students from The University of Western Australia determined to highlight the humanitarian and development work done by engineers globally have created the Global Humanitarian Engineering Awards (GHEA) to honour their socially responsible colleagues.
A leading agricultural scientist and academic whose mission is to ‘feed the world' has been honoured with a prestigious award by China's Gansu Provincial Government for his outstanding contribution to research and leadership with within Gansu Province, especially Lanzhou University.
A former Perth arts student described as “sublimely talented, witty, smart and unabashedly offensive” in a musical career that has taken the world by storm has been awarded an honorary doctorate by The University of Western Australia.
A science student with a passion for helping people in developing countries struggling with energy needs will head to the United States next month as a youth delegate at the World Bank and International Monetary Fund Annual Meetings.
From improving financial literacy among students, through to examining Australia’s superannuation system, the UWA Business School’s Professor Paul Gerrans is passionate about improving our understanding of money.
In recognition of his innovative research, he has been awarded a 2013 MoneySmart Week award in the Individuals category.
UWA Business School marketing student Glenn Langridge was given the opportunity to work closely with Google employees and learn intensively about sales, marketing, presentation and, of course, about Google when he attended a three-day Google AdCamp in Sydney earlier this year.
Glenn was one of only 25 students from Australia and New Zealand invited to participate in the first Google AdCamp for the region, and was the only successful applicant from Western Australia.