Passionate UWA Business and Engineering students found international award

Tuesday, 15 October 2013

When two UWA Business School students noticed a lack of role models for young engineers aspiring to work in the humanitarian and development sector, they founded the Global Humanitarian Engineering Awards (GHEA).

Dr Michael Chaney and Professor Paul Johnson with Andrew and Nicola Forrest

$65M largest-ever philanthropic gift launches campaign for UWA

Tuesday, 15 October 2013

Business leader Andrew Forrest and his wife Nicola will make history today with what is believed to be the largest single philanthropic donation in Australian history – $65 million to attract the best minds to Western Australia. The gift launches a $400 million fundraising campaign for The University of Western Australia.

Brianna Ozies, Scott Wilson and Rachel Fong

Kimberley Klub awards to UWA students

Monday, 14 October 2013

The Kimberley Klub program run by Garnduwa supports Indigenous students from the Kimberley in their academic and sporting careers while in Perth. There are many students from the Kimberley area currently studying at the University of Western Australia.  

Recently four UWA students were recognised at the Kimberley Klub Awards dinner at Claremont Football club, sponsored by Leightons Contractors. Over 200 tertiary and secondary students attended.  

guan tor lim receiving award

COFS Visiting Researcher wins the 21st Annual GFWA Prize in Geomechanics

Thursday, 10 October 2013

COFS Visiting Researcher Mr Guan Tor Lim was the winner of the 21st Annual GFWA Prize in Geomechanics for Final Year Undergraduate Projects.

Western Waagyls 2013

Western Waagyls, UWA win the Games

Friday, 27 September 2013

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.

Rebecca Dracup and Andrew Perren

New awards recognise engineering contribution to global humanity

Wednesday, 25 September 2013

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.

Hackett Professor Kadambot Siddique

Agriculture expert wins top Chinese award

Tuesday, 24 September 2013

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.

Assistant Professor Chunbo Ma

'Emerging Future Leader' aims for greener world

Tuesday, 24 September 2013

A young ecological economist at The University of Western Australia has been awarded a Fellowship in Low Emissions Coal Technology (LECT).

Cambridge draws UWA students

Thursday, 19 September 2013

Two students from one of the world's most scenic universities will soon begin studying at one of the world's oldest.

Tim Minchin

Tim Minchin stars at UWA Graduation Ceremony

Tuesday, 17 September 2013

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.