University News

Awards and Prizes

2011 Ciara Glennon Scholarship awarded

Monday, 18 April 2011

A fourth-year Law/Commerce student with a strong commitment to helping the less fortunate has been awarded this year's Ciara Glennon Memorial Law Scholarship.

2011 Faculty Teaching and Research Awards

Monday, 11 April 2011

The UWA Business School congratulates all the winners of the Faculty Teaching and Research Awards.

At the awards ceremony, held on 31 March, seven Business School staff were recognised for excellence in teaching and over a dozen staff for excellence in research.

UWA graduates take out top honours in WA Agricultural Awards

Monday, 4 April 2011

Alana Shedley, a Soil Science honours graduate from The University of Western Australia, has won the Young Professionals in Agriculture Forum's top award.

Doogue recognised during big autumn season

Thursday, 31 March 2011

Geraldine Doogue, journalist and broadcaster, will be awarded the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Letters in an autumn graduation at The University of Western Australia this evening.

Ben Hug

Cancer Council grants support research into prevention and treatment

Thursday, 31 March 2011

Two young PhD students from The University of Western Australia are among the winners in this year's annual Cancer Council Western Australia research grants.

Shaun Tan

More accolades for Shaun Tan

Wednesday, 30 March 2011

Illustrator and author Shaun Tan, a graduate of The University of Western Australia, has followed his Oscars success with the world's biggest children's literature award, the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award.

Auora Milroy

Law students honour memory of Indigenous rights campaigner through scholarship

Wednesday, 30 March 2011

Indigenous law students Aurora Milroy (in her fourth year of a Bachelor of Arts/Law at the UWA) and Ashley Walker have been announced as the 2011 John Koowarta Reconciliation Law Scholarship recipients.

Auguste Hocking (LL.M.), Joseph Wheeler (Grad. Cert.)

UWA law graduates soar to victory in international air law moot court

Monday, 28 March 2011

University of Western Australia 2008 law graduates and solicitors, Joseph C Wheeler and Auguste J Hocking, were selected as part of the mooting team for the McGill University’s Institute of Air and Space Law in Montreal Canada.

International Centre staff with their trophy (from left):  Muriel Lisk, Bev Lang

UWA wins award for best international admissions office …. AGAIN

Wednesday, 23 March 2011

For the second time in three years, the international admissions team at The University of Western Australia have been recognised as the best admissions office in an award ceremony conducted by IDP Singapore.

Dr Andrew Lawrence-King

Grammy makes it a double whammy

Monday, 21 March 2011

A research fellow from The University of Western Australia has won a Grammy - music's answer to the Oscars.