Reaching the national finals of the UBS Investment Banking Challenge has given a team of UWA Business School students the opportunity to work on a real-life mergers and acquisitions (M&A) case, meet UBS executives, and be invited to interview for internships at UBS.
Undergraduate students Dylan Jensen (Commerce), Julian Rebelo (Engineering/Commerce), Jeremy Tan (Law/Commerce) and Lucas Tan (Law/Commerce) won the UWA Campus Final, and were one of seven teams from across Australia to compete in the National Finals.
Winthrop Professor Neil Turner, from The University of Western Australia's Institute of Agriculture, will this week be presented with the People's Republic of China's highest award for "foreign experts who have made outstanding contributions to the country's economic and social progress".
A world-class research facility that aims to protect thousand of kilometres of underwater oil and gas pipelines worth billions of dollars from destructive cyclones has won a major award for a team of engineers at The University of Western Australia.
Ashley Smith, an Honours graduate from The University of Western Australia's School of Music, has laid claim to the title "musical genius" in winning the prestigious MCA Freedman Fellowship for classical music.
The University of Western Australia's highly cited Head of School of Chemistry and Biochemistry Winthrop Professor Mark Spackman has been awarded the prestigious Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences (RSAS) 2013 Gregori Aminoff Prize in Crystallography.