Limelight winner

UWA Medical student wins LIMElight Award

Friday, 21 April 2017

The LIMElight Award for Excellence in Indigenous Health Education Student Leadership nationally recognises a medical student who has been involved in Indigenous health leadership activity in medical schools.

Awards and achievements

UWA awards and achievements - March 2017

Tuesday, 11 April 2017

The University of Western Australia has a continual roll call of awards, scholarships and prizes presented to staff and students.

PACE student among the 26th WAITTA INCITE Awards Finalists

Monday, 10 April 2017

The School of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering would like to congratulate James Fletcher and his supervisors Professor Tyrone Fernando and Professor Herbert Iu, for being selected as a finalist in the 26th WAITTA INCITE Awards in the Best Tertiary Student Project of the Year category.

Anna Nowak

International recognition for UWA mesothelioma expert

Monday, 27 March 2017

A world-leading researcher into asbestos-related diseases at The University of Western Australia has received an international award for her outstanding contribution to mesothelioma research.

Design studio

Award-winning Spanish architects mentor UWA students

Wednesday, 15 March 2017

RCR Arquitectes (Rafael Aranda, Carme Pigem and Ramon Vilalta) has been awarded the 2017 Pritzker Prize – informally known as the Nobel Prize of Architecture.

UWA ranked in top 50 for seven subjects in QS rankings

Monday, 13 March 2017

The University of Western Australia has had seven subjects ranked in the top 50 in the QS World University Rankings by Subject, up from six subjects last year.

Dr Andrew Pomeroy and Simon Jankowski

Fulbright scholars to advance coral reef and groundwater studies

Friday, 10 March 2017

A postgraduate hydrogeology student and a postdoctoral coral reef researcher from The University of Western Australia have received prestigious Fulbright Scholarships for 2017.

40under40 award recipients

UWA business leaders shine in the 2017 40under40 Awards

Thursday, 9 March 2017

The University of Western Australia congratulates five staff members who have been named in this year's 40under40 Awards. The recipients were recognised in an awards ceremony held at Crown Perth.

Yoon Sen Lee & Shuan Hern Lee

Shuan Hern did it again!

Wednesday, 8 March 2017

Once again, Shuan Hern Lee has achieved remarkable success, this time at the Schumann International Piano Competition in Dusseldorf, Germany.  The competition had three categories – A, for competitors aged 13 and under; B - Aged 14 to 17 and C - Aged 18 to 20.  

Shuan Hern took part in the B category where he won first prize and was commended on performing the best Interpretation of Schumann’s work in the entire competition.  He was also the youngest performer in this category and took away the total prize money of 6000 Euros. 

UWA

UWA ranked in top 50 for seven subjects in QS rankings

Wednesday, 8 March 2017

The University of Western Australia has had seven subjects ranked in the top 50 in the QS World University Rankings by Subject, up from six subjects last year.