Elizabeth Constable to be awarded Honorary Doctorate

Thursday, 7 March 2013

Former State Education Minister Dr Elizabeth Constable is one of several people whose contributions to society will be recognised at The University of Western Australia during its autumn graduations for 3600 students.

Akram Azimi

Social justice boost for Young Australian of the Year

Monday, 4 March 2013

The University of Western Australia has provided law, science and arts student Akram Azimi with a $20,000 grant to recognise his outstanding achievement as 2013 Young Australian of the Year so he can continue his award-winning community social justice work while studying at UWA.

Professor Wade Halvorson

UWA and Swiss team win virtual teaching award

Thursday, 28 February 2013

A joint virtual reality teaching project between The University of Western Australia and the University of Applied Sciences (UAS), Western Switzerland, has been internationally recognised as the best Innovation in Case Teaching.

Devyn Jackamarra

Scholarship engineers great prospects for Noongar student

Tuesday, 26 February 2013

A 20-year-old Noongar man who is a recipient of a BHP Billiton Indigenous Scholarship is about to start his fourth year of Engineering studies at The University of Western Australia.

Thur Pei Mak with her award

Architecture graduate wins top Malaysian award

Tuesday, 26 February 2013

Master of Architecture graduate Thur Pei Mak was recently awarded the inaugural Tan Sri Chan Sau Lai Architecture Award by the Malaysian Institute of Architects (PAM).

Dr Tamara Hartke

Royal termite romance wins study fellowship

Friday, 22 February 2013

A scientist excited by termites - and the role of termite kings in bolstering the queens' fertility - has been named a Sir Keith Murdoch Fellow and is carrying out research at The University of Western Australia.

UWA Fogarty Scholars

High achievers awarded UWA Fogarty Foundation Scholarships

Thursday, 21 February 2013

Eleven of the State's highest-achieving students have accepted UWA Fogarty Foundation Scholarships to study at The University of Western Australia.

Winners AARES

UWA scoops agricultural and resource economics awards

Monday, 18 February 2013

Staff and students at The University of Western Australia's School of Agricultural and Resource Economics have taken out five prizes at a national awards ceremony.

Rebecca Erin Smith

Wembley composer wins prestigious Schenberg Music Prize

Friday, 8 February 2013

Composer Rebecca Erin Smith is off to New York to study for a Masters degree after winning The University of Western Australia's prestigious Dr Harold Schenberg Music Prize for Composition.

Katie Dyer

Beazley Medal winner chooses UWA

Wednesday, 6 February 2013

WA's top secondary education student for 2012, Katie Dyer, has chosen to undertake The University of Western Australia's flagship course, a Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours).