Professor Simon Biggs

New Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor

Wednesday, 15 November 2017

Professor Simon Biggs has been appointed the next Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor of The University of Western Australia.

UWA VC Dawn Freshwater, Siemens Chief Technology Officer Roland Busch with UWA

Major boost for an industry-ready workforce

Friday, 3 November 2017

The University of Western Australia today received a major industrial software investment from the global technology company Siemens to help students develop the skills needed for the highly digitalised world of the future.

A Modern Slavery Act for Australia? UWA explores the challenges

A Modern Slavery Act for Australia? UWA explores the challenges

Friday, 27 October 2017

Australia is now in the early stages of introducing legislation that could put an end to companies endorsing a variety of modern forms slavery within their global supply chains.

Winthrop Hall

UWA climbs in global rankings

Thursday, 26 October 2017

The University of Western Australia has climbed seven places in the 2018 Best Global Universities rankings to be placed 88th in the world and 7th overall in Australia and New Zealand.

UWA researchers

Research measures Indigenous outcomes in the Kimberley and Pilbara

Friday, 20 October 2017

A study commissioned by the State Government and carried out by researchers from The University of Western Australia has provided the first detailed analysis of government service provision and expenditure in the Kimberley and the Pilbara and its impact on Indigenous communities.

Helen Wildy with a program participant

Saudi teachers develop their skills in WA schools

Monday, 4 September 2017

Some of Saudi Arabia’s most promising teachers are developing their skills in a unique WA program.

Dirk Baur

Monopoly reflects real-life housing crisis

Monday, 4 September 2017

Australia’s housing affordability crisis has been likened to the board game Monopoly, with a researcher from The University of Western Australia demonstrating striking comparisons between current trends in house prices and disposable income with the game’s probable outcomes.

Dirk Baur

Monopoly reflects real-life housing crisis

Monday, 4 September 2017

Australia’s housing affordability crisis has been likened to the board game Monopoly, with a researcher from The University of Western Australia demonstrating striking comparisons between current trends in house prices and disposable income with the game’s probable outcomes.

Zoe Yujnovich

Shell, Wesfarmers, CBH executives join UWA Business School Board

Tuesday, 29 August 2017

Three high profile WA business leaders have been appointed to the UWA Business School Board.

Caption: The NDA agreement for the UWA Makers as recently “refurbished” by artis

Comic books, contracts and the law

Friday, 25 August 2017

Comic books could be the future of law, according to one finalist in the 2017 UWA IQ Awards.