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Year 12 Leadership seminar

Indigenous Year 12s get leading edge at UWA

Thursday, 10 April 2014

Thirty-three Indigenous Year 12 students from around metropolitan Perth and WA - from as far north as Kununurra and as far south as Esperance - will come to The University of Western Australia next week for a leadership seminar.

Julie Mckay

Young achiever to outline a roadmap for equality

Wednesday, 9 April 2014

Despite significant increases in public debate about gender equality and the empowerment of women, progress towards equality for women is slow.

Julie McKay, 2013 Young Australian of the Year (ACT), will give the 2014 Grace Vaughan Memorial Lecture on Monday night, 14 April, outlining her vision for equality, focussing on the key levers for accelerating progress towards gender equality.

Aspire students

Kimberley students get taste for Uni life

Monday, 7 April 2014

More than 50 Year 11 students from six high schools in the Kimberley are visiting The University of Western Australia this week as part of the Aspire UWA program.

Crystal Cameron with Minister Michael Keenan

New Colombo plan students recognised

Friday, 4 April 2014

Students from The University of Western Australia and Curtin University selected to participate in the New Colombo Plan were today recognised by Federal Minister for Justice Michael Keenan.

EnviroFest promotes latest sustainable ideas and products

Monday, 31 March 2014

Visitors will be able to watch bees in their hive panel, hold an eagle or a python, pat a dingo or koala and make a terrarium among many other activities on offer at The University of Western Australia's annual environmental festival tomorrow (Tuesday 1 April) on the Oak Lawn.

Rio Tinto chief executive Sam Walsh and UWA Chancellor Michael Chaney

Rio Tinto chief awarded honorary doctorate

Friday, 28 March 2014

Rio Tinto chief executive Sam Walsh is one of several distinguished Western Australians whose contributions to the community has been recognised at The University of Western Australia during its autumn series of graduations for more than 3,800 students.

UWA researcher Ingrid Ward and her two children on a tandem bike

On your bike for breakfast at UWA

Saturday, 22 March 2014

The City of Nedlands and The University of Western Australia teamed up to host a breakfast to celebrate cycling as part of Cycle Instead Bikeweek.

The event was a huge success with more than 450 cyclists and advocates enjoying a sumptuous cooked breakfast at the University Club.

Winthrop Professor Charitha Pattiaratchi

UWA ocean expert gives 24 hour media interviews about missing jet

Friday, 21 March 2014

An internationally recognised expert in ocean currents who has been at The University of Western Australia for more than 25 years has become one of the scientists called upon by the world's media covering the global search for the missing Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 which disappeared with 239 passengers and crew 13 days ago.

Rio Tinto Chief Executive, Dr Sam Walsh

Rio Tinto chief awarded honorary doctorate

Tuesday, 18 March 2014

Rio Tinto chief executive Sam Walsh is one of several distinguished Western Australians whose contributions to the community will be recognised at The University of Western Australia during its autumn series of graduations for more than 3,800 students.

UWA Watersports and Leadership Centre Building

UWA Sports Annual General Meeting - 7 April 2014

Monday, 17 March 2014

The UWA Sport and Recreation Association's Board warmly invites you to the UWA Sports 2014 ‘Planning and Reporting Session' and the 2014 Annual General Meeting.