Esperance high school students will get a first-hand taste of what it's like to be a doctor or dentist when The University of Western Australia's Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences visits two local high schools this week.
New York University Stern School of Business Professor David Yermack will explain the financial effects of CEOs' holidays in a public lecture at The University of Western Australia's Business School.
Professor Yermack, a visiting professor at the UWA Business School, will present his findings on trends in news announcements made by public companies before, during and after chief executives go on holiday.
He will also explain how these patterns in public announcements can create trading opportunities for investors.
A campus where 80 different languages are spoken by staff and students - and where more than 20 per cent of staff are from culturally diverse backgrounds - is well down the track in preparing for the ‘Asian century'.
The University of Western Australia was announced this week as the State's first Fair Trade University following its decision to switch to ethical and environmentally sustainable products in the workplace.
This year, for the first time, the School of Agricultural and Resource
Economics will be taking part in UWA's Aspire programme ‘Race Around Campus',
where year 9 high school students from various schools in the Perth
Metropolitan area complete a series of interactive activities around UWA. The
Race Around Campus this year is being held from the 3rd to the 5th