Launch of WA Children's Diabetes Research and Education Centre

Major boost for children's diabetes research in WA

Monday, 16 November 2015

Research into childhood diabetes in Perth has been given a major boost with today’s launch of the WA Children’s Diabetes Research and Education Centre for Research Excellence on the eve of World Diabetes Day.


Perth International Arts Festival launches 2016 Program

Thursday, 5 November 2015

Perth International Arts Festival Artistic Director Wendy Martin today launches her first program with an invitation to join in on a big, bold adventure.

Brendan Zani, Chair of this year's committee

Fogarty Foundation Forum set to ‘ignite’

Tuesday, 3 November 2015

Brendan Zani is certainly someone who likes to keep busy.  Currently undertaking his Masters of Education by Coursework and Thesis at the Faculty of Education, Brendan is also Chair of this year’s Fogarty Foundation Postgraduate Research Forum Committee, teacher at Scotch College and most importantly, father to his amazing 11 month old boy.

Inspired by his year 12 literature teacher, Brendan saw how learning could empower and change people and embarked on a teaching career so that he could do the same.

Matheus Saueressig

Brazil's biofabrication wins UWA's course of the future

Monday, 2 November 2015

A biofabrication course envisaged by 17-year-old Brazilian student Matheus Saueressig has won The University of Western Australia’s Pitch the Course of the Future competition.

Perth Modern students playing scrabble

Perth to host World Youth Scrabble Championships

Friday, 30 October 2015

Some of the brightest young minds from around the world will converge on The University of Western Australia this weekend when it hosts the World Youth Scrabble Championship for the first time.

Maths competition attracts WA's brightest students

Tuesday, 27 October 2015

Western Australia’s brightest young maths brains will battle it out this Saturday 31 October at the Western Australian Junior Mathematics Olympiad hosted by The University of Western Australia. 

Apply now for our Summer Design studio!

Apply now for our Summer Design studio!

Tuesday, 27 October 2015

Budding designers in Year 11 are invited to join the Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Visual Arts’ (ALVA) annual Summer Design Studio for a week of fun, creativity and expert instruction in the January school holidays.

UWA Summer Music Academy

Start your summer on a high note

Tuesday, 27 October 2015

If you are a young musician with a passion for making music and refining your craft, you don’t want to miss our 2015 Summer Music Academy. Enjoy five days of expert tuition, music ensembles and other fun activities while staying at the beautiful St George’s College.

WABSI opening

New biodiversity science institute for Western Australia

Friday, 16 October 2015

The Western Australian Biodiversity Science Institute (WABSI) has officially opened at The University of Western Australia, with the aim to bring together a database for information about WA’s enormous variety of animals and plants.

Fogarty Foundation Postgraduate Research Forum Committee Member Sonia Ferns

Behind the scenes of the Fogarty Foundation Postgraduate Research Forum

Tuesday, 13 October 2015

Every year, a select number of students from Western Australian universities come together to oversee the planning of the annual Fogarty Foundation Postgraduate Forum.