Convocation Warden's Bike Jersey

Successful Warden’s Ride

Tuesday, 13 November 2018

Warden of Convocation Doug McGhie successfully completed the Ride to Conquer Cancer in early October. Each day saw the 800 plus cyclists pedalling into stiff sea breezes, and on Sunday into 70 km/h headwinds along the Warnbro Sound coast.


The Saturday evening in Mandurah was special as the head of the Harry Perkins Institute, Professor Peter Leedman, introduced top fundraisers and some particularly brave and inspirational cyclists, some of who were completing the challenge for their seventh time.

Success for UWA female engineering students at NASA Space Apps Challenge 2018

Wednesday, 7 November 2018

The Faculty of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences celebrates the success of USafe, a team of three UWA female engineering students who recently took part in the third annual NASA Space Apps Perth hackathon, on 20-21 October. 

A jaw dropping victory for one UWA PhD candidate

Friday, 26 October 2018

UWA PhD candidate, Samantha Andrzejaczek, was recently awarded First Place and the Audience Choice Award for her success in the OI – OGS PhD video competition held on Tuesday 23 October at UWA’s Oceans Institute (OI). The competition, which aims to increase the impact and visibility of OI postgraduate research, presents PhD students with the opportunity to share their research efforts in a creative three minute video submission.

Future Engineers’ Program brings a sea of possibilities to female high school students

Thursday, 18 October 2018

The UWA Indian Ocean Marine Research Centre (IOMRC) recently hosted 30 students as part of the Future Engineers Program, a week-long event organised by the Women In Subsea Engineering (WISE) Network.

2019 Convocation Elections – Call for nominations

Thursday, 11 October 2018

Nominations for the following positions open on Wednesday, 7 November 2018 and close at 12.00 noon on Wednesday, 5 December 2018.


• ELECTION OF THE WARDEN OF CONVOCATION
• ELECTION OF THE DEPUTY WARDEN OF CONVOCATION
• ELECTION OF SEVEN MEMBERS OF THE COUNCIL OF CONVOCATION
• ELECTION OF ONE MEMBER TO SENATE BY CONVOCATION


The current office holders of these honorary positions complete their term in March 2019 and all are eligible for re-election.

Ten telescopes on display at UWA Farm Ridgefield

All welcome to stargaze on UWA farm

Tuesday, 9 October 2018

The University of Western Australia’s Farm Ridgefield, near Pingelly, is welcoming the wider community to explore the night sky at the Pingelly Astrofest on Saturday, 20 October.

PLC students

PLC Primary & UWA inspire the next generation of problem solvers

Thursday, 27 September 2018

The UWA Girls in Engineering outreach program (GIE) recently visited Presbyterian Ladies’ College to deliver hands-on problem-solving activities to Year 3 students, the youngest cohort to be involved with the program to date.

Female engineering students attend the 10th annual WIMWA Summit 2018

Female engineering students attend the 10th annual WIMWA Summit 2018

Thursday, 27 September 2018

Five of The University of Western Australia’s brightest female engineering students recently took part in the 10th annual WIMWA Summit, a one-day-seminar and professional networking event which aims to encourage women to increase their presence in the industry and form strong professional networks.

EMS student team awarded a Certificate of Quake-Resistant Structure at IDEERS 2018

Thursday, 27 September 2018

A team of four UWA Civil Engineering students flew to Taipei in Taiwan to compete in the Introducing and Demonstrating Earthquake Engineering Research in Schools (IDEERS) structural competition held on 14-15 September.

Rio Tinto and UWA Leadership Program to benefit students

Friday, 21 September 2018

Rio Tinto and The University of Western Australia have joined forces to bring an innovative global leadership program for students to Western Australia designed to enhance their cultural intelligence, networks, collaboration and leadership skills.