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John Hughes outside UWA Business School with Dean, Winthrop Professor Phil Dolan

Love your work, says WA business leader John Hughes

Wednesday, 10 September 2014

John Hughes doesn't ever plan to retire.

At nearly 80-years-old, the owner of his own car sales empire still heads into the office six days a week, spends time on the sales floor, and makes time to deal with customer complaints personally. On top of this, he also spends four or five business hours at home on Sundays.

Richard Branson and Enrico Palermo at The Spaceship Company

UWA graduate talks about his galaxy mission

Monday, 8 September 2014

An engineering and science graduate from The University of Western Australia who works for Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic has given a public lecture at the University Club (September 8) about the program he's leading to build the world's first commercial spaceship.

The Warren Centre BeyondEarth

The role Australia and Australians play in global space industries

Monday, 8 September 2014

The Warren Centre's Innovation Lecture, Beyond Earth, will be presented by Enrico Palermo, a UWA graduate and Vice President, Operations, for Virgin Galactic's The Spaceship Company. 

IBECC 2012 panel members

Indigenous leaders to talk business futures at UWA conference

Friday, 5 September 2014

The Hon Peter Collier MLA, WA Minister for Aboriginal Affairs; Nyunggai Warren Mundine, Chairman of the Prime Minister's Indigenous Advisory Council; and Indigenous celebrity chef Mark Olive will be among the speakers at the Indigenous Business, Enterprise and Corporations Conference (IBECC) 2014.

Stuart Speidel (left) and Professor Keith Crews

Green light for green transport idea

Thursday, 4 September 2014

With electric vehicles soaring in popularity worldwide and 23 renewable energy vehicle (REV) charging stations around WA, a new program is a win-win for green transport, and for the student who developed it.

Statue of couple embracing

Intimacy/autonomy and living apart together

Thursday, 28 August 2014

Living apart together - or being in a relationship but not sharing a home - is a lifestyle that attracts about nine per cent of adults in the UK, with similar numbers in the industrialised world.

Why did the penguin cross the road? To get to Rockingham

Wednesday, 27 August 2014

A new road in the City of Rockingham has been given a Noongar name, thanks to consultations between the City and The University of Western Australia's Professor Leonard Collard.

Southern Cross

Kimberley students shoot for the stars

Friday, 22 August 2014

The University of Western Australia will visit the Kimberley town of Derby next week to work with teachers, schools and communities to promote awareness of study opportunities at university.

UWA Albany Centre Open Day 22 August

Get a taste of uni life at the UWA Albany Centre

Tuesday, 19 August 2014

To get a taste of uni life in Albany, you're invited to join us for our Open Day, which will be held at the UWA Albany Centre this Friday, 22 August.

Kelvin Mahuka, UWA Master of Commerce (Advanced) graduate

UWA Postgrad & Honours Expo - save the date!

Tuesday, 19 August 2014

To find out more about the wide range of postgraduate opportunities available at UWA, be sure to keep Wednesday 24 September free to attend our Postgrad & Honours Expo.