University News


Murujuga  group

Dampier's Murujuga community land and sea representatives say thank you

Thursday, 5 June 2014

Members of the Murujuga Aboriginal Corporation travelled to The University of Western Australia recently to thank the University for its participation in the repatriation component of their Cultural Management Plan.

Hackett Professor Kadambot Siddique AM FTSE

UWA people honoured at Western Australian of the Year awards

Monday, 2 June 2014

The University of Western Australia's Professor Kadambot Siddique, whose mission is to ‘feed the world', and UWA arts, law and economics student - and football umpire - Timothy Lefroy have been named winners in the Western Australian of the Year awards.

Great Australians

Tour of Honour WA Australians of the Year - Free Public Forum

Friday, 30 May 2014

Have you ever wondered how and why someone becomes the Australian of the Year?

A free Public Forum featuring Western Australia's all four Australian of the Year Awards recipients is being presented by the Australia Day Council of Western Australia at The University of Western Australia's Octagon Theatre on June 9.

Professor Michael Tobar (left) and Professor Eugene Ivanov

National award for world-leading physics researchers

Thursday, 22 May 2014

Two internationally acclaimed physicists from The University of Western Australia whose technology has been extensively used by the defence sector have won a prestigious national award.

Newman Senior High School students

UWA opens door to world of business for Pilbara students

Tuesday, 20 May 2014

The University of Western Australia is bringing the world of business to high school students in the Pilbara region.

Fisheries Minister Ken Baston and Winthrop Professor Shaun Collin

$11 million for new marine research facility

Wednesday, 14 May 2014

The international marine and fisheries research status of the State and the nation will be boosted by an $11 million commitment to a research hub in Perth's northern suburbs.

UWA Western Waagyls Team with trophy

UWA Indigenous students rally to hang on to trophy

Wednesday, 14 May 2014

The University of Western Australia's School of Indigenous Studies and UWA Sports are proud to be hosting the 2014 National Indigenous Tertiary Education Student Games (NITESG), which are returning to Perth for the third time.Description:

Winthrop Professor Helen Wildy

UWA launches its Education Futures Vision

Tuesday, 13 May 2014

The University of Western Australia has launched an ambitious new vision for the future of teaching and learning across its undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

Top students recognised

Wednesday, 7 May 2014

Nineteen of ALVA's top students from 2013 were recognised for their exceptional work in both practical and theoretical subjects at the Annual Prize-Giving Ceremony and Exhibition opening held last night. Recipients and their guests, prize donors and staff of the Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Visual Arts attended the evening.

Deidre Willmott, Liz Constable and Lisa Scaffidi

Leading WA women join Perth USAsia Centre Board

Friday, 2 May 2014

Three prominent West Australian women have been appointed to the board of the Perth USAsia Centre, based at The University of Western Australia.