University News


Jessup Moot trial at the Supreme Court of WA

Jessup Moot team to compete in the international round of the Philip C Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition

Monday, 24 February 2014

For the fifth time in six years, a team of students representing the UWA Law School will compete in the international round of the Philip C Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition after successfully competing in the national round of the competition held in Canberra.

Hon Nicholas Hasluck AM, QC and Professor and Dean of Law Erika Techera

Bridging the gap between law and literature - UWA celebrates Former Judge and UWA Honorary Fellow Nicholas Hasluck’s new book Legal Limits

Monday, 24 February 2014

In the District Court of Western Australia in late December 2013, the Faculty of Law launched Nicholas Hasluck’s latest book - Legal Limits - in a star-studded event featuring: the Chief Justice of the High Court of Australia Robert French; Chief Judge of the District Court of Western Australia, Peter Martino; Dean of UWA Law School Professor Erika Techera; and leading academic Dr Peter Johnston as well as many other high profile members of the legal community including the Chief Justice of the Supreme Cou

The Lagoon Nebula, as seen by the ESO Very Large Telescope (VLT). Credit: ESO

Reaching new heights in astronomy

Monday, 17 February 2014

The leader of one of the world's top astronomical observatories will give a free public lecture at The University of Western Australia on Friday 28 February.

Ryan Kempster with bamboo sharks

Repelling sharks to save them... and us

Tuesday, 4 February 2014

Shark biologist Dr Ryan Kempster will share his insights into shark behaviour at a public lecture this month as part of UWA Extension's summer season.

Africa School Of Mines

UWA mining experts with premier in South Africa

Monday, 3 February 2014

Mining for development experts from the UWA-based International Mining for Development Centre (IM4DC) are accompanying Western Australian Premier Colin Barnett at the Mining Indaba (or Conference) in Cape Town, South Africa, where Mr Barnett is delivering a keynote address on WA's world-leading mining legislation and regulation.


Spotlight on Iago: the man, the devil and emotion

Friday, 31 January 2014

One of Shakespeare's more notorious and mysterious villains will be the focus of a special free event to be held at The University of Western Australia's Callaway Auditorium.

Team UWA 2013

Team UWA Australian University Games information session

Thursday, 30 January 2014

Find out how you can be a part of Team UWA for the 2014 Australian University Games (AUG/Uni Games) at the Team UWA information session to be held on Thursday 27 February from 1-2pm in the Octagon Theatre.

W/Prof Alec Cameron, Adj/Prof Warren Kerr, Timothy Widdicombe

UWA athletes and teams take home Sports Awards

Tuesday, 21 January 2014

The UWA Sport and Recreation Association's night of nights was held on Wednesday 30 October, which saw ten clubs and 45 athletes recognised for their individual or team sporting excellence.

UWA to host 2016 World Uni Match Racing Championships

Monday, 20 January 2014

Perth has officially been named the host city for the World University Match Racing Championships in 2016 by the International University Sports Federation (FISU).