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Record turnout of Indigenous students for national games

Tuesday, 16 September 2014

More than 350 Indigenous tertiary students from 21 universities around Australia will be welcomed to The University of Western Australia on Sunday 21 September when UWA hosts the 19th annual National Indigenous Tertiary Education Student Games (NITESG).

Andrew and Nicola Forrest

Andrew and Nicola Forrest honoured at UWA Graduation Ceremony

Tuesday, 16 September 2014

Andrew and Nicola Forrest have been awarded honorary doctorates by The University of Western Australia for their outstanding service to the community of Western Australia, to the nation and beyond.

Darren Glass

Aim higher with postgraduate study at UWA

Tuesday, 16 September 2014

Former West Coast Eagles captain Darren Glass has chosen to do one and employers around the world are increasingly demanding one - a postgraduate qualification.

Brad Rosser

Richard Branson protégé shares entrepreneurial secrets

Thursday, 11 September 2014

Brad Rosser has reported to Sir Richard Branson while working for Virgin, created start-ups for Unilever, and raised over £1 billion through various start-up investments over the course of his career.

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.