University’s New Century Campaign: Investing in engineering and innovation for the future

Tuesday, 5 December 2017

Jim Giumelli lives his life according to a simple ethos: you must have a willingness to learn and a willingness to have a go. It is this positive attitude and history of hard work that has made Jim one of the most respected and successful businessmen in Western Australia.

As the second son of a dairy farmer in the State’s South West, Jim was always going to have to carve his own path in life.

Higher Degree by Research Student Development Workshop

Friday, 1 December 2017

On Thursday 2 November, Higher Degree by Research (HDR) students attended a whole day training and development workshop in the new Seminar Room in the Medical and Dental Library.  Forty five students attended: presentations were given, many questions were asked and much discussion took place.

25 October, UWA Final Event

Students' big idea to help not-for-profits

Thursday, 30 November 2017

UWA students want to make life easier for not-for-profit organisations with their big idea: a ‘Gumtree’ for not for profits.

Charlotte Bradbury

Ciao Italia: Italian Studies students win trip to Italy

Thursday, 30 November 2017

It’s a case of celebrazione for two UWA Italian Studies student competition winners who are now getting the chance to ‘practise with the locals’ on Italian soil.

golden gavell winner

Micah Kickett, UWA Law graduate, wins National Golden Gavel

Sunday, 5 November 2017

Micah Kickett graduated from Arts/Law in March this year and is now working in a graduate position with the Department of Attorney General and Justice in Darwin. Recently Micah competed and won the Northern Territory Golden Gavel competition with a presentation on ‘Ten tips to succeed in the law without really trying’.

UWA VC Dawn Freshwater, Siemens Chief Technology Officer Roland Busch with UWA

Major boost for an industry-ready workforce

Friday, 3 November 2017

The University of Western Australia today received a major industrial software investment from the global technology company Siemens to help students develop the skills needed for the highly digitalised world of the future.

Drumming boys

Drumming program improves boys' mental health and delinquent behaviour

Friday, 3 November 2017

An innovative, ten-week program that combines hand drumming and therapeutic talking has been found to significantly assist disadvantaged boys’ mental health and antisocial behaviour.

Citizen science students

Citizen science research boosts student interest in biology courses

Thursday, 2 November 2017

Citizen science projects, such as ClimateWatch, could be used to boost engagement in undergraduate courses, according to a new study by researchers at The University of Western Australia.

Felicity Negus who completed a McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship

Let your students know about McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship opportunities

Tuesday, 31 October 2017

UWA students have contributed more than 31,000 hours of community service in the first two years of the McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship program.

Black Death workshop

Students experience Black Death

Tuesday, 24 October 2017

Fake blood, latex buboes and special effects make-up were all part of the lesson when pre-service Humanities and Social Science (HASS) teachers took part in a Black Death workshop.