The Big Idea

Big idea finalists head to national finals

Tuesday, 25 October 2016

What if you could find a way to help disadvantaged young people find employment, build people’s confidence and help them engage with the wider community?

EY Survive the Panel competition

Aaditya wins EY Survive the Panel competition with co-operative enterprise model

Monday, 24 October 2016

UWA student Aaditya Bhargava has won the EY Survive the Panel competition with a project to recycle e-waste.

Junior maths stars gearing up for annual competition

Wednesday, 12 October 2016

The University of Western Australia is preparing to host the annual Western Australian Junior Mathematics Olympiad (WAJO) later this month. The competition attracts up to 400 mathematically gifted students from over 35 schools across the state. Bunbury and Karratha once again host a satellite competition, concurrent with Perth, following successful inaugural events last year.

Aaditya Bhargava

Big win for a big idea – Electrical Engineering student wins EY’s Survive the Panel Competition

Wednesday, 5 October 2016

The Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics congratulates Electrical Engineering student, Aaditya Bhargava, on winning the EY Survive the Panel Competition in Melbourne.

Warlang Festival

Warlang Health Careers Festival

Thursday, 29 September 2016

The School of Indigenous Studies together with its counterparts at Murdoch, Curtin, Notre Dame and Edith Cowan Universities have organised the first combined Health Careers Festival. It will be held in the Bush Court at Murdoch University on Thursday 6 October from 10am–2pm.    

Mechanical Engineering student embarks on Vintage air rally from Greece to Africa

Wednesday, 28 September 2016

A mechanical Engineering student from the Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics, Sarah Meehan, embarks on a Vintage air rally in November, piloting her vintage biplane aircraft, a De Havilland Dh82-A Tigermoth, from Greece down through Africa with her Dad.

Forming part of an air rally with Crete2Cape, the duo depart Crete on the November 12 and arrive in Cape Town five weeks later. The course recreates the African aviation of the 1920s and follows in the slipstream of the early pioneers.

UniHall Community Advocates

UniHall 40 Days Energy Challenge

Tuesday, 27 September 2016

Environmental Advocates Su Ching Lee and Benjamin Wong have launched the University Hall (UniHall) 40 Days Energy Saving Challenge. UniHallers are supporting this fantastic new project by remembering to switch off lights, not leaving on their heater and being more mindful about their energy and water consumption.

Su Ching and Ben are passionate about this environmental initiative and have shared with the community below what they hope to achieve.

UniHall Community Advocate Eleanor Jones

UniHall Community Advocate Eleanor Jones

Friday, 9 September 2016

UniHall Community Advocate Eleanor Jones | Mental Health Awareness


Mental Health is something many shy away from or don’t understand. UniHaller Eleanor Jones is one of our new University Hall (UniHall) Community Advocates who has put her hand up to support and raise awareness of mental health amongst the Hall community.

Dr Bronwen Ackermann

Online course to help musicians around the world

Friday, 9 September 2016

An online learning program to educate musicians about occupational health and optimising their performance through healthy practice has received funding to develop a commercial version for musicians and music schools around Australia.

Professor David Blair

Discover something new at UWA Research Week

Monday, 29 August 2016

Find out more about what makes us happy, how poor mental health can affect children’s development and how much of the universe we can reproduce using computer simulation during The University of Western Australia’s Research Week.