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Teaching and Learning

Federal Assistant Minister for Health, Senator the Hon. Fiona Nash

Ministers officially open the WACRH EdSIM Centre in Geraldton

Tuesday, 15 April 2014

Federal Assistant Minister for Health, Senator the Hon. Fiona Nash, joined the State Minister for Regional Development, the Hon. Terry Redman, to officially open our new health education and training centre in Geraldton on Tuesday 8 April 2014.

Josh Winterton, Mark Shelton, Paul Harrigan and Delane Osborne

Real-life social media marketing challenge

Monday, 14 April 2014

An entrepreneurial student group and a new social app will benefit from the assistance of 90 third year Marketing students at the UWA Business School.

Ms Laura Vincent

UWA student wins 2014 John Koowarta Reconciliation Law Scholarship

Friday, 21 March 2014

A 21 year-old Indigenous Law/Arts student at The University of Western Australia is one of two national winners of the Law Council of Australia's 2014 John Koowarta Reconciliation Law Scholarship.

Claire McGlew, Associate Professor Nicholas Bannan and Swanee

UWA's first blind music teacher - and her dog - to graduate

Monday, 17 March 2014

When Claire McGlew graduates as a music teacher from The University of Western Australia on Tuesday 1 April she will be the first blind person to do so.  And her guide dog, Swanee, will be right beside her when she does because he has been with her throughout her studies at UWA.

Paul Healy

Harvard Professor to visit UWA Business School

Wednesday, 12 March 2014

Harvard Business School's Professor Paul Healy will be at the UWA Business School in late March to share his expertise with students, faculty and the wider business community.

During his visit, Professor Healy will deliver a research seminar to the Accounting and Finance discipline group exploring the causes and effects of corruption in business. He will also speak on the same topic as part of the Professional Development Series for the School's postgraduate students.

Master plan for Le Port by ALVA students

Architecture students contribute to Reunion Island workshop

Thursday, 27 February 2014

The first Indian Ocean Network of Architecture Schools (IONAS) workshop (26 January – 8 February) was hosted by the Reunion Island arm of Ecolé  National Superier d’Architecture Montpellier (ENSAM).

Photo of Associate Professor Grant Revell

Farewell to Associate Professor Grant Revell

Thursday, 27 February 2014

At the start of the year, Associate Professor Grant Revell moved from the Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Visual Arts (ALVA) to the UWA School of Indigenous Studies (SIS) to take up the newly-created, senior position of Director of Teaching and Learning.

books on shelf

Extended textbook loan period

Wednesday, 26 February 2014

Due to popular demand, we have extended the loan period for essential textbooks from 2 hours to 3 hours. The Reserve Collection has also had a change of name and is now called the High Demand Collection.

More information is available on our High Demand Collection page:

UWA ranked in world top 40 for three subjects

Wednesday, 26 February 2014

The University of Western Australia's subject areas of Psychology, Education and Earth and Marine Sciences have been ranked in the world's top 40 institutions according to this year's QS World University Rankings by Subject.

students walking

Subject Library Orientation Tours

Monday, 17 February 2014

Information Services will be running several programs over the coming weeks to welcome new students and staff to the University. The subject libraries are running orientation tours and information sessions and these can be a great way to learn about the facilities and services on offer!

A tour schedule can be found on our subject library orientation page: