Teaching awards

UWA teachers recognised for outstanding contribution to student learning

Thursday, 21 September 2017

Three teachers from The University of Western Australia are among some of Australia’s finest university educators recognised in the Federal government’s 2017 Australian Awards for University Teaching, Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning.

Teacher

Classroom simulation to help pre-service teachers

Tuesday, 5 September 2017

Entering the classroom for the first time is a daunting prospect for many pre-service teachers.

Instructor [photo: RedR Australia]

Fieldwork in complex and hostile places

Tuesday, 5 September 2017

Dr Scott Flower is an ex-soldier, with stints as a professional mountain rescuer in New Zealand and intelligence analyst at ASIO also under his belt.

Helen Wildy with a program participant

Saudi teachers develop their skills in WA schools

Monday, 4 September 2017

Some of Saudi Arabia’s most promising teachers are developing their skills in a unique WA program.

Baseley Law Library sign

New collaborative zones for refurbished Beasley Law Library

Thursday, 31 August 2017

UWA Law School students now have access to a library that provides increased opportunities for technology use and collaborative work.

UWA’s enhanced education strategy

Monday, 21 August 2017

Dear colleagues,

The strategy’s four projects are in the early consultation stage and key project officers are sourcing input from staff and students as well as external stakeholders. More on each of the projects is below:
 

UWA collegiate system

Writing China in Country students

Chinese literature, temples and the Great Wall of China

Friday, 18 August 2017

What better place to study Chinese literature than in China?

This winter, 21 English and Cultural Studies students travelled to Beijing Foreign Studies University (BFSU) to immerse themselves in Chinese culture.

Aboriginal students published in Australian Poetry Journal

Thursday, 10 August 2017

Three students from the School of Indigenous Studies at the University of Western Australia have had poems published in the prestigious Australian Poetry Journal.

The journal invited submissions from international and Australian-born poets, and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander poets were encouraged to submit.

UWA EMS students reflect on Broome

Tuesday, 1 August 2017

Twelve Faculty of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences (EMS) student ambassadors have returned from a unique trip to the Kimberley. The students explored Western Australia’s remote Broome region, promoting science, technology, engineering and mathematics to high school students.

UWA engineering subjects in world’s Top 10

Friday, 28 July 2017

Engineering subject areas taught at the School of Civil, Environmental and Mining Engineering (CEME) at the University of WA have been rated among the Top 10 in the world.

In the recent global Shanghai Rankings of academic subjects, CEME was rated seventh in the world for mining and mineral engineering, and ninth in the world for marine/ocean engineering.