Students

UWA offers early guaranteed engineering places to top students

Thursday, 23 June 2016

For the first time, The University of Western Australia will allow Year 12 students to apply – six months earlier than usual – for a guaranteed place in engineering, based on an ATAR score predicted by their school.

Innovation unit’s ‘Demo Day’ sparks ideas for ECM’s future entrepreneurs

Tuesday, 14 June 2016

The inaugural semester of UWA’s Innovation & Startup Practice unit (BUSN3020) came to a culmination on Friday June 3 for the eagerly anticipated ‘Demo Day’.

Initiated through a partnership with the Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics (ECM) and Pollenizer, one of Australia’s leading digital incubators, 50-something students presented project ideas at the Ernst & Young Lecture Theatre at UWA’s Business School.

Stephan Lund

UWA student announced social worker of the year

Thursday, 2 June 2016

PhD candidate and lecturer Stephan Lund from The University of Western Australia has won two awards at the annual state-wide WA Social Worker of the Year Awards.

MBA students

MBAs bring expertise to real-life consulting project

Tuesday, 17 May 2016

The peak body representing Australia’s oil and gas industry has partnered with the UWA Business School to give MBA students the opportunity to engage in a real-life consulting project.

MBA students with Nathan Lude (ATCO Gas Australia)

MBA students tackle WA’s evolving energy market

Tuesday, 17 May 2016

In a real-life consulting project for ATCO Gas Australia, a team of UWA MBA students has developed a strategy to help the company thrive in Western Australia’s rapidly evolving energy market.  ATCO has been a long standing partner of the UWA Business School and is passionate about providing opportunities for students to develop their skills in and out of the lecture theatre.

UWA Business School China study tour

China study tour paves way for international friendships

Friday, 6 May 2016

UWA Business School students forged friendships with students from six Chinese universities during a recent immersion study tour.

Leah Pooley and Abby Page

Business is blooming for UWA MBA student

Friday, 6 May 2016

UWA MBA student Abby Page is about to launch her own start-up, enabled by skills she learnt in a scenario planning course.

Pre service teacher Samuel Marsh on practicum at Scotch Colllege

Learnings gained from Professional Practice

Thursday, 28 April 2016

Each year hundreds of pre service teachers from UWA undergo their professional practice at schools throughout the state.  They spend between 12 to 14 weeks at a school learning about classroom dynamics and engaging with students and staff.  Samuel Marsh completed his practicum at Scotch College earlier this year teaching History under the guidance of teacher mentor James Hindle.  We asked Sam to tell us more about his experiences and what he learned during his time at Scotch College. 

What made you decide to become a teacher?

Barry Marshall in China

Nobel Laureate leads popular events during Australia Week in China

Tuesday, 26 April 2016

Nobel Laureate and Professor at The University of Western Australia Barry Marshall has lead a number of prominent events in China during Austrade’s second Australia Week in China (AWIC) program.

Professor Marshall was joint winner of the Nobel Prize for medicine in 2005 and is remembered in particular for an episode in which he acted as a 'human guinea pig' and swallowed a concoction containing Helicobacter pylori to provide evidence to prove his hypothesis.

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Psychology at Work: Free course gives access to leading UWA professors

Thursday, 21 April 2016

A new free online course from The University of Western Australia is aiming to help people around the world build better workplaces.