Dr Sue Jenkins

Outstanding achievers honoured on Australia Day

Wednesday, 27 January 2016

The University of Western Australia congratulates the outstanding members of its community for being recognised in this year’s Australia Day honours.

UWA medical students

Rural students find commitment pays off as med offers come through

Thursday, 21 January 2016

Forty-five students from across rural Western Australia have received first round offers to study medicine at The University of Western Australia through the Rural School Leaver Assured Entry Pathway.

Network Image. Credit S Stoll.

Network outage and library closure Sunday 14 February 2016

Wednesday, 3 February 2016

The University of Western Australia will be experiencing a network outage on Sunday 14 February, from 8am to approximately 3pm. All library electronic databases and systems will be unavailable during this period. All libraries will be closed on Sunday 14 February. 

To support our users, Barry J Marshall Library and the Medical and Dental Library will be open longer hours on Saturday 13 February, from 9am to 5pm.

More information can be found here

We apologise for any inconvenience.

(Image credit S Stoll Flickr)

Rebecca Halse Secondary school classroom is a dynamic place

Secondary school classroom is a dynamic place

Tuesday, 1 December 2015

Rebecca Halse has a Bachelor of Arts and a Graduate Diploma of Education from UWA, and works as a Secondary Ancient and Modern History Teacher at Shenton College.  In 2013, she was named Beginning Teacher of the Year at the WA Education Awards.  

Education is an Amazing Space

Tuesday, 1 December 2015

Brendan was inspired by his Year 12 Literature teacher, a man who was able to expand his horizons and stimulate a sense of wonder and curiosity.  He saw how learning could empower and change people and the idea of contributing to a better world, of serving and empowering people, and of the transformative capacity of knowledge meant teaching made sense to him.

Brendan is currently studying a Masters of Education by Coursework and Thesis. 

UWA

UWA supports move to City of Perth

Thursday, 19 November 2015

The University of Western Australia congratulates the State Liberal and Labor parties for supporting new laws to bring the Crawley campus of the State’s oldest university entirely within the City of Perth.

Launch of WA Children's Diabetes Research and Education Centre

Major boost for children's diabetes research in WA

Monday, 16 November 2015

Research into childhood diabetes in Perth has been given a major boost with today’s launch of the WA Children’s Diabetes Research and Education Centre for Research Excellence on the eve of World Diabetes Day.

Katrina Millard-Hurst, Master of Teaching Early Childhood student at UWA

A new calling

Tuesday, 3 November 2015

“Teaching is a career that will challenge me; a vocation and not just a job. A great teacher can inspire a child to love learning and to take that through the rest of their lives. I am confident I can be that teacher.” – Katrina Millard Hurst

Brendan Zani, Chair of this year's committee

Fogarty Foundation Forum set to ‘ignite’

Tuesday, 3 November 2015

Brendan Zani is certainly someone who likes to keep busy.  Currently undertaking his Masters of Education by Coursework and Thesis at the Faculty of Education, Brendan is also Chair of this year’s Fogarty Foundation Postgraduate Research Forum Committee, teacher at Scotch College and most importantly, father to his amazing 11 month old boy.

Inspired by his year 12 literature teacher, Brendan saw how learning could empower and change people and embarked on a teaching career so that he could do the same.

Big money in data science careers

Wednesday, 28 October 2015

In today's digital world it is no wonder that data scientists are topping the list of exciting new careers attracting big pay packets, in strong demand for their skills in managing data for the scientific, engineering and business worlds.

A recent report suggests data scientists are outpacing demand for all other types of tech professionals in the US by as much as 50%.