UWA sponsors 'An evening with Steve Wozniak'

Wednesday, 13 July 2016

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is proud to announce its sponsorship of ‘An Evening with Steve Wozniak’, one of the pioneers of personal computing, presented by Think Inc. on August 24 at HBF Stadium.

Through a partnership between the Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics and the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research), UWA will gain exclusive access and offer exciting ticket packages to staff and students of the university.

Lotterywest grant to support medical research

Community to give vital input into advancing medical research

Friday, 8 July 2016

A $3.2 million grant from Lotterywest will allow the highly successful Consumer Involvement Program of The University of Western Australia’s School of Population Health and the Telethon Kids Institute to be expanded to 18 other WA organisations.

UWA’s Indigenous students gain from the New Colombo plan

Friday, 8 July 2016

The New Colombo Plan (NCP) has published a short video to promote the participation of Indigenous students in the NCP program, an Australian Government initiative to increase the number of Australian undergraduate students studying in the Indo-Pacific.

Ziggy Fatnowna and Brianna Ozies were two of 10 Indigenous students from UWA who had opportunity for a cultural immersion experience in Bali in September 2015.  In this short clip, they talk about their experiences pursuing Indigenous Knowledge studies through a New Colombo Plan mobility grant.

 

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.