UWA’s new Summer School and an update on the Education Strategy

Monday, 9 October 2017

Earlier this year the Vice-Chancellor set out the 2017 priorities for the University. Included in these was enhancing the quality of teaching and student experience to further deliver on our commitment of providing a world-class education at UWA. To address this priority the Education Strategy has been reviewed and expanded and is in the process of being refined and implemented. 

(R-L) Mark Machado, Jack Klein, Dr Yimiao, Shubharm Saxena, Milan Thiaga

UWA Civil Engineering Competition Success

Friday, 6 October 2017

Four Civil Engineering students from the Faculty of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences, accompanied by Dr. Yimiao Huang, have returned from Taiwan, after competing in the International Earthquake IDEERS (Introducing and Demonstrating Earthquake Engineering Research in Schools) Challenge. The team competed against 80 universities from around the world, where they placed 16th within the competition and 1st among the other Australian universities involved.

EMS teacher recognised for outstanding contribution to student learning

Monday, 2 October 2017

Associate Professor Cosimo Faiello, from the Faculty of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences (EMS) at the University of Western Australia (UWA), has been recognised among Australia’s finest university educators in the Federal government’s 2017 Australian Awards for University Teaching.

The awards, administered by the Department of Education and Training, were presented at a ceremony held at Frasers in Kings Park.

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.


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

Graduate Engineers: Miles Cattach, Jade Forlani-Brennan, Rohan Mehra

IEEE Student Society welcomes back UWA engineering graduates to share their experiences with current students

Monday, 21 August 2017

This week the UWA IEEE Student Society, chaired by Chenxi (Nancy) Chong, welcomed back three UWA engineering graduates as a panel to share their experiences and advice for the design project units in the Master of Professional Engineering.