Who is responsible for education? Traditionally, Australian culture would indicate that it's not our personal duty to address the sustainability and delivery of education. However, times have changed and to remain internationally competitive, Australian universities are turning to their alumni, students, and friends to assist with a growing financial need.
The University of Western Australia's Business School has become the only business school in the State to hold the prestigious European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS) international business accreditation.
Frontiers in Agriculture and Natural Resource Management were the themes for eight presentations by postgraduate research students from the four schools within the Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences (FNAS), The University of Western Australia (UWA).
Yesterday, at the opening of the 2008 UWA Institute of Agriculture Postgraduate Showcase, Professor Don Markwell, Deputy Vice-Chancellor of Education, said UWA was deeply committed to fostering research and the event highlighted recent developments and brought together staff, students, industry and potential employers.
The University of Western Australia's strong focus on petroleum geoscience has been enhanced with the donation of state-of-the-art computer software that is used by the petroleum industry during exploration and production of oil and gas.