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.
Students who study a language other than English at high school will be given bonus Tertiary Entrance Aggregate (TEA) points under a new system being established at The University of Western Australia.
Professor Denise Chalmers, an internationally respected figure in academic development with expertise in tertiary teaching and learning, has been appointed Director of The University of Western Australia's Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning (CATL).
Western Australia's secondary school science teachers now have a permanent venue in one of Australia's leading universities where they can participate in professional learning and resource development.
A program that is in its eighth year at The University of Western Australia's Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences aims at boosting the numbers of doctors and dentists in WA's rural and remote areas by recruiting students from the regions.
Discussion on how teachers can provide rich and sustainable opportunities to enhance classroom learning and thinking will be the focus of three leading education academics visiting The University of Western Australia soon.