UWA awards bigger percentage of PhD candidates

Monday, 17 September 2007

A higher than usual percentage of PhD candidates will be among almost 1,200 students graduating during the spring series of graduation ceremonies starting at The University of Western Australia tonight.

More than 90 PhD candidates will graduate having completed research which impacts on areas ranging from health and education to environmental sustainability. They will be joined by three candidates graduating with professional doctorates – two in Education and one in Business Administration.

New student places welcomed: UWA Vice-Chancellor

Tuesday, 11 September 2007

Many more high-quality students will have the opportunity to undertake higher education at their preferred institution thanks to the allocation of new Commonwealth-funded places to The University of Western Australia, according to UWA’s Vice-Chancellor, Professor Alan Robson.

Professor Robson said he was delighted that the Federal Government, and particularly the Minister for Education, Science and Training, Julie Bishop, had acknowledged the need for additional places in areas of high demand at UWA.

New resource puts the spotlight on dads

Tuesday, 28 August 2007

Archaeology education in spotlight

Monday, 27 August 2007

Archaeologists from Australia’s leading universities are urging a major rethink about the way archaeology education is funded in Australia’s higher education system.

SPICE programme

Wednesday, 15 August 2007

Spicing-up science was the flavour of the day for science teachers, who visited The University of Western Australia on Monday 16 October, 2006.

Nobel laureates promote careers in science

Friday, 10 August 2007

More than 250 Perth school students will gather at The University of Western Australia this month to hear Nobel Laureates Professor Barry

UWA Vice-Chancellor praises outstanding educators

Friday, 10 August 2007

The Carrick Institute has recognised the talents of seven outstanding educators from The University of Western Australia with Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning.

UWA rocks National Science Week

Thursday, 9 August 2007
If you’ve ever wondered what your pet rock is really made of, The University of Western Australia will have the answer during National Science Week.

Italian the only language to flourish at Australian universities

Tuesday, 7 August 2007

At a time when the study of languages at Australian universities has suffered a sharp decline, Italian Studies is one area that has shown