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UWA ranked among world's best universities

Thursday, 8 June 2017

The University of Western Australia has risen to become one of the world’s top 100 universities in the 2018 QS World University Rankings.

Vice Chancellor Professor Dawn Freshwater Installation

Professor Dawn Freshwater installed as UWA Vice-Chancellor

Thursday, 27 April 2017

Professor Dawn Freshwater has been formally installed as the 18th Vice-Chancellor of The University of Western Australia.

UWA VC Professor Paul Johnson and BHP Billiton President Jimmy Wilson.

UWA and BHP Billiton partnership grows with $17 million for new century campaign

Monday, 16 December 2013

BHP Billiton today committed $17 million to The University of Western Australia's New Century Campaign, reinforcing the company's longstanding relationship with the University.

One of Australia's leading philanthropists, Greg Poche AO and his wife Kay

Aboriginal health and wellbeing to benefit from new multi-million dollar gift

Friday, 15 November 2013

One of Australia's leading philanthropists, Greg Poche AO and his wife Kay, have provided $10 million to The University of Western Australia to create a WA-based centre for Indigenous health.

Indonesian Vice-President gives memorial lecture for the UWA Centenary

Monday, 11 November 2013

The Vice-President of the Republic of Indonesia, Professor Dr Boediono, was special guest lecturer at a function organised by The University of Western Australia today.

Winthrop Professor Bruce Robinson

UWA expert named WA Australian of the Year

Saturday, 9 November 2013

The University of Western Australia congratulates Professor Bruce Robinson AM on being named WA Australian of the Year in recognition for his world leading research into asbestos related diseases.

Luminous Dream

Mid-West future tale: UWA Centenary grand finale

Tuesday, 5 November 2013

Following on from the huge success of LuminousNight, The University of Western Australia's biggest community event in a century, the city of Geraldton will play host to Luminous Dreams, the curtain closer to UWA's centenary celebrations.

State Cabinet with UWA Chancellor Dr Chaney and Professor Paul Johnson

Historic State Cabinet meeting endorses boundary reform at UWA

Monday, 4 November 2013

History was made today when Western Australian Premier Colin Barnett chaired the first meeting of State Cabinet at a West Australian university.

Freya Shearer

UWA student wins 99th Rhodes Scholarship in 100 years

Friday, 1 November 2013

A leading honours student from The University of Western Australia who plans to undertake Masters Degree studies in Global Health Science and Research in Public Health at Britain's prestigious Oxford University has won UWA's 99th Rhodes Scholarship in 100 years.

Dr Michael Chaney and Professor Paul Johnson with Andrew and Nicola Forrest

$65M largest-ever philanthropic gift launches campaign for UWA

Tuesday, 15 October 2013

Business leader Andrew Forrest and his wife Nicola will make history today with what is believed to be the largest single philanthropic donation in Australian history – $65 million to attract the best minds to Western Australia. The gift launches a $400 million fundraising campaign for The University of Western Australia.

Tim Minchin

Tim Minchin stars at UWA Graduation Ceremony

Tuesday, 17 September 2013

A former Perth arts student described as “sublimely talented, witty, smart and unabashedly offensive” in a musical career that has taken the world by storm has been awarded an honorary doctorate by The University of Western Australia.

Guests at plaque unveiling

University Hall opening heralds new era for UWA students

Tuesday, 27 August 2013

Last night's official opening of University Hall with more than 500 new self-contained studio and one-bedroom apartments for students at The University of Western Australia marks a significant milestone in the UWA's goal to become a world top 50 university by 2050.

Sir John Forrest (1847-1918)

Top lawmaker to discuss founding father and favourite son

Friday, 23 August 2013

Australia's 12th Chief Justice, His Honour Chief Justice Robert French of the High Court of Australia - an alumnus of The University of Western Australia - will give a free public address in Mandurah about a big man who left a big mark on his State and his nation - Sir John Forrest.

UWA rankings leap higher in Centenary Year

Thursday, 15 August 2013

The University of Western Australia has risen to fourth place nationally and now ranks 91st in the world following today's release of the world's foremost performance indicator, the Academic Ranking of World Universities published by China's Shanghai Jiao Tong University.

Centum in Kimberley

Kimberley students explore diversity of engineering

Monday, 5 August 2013

The University of Western Australia is visiting high school students across the Kimberley to showcase the diversity of engineering and how it impacts our everyday lives.

UWA prepares for biggest Open Day of the century

Friday, 2 August 2013

The State's only world top 100-ranked university will hold its annual Open Day on Sunday, August 11.

Winthrop Professor Mark Cassidy

Prestigious fellowship for oil and gas expert

Tuesday, 9 July 2013

A leading researcher whose work has helped make offshore oil and gas platforms more stable and safer has been awarded Australia's most prestigious research fellowship.

Derby-raised UWA student Eli Hurley

Self-belief, determination the key for Pilbara students

Thursday, 4 July 2013

Self-belief and determination - backed by scholarships and support services - can help rural students overcome perceived barriers to further studies, Hedland students will discover when The University of Western Australia visits their classrooms tomorrow morning (July 5).

Winthrop professor David Day

Karratha leaders' lunch to explore untapped potential

Monday, 1 July 2013

Much of the leadership potential in organisations is underused or wasted, an international expert will tell a Karratha Leaders' Luncheon for mining, business and community leaders hosted by The University of Western Australia tomorrow.

Karratha students to explore global visions for future

Monday, 1 July 2013

Karratha students will explore the world of global finance and leadership when The University of Western Australia visits their classrooms this week to help stimulate interest in exciting new opportunities for future Pilbara business careers.