Social Impact Festival

Social Impact Festival aims to inspire social change

Friday, 7 July 2017

The University of Western Australia will host more than 50 major public events as part of the 2017 Social Impact Festival, which runs between Tuesday 18 and Friday 28 July.

40under40 award recipients

UWA business leaders shine in the 2017 40under40 Awards

Thursday, 9 March 2017

The University of Western Australia congratulates five staff members who have been named in this year's 40under40 Awards. The recipients were recognised in an awards ceremony held at Crown Perth.

Researchers from UWA with St Barts CEO and community representative

Stable housing for homeless will save millions each year

Tuesday, 2 August 2016

A new study from The University of Western Australia has found that providing stable public housing for homeless people could save the Western Australian health system more than $16 million a year.

Social Impact Festival hits WA

Monday, 11 July 2016

The University of Western Australia will host 16 public events as part of the 2016 Social Impact Festival, which runs from Wednesday 20 to Wednesday 27 July.

Start Something winners

Budding UWA entrepreneurs 'Start Something' with prize winning ideas

Thursday, 8 October 2015

An application to help university students mine the web for open access research, a wave energy harvesting device that uses gyroscopic technology and a solution to measure strain in mining structures with discontinuities, designed to improve safety in the resources industry.

Emily Gordon

UWA law graduates win scholarships to Cambridge

Wednesday, 23 September 2015

Two young law graduates from The University of Western Australia are heading to the UK’s Cambridge University after winning prestigious scholarships to continue their studies.

The Start Something initiative team

New UWA program to encourage budding entrepreneurs

Wednesday, 22 July 2015

The University of Western Australia, through its IQ initiative, has kicked off a new program designed to encourage and foster entrepreneurship among researchers and post-graduate research students.

Information Services divisional change

Wednesday, 10 September 2014

As of 1st September 2014, Information Services is being delivered through two new separate divisions, IT Services and the University Library.

Australian Universities 2014 IT Service Quality Benchmark Survey

UWA to participate in the Australian Universities 2014 IT Service Quality Benchmark Survey

Wednesday, 13 August 2014

The University of Western Australia is again participating in a benchmarking exercise on IT service quality. This exercise will permit us to compare our service quality with other Universities in Australian and New Zealand.

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UWA to participate in the Australian Universities 2013 IT Service Quality Benchmark Survey

Wednesday, 28 August 2013

As part of the ongoing IT service improvement activities, UWA will once again participate in the Australian Universities IT Service Quality Benchmark Survey.

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UWA IT Service Desk wins prestigious national industry award

Monday, 26 August 2013

itSMF (Service Management Forum) Australia has announced UWA’s IT Service Desk as the winner of the 2013 Service Desk Team Project of the Year Award. 

UWA to participate in the Australian Universities IT Service Quality Benchmark Survey

Friday, 12 October 2012

As part of the ongoing IT service improvement activities, UWA will once again participate in the Australian Universities IT Service Quality Benchmark Survey.

Staff and students are invited to complete a short survey about their experiences with the UWA IT support teams. The survey will be conducted by Systems Thinking, an external organisation, and all responses will be treated confidentially. An email containing the link to the on-line survey will be sent shortly.

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New service simplifies Internet access for UWA’s visitors

Tuesday, 15 May 2012

Information Services has launched a new service which quickly and simply provides temporary Internet access to UWA’s short-term guests and conference attendees.

The new service – UnifiGuest – is easy to use, requires no paperwork, provisions access immediately or from a scheduled date, and can be easily administered within your own business unit.

Update on IT service delivery at start of semester

Friday, 13 April 2012

To all UWA Students and Staff

Dear All,

Information Services extends our apologies to students and staff who have been inconvenienced by system outages or access issues in the early weeks of first semester. 

While every effort was undertaken to minimise the impact of major service changes implemented for 2012, unexpected issues occurred once all new systems were in combined operation under the load of a full student cohort and lecture schedule.

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IT Student Mobility

Wednesday, 29 February 2012

Information Services and Faculty IT teams are very proud to have delivered improved student access to IT facilities across campus in time for the start of Semester 1 2012. Student Mobility was a key objective of the Business Investment Programme. The new IT facilities will provide a much improved service for existing students, and better meet the needs of New Courses students, who will be much more mobile across Faculties.

UWA and AMCOM sign $9 million partnership

Monday, 25 July 2011

The University of Western Australia's computing power and storage capacity will be boosted through a new partnership with telecommunications and datacentres provider Amcom.