UWA Arts Student Wins ‘Premia Italia’ prize and a return flight to Italy

Tuesday, 20 September 2011

UWA Arts student, Amy Steinepreis has won a prestigious national ‘Premio Italia’ Italian prize offered by the Embassy of Italy in the Literary Category section.

Linguistics Honours Students win scholarships to work on Indigenous languages

Tuesday, 20 September 2011

Two UWA Linguistics Honours students – James Bednall and Stephanie Jenkins - have won Summer Research Scholarships offered by ANU and the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS) to work on Indigenous languages. The scholarships cover travel, accommodation and expenses to work for eight weeks with archival materials at AIATSIS in Canberra, and also include a one-week field trip to the Wangka Maya Language Centre in Hedland.

ALVA student painting

Inaugural Bali Art Studio

Friday, 16 September 2011

During the mid-semester break, 19 students from the Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Visual Arts (ALVA) travelled to Bali as part of the inaugural Bali Art Studio. The studio was offered as an elective unit and was taken by students studying Architecture, Landscape Architecture and Fine Arts.

Randolph Stow

Annual lecture honours Randolph Stow

Tuesday, 13 September 2011

One of Western Australia's most celebrated authors will be honoured with an annual lecture at The University of Western Australia.

Trove calls for UWA arts journal submissions

Monday, 12 September 2011

Editors of Trove, The University of Western Australia's online creative arts journal, are seeking submissions for the third issue to be launched in November.

Bianca Galipo, David Cook and Paul Wright admire the latest acquisition

World renowned musician to play fine gift

Thursday, 8 September 2011

Robert Hill, world renowned harpsichordist and Professor at the Musikhochschule in Freiburg, Germany, will share the magic of WA surgeon David Cooke's generous gift to The University of Western Australia at a recital on his brother's beautiful creation, a Keith Hill Harpsichord.

Photo: Toni Wilkinson

Perth Festival welcomes Rio Tinto's four-year increased commitment to family and education program

Wednesday, 10 August 2011

Perth International Arts Festival is delighted to announce Rio Tinto's ongoing and increased financial support for 2012-2015, doubling its commitment to support two key areas of the Festival: the Family and Education Program.

Stephen Daisley

UWA congratulates top Aussie author

Friday, 8 July 2011

Debut novelist Stephen Daisley, who is completing his Doctorate in Creative Writing at The University of Western Australia, has won the prize for fiction at the 2011 Prime Minister's Literary Awards.

Waltzing the Wilarra

Perth International Arts Festival Helpmann Award nominees

Friday, 8 July 2011

The University of Western Australia is delighted that the Perth International Arts Festival has received six prestigious Helpmann Award nominations for artists and performers at the 2011 Festival.

Evan Kennea

WASO appoints Kennea

Thursday, 30 June 2011

Perth International Arts Festival Program Manager Evan Kennea has been appointed head of artistic planning at the WA Symphony Orchestra.

Hot arts season for winter warmth

Tuesday, 7 June 2011

Desert paintings, a literary lunch, a musical Bastille Day celebration, and a NAIDOC Week world premiere of a new work for violin, cello and didgeridoo are just some of the offerings at The University of Western Australia's contribution to the City of Perth's Winter Arts season 6-13 July.

Andrew Lawrence-King with the ‘Queen Mary’ Gaelic harp, Guernsey - by Tim Feak

Emotions harping on success

Thursday, 19 May 2011

ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions' Senior Visiting Research Fellow, Prof Andrew Lawrence-King, and viola da gamba soloist Jordi Savall have won another prestigious award. The duo was awarded the Premio de la Música Spain's top music prize, for their recording of Scottish and Irish traditional music: Celtic Viol II.

Actors:  Emma Booth and Oliver Ackland

UWA helps set the scene for "Cloudstreet"

Wednesday, 20 April 2011

When the TV miniseries Cloudstreet premieres in May, many viewers with connections to UWA will have a sense of déjà vu.

Soprano Sara Macliver

Paul Wright and Sara Macliver headline Artistry! concert

Wednesday, 30 March 2011

A new work that combines music, painting and poetry to pay homage to the Blackwood River in the south-west of the State will feature in this year's Artistry! program hosted by The University of Western Australia's School of Music.

Julie Bishop; Former Prime Minister Bob Hawke; Chancellor Michael Chaney

Centenary celebration……..A dinner date with history

Wednesday, 23 March 2011

There shall be from henceforth for ever in the State of Western Australia a University to be called The University of Western Australia."

It was with these words that our University came into being 100 years ago on February 16, 1911 with the passing of The University of Western Australia Act through the Western Australian parliament.

Raymond Jones Kiernan house

Pioneering ecological architect celebrated

Tuesday, 22 March 2011

The work of an architect who, over a career spanning seven decades, changed the landscape of Perth with his innovative houses, flats, schools and churches will be celebrated at a retrospective exhibition at The University of Western Australia.

Dr Andrew Lawrence-King

Grammy makes it a double whammy

Monday, 21 March 2011

A research fellow from The University of Western Australia has won a Grammy - music's answer to the Oscars.

Friends of UWA Music Travelling Scholarship Award Winner

Tuesday, 15 March 2011

The School of Music is pleased to announce the 2010 recipient of the Friends of Music Travelling Scholarship is violinist and violist Dora Maria. 

Robert Clarke

Law student wins International Humanitarian Writing Competition and goes to Washington

Tuesday, 15 March 2011

Robert Clarke is off to Washington after winning inaugural International Humanitarian Law Student Writing Competition.

Kim Scott

Noongar storyteller wins regional literary prize

Friday, 11 March 2011

A PhD graduate from The University of Western Australia has become the first Indigenous author to win the Commonwealth Writers' Prize for best book in South-East Asia and the Pacific.