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.

Diokno Pasilan constructs his Memory House

Communing with the campus

Friday, 11 March 2011

In a happy coincidence, the first commemoration of our centenary has coincided with the Perth International Arts Festival.

Students share stage with acclaimed artists

Thursday, 3 March 2011

Singing alongside internationally acclaimed soloists, UWA students participated in the 2011 Perth International Arts Festival event, The Creation.

Literature and Culture in the Asia-Pacific Region - Registrations Open

Monday, 28 February 2011

The theme for The Fourteenth Biennial Symposium on Literature and Culture in the Asia-Pacific Region is the Era of the Digital Revolution.

The Symposium will be held from 4 to 7 December, 2011 at The University of Western Australia.

The Registration Form and Information Sheet is now available here.

UWA Pavilion project photo courtesy Nic Montagu

Art meets emergency shelter at UWA

Wednesday, 2 February 2011

An emergency shelter designed for disaster areas and remote communities will remain in front of Winthrop Hall at The University of Western Australia until Monday 11 April.

Shaun Tan hope for Oscar success

Thursday, 27 January 2011

A graduate of The University of Western Australia, Shaun Tan's animated feature The Lost Thing has been nominated for an Oscar.

Interpretations Vol 43, July 2010 cover

Meet Philip Mead - 'Interpretations' interview by Jo Jones

Monday, 6 December 2010

Philip Mead talks to Interpretations - the Journal by the English Teachers Association of Western Australia (ETAWA)