Professor Christobel Saunders

Graduates and staff recognised in Queen's Birthday Honours

Monday, 11 June 2018

One of the State’s top mining executives, a former Australian cricketer and educator and a world-leading breast cancer surgeon are among 18 graduates and three staff members of The University of Western Australia who have been recognised in the 2018 Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

Young minds matter

Study links mental health to poor school results

Monday, 18 December 2017

A national survey led by The University of Western Australia has painted a bleak picture of the effect of mental disorders on Australia’s school students with the results revealing poorer academic outcomes, more absences from school and more likelihood of self-harm.

Summer School

New Summer School program offers students greater flexibility

Wednesday, 15 November 2017

A new summer school program at The University of Western Australia will offer students and the wider community more than 70 units to choose from.

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UWA researchers awarded $14.75 million in Federal funding

Friday, 10 November 2017

Researchers at The University of Western Australia have received $14.75 million in funding for 26 projects through the Federal Government’s Australian Research Council. UWA received $9.6 million for 25 Discovery Projects, $2.9 million for eight Early Career Researcher Awards and $2.2 million for three Linkage, Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities.

Professor Carol Bower

Awards and achievements - October 2017

Tuesday, 7 November 2017

The University of Western Australia has a continual roll call of awards, scholarships and prizes presented to staff and students.

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Celebrating the Graduate Diploma in Education

Friday, 3 November 2017

Do you have an interesting story to tell? We’re looking for graduates of our Graduate Diploma in Education to share their experiences – the offbeat practicums, eccentric professors and amazing friendships.

Michael Reiss

Solving the STEM student shortage

Monday, 30 October 2017

A leading education expert from University College London has reiterated the importance of encouraging students to pursue Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) subjects.

UWA Open Day

UWA Open Day draws budding teachers

Friday, 27 October 2017

Hundreds of high school students were inspired to pursue a teaching career when they visited the Graduate School of Education booth at UWA Open Day.

Black Death workshop

Students experience Black Death

Tuesday, 24 October 2017

Fake blood, latex buboes and special effects make-up were all part of the lesson when pre-service Humanities and Social Science (HASS) teachers took part in a Black Death workshop.

Fiona Mayne

International award for early childhood researcher

Friday, 8 September 2017

A researcher from UWA’s Graduate School of Education has won the 2017 European Early Childhood Education Research Association (EECERA) Student Research Award.

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Classroom simulation to help pre-service teachers

Tuesday, 5 September 2017

Entering the classroom for the first time is a daunting prospect for many pre-service teachers.

Helen Wildy with a program participant

Saudi teachers develop their skills in WA schools

Monday, 4 September 2017

Some of Saudi Arabia’s most promising teachers are developing their skills in a unique WA program.

UWA IQ Awards

UWA has the edge on innovation

Thursday, 15 June 2017

Western Australia’s innovation, entrepreneurship and research expertise was celebrated last night at The University of Western Australia’s inaugural IQ Awards, held at Crawley's historic Masonic Hall. The event saw three very different projects awarded for their impact and ingenuity.

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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.

Awards and Achievements

Awards and achievements - May 2017

Tuesday, 6 June 2017

The University of Western Australia has a continual roll call of awards, scholarships and prizes presented to staff and students.

Research and innovation

$200 million agreement to support research and innovation

Tuesday, 6 June 2017

Australia’s Group of Eight Universities (Go8), which is comprised of the nation’s eight leading research intensive universities and includes The University of Western Australia, has entered a landmark agreement, the first of its type in Australasia, with UK based IP Group PLC.

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.

Graduate School of Education

UWA’s female STEM teachers ready to shape next generation

Tuesday, 4 April 2017

Women will be strongly represented in the next crop of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) teachers graduating from The University of Western Australia.

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UWA ranked in top 50 for seven subjects in QS rankings

Wednesday, 8 March 2017

The University of Western Australia has had seven subjects ranked in the top 50 in the QS World University Rankings by Subject, up from six subjects last year.

Rural students

Record intake of medical students to help WA's remote doctor shortage

Wednesday, 22 February 2017

The University of Western Australia has welcomed its largest intake of students from rural Western Australia this year into its Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences which will help WA's rural doctor shortage.