UWA law students walking on campus

UWA Law School ranked 75th in world

Thursday, 7 November 2019

The University of Western Australia has improved in the international Times Higher Education World Subject Rankings in the fields of Law and Business and Economics.

Group of law students in Legal APPtitude unit

Law students bridge the app for local non-for-profits

Monday, 28 October 2019

Students enrolled in the UWA Law School's Legal APPtitude unit presented their final projects at sponsor firm Corrs Chambers Westgarth on Wednesday 23 October 2019.

Stellar graduates join Young Lives Matter Board

Tuesday, 10 September 2019

Australia’s first Indigenous doctor Helen Milroy and Western Australia’s former chief justice Wayne Martin have joined the board of The University of Western Australia’s suicide research initiative Young Lives Matter Foundation.

Sam Dulyba and Lucy Burns

Awards and achievements - September 2019

Tuesday, 3 September 2019

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

Belinda Teh

Belinda’s 3,500 kilometre journey to reform WA law

Monday, 5 August 2019

A law degree might come in handy in ways that could surprise you. Just ask UWA Law School alumna Belinda Teh.

Tayu Wilker

2019 Ciara Glennon Scholarship awarded

Wednesday, 22 May 2019

A third-year Law student with a passion for helping others has been awarded this year’s Ciara Glennon Memorial Law Scholarship.

Bob Hawke

Tribute to Bob Hawke

Thursday, 16 May 2019

The University of Western Australia mourns with the nation the passing of one of its most outstanding graduates, the Honourable Dr Bob Hawke, LLB, BA, DLitt.

Hayley Biddle

UWA students awarded Westpac Asian Exchange Scholarships

Wednesday, 3 April 2019

Five students from The University of Western Australia are among 38 young Australians to be awarded a Westpac Asian Exchange Scholarship.

Melinda Boss with her award

Awards and Achievements - March 2019

Tuesday, 2 April 2019

The University of Western Australia has a continual roll call of awards, scholarships and prizes presented to staff and students. To recognise these achievements, an article is published on the UWA news page on the website and in UWA Forward on the first week of every month. If you know of great awards or achievements across the University please email uwamedia@uwa.edu.au

Law changes urged in property issues involving family violence

Law changes urged in property issues involving family violence

Monday, 25 February 2019

We need government support to improve legal aid services to help people resolve property matters where family violence is involved, according to research led by The University of Western Australia in collaboration with researchers from Murdoch University and the University of Notre Dame.

Taryn Foster and Joshua Dunne

Three UWA graduates awarded Fulbright Scholarships

Friday, 7 December 2018

A marine science postgraduate, an international relations graduate and one of Australia’s brightest young female entrepreneurs have been awarded Fulbright scholarships for 2019, joining a prestigious global group that includes Nobel Laureates and Pulitzer Prize winners.

Joshua Dunne completed a Bachelor of Philosophy with Honours in Political Science and International Relations at UWA and is currently working as a Study Abroad Assistant in UWA’s Global Learning Office.

Treating the cause of crime more effective than only addressing the crime itself

Thursday, 28 June 2018

Researchers fromThe University of Western Australia’s Law School have been studying the feasibility of a justice model that has the potential to improve the effectiveness of crime prevention in Western Australia. (click here to access the full report)

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.

Julius the dog

Therapy dog a furry friend for UWA law students

Friday, 4 May 2018

The University of Western Australia Law School has a new wellbeing initiative - a furry four legged friend that is providing students with a much-needed break from their studies and proving to be quite a hit with people on campus.

Isabel Inkster

2018 Ciara Glennon Scholarship awarded

Thursday, 3 May 2018

A third-year Law student with a passion for the law, arts and environment has been awarded this year’s Ciara Glennon Memorial Law Scholarship.

Baseley Law Library sign

New collaborative zones for refurbished Beasley Law Library

Thursday, 31 August 2017

UWA Law School students now have access to a library that provides increased opportunities for technology use and collaborative work.

Blackstone Mental Health Quiz Night

R U OK?Day quiz night to raise awareness of mental health in law

Tuesday, 29 August 2017

A 90s-themed quiz night organised by the UWA law students’ Blackstone Society is set to raise awareness of mental health issues in the legal profession.

Caption: The NDA agreement for the UWA Makers as recently “refurbished” by artis

Comic books, contracts and the law

Friday, 25 August 2017

Comic books could be the future of law, according to one finalist in the 2017 UWA IQ Awards.

Robert French

Robert French named UWA's 15th Chancellor

Tuesday, 20 June 2017

The immediate past Chief Justice of the High Court of Australia, the Honourable Robert French AC, has been appointed the 15th Chancellor of The University of Western Australia.

UWA

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.