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.

Hon Robert French AC

Former High Court Chief Justice joins UWA

Friday, 26 May 2017

Former High Court Chief Justice the Hon Robert French AC has joined the UWA Law School.

Linda Nguyen

Ciara Glennon Scholarship awarded

Tuesday, 23 May 2017

A second-year Law student with a strong commitment to achieving social justice has been awarded this year’s Ciara Glennon Memorial Law Scholarship.

Marilyn Bromberg

Ban on underweight models won’t fix body image issues

Wednesday, 3 May 2017

Government bans on underweight models won’t be sufficient to tackle poor body image, according to a Body Image Law expert from the UWA Law School.

UWA Jessup team 2016/2017

UWA law students reach semi-finals of Jessup competition

Monday, 27 February 2017

A team of five budding lawyers has tackled a complex case of international public law, reaching the Australian semi-finals of the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition.

Indigenous students

UWA congratulates graduating Indigenous students

Monday, 21 November 2016

The University of Western Australia congratulates a record number of Indigenous students who received their degrees at UWA’s Winthrop Hall at the weekend.

Kate Offer, Penny Carruthers, Ambelin Kwaymullina, Natalie Skead (left to right)

National recognition keeps coming for Law School

Tuesday, 13 September 2016

Penny Carruthers ’contribution to teaching has been recognised with a national citation from the Federal Education Department’s Office of Learning and Teaching.

Professor Erika Techera

UWA Law Dean wins national academic honour

Tuesday, 6 September 2016

The University of Western Australia’s first female Law School Dean has been named Academic of the Year at the Lawyers Weekly 2016 Australian Law Awards held in Sydney.

George Ford

UWA student and alumni chase Olympic Glory

Tuesday, 12 July 2016

The University of Western Australia celebrated its Rio Olympic representatives at a breakfast event last week with former Hockeyroo and Olympic gold medallist Sally Carbon among a panel of special guests.

WA Governor Kerry Sanderson

Graduates and staff earn Queen's Birthday Honours

Monday, 13 June 2016

Western Australia’s Governor, a Supreme Court judge, an Australian hockey legend and one of Perth’s leading businessmen are among 18 graduates and a staff member of The University of Western Australia who have been recognised in the 2016 Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

Kim Beazley

Kim Beazley returns to UWA after six years as US Ambassador

Tuesday, 29 March 2016

The University of Western Australia and the Perth USAsia Centre have welcomed the return of former federal defence minister Kim Beazley to his alma mater after serving as Australia’s Ambassador to the United States for six years.

Dr McGivern appointed Chair of the WA Reproductive Technology Council

Wednesday, 23 March 2016

UWA Law School’s Deputy Dean Dr Brenda McGivern has been appointed as chair of the Western Australian Reproductive Technology Council (RTC). Having served on the Council since 2005, Dr McGivern will succeed the inaugural Chair, Professor Con Michael AO, who has led the Council since its inception in the late 1980s.

Jonathon Leek

Best in profession joins UWA Law School

Monday, 29 February 2016

UWA Law School’s newest Honorary Fellow, Jonathon Leek, has further cemented his position as one of Australia’s foremost tax lawyers after being named Best Tax Lawyer Perth 2016 by the Australian Financial Review.

Professor Harry Blagg

Calls for justice for young FASD offenders

Wednesday, 27 January 2016

Researchers at The University of Western Australia Law School concerned about juvenile offenders battling foetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) are working with communities in Broome, Derby and Fitzroy Crossing on law reforms that will benefit offenders, the courts and government agencies delivering services.

Professor Ken Shao with tour participants

Cultural immersion learning experience provides law students with competitive edge

Thursday, 21 January 2016

A group of 27 students Law School students selected from a highly competitive field of applicants have participated in a unique cultural immersion experience designed to develop Chinese cultural literacy. The experience, undertaken as part of the Graduate Diploma of Chinese Business Law, was led by Professor Ken Shao, expert in Chinese Business Law and Chinese culture and course director. Professor Shao designed the elective unit to instil in students an understanding of the key, yet frequently misunderstood concept of cultural literacy.

Convocation cultural excellence awards

Joint winners for cultural excellence awards

Wednesday, 9 December 2015

A PhD psychology candidate who is passionate about mental health and education and a law graduate who runs the WA Debating League have taken out this year’s Bryant Stokes Matilda Award for Cultural Excellence at The University of Western Australia.