Lawyer, cancer researcher and global warming expert USA-bound

Friday, 11 March 2011

Three graduates of The University of Western Australia are among 26 Australians recognised as Fulbright Scholars in 2011.

Research Associate Professor David Indermaur

Focus on crime and justice at UWA

Thursday, 3 March 2011

Society's responses to crime will be the focus of a talk to be given at The University of Western Australia on Friday 18 March.

Jessup International Moot Competition winners

Law school team makes Jessup Moot finals again

Monday, 7 February 2011

For the third year in a row, UWA's Law School student team will compete in the international rounds of the Jessup International Moot Competition after successfully competing in the national finals held yesterday at the High Court of Australia in Canberra.

Professor Stuart Kaye

Professor Stuart Kaye appointed as Dean of UWA Law School

Thursday, 23 December 2010

The University of Western Australia has appointed Professor Stuart Kaye as the new Dean of the UWA Law School, replacing retiring Dean Professor William Ford.

Laurentia McKessar top law student

Laurentia McKessar tops law in 2010

Wednesday, 22 December 2010

Laurentia McKessar is ranked as the top law graduate in 2010. She was the recipient of a number of prizes including the Hackett Foundation Alumni Honours scholarship and the Mallesons Stephen Jaques Prize for the best honours dissertation in 2009.

Daniel Webb

UWA Law graduate wins Victoria's Young Lawyer of the Year Award

Tuesday, 23 November 2010

UWA graduate and Victoria Legal Aid (VLA) lawyer Daniel Webb has won the 2010 Law Institute of Victoria’s (LIV) Young Lawyer of the Year Award.

Thomas Williams

Scholarship caps golden year for UWA 'golden boy'

Friday, 5 November 2010

An Arts/Law Fogarty scholar from The University of Western Australia who is undertaking a major in Chinese has won one of 20 national undergraduate prizes in the Prime Minister's Australia Asia Endeavour Awards.

Law/Arts student named 2011 Rhodes Scholar

Monday, 1 November 2010

One of The University of Western Australia's top Law graduates who aims to use her education to improve the community as a barrister and academic has been awarded the 2011 Rhodes Scholarship for Western Australia.

Film maker

Two law students win 2nd prize in Oxford University Press film-making competition

Sunday, 10 October 2010

UWA law students, Raymond Chester-Wallis and Thomas Williams, won 2nd Prize of $500 with a film called: “Law is all around you”.

Antonio Buti

Tony Buti, UWA Lecturer in Law, records a comfortable win in the Armadale by-election.

Thursday, 7 October 2010

The Labor Party has retained the state seat of Armadale with its candidate Tony Buti claiming victory in the recent by-election.

Left to right: Laurentia McKessar, Jackie McArthur, Hayden Teo, Clare McKay

UWA graduates attract High Court judges

Wednesday, 1 September 2010

Four of The University of Western Australia's top law students have been selected to serve as Associates to the High Court of Australia.

Clare McKay

UWA student wins national Law student of the year

Tuesday, 10 August 2010

A final-year Law student at The University of Western Australia has been named Law Student of the Year at the inaugural 2010 Lawyers Weekly Icon Awards.

Virginia Cogan and Peter Congdon

Law School students take out 1st and 2nd prizes in the Governor-General’s Undergraduate Essay Competition

Thursday, 29 July 2010

First Prize was awarded to Peter Congdon (University of Western Australia), who wrote an essay discussing the role of the Crown in today’s working Australian Constitution. The judges were highly impressed with Peter’s extensive research and his written and verbal critical analysis of the topic, awarding him the Professor George Winterton Prize.

Amy Barber, intern for UN Advisor on Human Trafficking

UWA Law student works as intern for the UN Advisor on Human Trafficking

Thursday, 22 July 2010

Earlier this year Amy Barber, UWA Law graduate, moved to Geneva in Switzerland to work as the intern for the Advisor on Human Trafficking, Mariana Katzarova, at the United Nations in the Office for the High Commissioner for Human Rights.

Associate Professor Eileen Webb, Alicia Snyders and Joe Moniodis

Project to help refugees and migrants avoid phone trap

Thursday, 15 July 2010

Refugees and recent migrants in Perth trapped in unwanted telecommunications deals is the subject of a joint research project between the Edmund Rice Centre, Mirrabooka and the Centre for Consumer Research at The University of Western Australia.

Andrew Chubb, Thomas Williams and Liyong Wang

Having fun with the language wins top spots

Monday, 14 June 2010

Two UWA students are the ‘golden boys' of a national Mandarin-speaking competition.

Changes to professional pathways from 2012

Wednesday, 26 May 2010

With the introduction of New Courses 2012, most professional qualifications from UWA will be obtained by completing a postgraduate degree course following an undergraduate degree. The timetable for the introduction of new professional postgraduate courses has been set.

Anna Rakoczy - making a difference

Wednesday, 5 May 2010

Apart from providing the academic skills required for their careers, UWA hopes to instil in students a desire to serve the community. That message is certainly reflected in the extensive pro bono work undertaken by Anna Rakoczy, UWA graduate and senior litigation lawyer at Corrs Chambers Westgarth.

Hand holding pen

UWA Law graduate wins 1st prize in NSW animal law essay competition

Monday, 15 March 2010

Maike Dorn, 2009 Honours student, has won first prize in an annual essay competition sponsored by Voiceless.

Robert Mazza

Another UWA law graduate joins the Supreme Court Bench

Tuesday, 9 March 2010

University of WA graduate, Robert Mazza, will become the newest Supreme Court judge in March after six years as a District Court judge and a long career as a criminal lawyer.