New primary teacher education courses at UWA

Thursday, 31 July 2008

In a move designed to address the teacher shortage and attract quality teachers, The University of Western Australia will offer new primary teacher education courses from next year.

UWA graduate named Chief Justice

Thursday, 31 July 2008

Leading Western Australian Federal Court judge, Justice Robert French, who was named Chief Justice of the High Court of Australia this week, is another distinguished graduate from The University of Western Australia who is helping to shape the nation, according to UWA Vice-Chancellor, Professor Alan Robson. 

Former Federal Senator to talk about 'Forgotten Australians' at UWA

Wednesday, 30 July 2008

A former WA Senate representative who was instrumental in Federal inquiries into child migration and institutional care will speak at a free public lecture at The University of Western Australia next week (Monday, August 4).

Three research teams from UWA reach national science finals

Wednesday, 30 July 2008

Three research teams from The University of Western Australia have been named finalists in three categories of Australia's premier science awards - the Australian Museum Eureka Prizes - for outstanding curiosity-driven research by Australians published in internationally respected journals or books. 

UWA water expert admitted to Royal Academy of Engineering

Tuesday, 29 July 2008

Professor of Environmental Engineering and Director of The University of Western Australia's Centre for Water Research, Jorg Imberger, has been elected a Fellow to Britain's Royal Academy of Engineering.

Team from UWA wins 'Students in Free Enterprise' nationals

Monday, 28 July 2008

‘Balancing Your Body's Business' (BYBB) is the title for one of four winning projects that helped a team of students from The University of Western Australia to scoop the national 2008 Qantas Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) nationals in Brisbane recently.

US Secretary of State, Dr Condoleezza Rice, at UWA

Friday, 25 July 2008

Western Australia is well-placed to play a vital role in the future of Australia's relationship with the United States and other countries in the region, according to Professor Alan Robson, Vice-Chancellor of The University of Western Australia.

Professor Robson was speaking following a visit to UWA tonight by Dr Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of State of the United States of America to attend a dinner hosted by WA Premier Alan Carpenter in conjunction with the Federal Foreign Affairs Minister, Stephen Smith - both UWA graduates.

Federal Minister for Youth and Sport receives youth report at UWA

Thursday, 24 July 2008

Tomorrow (Friday, 25 July 2008) the report of the biggest consultation of young people by young people ever undertaken in Australia, entitled:  YouthSpeak:  A Conversation for the Future, will be handed to the Federal Minister for Youth and Sport, Kate Ellis MP, at The University of Western Australia.

UWA students win global marketing competition

Thursday, 17 July 2008

A student team from The University of Western Australia has been named global winner of the Google Online Marketing Challenge, beating more than 1,600 student teams from 369 university classes, in more than 47 countries around the world. 

Follow the leaders to a better future, starting from UWA

Tuesday, 15 July 2008

Mark Scott, Managing Director of the ABC, will host a roundtable discussion - Conversations about Ethical Leadership - at The University of Western Australia soon.  One of the questions raised will be:  ‘Should we expect a higher moral standard from public leaders than we do from ourselves?'