High school students

Education innovators help prepare students for work of the future

Thursday, 3 October 2019

The University of Western Australia has brought together WA school principals and leading education innovators to examine the future of the workforce and how school students can be best supported to transition from high school to university.

Professor Saunders

Video to improve breast cancer awareness in women of Timor-Leste

Wednesday, 2 October 2019

A new video launched today aims to improve breast cancer awareness and early detection in Timor Leste where the vast majority of women usually present with very advanced, late-stage breast cancer which is beyond treatment.

Awards and Achievements - October 2019

Awards and Achievements - October 2019

Wednesday, 2 October 2019

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

Tayyeb Shah

Our future lies in the East as brains follow money

Wednesday, 2 October 2019

This article is reprinted with the permission of The Australian newspaper. It was published on Wednesday 2 October 2019.

Hackett Professor Kadambot Siddique

Agricultural expert receives highest honour from People's Republic of China

Tuesday, 1 October 2019

Director of The University of Western Australia’s Institute of Agriculture, Hackett Professor Kadambot Siddique, has been awarded a prestigious Friendship Award at a ceremony in Beijing today.

Students at Shenton engaging with the interactive model

WA school students explore sustainable cities with UWA

Tuesday, 1 October 2019

Exploring the concept of liveability and sustainable growth of cities was on the agenda for students at Shenton College recently as they took part in a hands-on workshop delivered by experts from the University of Western Australia.

UWA ranked best in Oceania for alumni outcomes

Friday, 27 September 2019

The University of Western Australia Business School’s MBA program has been ranked number one in Oceania for Entrepreneurship and Alumni Outcomes, and 6th in Oceania overall, according to the QS World University Rankings 2020 Global MBA Rankings.

Mining

National consortium on mine closure passes first hurdle

Thursday, 26 September 2019

A proposed Cooperative Research Centre for Transformations in Mining Economies (CRC-TiME) is one step closer as one of only six proposed centres to progress to Stage 2 in Round 21 of the Australian Government’s CRC Program.

Ocean plastic

Andrew Forrest calls for plastic waste to become a cashable commodity

Thursday, 26 September 2019

Business leader, philanthropist and UWA PhD candidate Andrew Forrest has called for a voluntary contribution on fossil fuel-derived plastic, in a bid to stop up to eight million tons of plastic being dumped in the world’s oceans each year.

KIDDO workshop

Workshops to get kids healthy and active across WA

Thursday, 26 September 2019

Workshops to help schools, childcare centres and educators increase physical activity in children are being rolled out across regional towns in Western Australia during October and November, and education providers and encouraged to register their interest.