Everyone has seen TV footage of surfers taking their lives into their hands in massive surf at Margaret River or Oahu in Hawaii, where waves can tower to six metres and produce solid walls of water and long pipelines.
Twenty two Aboriginal students are currently attending in Study Abroad programs in Chile and Washington DC, USA. These students are all enrolled in the unit, Indigenous Ways of Knowing (INDG3800) which was offered for the first time this year. The trip will be a chance for the students to explore comparative issues of Indigenous Ways of Knowing within the Mapuche and American Indian Indigenous cultures.
Congratulations to Kamsani Bin Salleh, whose production
team won two awards at the annual Faculty of Arts' Media and Communication
showcase 2014 for their short film "Billy and the Fridge' - the Multimedia
Centre Award for Best Production, and The Chair of Media and Communication
Award for Most Innovative Film.
The film was produced for the COMM3002 Communication
Studies Project unit, semester 2 2014. The showcase was held at Somerville Auditorium
on November 20 and it featured the 10 best films produced in the unit this
What methods do junk-food manufacturers use to make sure people keep buying their products? More than 150 Indigenous students are about to find out - at The University of Western Australia's Year 8 Discovery Days.
In 2016 the School of Indigenous Studies will be moving to a brand new facility, just south of the Old Pharmacology Building alongside Prescott Court. Thank you to all the students that participated in our survey about the type of facility you want built. This feedback is invaluable in making sure that the new building is designed to provide the best teaching and learning experience and a variety of spaces for students, staff and visitors to enjoy their time on campus.
Law, medicine, education, sports science - these are just some of the careers in the sights of 26 year 11 and 12 Indigenous students who are giving up part of their school holidays to come to The University of Western Australia for a WACE revision camp starting on Sunday and ending on Friday 18 July.