More potential seen for Indigenous joint ventures

Wednesday, 7 December 2011

Indigenous joint ventures are yet to realise their full potential, representatives from Wesfarmers, WorleyParsons and Rio Tinto told the Indigenous business conference at The University of Western Australia yesterday.

Global future seen for Indigenous business

Wednesday, 7 December 2011

Australia has good reason to be optimistic about the future of Indigenous business and its role in the national and international economy, a conference at The University of Western Australia was told yesterday.

Balanced funding models needed for Indigenous expenditure

Wednesday, 7 December 2011

Governments must achieve a balance in funding areas for Indigenous progress, with more weighting required in economic participation, according to public sector leaders at an Indigenous Business, Corporations and Entrepreneurship Conference 2011 at The University of Western Australia yesterday.

New cultural challenges for Aboriginal art enterprises

Wednesday, 7 December 2011

Aboriginal art enterprises must overcome the challenge of changing demographics, according to speakers at an Indigenous business conference at The University of Western Australia yesterday.

Demand high, supply low for young Indigenous workers

Wednesday, 7 December 2011

Indigenous educators have stressed the critical nature of investing in young people to enable them to take advantage of an abundant employment opportunities available in Western Australia.

Social enterprise in remote Australia

Tuesday, 6 December 2011

Social enterprise models have great potential to generate innovative benefits for remote Indigenous communities, an Indigenous business conference was told today.

Commercial-NFP partnerships the key to successful microfinance

Tuesday, 6 December 2011

The key to successful microfinance, or small commercial loans, is combining banking practices with social enterprise, an Indigenous business conference at The University of Western Australia heard today.

Pilbara Bridge

Leadership and governance essential in native title progress

Tuesday, 6 December 2011

Strong leadership, robust governance and a commitment to working in partnership are the hallmarks of new Native Title Agreements that are changing the face of Indigenous economic development, a conference at The University of Western Australia was told today.

Students at the 2010 Year 8 Discovery Days

Year 8 Indigenous students come to Uni

Thursday, 17 November 2011

More than 100 Indigenous students from 30 schools around the State will get a glimpse of future study possibilities at The University of Western Australia next week.

Sam Shepherd runs in New York Marathon

Engineering student, Samantha completes New York Marathon

Thursday, 10 November 2011

Samantha Shepherd, 3rd year Environmental Engineering student was one of the 11 Indigenous men and women selected as part of Rob de Castella’s 2011 Indigenous Marathon Project to complete the New York Marathon with 47,000 other competitors.  

WASAC Chair Cameron Howard presents Professor Alan Robson with artwork

School of Indigenous Studies’ graduation and WASAC’s 21st birthday celebration

Monday, 7 November 2011

On Friday 4th November the School of Indigenous Studies recognised the graduates of the 2011 Aboriginal Orientation Course and also students completing undergraduate and postgraduate courses in 2011. 

Krista McMeeken

UWA law student finalist for Young Australian of the year

Thursday, 3 November 2011

The University of Western Australia today congratulated final-year law student and reconciliation campaigner Krista McMeeken, who has been named as a State finalist in the Young Australian of the Year Award 2012.

UWA leads in research funding

Tuesday, 1 November 2011

The University of Western Australia cemented its place as the state's leading research institution with the announcement of a total of $16.6 million in Federal Government grants awarded by the Australian Research Council.

Winthrop Professor Helen Milroy

Australia's first Indigenous psychiatrist wins top international awards

Friday, 14 October 2011

Winthrop Professor and Director of the Centre for Aboriginal Medical and Dental Health at The University of Western Australia, Helen Milroy, has won two international awards in as many months.

Samantha Shepherd in front  and right of male athlete, Derek Hill

Samantha is off to New York

Thursday, 6 October 2011

Congratulations to Samantha Shepherd, 3rd year Environmental Engineering student as she has been selected as one of four Indigenous women for the 2011 New York Marathon in November. 

The Western Waagyls

Western Waagyls come second in NITESG 2011

Monday, 3 October 2011

The University of Western Australia was once again represented by the UWA Western Waagyls at the 16th National Indigenous Tertiary Education Student Games (NITESG), which was this year hosted by the University of Melbourne from 18 to 23 September.

The Western Waagyls depart for the Games

Students depart for National Indigenous Tertiary Education Student Games 2011

Monday, 19 September 2011

The Western Waagyls left Perth early Sunday morning (September 18) for Melbourne and the National Indigenous Tertiary Education Student Games.

Student Sam Shepherd trialling for New York Marathon

UWA’s Samantha Shepherd – trialling for New York Marathon

Friday, 16 September 2011

This year for the first time, there will be an Indigenous women's team competing in the New York Marathon.  Early this year two Indigenous UWA students, Samantha Shepherd and Jordan Ah Chee tried out for the training squads.

Students experimenting on Camp

Students stay engaged after Camps

Thursday, 15 September 2011

The recent July school holidays saw 70 Indigenous students from throughout the state participate in School of Indigenous Studies Outreach programs. 46 of these students were part of the Year 9 - 11 Science, Engineering and Health Camp, whilst the other 24 tuned up for their exams through participation in WACE Revision classes.

Indigenous kids take first step to top careers

Monday, 25 July 2011

More than 40 Indigenous secondary students in Years 9, 10 and 11 from all around the State visited The University of Western Australia for an Indigenous Science, Engineering and Health Camp.