Federal Assistant Minister for Health, Senator the Hon. Fiona Nash, joined the State Minister for Regional Development, the Hon. Terry Redman, to officially open our new health education and training centre in Geraldton on Tuesday 8 April 2014.
When Claire McGlew graduates as a music teacher from The University of Western Australia on Tuesday 1 April she will be the first blind person to do so. And her guide dog, Swanee, will be right beside her when she does because he has been with her throughout her studies at UWA.
Business School's Professor Paul
Healy will be at the UWA Business School in late March to share his
expertise with students, faculty and the wider business community.
his visit, Professor Healy will deliver a research seminar to the Accounting and
Finance discipline group exploring the causes and effects of corruption in
business. He will also speak on the same topic as part of the Professional
Development Series for the School's postgraduate students.
At the start of the year, Associate Professor Grant Revell moved from the Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Visual Arts (ALVA) to the UWA School of Indigenous Studies (SIS) to take up the newly-created, senior position of Director of Teaching and Learning.
Due to popular demand, we have extended the loan period for essential textbooks from 2 hours to 3 hours. The Reserve Collection has also had a change of name and is now called the High Demand Collection.
The University of Western Australia's subject areas of Psychology, Education and Earth and Marine Sciences have been ranked in the world's top 40 institutions according to this year's QS World University Rankings by Subject.
Information Services will be running several programs over the coming weeks to welcome new students and staff to the University. The subject libraries are running orientation tours and information sessions and these can be a great way to learn about the facilities and services on offer!