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!
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.
A German classicist professor with an interest in inscriptions, oracles, miracle texts and interpreting the classical world for children will hold the inaugural Margaret Braine Fellowship in Classics and Ancient History at The University of Western Australia.
From 2014, postgraduate business students at The University of Western Australia and The University of Adelaide will be able to complete a second year of study in Europe while earning a second master's degree.
Medical students from city backgrounds who are exposed to rural practice during their training are increasingly being converted to life in the bush, a new study by the Rural Clinical School of Western Australia (RCSWA) has found.