Good news! In response to your feedback, the Reid Library Café will be trialling new extended exam opening hours commencing Monday 18th May. The café will be open from 7am until midnight every day until the end of exams to help sustain you through those late night study sessions!
From Monday 18th May through to the end of the Semester 1 examination period, the Reid Library will be open 24/7. Entry to the library after 10pm is via Campus Card swipe access and is restricted to UWA staff and students.
The Faculty of Education held its Annual Prize Giving Ceremony last night at The University Club (11 May 2015) where 100 guests were present to recognise excellence and the achievements of past and present students.
In attendance was the State Education Minister and current UWA Alumni, Hon Peter Collier together with UWA representatives and leaders within the community who kindly donated and provided their support for the event.
Six hundred UWA undergraduate students are enrolled in the School of Indigenous Studies’ Aboriginal Encounters: Strangers in our Backyard unit this semester, an increase of 140 per cent from the previous year.
The unit, which examines contested Australian history from Indigenous perspectives, has been running for six years and continues to increase in popularity.
Medical students from the Rural Clinical School (RCSWA) at The University of Western Australia are more likely to work in remote locations after graduating, a recent report has shown, which is having a positive impact on rural and remote communities that often struggle to gain access to medical practitioners.
You can now print in 3D in the Science Library thanks to the generous UWA alumni who contributed to the 2014 Alumni Annual Fund. The 3D printing service is available to all UWA staff and students as well as alumni and community members.
The Westerly Centre is happy to announce that Dr Catherine Noske has just joined The University of Western Australia as the new editor of Westerly magazine.
Dr Noske joins Westerly from Monash University where she completed a PhD in creative writing last year. She has held a Residential Fellowship at Varuna (National Writers' House), won the A.D. Hope Prize of the Association for the Study of Australian Literature, and was a Visiting Research Scholar in the Writing Programme at Warwick University, UK.