New editor for Westerly

Friday, 24 April 2015

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.

Anzac Day opening hours

Wednesday, 22 April 2015

All UWA libraries will be closed on Saturday 25th April 2015 for Anzac Day. Normal hours will resume on Sunday 26th April 2015.

The Reid Library will close at 10pm on Friday 24th April and swipe card access to Reid will then be unavailable until 8am Sunday 26th April. 

Houses of Parliament, London the United Kingdom, sunset

Future Education Leaders Bringing Back Best Practices to Western Australia Driving Schools from good to Great

Thursday, 16 April 2015

For the very first time, 13 students undertaking the Faculty of Education’s Master of Leadership at The University of Western Australia (UWA) are embarking on an international study tour to England to learn about school leadership from some of the country’s most influential educational leaders and policymakers.

Students participating in the study tour are aspiring and practising educational leaders and will spend 10 days learning about recent educational reforms, accountability structures within schools and the role of neuroscience to teaching. 

Students

New Innovation Hub for UWA’s budding entrepreneurs

Wednesday, 15 April 2015

A new Innovation Hub at The University of Western Australia will provide students with a space to start-up and grow their own business ventures.

Indigenous year 12s get leading edge at UWA

Thursday, 9 April 2015

Fifty Indigenous Year 12 students from around metropolitan Perth and from as far north as Kununurra and as far south as Albany will come to The University of Western Australia next week for a leadership seminar.

SW class including Bethanie students

Social Work Education Gets Real: Students and older adults learning together

Tuesday, 7 April 2015

This semester sees older adults from residential aged care Bethanie Joondanna joining the ranks of first year Master of Social Work students as fellow learners on campus. On Monday mornings seven residents, up to 89 years old, have pens poised for note-taking to increase their knowledge of communication processes.

OneSearch and eBooks pop-up help sessions

Tuesday, 7 April 2015

Come and visit us in the Reid Library foyer to learn how to find and use eBooks on your laptop or mobile device using OneSearch.

UWA childcare centre

Childcare centres at UWA rated top in WA

Wednesday, 1 April 2015

Under the National Quality Standard (NQS), two childcare centres at The University of Western Australia - the UWA Early Learning Centre and Unicare - have received a top rating of ‘excellent', the highest possible rating a centre can achieve for early childhood education and care under NQS.

Library Easter opening hours

Wednesday, 1 April 2015

All UWA libraries will close at 5pm on Thursday 2nd April for the Easter break. The Reid and Science libraries will be open on Monday 6th April from 9am-5pm. 

Normal hours will resume for all libraries on Tuesday 7th April.   

Friends of the Library: April Speaker - Dr Ken Mulvaney

Tuesday, 31 March 2015

Dampier Archipelago: Dr Ken Mulvaney on Tuesday, 14 April 2015