AMEB Syllabus News

Friday, 7 December 2018

On November 15th we launched our new Piano Syllabus and supporting Series 18 educational resources. This represents the first full review of the syllabus since 2008 and includes revision of all technical work requirements as well as repertoire. AMEB has also introduced additional piano examination options including Collaborative Piano and Repetoire exams. The full syllabus is available in the 2019&n

16 year old Shaun Hern Lee

Shuan Hern Lee takes out first price in New Zealand!

Friday, 7 December 2018

Shuan Hern Lee has once again made the AMEB proud by winning the title in the Under 28 category at the International Piano Competition in Kerikeri, New Zealand. At only 16, he is the youngest performer to win this title, since the competition started in 1987.

Of the 69 entrants, only 15 candidates were selected to compete at Kerikeri.

After Round 1 and 2, only 4 out of the 15 competitors progressed to the final round. The three adjudicators, who were from the USA, Australia and South Korea, were unanimous in their decision to select Shuan Hern as the first prize winner.

blue tailed skink

New MSc Project - Evaluation of conservation introductions of a Critically Endangered reptile to the Cocos (Keeling) islands

Monday, 26 November 2018

Amazing Master of Biological Sciences opportunity in the Conservation Biology specialisation.  This 2019-2020 project is aiming at providing critical evaluation of introduction of the blue-tailed skink (Cryptoblepharus egeriae) to the Cocos (Keeling) Islands as an alternative to reintroducing skinks back to their native habitat on Christmas Island.

The Australian Awards for University Teaching

Tuesday, 23 October 2018

The Australian Awards for University Teaching (AAUT) recognise the impact that educators have on the learning and teaching experiences and outcomes of university students.

UWA the place for learning this summer

Tuesday, 16 October 2018

UWA Summer School is back for the next summer season.

Running from late November 2018 through to early February 2019, Summer School will offer students and the wider community an exciting range of units to choose from over the summer break.

Designed to increase flexibility in learning, Summer School is taught in intensive teaching periods of four to six weeks. There will be nearly 60 units on offer, following last year’s popular program that had almost 1400 enrolments.

Trading Room

UWA Business School trading room named world's best

Tuesday, 9 October 2018

The University of Western Australia’s Rosemarie Nathanson Financial Markets Trading Room has won Education Project of the Year at the annual international AV Awards in London.

Ten telescopes on display at UWA Farm Ridgefield

All welcome to stargaze on UWA farm

Tuesday, 9 October 2018

The University of Western Australia’s Farm Ridgefield, near Pingelly, is welcoming the wider community to explore the night sky at the Pingelly Astrofest on Saturday, 20 October.

Helen Street

Stop teaching kids how to be happy : education expert

Friday, 5 October 2018

A leading educational psychologist is urging schools to stop thinking of wellbeing as another subject to be taught. Instead she is urging them to create healthier schools where students naturally develop wellbeing and a love of learning.

Expressions of Interest are invited for the University’s Communities of Practice

Tuesday, 2 October 2018

As part of the Teaching Excellence Initiatives, the Office of the DVCE is supporting academic and professional staff to develop their own Communities of Practice (CoP) for innovation and best practice in higher education. Up to $20,000 will be awarded to each CoP as a form of support.

Rio Tinto and UWA Leadership Program to benefit students

Friday, 21 September 2018

Rio Tinto and The University of Western Australia have joined forces to bring an innovative global leadership program for students to Western Australia designed to enhance their cultural intelligence, networks, collaboration and leadership skills.