Faculty partners with Motorsport students in renewed collaboration

Monday, 22 May 2017

The University of Western Australia’s Faculty of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences has announced revived support for autonomous student association Motorsport, as part of a push to encourage student involvement with industry and accelerate practical learning.

Early last month, Motorsport presented their business case for renewed support to the Faculty Executive Group and received significant backing of $140k in return.

Library Design at UWA

Reid a leading example of library design

Tuesday, 16 May 2017

Since opening on the 1 August last year, the refurbished Reid Library Ground Floor has quickly become a favourite space on campus for students to meet, collaborate and learn. The new space has also been attracting a great deal of attention off campus and recently received national and international recognition due to its innovative approach to library space design.

Australia Day underwater speakers a success for RiverLab team

Monday, 24 April 2017

Researchers from UWA’s FutureLab RiverLab team combined science with entertainment on Australia Day in an attempt to explore links between neuroscience and biology.

The team set up a series of underwater speakers at Matilda Bay to allow revellers the chance to listen to music while swimming in the Swan River during Australia Day celebrations.

The music played through 135-Watt Clark Synthesis underwater speakers between the pontoons in Matilda Bay between 3 and 4pm, playing Triple J’s Hottest 100 and other music.

UWA to offer Harvard Business School's online program

Friday, 7 April 2017

In an Australian first, The University of Western Australia has joined forces with one of the world’s leading universities to provide local students with access to some of the best online courses in the world.

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UWA to offer Harvard Business School's online program

Monday, 3 April 2017

In an Australian first, The University of Western Australia has joined forces with one of the world’s leading universities to provide local students with access to some of the best online courses in the world.

Design studio

Award-winning Spanish architects mentor UWA students

Wednesday, 15 March 2017

RCR Arquitectes (Rafael Aranda, Carme Pigem and Ramon Vilalta) has been awarded the 2017 Pritzker Prize – informally known as the Nobel Prize of Architecture.

Indigenous Law graduates

Record number of Indigenous Law students graduate from UWA

Monday, 13 March 2017

A record number of Indigenous students from The University of Western Australia have graduated with a Bachelor of Laws degree this year, the highest number of Indigenous Law graduates in UWA's history.

Student Engineers go wall to wall in Orlando competition

Wednesday, 8 March 2017

The Faculty of Engineering and Mathematical Science (EMS) and two lucky student ambassadors are among 20 finalists participating later this month, in a US competition that could lead to sustainable and innovative design of retaining walls around the world.

The Master of Professional Engineering students, Daniel Ingman and Owen Davis, led by their supervisor, Dr Ryan Beemer from the School of Civil, Environmental and Mining Engineering, will compete at Geotechnical Frontiers 2017, Orlando, Florida, an event for geotechnical, civil and geo-professional communities.

UWA

UWA ranked in top 50 for seven subjects in QS rankings

Wednesday, 8 March 2017

The University of Western Australia has had seven subjects ranked in the top 50 in the QS World University Rankings by Subject, up from six subjects last year.

Professor Dawn Freshwater

UWA announces new Vice-Chancellor

Tuesday, 17 January 2017

Professor Dawn Freshwater has been appointed the next Vice-Chancellor of The University of Western Australia.