New partnership invests in Myanmar's future

Thursday, 17 July 2014

Woodside and The University of Western Australia have formed a partnership to support the developing nation of Myanmar, formerly Burma, as the country restores its education system.

Kriti Sharma, Tithi Kulkarni and Dominic Wu (5th Year medical student at UWA)

Camp to help leavers make the ‘big decision’

Wednesday, 9 July 2014

Sixty high-achieving Year 12 students from around the State were the first to trial The University of Western Australia's latest initiative to help arm school leavers with a better understanding of the opportunities available to them to enhance their professional futures.  

WA community urged to take part in university research

Thursday, 26 June 2014

Members of the community are being urged to get involved in research projects at The University of Western Australia either through participating in the actual research or helping us use the outcomes.

Chief Scientist of WA Professor Peter Klinken.

Peter Klinken appointed new Chief Scientist of WA

Tuesday, 10 June 2014

Premier and Science Minister Colin Barnett today announced the appointment of The University of Western Australia's Professor Peter Klinken as the new Chief Scientist of Western Australia, the third UWA researcher to be appointed to the role.

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German classicist wins inaugural fellowship

Tuesday, 11 February 2014

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.

Peter Coleman

New UWA MBA offers 12-month career transformation

Monday, 3 February 2014

A new 12-month Master of Business Administration backed by Western Australia's top business leaders is expected to attract candidates from around the world.

Business school students

$1 million grant enables new double degrees in business

Wednesday, 29 January 2014

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.

UWA's undergrad global classroom wins national acclaim

Friday, 22 November 2013

A program run by The University of Western Australia that helps undergraduate students undertake world-class research and even present at international conferences has won a prestigious national award.

'Hands on' surgery skills for Manjimup high school students

Tuesday, 14 May 2013

Manjimup Senior high school students will get a first-hand taste of what it's like to be a doctor or dentist when The University of Western Australia's Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences visits the local senior high school tomorrow.

Professor Wade Halvorson

UWA and Swiss team win virtual teaching award

Thursday, 28 February 2013

A joint virtual reality teaching project between The University of Western Australia and the University of Applied Sciences (UAS), Western Switzerland, has been internationally recognised as the best Innovation in Case Teaching.

Fairway ends disadvantage for program's Centenary students

Wednesday, 23 January 2013

The University of Western Australia will welcome its first group of Fairway UWA students at a special morning tea tomorrow, marking the 100th year of student enrolments at WA's first and highest-ranked university.

UWA wins big share of national research funding

Tuesday, 6 November 2012

The University of Western Australia strengthened its reputation as the state's leading research institution with the announcement of a total of $21.7 million in Federal Government major grants awarded by the Australian Research Council.

Strategic need seen to learn Chinese language and culture

Tuesday, 16 October 2012

An education forum backed by The University of Western Australia will discuss how to boost Chinese language and cultural competency in WA as a way to strengthen bilateral ties with Australia's biggest trading partner.

UWA academics honoured as outstanding teachers

Friday, 12 October 2012

Four academics from The University of Western Australia have received prestigious citations for their exceptional teaching and learning practices.

Bigger play areas for kids cut obesity risk

Bigger play areas for kids cut obesity risk

Tuesday, 9 October 2012

The global fight against obesity could be helped by providing support for child’s play, a researcher from The University of Western Australia has found.

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Call for papers now open for the 2013 WA Teaching and Learning Forum

Thursday, 27 September 2012

Call for papers is now open for the WA Teaching and Learning Forum 2013.

Find out what postgraduate degrees can offer

Wednesday, 12 September 2012

If you're wondering how postgraduate study can help you achieve your goals, you can find out everything you need to know next week at The University of Western Australia's Postgrad & Honours Expo.

Thousands more high school students offered key to University

Friday, 31 August 2012

Thousands more WA students will be encouraged to aspire to university education with the addition of 25 more regional and metropolitan high schools taking part in The University of Western Australia's Aspire UWA program.

Drawing a Kimberley freshwater crocodile. Photo credit Angela Rossen

Rockets, cane toads and art for Kimberley school programs

Thursday, 16 August 2012

Water rockets, painting and cane toads will feature in three school student programs to be presented in the Kimberley this month by The University of Western Australia.

Professor Alec Cameron

Corporate and academic leader appointed to senior UWA role

Tuesday, 14 August 2012

An internationally-qualified academic who has held leadership positions in both the university and corporate sectors in Australia has been appointed to the position of Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Education) at The University of Western Australia.