Amy Steinepreis

UWA student wins 100th Rhodes Scholarship

Friday, 31 October 2014

A Masters in International Journalism student from The University of Western Australia who plans to undertake Masters Degree studies in Modern Languages and International Relations at Britain's prestigious Oxford University has won UWA's 100th Rhodes Scholarship in 101 years.

Rhodes Scholar Rachel Paterson


Thursday, 24 November 2011

Four outstanding young UWA graduates with social consciences, bright minds and a commitment to global health have won prestigious scholarships to take them on their journey towards making the world a better place.

Professor Alan Robson

Robson and Chaney appointments

Thursday, 24 November 2011

Respected Vice-Chancellor of The University of Western Australia, Professor Alan Robson, will chair a panel overseeing quality standards in the university sector.

Alan Robson, Dr Frank van Kann, Tom Albanese, Prince Philip, Michael Chaney

Crawley campus shines for CHOGM

Wednesday, 23 November 2011

Prime Ministers, Presidents, the Governor-General and the Duke of Edinburgh headed the list of hundreds of CHOGM visitors to the Crawley campus.

Bianca Galipo, David Cooke and Paul Wright admire the latest acquisition

New instrument the key to ancient music

Thursday, 18 August 2011

The School of Music's new harpsichord looks more like a work of art than a musical instrument.

Malcolm McCusker AO QC

UWA graduates appointed to Governor and Supreme Court Justice

Monday, 20 June 2011

The University of Western Australia is proud that another of its graduates, Dr Malcolm McCusker AO QC, is to be the next Governor of Western Australia.

As announced by the Western Australian Premier, Dr McCusker will take over on 1 July from His Excellency Dr Ken Michael, also a UWA graduate.

Kim Scott

UWA storytellers top literary lists

Monday, 20 June 2011

A PhD graduate from The University of Western Australia, Kim Scott, has won Australia's most illustrious literary prize, the Miles Franklin Literary Award, for the second time.


Art on campus

Monday, 28 February 2011

In a happy coincidence, the first commemoration of our centenary has coincided with the Perth International Arts Festival.

Welcome to 2011

Wednesday, 23 February 2011

Two significant events stand out as we mark the beginning of 2011 at The University of Western Australia.

Perth businessman Charles Morgan

Charles Morgan: Driving genome research

Wednesday, 23 February 2011

Prominent Perth businessman and philanthropist Charles Morgan's drive for new markets and new technology has infected the world of genome research in Western Australia to the point where, thanks to his almost one million-dollar donation, it can now boast one of only two open access facilities in Australia.

Professor Cheryl Praeger

More maths adds up to better doctors, scientists and engineers

Wednesday, 23 February 2011

Just two little numbers have changed the way our world operates.

The binary code, on which all computer systems are based, uses the digits 0 and 1. Although the digital age is built on just two numbers, it needs people with a strong mathematics background to work in it and develop it.

“One great day after another” – Dennis Haskell’s Perth adventure

Friday, 18 February 2011

How does a working class kid from Sydney's western suburbs become one of our nation's most respected poets and one of our University's most highly regarded staff-members?