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The UWA Recreation and Fitness Centre (including courts) will be closed from 12 midday on Wednesday 24 December 2014, and will reopen at 6am on Friday 2 January 2015. All other opening times are as normal.
The University of Western Australia
honoured its sporting student athletes, stars, clubs and volunteers at the
annual UWA Sports Awards Night on 30 October, with rower and recent graduate
Perry Ward named 2014 Sports Star of the Year.
Two UWA teams named after the snakelike Dreamtime creature the Waagyl have swept the annual National Indigenous Tertiary Education Student Games (NITESG) for the second year in a row, taking out first and third places.
More than 350 Indigenous tertiary students from 21 universities around Australia will be welcomed to The University of Western Australia this Sunday September 21 when UWA hosts the 19th annual National Indigenous Tertiary Education Student Games.
More than 350 Indigenous tertiary students from 21
universities around Australia will be welcomed to The University of Western
Australia on Sunday 21 September when UWA hosts the 19th annual
National Indigenous Tertiary Education Student Games (NITESG).
Team UWA is ready to bring
the best form the west, with team members from nationally-ranked to first-time competitors
training over the winter to get ready for the 2014 Australian University Games
(28 September to 3 October) in Sydney, New South Wales.
In challenging wind conditions on Lago di Ledro, Italy, UWA students Sam Gilmour (skipper), Steve Thomas, Adam Negri and Chris Smith have won the silver medal at the 7th World University Match Racing Championships. The team represented Australia as part of a four-team contingent from Australia (2 open teams and 2 women's teams) and were defending the title after winning in Nice, France in 2012.
UWA Arts and Law student and recipient of the 2013 Prime Minister's Australia Asia Scholarship, Elliott Clutterbuck, who is currently a visiting scholar to Tsinghua University School of Law (China) has become something of a celebrity in China's badminton world.
After starting off the year strong with wins at the Mid-West Championships and local competitions, UWA students Tarquin Betuel and Lukas Kuster have claimed medals at the 2014 ITF Taekwon-Do Australian National Championships.