Sports Star of the Year winner Holly Barratt

UWA sporting talent on show at Awards Night 2015

Friday, 30 October 2015

UWA student athletes, club and team members and volunteers filled the Granite Room at Perth Arena on Thursday 29 October for the 2015 UWA Sports Awards, honouring the sporting achievements from all aspects of sport at the University.

UWA women's hockey team for 2015 Australian UniGames

Team UWA are the Spirit of the Games in 2015

Wednesday, 7 October 2015

The University of Western Australia (UWA) will be ready to take on the nation’s top universities in 2016 when the Australian University Games (UniGames) will embark on Perth, after winning the John White Spirit of the Games Award at this year’s UniGames held on the Gold Coast last week.

Team UWA swimming captain Morgan Harrison

Team UWA - Day's Play - Tuesday 29 Sept

Tuesday, 29 September 2015

Day two of competition at the Australian University Games (UniGames) on the Gold Coast, saw all sports get underway with a mixed bag of result for Team UWA.

UWA Sport staff and 2015 Australian University Games trophies

Team UWA - Day's Play - Friday 2 Oct

Thursday, 24 September 2015

In the final day of competition at the Australian University Games, UWA teams were well represented in the finals.

UWA sailing team won gold at the 2015 Australian University Games

Team UWA - Day's Play - Thursday 1 Oct

Thursday, 24 September 2015

Day four of competition means one thing, it's semis and finals time! UWA is well represented in most sports' quarter and semi-finals, which will hopefully lead to more team gold medals and pennants.

UWA Fencing team at Australian University Games 2015

Team UWA - Day's Play - Wednesday 30 Sept

Thursday, 24 September 2015

The third day of competition at the Australian University Games saw Zak Leonhard win the gold medal in the men’s individual sabre (fencing) competition, and Patrick Hoey bring home bronze in the fiercely competitive men’s 50m freestyle (swimming) race.

Team UWA - Day's Play - Monday 28 Sept

Thursday, 24 September 2015

Team UWA has shown some impressive competitiveness over the past three days of the Australian University Games, taking quite a few medals in the martial arts including gold in the men’s judo team event, gold in one of the men’s judo 90kg division, and dual silver in the 60kg and the 81kg divisions.

Team UWA student athletes

Gold Coast could mean gold for Team UWA at the 2015 Australian University Games

Thursday, 24 September 2015

More than 370 student athletes from the University of Western Australia (UWA) will be departing this weekend for the Australian University Games (UniGames) held on the Gold Coast in Queensland from Sunday 27 September through to Friday 2 October.

UWA student athletes and basketball player Alyse Withers

Interview with an athlete - Alyse Withers - Team UWA - 2015 UniGames

Monday, 21 September 2015

Find out more about Alyse Withers (19), who is studying Psychology and will be heading to UniGames 2015 as team captain of the UWA women’s Basketball team.

UWA student rugby player Rory Edwards

Interview with an athlete - Rory Edwards - Team UWA - 2015 UniGames

Monday, 21 September 2015

Get to know this year’s Team UWA UniGames rugby captain, Rory Edwards (22), who is currently studying his Masters of professional engineering.

UWA student athlete Caitlin Rooker playing baseball

Interview with an athlete - Caitlin Rooker - Team UWA - 2015 UniGames

Monday, 21 September 2015

Introducing Arts student and mad baseball/softball player and fan, Caitlin Rooker (20), who will be the captain leading the baseball team at UniGames this year.

Tarquin Betuel competing at the 2013 Australian University Games in Taekwon-Do

Interview with an athlete - Tarquin Betuel - Team UWA - 2015 UniGames

Friday, 18 September 2015

Get to know Tarquin Betuel (22), UWA’s male Taekwon-Do competitor, who tries his luck again at this year’s UniGames, after having to pull out last year due to illness and having to rush to the hospital during UniGames 2013.

Patrick Hoey, UWA swimmer, 2015 UWA UniGames athlete

Interview with an athlete - Patrick Hoey - Team UWA - 2015 UniGames

Friday, 18 September 2015

Introducing Patrick Hoey (23), who is a broad-shouldered, super fit and tanned swimmer who is in his last semester studying Commerce and can’t wait for his opportunity to compete in this year’s UniGames.

Boulden and crew racing on final day of the Asia Pacific Student Cup

UWA sailors win Asia Pacific Student Cup

Tuesday, 18 August 2015

UWA student skipper Will Boulden (19) and his crew Sam Monkhouse (22) and Doug Campbell (20) won the Asia Pacific Student Cup 2015, which was held in Singapore at Raffles Marina, from 10-13 August 2015.

High Performance Room

UWA Recreation and Fitness Centre shapes up

Friday, 31 July 2015

The beginning of semester marks a fresh start for the UWA Recreation and Fitness Centre. The facility has undergone refurbishments during the semester break and presents itself with new workout zones and an updated gym layout timely for the start of semester 2.

Holly Barratt after receiving her bronze medal

UWA with the winning edge at the World University Games

Wednesday, 15 July 2015

UWA student athletes Holly Barratt (swimming) and Lilian Hedges (water polo) have swum away from the 2015 Summer Universiade in Gwangju, Korea, with gold medals and helped the Australian Uniroos to their most successful University Games with a record 19 medals.

2013 Ride to Conquer Cancer event start line

Call all UWA staff to conquer cancer

Tuesday, 14 July 2015

The Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research needs your help in raising awareness for cancer research. Western Australia’s premier adult medical research institute is running two major events to drum up support and funds for developing cutting edge technologies and new effective cancer treatments.

UWA student athletes in Uniroos uniform

Good luck to our 10 Uniroos for the Summer Universiade!

Friday, 26 June 2015

Ten UWA student athletes have today been farewelled and wished the best of luck as they depart for Gwangju, Korea, to represent Australia in the 2015 Summer Universiade.

Some of the UWA students competing in the games

UWA students to represent Australia at World University Games

Friday, 26 June 2015

Ten students from The University of Western Australia have been selected to represent Australia in the 28th Summer World University Games which take place in Gwangju, Korea between 3 and 14 July 2015.

2015 Summer Universiade Gwangju logo

UWA student athletes selected to represent Australia at the World University Games in Korea

Tuesday, 9 June 2015

Ten UWA students are among those who have been selected to represent Australia at the 28th Summer World University Games in Gwangju, Korea, from 3-14 July 2015.