Professor Michael Douglas

Leading the way for our north

Tuesday, 8 March 2016

There is something pretty special about the Australian landscape; its unique and rugged beauty having inspired countless poems, songs and films. For UWA’s Professor Michael Douglas, it has inspired close to a lifetime’s dedication to understanding this ‘sunburnt country’.

UWA Health and Safety Representatives - Call for Nominations

Monday, 7 March 2016

Nominations are open now until Friday 25th March 2016.

Adjunct Prof Warren Kerr and Guild President Maddie Mulholland

Tree planting commemorates 103 years of UWA Convocation

Friday, 4 March 2016

A native red flowering gum tree was planted on The University of Western Australia’s Crawley campus last Friday 4th March to celebrate the anniversary of the first meeting of the Convocation Council of UWA graduates in 1913.

2015 Mentor and Mentee, Stephanie and Meera

Record numbers of UWA students require mentors in 2016

Friday, 4 March 2016

The award winning Career Mentor Link has been running since 2003 and each year the numbers of students registering for the program grows.  This program matches UWA students from any discipline with an industry mentor,  giving students students (mentees) the opportunity to seek advice about their career, and professionals (mentors) to share their skills and insights.

Jonathon Leek

Best in profession joins UWA Law School

Monday, 29 February 2016

UWA Law School’s newest Honorary Fellow, Jonathon Leek, has further cemented his position as one of Australia’s foremost tax lawyers after being named Best Tax Lawyer Perth 2016 by the Australian Financial Review.

Trea Wiltshire

Trea says a fond farewell to Uniview after 23 years

Friday, 26 February 2016

After 23 years at the helm of the University flagship publication Uniview, journalist and author Trea Wiltshire is stepping away from the role of Editor. 

UWA footy tipping competition

Performance Analytics are launching a UWA-wide AFL tipping competition!

Friday, 26 February 2016

Develop your own winning formula by using your detailed knowledge of the teams to plot your weekly tips, relying on gut instinct (or the bookmakers’ odds), or simply predetermine all your tips before the first round starts on 24 March. 

Research Grants awarded between 29 January and 26 February 2016

Friday, 26 February 2016


Dr Nicholas Gottardo, UWA Centre for Child Health Research, 'Improving the cure rates of childhood brain cancer'—$193,688  (2016-17)


Josephine Wilson accepting her award.

Inaugural Dorothy Hewett Award presented to UWA alumna Josephine Wilson at Perth Writers Festival

Tuesday, 23 February 2016

UWA Publishing is thrilled to announce Josephine Wilson's manuscript 'Extinctions' is the winner of the inaugural $10,000 Dorothy Hewett Award. The award was presented on Saturday 20th February as part of the Perth Writers Festival.

Narelle Palmer (right) ready to welcome students arriving at Perth airport

Airport greetings and Adventure World - ensuring a warm welcome for our students.

Monday, 22 February 2016

The reappearance of students on campus each February can be easy to take for granted. As if out of thin air they arrive; bustling between activities, anxiously studying their maps and often looking wide-eyed and overwhelmed.