How do we attract future domestic students? Meet our Schools' Engagement Team to hear about their critical activities

Friday, 30 June 2017

UWA’s Schools’ Engagement Team are the face of UWA, representing the University on and off-campus at various secondary schools. To date this year the team has delivered 56 presentations and 27 expos to schools across Western Australia.

Their aim is to raise UWA’s profile and communicate our relevance and distinctiveness in a competitive market.

Now it's your opportunity to come and meet the vibrant team at a special presentation they are delivering just for UWA staff.  

Upcoming UniSuper events

Monday, 25 July 2016

Financial Adviser Days on campus

Dates: Tuesday 2 August and Tuesday 9 August

Unique opportunity for ECM students

Monday, 25 July 2016

Twelve Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics (ECM) student ambassadors recently returned from a unique trip exploring Western Australia’s remote Broome region.

The student ambassadors helped run sports competitions, assist teachers with academic workshops, and organise practical and fun classroom activities in support of the annual school sports carnival, the Kimberley Cup. 

Reid Library refurbished ground floor opens Monday 1 August

Friday, 22 July 2016

As you may have read in today's Vice-Chancellor's Voice, the Reid Library will be reopening its refurbished ground floor on Monday 1 August. The transformation, which commenced at the end of 2015, has been a collaborative project involving the University Library, Campus Management, Business Information & Technology Services, and Development and Alumni Relations.

The delivery of furnishings this week has amplified how this bright and modern setting located centrally on campus, will be a vibrant place for students to come together.

A life full of literature

Thursday, 21 July 2016

Professor Terri-ann White, Director of UWA Publishing (UWAP), has always had a love of writing and a passion for books.

While she’s been at UWA for 20 years, in three quite different roles, Terri-ann’s literary journey began much earlier.

“I opened a bookshop once I had finished my degree. I was 23 and wanted to create a cultural space where people could come and talk all things literary, through readings, seminars and events.

New campaign to attract undergrads to UWA

Wednesday, 20 July 2016

Our new undergraduate campaign to attract students for Semester One 2017 has begun. The focus of this campaign is on personalising the university, and getting to know our prospective students at an individual level as well as providing bespoke information that will help them on their journey from school to university.

Aussie DJ engineers inspire young women in national campaign

Wednesday, 20 July 2016

An innovative and interactive digital campaign aimed at breaking down the stereotypes associated with engineering and encouraging more young women to study engineering was launched on 15 July 2016 by the Group of Eight (GO8) universities and Engineers Australia, featuring the music of contemporary artists, NERVO.

Remembering Ben Pocock and Richard Mayne

Tuesday, 19 July 2016


Last week we paused to remember Ben Pocock and Richard Mayne, the two English students who were killed when flight MH17 was shot down as they travelled to Perth to take up a student exchange opportunity at UWA. It is two years since this tragic event and our thoughts remain with their parents, family and friends.

Exceeding targets – the Alumni Fund breaks records

Tuesday, 19 July 2016

UWA alumni are coming up trumps in support of the University's Alumni Fund phone appeal that raises money for scholarships and student programs across UWA. 

“We have 30 callers ranging from first years to PhD students working from our call centre at University Hall,” says Gabriella Greaves, Alumni Fund Officer who manages the student callers.

“Quite often we have students who return to complete multiple appeals because they feel strongly about the campaign and they enjoy hearing stories about their University from our graduates.”