Teddy Tahu Rhodes and Gabrielle Scheggia

UWA and West Australian Opera strike up duet

Friday, 31 March 2017

The next generation of opera stars from The University of Western Australia will be offered the opportunity to get real world experience within a professional opera house as part of a new agreement with West Australian Opera (WAO).

Vice-Chancellor's Voice - 29 March 2017

Wednesday, 29 March 2017

Good morning. Last week I was in Canberra and Melbourne to meet government and sector leaders, including the Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science Arthur Sinodinos, CSIRO Chief Executive Larry Marshall, and the Federal Shadow Minister for Education Tanya Plibersek.

Call for nominations to the Academic Board

Tuesday, 28 March 2017

Nominations are invited for the election of academic staff and general staff to the Academic Board. 

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show - staff discount

Friday, 24 March 2017

One of the most-read and famous children’s books of all time, ‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar’ emerges off the page in a masterful theatrical experience for the whole family.

Performed in the Octagon Theatre, this Australian made show will excite, educate and entertain new readers and first-time theatre-goers, while those who grew up with these books will delight in experiencing one of the most popular children’s books ever written.

Shows are Friday 21 and Saturday 22 April at 10am, 12:30pm and 3pm.

Muza Gondwe (right) presents boomerang at award ceremony

Strong social compass points to changemaking

Thursday, 23 March 2017

Growing up in Africa helped to build a strong moral and social compass for Muza Gondwe.

Muza, who works for the Minerals and Energy for Development Alliance (MEfDA) based at UWA, discovered early in her career that she was “more of a people person” and changed direction from her first degree completed in Biochemistry at Imperial College London.

Just as well – her remarkable and selfless work helps to improve health and livelihoods in emerging countries.

Planned IT maintenance - 9 April

Thursday, 23 March 2017

Major infrastructure upgrades will be carried out from 10:00am - 2:00pm, Sunday 9 April on the University's Institutional Research Data Store (IRDS).

Access to the UWA IRDS services will be unavailable for up to three hours while maintenance is carried out.

Please contact the Service Desk should you have any issues after the maintenance period - [email protected] or #1515.


Vice-Chancellor's Voice - 22 March 2017

Thursday, 23 March 2017

Good morning. It’s PROSH Day, one of the most iconic dates on our student calendar. PROSH is a WA institution and for 86 years students have volunteered their time to engage with the community and raise money for local charities. You can make a donation and pick up a copy of the paper at the Guild Student Centre, Boost Juice, Hackett Café or order online

ICRAR leading the way on gender equality

Thursday, 23 March 2017

The UWA node of the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR) has been recognised by the Astronomical Society of Australia for its commitment to advancing women in astronomical sciences and technology.

The Pleiades Awards encourage organisations to adopt practices that support full participation of women at all levels of professional life, and acknowledge the importance of work-life balance in enabling the career development trajectory of many women.

From L-R, Immediate Past Warden, Adj Prof Warren Kerr AM, Warden Dr Doug McGhie

Dr Doug McGhie elected new Warden of Convocation

Tuesday, 21 March 2017

Dr Doug McGhie was announced as the newly elected Warden of Convocation at the Autumn Ordinary Meeting of Convocation last Friday night. Doug is a graduate of UWA with a BSc (Agric) Hons, PhD and MBA all from UWA. He has a strong history of service to UWA including being a past President and Life Member of the Graduate Management Association of UWA and Councillor of Convocation for the last four years, including one as Treasurer.

Centre at the forefront of medical training

Tuesday, 21 March 2017

As we celebrate 60 years of medicine at UWA, we take a look at one Centre which is making a real difference to the healthcare professionals in WA and nationally.

“UWA is fortunate to have the only integrated medical and surgical simulation training facilities in the region. The Clinical Training and Evaluation Centre (CTEC) has trained over 30,000 doctors, nurses and healthcare professionals since it opened in 2000.

“This number alone shows the incredible impact the Centre has on the future of medicine in WA,” CTEC Director, Professor Jeffrey Hamdorf.