Complex root tips could be the key to helping crops grow

Friday, 27 May 2016

A new study into the seemingly simple tip of a plant root may ultimately decrease our dependence on crop fertilisers to help grow food, according to researchers at The University of Western Australia.

2016 coral bleaching in Australia - Presentation by Prof Terry Hughes

Tuesday, 24 May 2016

Join us for a presentation by Prof Terry Hughes, Director of the Australia Research Council's Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies.

Wed 25 May, 12pm - 1pm

Venue: Murdoch Lecture Theatre

Ground Floor G58, Arts Building, UWA Crawley

The sound and strength of music

Monday, 23 May 2016

Ashley William Smith, UWA’s Head of Winds and Contemporary Performance at the School of Music and most recent Churchill Fellowship recipient, can’t wait for June 23. This is the date his Fellowship begins, encompassing eight European cities over an intense 34 day period in what is his dream program.

Australian of the Year speaks at UWA

Monday, 23 May 2016

The 2016 Australian of the Year, former Lieutenant-General David Morrison AO (Retd.) gave the Sir Wallace Kyle Oration to 280 attendees last week at an event sponsored by the McCusker Centre for Citizenship and the Rotary Club of Perth.

Young Minds Do Matter

Monday, 23 May 2016

Young Minds Matter is Australia’s largest survey of child and adolescent mental health and well-being. It measures the prevalence, impact and burden of mental disorders on young people and details the need for services in the health and education sectors.

The survey has been conducted twice, firstly in 1998 and then in 2013-14, each measuring the prevalence, impact and burden of mental disorders.

Bridging Cultures

Friday, 20 May 2016

When Sirwan Ali arrived at UWA from Iraq, the bridging courses he completed through the Centre for English Language Teaching were the conduit to entering a world of opportunity and freedom for both him and his family, a son and two daughters. 

The son of an illiterate yet world-wise Policeman fluent in three languages; Kurdish Arabic and Turkish, Sirwan grew up with an innate love of language and learning inspired by his father.

Applications for the John Monash Scholarships and Menzies Scholarships are now open

Friday, 20 May 2016

Applications for John Monash and Menzies Scholarships are open and details regarding eligibility and how to apply are below.

General Sir John Monash Foundation

Grants Awarded Between 23/04/2016 to 20/05/2016

Friday, 20 May 2016


Professor Sharon Parker, UWA Business School, 'Transformative Work Design for Health, Skills and Agility'—  (2016-20)


Planned IT maintenance - Saturday 28 May

Tuesday, 17 May 2016

What will be affected:


Email and Calendaring Services (ECS)



All Campuses

On Campus Winternships

Tuesday, 17 May 2016

Work-integrated learning (WIL) is becoming increasingly popular with both students and employers as a way to put theory into practice and become job ready.

While there are more than 100 for credit units identified as placements, practicums and internships at UWA, many students because of their course load or their desire to gain employability skills, are seeking not for credit work experience. The mid semester break is an ideal time for students to undertake work experience.