Update on UniWA Application Migrations

Monday, 28 November 2016

After substantial planning and four successful migration weekends, over 100 applications have now been moved over to UniWA with no significant business impact.

The final application batch will be moved over to UniWA this weekend and was scheduled with assistance from each faculty. Through this consultation it was decided to defer the transfer of many critical business applications, including student-facing systems until this weekend so students were not adversely impacted during their exams. 

Heads mail list renamed Senior-Leaders

Monday, 23 November 2015

The Heads mail list ([email protected]) has been renamed Senior-Leaders ([email protected]) to more accurately reflect the list's membership.

The membership of the list has not changed. An email to [email protected] will still be received by all staff in senior leadership roles across the University. This includes the Executive, all Pro Vice Chancellors, Deans, Heads of School, Faculty Managers, School Managers, Division Directors, Directors of Research Centres and Associate Directors.

Never taken part in a UWA Sports program? We want to hear from you!

Monday, 23 November 2015

Dear UWA staff,

We would appreciate if you could please send this email on to other staff in your area, as we would like to give all staff the opportunity to participate.

UWA Sport Pty Ltd still needs your help and honest feedback to better understand your needs so we can develop our future programs and services – you don’t need to be active, a member of a gym, or involved in sport, we want to hear from ALL staff!

Contribute to the WWW2017 conference - a great way to market our research and web-related activities!

Monday, 23 November 2015

Dear Researchers, Academica, and Members of the UWA Community

As you might know, UWA along with the 3 other main WA universities has won the right to host the prestigious and large WWW 2017 conference covering all things Web related (and certainly not just technical aspects).  This is a great opportunity for UWA to market our research and any other vaguely Web-related activities.

Do you want to be involved, or have colleagues here or elsewhere who we should think of involving? If so, please read on.

Announcing the Raine Medical Research Foundation's 2016 Priming Grants, Prizes and Awards

Monday, 23 November 2015

The Raine Foundation has committed in excess of $1.3m to research funding for 2016.

The Research Committee again acknowledged the excellent work being conducted in Western Australia, and extends best wishes to all candidates for the ongoing success of their research.

Congratulations go to the successful 2016 recipients:


Raine Priming Grants

The Raine Medical Research Foundation is pleased to announce that it has awarded six Priming Grants for the two-year period 2016-2017, with a funding allocation of $953,005: 


Meet Maddie, our new Student Guild President!

Monday, 23 November 2015

Maddie Mulholland cruised to victory in the Student Guild elections in September, winning with one of the largest margins in years. Next week, the law/finance student takes office as UWA’s 103rd Guild President. Maddie sat down with UWA Forward to discuss her student experience, her new job and the year ahead.

EMI Wins BHERT Award

Wednesday, 18 November 2015

In Melbourne last night a spotlight was shone on the longstanding partnership between The University of Western Australia and Woodside when The Energy and Minerals Institute were announced a winner at the Business /Higher Education Round Table (BHERT) Awards.

Lions Eye Institute Open Day promises a feast for the eyes

Tuesday, 17 November 2015

Ever wondered what it’s like to be colour blind, or what the world looks like to someone with glaucoma?

These experiences and much more are on offer at this year’s Lions Eye Institute (LEI) Open Day on Saturday, November 28.

This free annual event is your ticket to a behind-the-scenes look at the work of the Lions Eye Institute’s internationally-renowned doctors, scientific researchers and clinic staff.

Changes to structure of the DVC Education Portfolio

Tuesday, 17 November 2015

2015 has seen change in the Education Portfolio and, as the next step, a realignment process has been discussed and agreed for the Student Services Division.

Key messages:

Library & CIO Administration is relocating this weekend.

Tuesday, 17 November 2015

Library and CIO Administration is relocating to the Barry J Marshall Library this coming weekend (21st and 22nd November 2015).

Due to phone and equipment relocation there maybe issues contacting Library and CIO Administration on Friday 20th November 2015. We intend to be back online on Monday 23rd November 2015. We apologise for any disruption this may cause. Thank you for your understanding.