Emily Gordon

UWA law graduates win scholarships to Cambridge

Wednesday, 23 September 2015

Two young law graduates from The University of Western Australia are heading to the UK’s Cambridge University after winning prestigious scholarships to continue their studies.

REX is on his way!

Monday, 21 September 2015

REX - Your new best friend for managing UWA’s key relationships

UWA’s recently launched REX which ushers in a new era in how we will store, track, manage and interact with UWA’s important stakeholder groups such as our alumni, donors, corporate partners and the community. The name itself highlights the key components of a successful Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system:

Relationships – the individual and organisations vital to our strategic goals

Engagement – the methods by which we foster and ensure connection

Teaching Innovation Pays Off

Friday, 18 September 2015

Kate Offer loves teaching Law. More than that, she loves to experiment with how she teaches Law. The Assistant Professor’s passion – and experiments – will be recognised later this month with a Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning from the Federal Education Department’s Office of Teaching and Learning.

Kate could not be more delighted with the award, which recognises those who have made a significant contribution to the quality of student learning over a sustained period.

SpringArts 2015 at St. George's College

Friday, 18 September 2015

St George’s College and the SAS Resources Trust are combining together on Saturday 10th October 2015 for a day of interest and enjoyment at the College.

Australian SAS members constantly live a life of risk and hardship with their families facing personal and financial challenges in the event of a death.  The SAS Resources Trust was developed to ‘stand in the shoes of fathers lost in battle’ as described by The Hon. Peter Blaxell, Chairman of the Trust. 

UWA to be included in upcoming SAGE Pilot

Wednesday, 16 September 2015

The University of Western Australia’s recent application to participate in the Science in Australia Gender Equality (SAGE) Pilot has been accepted. The SAGE Pilot, run by the Australian Academy of Science, aims to address the under-representation of women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). Pilot participants are asked to collect, analyse and present data on gender equity policies and practices in STEM departments, as well as identify gaps and opportunities for improvement.

Team UWA raising funds to fight blood cancer

Tuesday, 15 September 2015

What would you do if you were unexpectedly diagnosed with a life-threatening disease? For Carole Bartlett, a Research Officer in the School of Animal Biology, it’s not a hypothetical question.

Carole has worked at UWA for nearly two decades and has enjoyed every day she’s had on our beautiful campus. But it was in 2011 that Carole faced the biggest challenge of her life when she was unexpectedly diagnosed with a rare, life-threatening blood disease, AL Amyloidosis.

QS Ranks UWA in the Top 100

Tuesday, 15 September 2015

The University of Western Australia’s reputation as a global leader in higher education has been further reinforced with the publication this week of the QS World University Rankings 2015/2016.

UWA to host Postgrad & Honours Expo next week

Monday, 14 September 2015

The 2015 UWA Postgrad and Honours Expo will showcase UWA’s Honours programs and more than 130 postgrad courses and research options, all designed to give our students and graduates the higher level of knowledge and expertise needed to stand out and get ahead in their career.

Announcing our new Dean of Medicine, Dentistry & Health Sciences

Monday, 14 September 2015

Dear Colleagues,

After an extensive international recruitment search, the Vice-Chancellor and I are delighted to announce that we have appointed a new Dean for the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry & Health Sciences.

Professor Wendy Erber will take the position of Dean from December 2015.

Save the Date for UWA Staff Sports Fun Day. Friday, 6 November!

Monday, 14 September 2015

UWA Staff Sports Fun Day is your chance to get together with your colleagues for a fun afternoon of sports and activities.

Join us on Friday 6 November from 11.30am onwards to participate in a traditional sport or test your skills in the Great Treasure Hunt! Plus many more activities!

Save the date and look out for your event invitation coming soon.

For more, visit the website.