Light the Night - 6 October

Monday, 4 September 2017

UWA has again partnered with the Leukaemia Foundation for Light the Night, an inspiring evening culminating in a lantern walk through our beautiful grounds on Friday 6 October

There will be live music on the night, food trucks and plenty of activities for the kids.

Upcoming career planning workshops

Thursday, 13 October 2016

The following workshops are being held for interested staff. For more information about any of these workshops please contact Sandy Fitzpatrick.

Writing a winning resume

This session will provide information and tips to help you to:

The Oracle and the origins of UWA

Tuesday, 27 September 2016

For 28 years Terry Larder has been providing the warmest of welcomes to UWA visitors and the thousands of staff, students and alumni that have crossed his path.

Anyone who has been lucky enough to go on a ‘Terry Tour’ understands how passionate Terry is about the University, not to mention the fact that his vast UWA knowledge is surely unsurpassed by anyone.

From amusing anecdotes to secret spots, Terry’s the person to talk to and we asked him what his favourite UWA icons were.

1 – Top of the tower

Daniel Murphy, Frances Hoyle and Chris Gazey

UWA and DAFWA dig deep for soil science alliance

Tuesday, 27 September 2016

Soil science researchers from The University of Western Australia and the Department of Agriculture and Food Western Australia (DAFWA) have combined their scientific and research capabilities to develop the long-term future of soil science in Western Australia.

Students design work on show at Royal Perth Show

Friday, 23 September 2016

If you’re heading to the Royal Perth Show keep an eye out for design work done by 3rd year students from the Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Visual Arts.

Students will present work completed in the unit Advanced Design Thinking as part of the Impact Coastal Exhibition in the Centenary Pavilion.

Unit Coordinator Kirill de Lancastre Jedenov says Advanced Design Thinking is a multidisciplinary Research Project with a “hands on approach”. 

Reid Library unveils artistic new entry

Friday, 23 September 2016

Local artist Matthew McAlpine unveiled his mural on the ground floor of the Reid Library last week. Commissioned to celebrate the opening of the new floor,  the University Library, in conjunction with the UWA Cultural Precinct, invited five artists to imagine how they would transform the wall into a piece of art. The UWA community was then invited to vote for their favourite submission.

Matthew’s maquette, Godroo/Goodamiorup/Gurndanulup/Matilda Bay was chosen as the most popular idea by students, staff, alumni and visitors.

Upcoming UniSuper seminars

Friday, 23 September 2016

October dates for Financial Considerations for Redundancy seminars. All sessions start at 12.30 pm and last for 1 hour:

  • Tuesday 4 October, Gentilli Lecture Theatre, Geography and & Geology Building

  • Thursday 6 October, Austin Lecture Theatre, Arts Building

  • Tuesday 18 October, Gentilli Lecture Theatre, Geography & Geology Building

External staff recruitment freeze reminder

Thursday, 22 September 2016

The Renewal Project is now in the next phase with formal consultation until 7October as we work through finalisation of the new staffing structure.

In light of the proposed changes with Renewal, the staff recruitment freeze will be extended until the end of the year. This will allow the University to ensure that all vacant positions are assessed in conjunction with the proposed changes and wherever possible current staff are given the opportunity to be considered for vacant roles that may arise between now and the end of the year.   

SDVC & Registrar: Open Forum video available on Renewal Project website

Wednesday, 21 September 2016

Dear Colleagues

Thank you to everyone who attended yesterday’s Open Forum. For those of you who couldn’t attend, a recording of my presentation and slides are available on the Renewal Project website

Network maintenance to UWA wireless services

Tuesday, 20 September 2016

What will be affected:


UWA Wireless Services



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