UWA student to address the United Nations

Thursday, 1 May 2008

Elizabeth Shaw, a law student at The University of Western Australia has been chosen to represent Australian youth at the United Nations.

As an Australian Youth Representative, she will present the concerns of Australian youth to the UN headquarters in New York. Ms Shaw, 24, will travel to each Australian state and territory to meet young people, politicians, youth organisations and bureaucrats to identify issues relevant to young Australians.

In August she will meet  fellow European Youth representatives in Europe.

Prosh 2008

Thursday, 1 May 2008

The annual PROSH newspaper has once again been successfully delivered to the community of Perth by UWA students to support local charities.

Every March, a team of dedicated writers get together during a series of writers' nights to produce the PROSH paper. Here, the students dissect recent papers looking for current affairs, photos, and celebrity scandals to mock. At the same time, the Uni becomes abuzz with PROSH fever.

Women in Science and Engineering

Thursday, 1 May 2008

More than 75 girls from all over the state recently had the opportunity to spend a day as a university student at UWA. The Women in Science and Engineering initiative is aimed at increasing inclusivity and participation of females in Engineering, Computing and Mathematics through awareness, information and support.

My Uni

Thursday, 1 May 2008

In this issue we speak to Melissa Heth, an archaeology student who lives at St. Thomas Moore College, about uni life and living at college.

Melissa also talks about the amenities, the Student Club, support services, why she chose UWA and her course, as well as an host of other topics.


Course in focus: Bachelor of Science - Three-year degrees

Thursday, 1 May 2008

Scientists begin with what is known and try to go beyond that point to extend the boundaries of human knowledge.

This means science is for those who have a sense of adventure, a desire to explore, to think creatively, to get to the root of things. As a scientist you will study the nature of the universe, its properties, the life that exists within it, and the laws that govern the behaviour of all matter.

The University of Western Australia is home to two science faculties, the Faculty of Life and Physical Sciences and the Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences.

So you want to be a...

Thursday, 1 May 2008

Psychology is a fascinating and wide-ranging discipline that examines the way people think, feel, perceive and act.

The study of psychology is relevant to many other areas of study and provides a wealth of different career opportunities. In this issue we speak to Rochelle Jones, a psychology graduate from UWA.

Important dates

Thursday, 1 May 2008

Find out about important dates and upcoming events for high school students and anyone who wants to know more about going to uni.