Music is the word

Thursday, 31 May 2018

It was through his mother’s music teacher, Sir Frank Callaway, that Graeme Gilling first heard about the then School of Music at UWA.

Inspired by Frank to make the move from New Zealand, Graeme joined the School to pursue postgraduate studies in collaborative piano with Professor Roger Smalley. A little over three decades on, Graeme is now Head of Performance and Keyboard Studies at the Conservatorium of Music and inspiring the next generation of musicians.

NAIDOC winner

Sophie Coffin – Miss NAIDOC 2018

Wednesday, 30 May 2018

Sophie Coffin, 1st year JD student and Arts graduate, won Miss NAIDOC 2018 last weekend.  She competed with nine other amazing young women. 

String Orchestra

Australian Music Examinations Board celebrates 100 years

Thursday, 17 May 2018

The leading body in music examinations is celebrating its centenary this year with key events rolled out over the next few months.

New Owner

Engaging season of theatre for children opens at UWA

Monday, 9 April 2018

A new season of theatre designed for children and young people will open at The University of Western Australia and run between Thursday 3 May and Friday 20 July.

Andrew Guzzomi receives his 40under40 Award

Leading EMS Researcher and Engineering Graduates receive 40under40 Awards

Wednesday, 28 March 2018

On Wednesday 7 March, the 17th 40under40 Awards night was held at Crown Towers Ballroom, celebrating and recognising Western Australia’s 40 leading business entrepreneurs under the age of 40. The 40under40 Awards recognise not only the achievements and determination of these young business people, but also the contribution they are making to the future of WA.

Barry Marshall and Mary

How to win a Nobel Prize

Thursday, 22 March 2018

A chance encounter between a Nobel Laureate and a precocious nine-year-old girl has led to a new work of creative nonfiction designed to inspire young scientists to win their own Nobel Prize.

Special discount offer for staff for Banchieri’s Festino

Monday, 19 March 2018

The Conservatorium of Music is offering a special two for one ticket price for UWA staff for the upcoming madrigal comedy performance of Festino by Adriano Banchieri*.

Celebrate Banchieri’s 450th anniversary in a unique concert experience featuring the Conservatorium’s newest voice ensemble – Concordia Vocalis.

Finding inspiration in arts and films

Monday, 5 February 2018

There aren’t many staff members at UWA who can claim their university connection goes as far back as campus kindy.

Pier Leach, Executive Assistant to the Chief Cultural Officer, fondly remembers her kindy time here and sometimes feels like she never left.

“Most of my time growing up involved UWA in some shape or form as I lived nearby and would often be doing something on campus during school holidays.

Access your staff discounts for the upcoming Perth Festival

Thursday, 25 January 2018

The Perth Festival invites you to celebrate a world-class program and to leap in and experience art in a different light.

With the Season Two of Lottterywest Films launched recently and the full Writers Week program* released, there are plenty of things to do and see this Festival.

Christmas concerts

Celebrate the festive season at UWA

Tuesday, 5 December 2017

Join in the festive fun at The University of Western Australia by attending one of the free music events open to the community this December.