2019 Convocation Sports Star of the Year Awarded to Nat Fyfe

Wednesday, 12 February 2020

Nat Fyfe is a footballing superstar.

He is also an MBA student at UWA.

In 2019, not surprisingly, having pocketed his second Brownlow Medal as the AFL’s best player, he was also UWA’s Convocation Sports Star of the Year.

Bungu image credit Jess Wyld

Perth Festival Lights Up for 2020

Friday, 7 February 2020

Perth Festival’s epic summer celebration of people and place bursts into brilliant life this weekend to welcome everyone to share another fantastic February full of promise and wonder. 

Associate Professor David Hogkinson addressing public at lectern

Climate change law lecture raises over $7000 for bushfires

Tuesday, 4 February 2020

The UWA Law School and the Law Society of WA, with the support of the WA community, held a Continuing Professional Development (CPD) fundraiser at the University Club of Western Australia on Thursday 30 January to raise money for the Australian Red Cross' bushfire efforts.

Over 220 attendees and donors from the Perth legal and wider community contributed more than $7,600 to the Australian Red Cross’s bushfire appeal through this event. 

Convocation Day and Somerville’s 75th anniversary

Wednesday, 18 December 2019

 A very special celebration

Image by Manny Tamayo Photography

Convocation celebrates the graduates of 1969

Wednesday, 18 December 2019

On Saturday the 2nd of November, Convocation held its annual 50th reunion luncheon.

Indigenous dentistry graduates

Three female Indigenous students graduate in Doctor of Dental Medicine

Friday, 13 December 2019

Three Indigenous women were among 232 students to graduate at a ceremony held today in The University of Western Australia’s Winthrop Hall.

Professor Andrea Cereatti fits a sensor to Murali

Cricket legend visits UWA to test wearable technology

Monday, 9 December 2019

Sri Lankan spin bowling legend Muttiah Muralitharan (Murali) has visited The University of Western Australia for an update on the technology that cleared his unorthodox bowling action in the late 1990s, resulting in him becoming the world record holder for the most wickets taken in both Test and one-day cricket.

Let Every Stage Advance book launch

Let Every Stage Advance: Politicians Think 2034

Friday, 29 November 2019

The University of Western Australia Public Policy Institute (UWA PPI) today launched its latest publication, Let Every Stage Advance: Policy Ideas for Australia’s Fiftieth Parliament, at Parliament House in Canberra.

Robyn Owens, Celia Hammond and researchers

Five early career researchers awarded federal funding

Wednesday, 13 November 2019

Five researchers at The University of Western Australia have been awarded almost $2.05 million in Federal Government funding for projects that range from investigating Australian rare breed poultry and livestock conservation to working out whether cutting-edge cognitive approaches can help those with severe anxiety.

Professor John Newnham

WA Australian of the Year Awards announced

Friday, 8 November 2019

Philanthropist and education advocate Dr Annie Fogarty AM and world-leading pre-term birth expert Professor John Newnham have been recognised in the 2020 WA Australian of the Year Awards, announced last night.