Students from The University of Western Australia
have won the Engineers without Borders Australia National Engineering Challenge
with their design for a mosquito trap made from waste plastic bottles for the
community of Codo in East Timor.
A program run by The University of Western Australia that helps undergraduate students undertake world-class research and even present at international conferences has won a prestigious national award.
For the second consecutive year more rural medical graduates than ever before will take their professional oath at The University of Western Australia this weekend as numbers continue to rise under UWA's successful Rural Student Recruitment Program.
Perth has officially been named the host city for the World University Match Racing Championships in 2016 by the International University Sports Federation (FISU) during a live webcast on Sunday 10 November 2013. The hosting duties will be a joint partnership between Australian University Sport (AUS) and The University of Western Australia (UWA), which will see student sailors from all over the world battle it out on the waters of the Swan River.
A leading honours student from The University of Western Australia who plans to undertake Masters Degree studies in Global Health Science and Research in Public Health at Britain's prestigious Oxford University has won UWA's 99th Rhodes Scholarship in 100 years.
A PhD student who is developing a tool to help doctors increase their chances of ensuring breast cancer doesn't return after surgery has overwhelmingly won the Trans-Tasman Three Minute Thesis competition at the University of Western Sydney.
Two students from The University of Western Australia determined to highlight the humanitarian and development work done by engineers globally have created the Global Humanitarian Engineering Awards (GHEA) to honour their socially responsible colleagues.