UWA News has moved to Impact

Monday, 17 August 2020

All UWA news content, including media releases, are now available on Impact.

UWA leads the way in global subject rankings

Thursday, 18 October 2018

The University of Western Australia has been ranked first in WA in the subjects of Business & Economics, Social Sciences, and Education in the global Times Higher Education World University Rankings by subject, released today.

UWA improves ranking among world's best universities

Thursday, 7 June 2018

The University of Western Australia has climbed two places in the 2019 QS World University Rankings, rising to 91. The University has improved seven places over the past three years.

Rural students

Record intake of medical students to help WA's remote doctor shortage

Wednesday, 22 February 2017

The University of Western Australia has welcomed its largest intake of students from rural Western Australia this year into its Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences which will help WA's rural doctor shortage.

UWA Campus

Ten of the West's best awarded UWA Fogarty Scholarships

Thursday, 3 March 2016

Ten of the State’s best and brightest have accepted UWA Fogarty Foundation Scholarships to study at the University of Western Australia.

Wheat Field

Research finds how to increase wheat yield during drought in rainfed environments

Wednesday, 16 September 2015

Farmers in climates where late-season drought occurs frequently may be able to increase wheat yield, according to research from The University of Western Australia.

Call for Teaching Award nominations

Thursday, 6 August 2009

The Faculty is calling for nominations for the Excellence in Teaching Awards.

A word from the Associate Dean, Teaching and Learning

Thursday, 6 August 2009

As you are all aware the University is about to undergo the most significant change of degree structure in its almost 100-year history. This will mean enormous changes for the Faculty and how it delivers its teaching.

Cutting edge assessment practices in Dentistry: Ully Fritsch interviews A/Prof. Millicent Taylor

Thursday, 6 August 2009

A desire to improve assessment practices in her dentistry units led Associate Professor Millicent Taylor, to contact the Education Centre. With the support and customized feedback she received, her interest evolved into several research projects and she is now enrolled as a post graduate student in Health Professional Education.

Using Case-Based methods in teaching the Health Sciences

Thursday, 6 August 2009

Case-based learning (CBL) is an instructional design model that uses factually-based, complex problems written in a narrative style. Using methods of inquiry, the class (small or large groups) explores a scenario presented to them.

Hayne pioneers web-based teaching in Urology

Thursday, 6 August 2009

Four Urology modules (Haematuria and Bladder Cancer, Renal Stones, Benign Prostate Hyperplasia and Prostate Cancer) have recently been launched on WebCT, for fourth-year medical students, and are currently being evaluated, with feedback from students, faculty and urology staff.