2020 Warden of Convocation Clinical Professor Lesley Cala

UWA graduate association support for staff during COVID-19

Wednesday, 15 July 2020

The University of Western Australia’s graduate association, Convocation, has come out strongly supporting UWA staff who quickly developed new, innovative ways of teaching and assessing students during COVID-19.

Justina Serrano in the field using remote sensing technology

Smart Scholarship explores smart weed management technology

Tuesday, 14 July 2020

Researchers at The University of Western Australia have investigated the use of Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) to detect early-weeds in broadacre wheat crops.

Caleb Kim winning photo

UWA Medical students capture insights of different worlds

Monday, 6 July 2020

Medical students from the University of Western Australia have returned from their elective clinical placements, where they travelled to vastly different environments to Perth.

During their learning experience, students captured and submitted photography to The Western Australian Medical Students' Society (WAMSS) Elective Photography Competition and twenty students applied for the annual Alan Charters Presentation Awards.

Riley Dolman and Nothando Ngwenya

McCusker Centre celebrates 1000 student internships

Monday, 6 July 2020

A unique internship program that provides students from The University of Western Australia with an opportunity to give back to their communities has surpassed a milestone of more than 1000 internships, contributing more than 100,000 hours’ service to the community.

A welcome to final year project students in Centre for Energy

Friday, 3 July 2020

The Centre for Energy extends a welcome to new and returning FYP students, and reminds them to ensure they adhere to COVID19 social distancing.

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UWA ranked top in Australia in five STEM subjects

Wednesday, 1 July 2020

The University of Western Australia has achieved the highest ranking among all Australian universities for five STEM subjects, according to the 2020 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) by Subject.

Synat Keam in a lab

Researcher aims to find better way to treat deadly asbestos disease

Tuesday, 30 June 2020

A medical researcher from The University of Western Australia’s National Centre for Asbestos Related Diseases who is passionate about advancing research into mesothelioma has been awarded the Douglas Peter Swift Scholarship.

Dr Yinglong Chen, Tsubasa Kawai and Prof Kadambot Siddique

First crop of agriculture students from Japan join UWA

Friday, 19 June 2020

The University of Western Australia has welcomed a group of agriculture students from Nagoya University in Japan as part of a joint Doctor of Philosophy program in which students simultaneously enrol and complete part of their degree at both UWA and Nagoya University. 

UWA students celebrate Volunteer Week virtually

Wednesday, 17 June 2020

As a result of COVID-19, for the first time UWA Guild Volunteering held all events virtually for this year’s National Volunteer Week, which ran from 18 to 24 May. 

Aspire UWA

Mentor program to help Peel students learn about STEM careers

Tuesday, 9 June 2020

A new online mentoring pilot program launched by The University of Western Australia with support from the Alcoa Foundation will see students from years 9 to 11 in the Peel region learn about science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) career opportunities.