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UWA scored 5 stars in graduate starting salaries.

The Good Universities Guide 2015.


Discover some of the ground-breaking research and innovation happening at UWA.

Doctors urged to be cautious when treating low testosterone

31 August 2016

Doctors have been advised to exercise caution when prescribing testosterone treatment for older men with low testosterone and a history of cardiovascular disease, according to a position statement published today in the Medical Journal of Australia.

Embrace the power of 'Natural Experiments'

31 August 2016

Researchers at The University of Western Australia are urging ecologists to increase the use of large-scale natural and manmade disasters as experiments to help solve the greatest environmental challenges facing the planet.

David Blair

Discover something new at UWA Research Week

29 August 2016

Find out more about what makes us happy, how poor mental health can affect children’s development and how much of the universe we can reproduce using computer simulation during UWA’s Research Week.

Baby arm

Premature baby research recognised

24 August 2016

A study at that looked into ways of preventing respiratory health problems in premature babies has been listed in the top 10 projects for 2015 at the National Health and Medical Research Council Awards.


Fastest telescope and supercomputer combine

24 August 2016

A prototype part of the software system to manage data from the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) telescope has run on the world’s second fastest supercomputer in China.

Devices recording ocean and atmospheric conditions over a Kimberley reef at high tide

Rising sea levels could benefit some reef systems

19 August 2016

Researchers at The University of Western Australia have found rising sea levels can significantly reduce daily water temperature extremes in many reefs worldwide that experience strong tidal conditions.


UWA is engaged with our local and international communities through education, research, vibrant events and cultural activities.

Book sale 2016

Save the children book sale

16 August 2016

The University branch of Save the Children Australia will hold its annual book sale in the Undercroft of Winthrop Hall from 3pm Friday 19 August to 3pm Wednesday 24 August.

Open Day

Future students enjoy UWA Open Day

15 August 2016

Between 16,000 and 18,000 people made the most of the sunny weather and enjoyed Open Day at The University of Western Australia.


Event explores the fascinating world of biology

12 August 2016

The weird and wonderful world of biology will be on display at a series of free events open to the public at The University of Western Australia on Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 August.

Tamsin Cook

Swimmer Tamsin Cook takes home silver in Rio!

11 August 2016

The University of Western Australia congratulates UWA-West Coast Swimming Club member Tamsin Cook who has anchored Australia to silver in the 4 x 200m freestyle relay in Rio.

UWA goes public with ATAR entry scores

UWA goes public with ATAR entry scores

10 August 2016

The University of Western Australia has become the first university in WA and one of the first in Australia to make publicly available its Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) entry data.

UWA Open Day 2016

A day just for you! UWA Open Day 2016

03 August 2016

Future students will be able to discover everything they need to know about UWA at this year’s Open Day on Sunday 14 August, from 10am to 4pm.

Indigenous commitment

The University is committed to enrolling and graduating the highest quality students and recruiting, developing and retaining the highest quality staff.