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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.

Plant diversity

How soil organisms can help plant species co-exist

13 January 2017

A new study of shrublands in Southwest Australia has identified how plant species can successfully coexist while competing for space and limited resources.

Ruby seadragon

Researchers capture first glimpse of ruby seadragons in the wild

13 January 2017

Researchers capture first glimpse of ruby seadragons in the wild

Dr Laura Boykin

UWA scientist wins prestigious senior TED Fellowship

11 January 2017

A research scientist from The University of Western Australia with a mission to increase food security in East Africa has been named the first Australian-based Senior TED Fellow in the history of the program.


Plants need oxygen for more than just survival

21 December 2016

Researchers from The University of Western Australia have published cutting-edge evidence that oxygen plays a much bigger role in the development of plants than was previously thought.

Marcus Pham demonstrates the dental glasses

Invention means less time in the chair for dental patients

13 December 2016

A device being developed by UWA researchers will improve dental procedures, significantly reduce the time they take and potentially lower dental treatment costs through augmented reality technology.

Raine Medical Foundation grants

Raine Medical Foundation provides $1 million in research funding

13 December 2016

The Raine Medical Research Foundation has recognised the high standard of research in WA by awarding almost $1 million in funding.


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

Perth Writers Festival launches 2017 program

12 January 2017

The 2017 Perth Writers Festival program brings more than 100 celebrated writers, thinkers, artists and activists from around the world to Western Australia for a provoking and inspiring literary weekend this February.


Fever shoots for success with UWA partnership

09 January 2017

The University of Western Australia has been announced as a new major Partner of West Coast Fever Australian netball team.

Jo McDonald

Researcher recognised for contribution to archaeology

19 December 2016

Professor Jo McDonald from UWA has been recognised at the Australian Archaeological Association (AAA) conference for her outstanding contribution to archaeology.

Professor Peter Davies

UWA joins United Nations Sustainable Development Network

12 December 2016

UWA has joined the United Nations Sustainable Development Network to help tackle some of the world's most pressing problems

Sad woman

Top 10 priorities for those experiencing domestic violence

08 December 2016

An Australian-first study led by The University of Western Australia has surveyed those who have experienced family and domestic violence to identify the top ten priorities for future research into one of the nation’s most serious problems.

Worlds oldest football

3D imaging puts world's oldest football within reach

07 December 2016

A project being launched at UWA will give researchers and the public the chance to experience fascinating museum objects in full-rotation 3D.

Indigenous commitment

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