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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.

Harry Perkins

Boost to science research

03 May 2016

The University of Western Australia has been awarded funding through round three of the State Government’s Merit Award program.

Claire Greer

Unravelling WW1

22 April 2016

Extensive detail on the history of more than 1500 Subiaco soldiers who served in the First World War is being uncovered in a research study.

Coral reef

Research targets information gap

19 April 2016

A new study by The University of Western Australia aims to bridge the gap in understanding the effects of ocean acidification on coral reefs – one of the biggest worldwide threats to their future.

ARC hubs launch

New training and research hubs open

18 April 2016

Two new $20 million hubs to be used for international research and training in offshore oil and gas have been officially opened at The University of Western Australia.

Jacob Hawkins

China's changing diet linked to emissions

13 April 2016

China’s rapidly changing diet has ramifications not only for the supply of land and water, but also for energy supplies and greenhouse gas emissions, according to research at UWA.

Professor Ryan Lowe and Professor Christophe Gaudin

Reducing wave energy costs

13 April 2016

UWA has won $1 million in funding from the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) to work on the deployment of arrays of wave energy converters.


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

Barry Marshall in China

Nobel Laureate leads Australia Week events in China

26 April 2016

Nobel Laureate and UWA Professor Barry Marshall has lead a number of prominent events in China during Austrade’s second Australia Week in China (AWIC) program.

Swan Valley Honey Fest

Swan Valley Honey Fest, the place to bee this Sunday

26 April 2016

UWA's Centre of Integrative Bee Research (CIBER) is one of the main organisers behind the Honey Festival in the Swan Valley: a free, not-for-profit family event now in its fifth year.


Muslim artists showcased at LWAG

21 April 2016

A new art exhibition at The University of Western Australia’s Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, will showcase nine Generation Y contemporary artists whose artwork reflects their experience growing up as a Muslim in Australia.

Alan Lourens

School of Music ranks first

19 April 2016

The School of Music is now in the top 100 universities in the world for Performing Arts in the QS rankings and number one ranked in Australia.


Go inside your Cosmic Eye

18 April 2016

UWA astrophysicist Danail Obreschkow has created this incredible viral video which takes you on a journey from inner workings of a human eye to the far reaches of outer space.

David Mowaljarlai

Exhibition explores legacy of professor

14 April 2016

A new exhibition at UWA will explore the life and legacy of Bungal (David) Mowaljarlai. Running between 23 April and 17 September, the exhibition will draw on the archives of David Mowaljarlai.

Indigenous Commitment

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