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UWA scored 5 stars in graduate starting salaries.

The Good Universities Guide 2015.


Discover some of the groundbreaking research and innovation happening at UWA.

Dr Arthur

UWA teams fast-tracked in CSIRO's Accelerate program

08 December 2017

Two UWA teams have been fast-tracked as part of the prestigious CSIRO’s ON Accelerate program for scientific inventions to detect muscle health for elite athletes and gut health.

Florey medal

Florey Medal honours lifetime of scientific research

06 December 2017

Western Australian molecular ophthalmologist Professor Elizabeth Rakoczy from UWA and the Lions Eye Institute (LEI) will receive the 2017 Florey Medal.

Echium plantagineum (Boranginaceae) also known as Paterson

Big data helps researchers in battle to control plant invaders

05 December 2017

Researchers at UWA are part of an international team that has discovered why some plant species are more successful than others at successfully invading regions.


Astronomer's map reveals location of mysterious fast-moving gas

04 December 2017

A scientist from The University of Western Australia has created the most detailed map ever of clouds of high-velocity gas in the Universe around us.

Ken Wyatt with Debra Palmer and Rachelle Pretorius

Medical researchers awarded more than $27 million in national funding

28 November 2017

The impact of pregnant mothers' diets on their babies food allergies is one of 27 significant research projects at UWA to be awarded more than $27 million in funding.


Link between vaccine refusal and alternative medicines

24 November 2017

A new study has analysed the use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) by parents who reject some or all vaccines for their children.


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

Amir Karton

UWA November awards and achievements

06 December 2017

The University of Western Australia's staff and students received many awards, scholarships and prizes in November.

Christmas concert

Celebrate the festive season at UWA

05 December 2017

Join in the festive fun at The University of Western Australia by attending one of the free music events open to the community this December.

Berndt Museum

Design competition work to be showcased at the Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery

04 December 2017

The Berndt Museum in partnership with the School of Design at UWA will announce the prizes of its Design Ideas Competition on Tuesday 5 December at the Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery.

Professor Barry Marshall and Professor Robin Warren

UWA Medical and Dental Library honours Nobel Laureate

30 November 2017

The University of Western Australia’s Medical and Dental Library has been renamed the J. Robin Warren Library following a $7 million transformation and refurbishment.

Artist Sarah Pollard

Program helps make arts more accessible in the community

16 November 2017

The University of Western Australia will this month launch Inclusive Arts Week – a new program that aims to promote the importance of accessibility and inclusion in the arts for everyone in the community.

Simon Biggs

New Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor

15 November 2017

Professor Simon Biggs has been appointed the next Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor of The University of Western Australia.

Indigenous commitment

The University of Western Australia acknowledges that its campus is situated on Noongar land, and that Noongar people remain the spiritual and cultural custodians of their land, and continue to practise their values, languages, beliefs and knowledge.