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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.

Starfish fossil

275 million-year-old starfish fossil found in Western Australia

14 August 2017

A research team led by The University of Western Australia has discovered a 275 million-year-old fossilised starfish-like creature in the north-west town of Gascoyne Junction.

Test tubes

New drug to benefit cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy

10 August 2017

Researchers at The University of Western Australia have developed an innovative approach to prevent one of the most serious side-effects of chemotherapy, known as myelosuppression.


Major boost for dementia funding

02 August 2017

Research into dementia has been given a major funding boost with the Federal Government awarding $40 million to a range of research projects to improve the lives of people living with dementia.

Indian Ocean Marine Research Centre

New centre enables largest marine research capability in Indian Ocean rim

02 August 2017

Western Australia and the Nation are set to become a global leader in marine and ocean research with the opening today of a new multi-million dollar centre at UWA.

Dr Kirsten Jackson

WA horses saddled with tooth decay

01 August 2017

Horses fed oaten hay are almost three times more likely to develop tooth decay according to a new study.

Could too much sitting be bad for our brain

Could too much sitting be bad for our brain?

28 July 2017

Researchers from UWA , in collaboration with the Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute - a global leader in sedentary behaviour research, are examining the prolonged negative impact that sitting might have on our brains.


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

Professor Valérie Verhasselt

Leading lactology researcher joins UWA in world first

17 August 2017

Breastfeeding mothers in Western Australia will be among the first to benefit from one of the world’s leading researchers in lactology joining The University of Western Australia.

Harvey Millar and Christobel Saunders

UWA congratulates Premier's Science Awards winners

15 August 2017

A prominent cancer surgeon and a world leader in plant science are among the winners of this year’s Premier’s Science Awards.


UWA moves up in world rankings

15 August 2017

The University of Western Australia has climbed five places in the Academic Ranking of World Universities to be placed 91st in the world.

Professor Phil Watson

New Chair to advance research in the offshore petroleum industry

10 August 2017

The University of Western Australia is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Phil Watson to the role of Shell Chair in Offshore Engineering to strengthen research and industry collaboration in WA’s offshore petroleum industry.

Respect Now Always


01 August 2017

The national release of the results of the Respect. Now. Always. survey is a valuable part of the University’s ongoing commitment to ensure our students, staff and visitors are safe from sexual assault and sexual harassment.

Open Day

UWA opens its doors to future students and families

31 July 2017

Future students, parents and the community are invited to explore the campus and find out everything they need to know about studying at UWA.

Indigenous commitment

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