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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.

Humpback dolphin

Male dolphins offer gifts to attract females

21 November 2017

Researchers have captured a rare sexual display: evidence of male humpback dolphins presenting females with large marine sponges in an apparent effort to mate.

Mummy buddy mentor with expectant mum

Volunteers sought for study to help expectant Perth mums

20 November 2017

Researchers at UWA are calling for volunteers to participate in a study that aims to improve the mental health of new mothers.

Oil flask

New technique to detect oil in water during LNG processing

17 November 2017

Researchers at The University of Western Australia have developed a new prototype instrument, based on Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR), to detect trace quantities of oil in water, and that may enable engineers to use it in deep water for the first time.

Researcher in laboratory

UWA researchers awarded $14.75 million in Federal funding

10 November 2017

Researchers have received $14.75 million in funding for 26 projects through the Federal Government’s Australian Research Council.

M.muelleri M.mucronatus

Deep-sea fish reveals twilight vision trick

09 November 2017

A new type of cell has been found in the eye of a deep-sea fish that opens up a new world of understanding about vision in a variety of light conditions.

Coral bleaching in the Kimberley

Research examines impact of coral bleaching in WA

06 November 2017

Researchers from UWA, ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, and Western Australian Marine Science Institution have examined the impact of the 2016 mass bleaching event on reefs in Western Australia.


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

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.

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New Summer School offers students greater flexibility

15 November 2017

A new summer school program at The University of Western Australia will offer students and the wider community more than 70 units to choose from.

Perth Festival 2017

Perth Festival announces 2018 program

10 November 2017

This summer, the 2018 Perth Festival invites you to see art in a different light and revel in a feast of captivating experiences to suit every taste and budget.

Carol Bower

Awards and achievements - October 2017

07 November 2017

The University of Western Australia congratulates the staff and students in this month's Awards and Achievements.

Siemens and UWA

Major boost for an industry-ready workforce

03 November 2017

The University of Western Australia today received a major industrial software investment from the global technology company Siemens to help students develop the skills needed for the highly digitalised world of the future.

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.