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UWA scored 5 stars in student:teacher ratio.

The Good Universities Guide 2018.


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

Gia Parish, Pru Steinerts, Colonel Pam Melroy, Hon Dave Kelly, Aude Viganelles, Anthony Fortina

UWA scientists part of a new Perth space agency

18 February 2020

The University of Western Australia is part of a new consortium that will position Perth as a global centre for remote operations in space, where universities and industry will collaborate on space exploration projects such as NASA's Lunar Gateway.

Dorinda Hart

Women invited to share their experience surrounding abortion

11 February 2020

Women who have experienced an abortion are invited to take part in a study into the post-abortion experience.

Kimberley rock art

Kimberley rock art figures dated at 12,000 years

07 February 2020

Archaeologists at UWA are part of a national team of researchers that has been able to more accurately date a significant number of the Kimberley’s most remarkable ancient rock art to more than 10,000 years ago.

Western Australian Pilbara pebble mouse

Survival of Australian species hinges on working together

30 January 2020

When faced with unfavourable environmental conditions, rodent species are likely to form social groups and work cooperatively, according to a new study by researchers at The University of Western Australia.

UWA campus

UWA congratulates staff and graduates honoured on Australia Day

28 January 2020

The University of Western Australia is celebrating the achievements of staff and graduates honoured in the Australian of the Year 2020 awards and in the Australia Day Honours List.

Digitisation Centre

Australian culture goes digital

23 January 2020

A collaboration led by UWA and including all five Western Australian universities, the WA State Library and the WA Museum, will establish a world-class archival quality Digitisation Centre. The Centre will create a digital record of significant humanities, arts and social sciences collections held by participating institutions.


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

Hackett scholarships

Hackett scholarships help students access tertiary education

17 February 2020

The University of Western Australia has welcomed more than 200 students through its new Hackett Scholarship program, which provides financial support to students from regional and metropolitan areas to ease the transition to university.

Irwin Lewis

In memory of Aboriginal trailblazer Irwin Lewis

14 February 2020

The University of Western Australia has paid tribute to Irwin Lewis, the first Aboriginal student to attend UWA, who passed away on January 28 at the age of 80.

Buŋgul performers at Perth Concert Hall

Perth Festival lights up for 2020

07 February 2020

Perth Festival's epic summer celebration of people and place bursts into brilliant life this weekend to welcome everyone to share another fantastic February full of promise and wonder.

Winthrop Hall arches

Statement from the Vice Chancellor - Travel restrictions to mainland China

02 February 2020

On February 1 the Australian Government announced that foreign citizens’ travelling from China would be unable to enter Australia. This means that non-Australian citizens, residents, and their dependents are prevented from entering Australia from mainland China.

musicians performing in front of a live audience

Full entertainment revealed for Highway to Hell

28 January 2020

Take your pick from more than 130 free activities and events along the Highway to Hell as Perth Festival celebrates our city and its connection to Bon Scott, the iconic front man of legendary Aussie rock band, AC/DC.

Sarah Contos

The Long Kiss Goodbye art exhibition

23 January 2020

The Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery at The University of Western Australia, in association with Perth Festival, is pleased to announce its newest exhibition – The Long Kiss Goodbye – opening on Saturday 8 February 2020

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.