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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.

Trading Room

Students sold on new cutting-edge trading room

19 September 2017

Students will have access to a state-of-the-art trading and analysis centre with the opening of The Rosemarie Nathanson Financial Markets Trading Room.

Laura Boykin in East Africa

Portable DNA sequencers help African farmers fight crop disease

18 September 2017

Scientists at UWA are using new portable DNA sequencing technology for the first time in East Africa to help farmers fight the devastating impact of crop disease.

Three Minute Thesis

Engineering student wins Three Minute Thesis

08 September 2017

Engineering student Gavrielle Untracht will be competing in the national finals of the Three Minute Thesis competition after winning the competition at UWA.

Paul Luckas

Backyard astronomy helps explosive discovery

06 September 2017

A backyard telescope belonging to a UWA researcher has played a critical role in solving a cosmic mystery that previously defied scientific explanation.

Dirk Baur

Monopoly reflects real-life housing crisis

04 September 2017

Australia’s housing affordability crisis has been likened to the board game Monopoly with a researcher demonstrating striking comparisons.

Markus Shlaich

World-first hypertension treatment a success

31 August 2017

Researchers at have taken a step forward in the fight against high blood pressure after the first human trials of a ground-breaking treatment produced successful results.


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

Stephen Powles

Plant scientist wins top American award

14 September 2017

Professor Stephen Powles, has won the American Chemical Society International Award for Research in agrochemicals.

Josephine Wilson

UWA graduate wins 2017 Miles Franklin Award

08 September 2017

Josephine Wilson, a graduate of The University of Western Australia, has won the prestigious Miles Franklin Literary Award for her second novel Extinctions, published in 2016 by UWA Publishing.

Fiona Mayne

Awards and achievements - August 2017

06 September 2017

Congratulations to our worthy staff and students who have received awards, scholarships and prizes in the month of August.

STEM kids

Bringing STEM into schools

06 September 2017

More than 100 Year 9 and 10 female students learned about exciting career opportunities available to them in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.

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UWA improves in Times Higher Education World University Rankings

06 September 2017

The University of Western Australia has climbed 14 places to 111 in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings.

Andrew Whitehouse

Autism researcher awarded prestigious Eureka Award

31 August 2017

Leading autism researcher, Professor Andrew Whitehouse from UWA and Telethon Kids Institute, has been awarded the most prestigious award in the country for young researchers – the 3M Eureka Prize for Emerging Leader in Science for 2017.

Indigenous commitment

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