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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.

Lisa Wood

A neighbourhood's best friend

20 June 2017

Researchers have conducted the largest international study on the social benefits of pet ownership and found that owning a pet is not only important for our well-being but important for social connectedness in our neighbourhood.

Robert French

Robert French named UWA's 15th Chancellor

20 June 2017

The immediate past Chief Justice of the High Court of Australia, the Honourable Robert French AC, has been appointed the 15th Chancellor of The University of Western Australia.


High temperatures, not ocean acidification is threatening the growth of coral

15 June 2017

The Achilles’ heel of coral growth is high temperatures, not ocean acidification, according to researchers from The University of Western Australia and the ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies.


Experts show new way to store clean gases

12 June 2017

An team of scientists has discovered a solution to a long-standing scientific problem of storing gases in common minerals.

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Subsea pipelines make fish safe havens

12 June 2017

A first-of-its-kind study led by The University of Western Australia has revealed that subsea pipelines in north-west Australia provide safe havens for commercially important fish.

Rare emerald glass spearhead

Rare glass spearhead found on Rottnest Island

07 June 2017

Staff and students from UWA made an exciting discovery during a University excursion on Rottnest Island, uncovering a rare 100-year-old emerald green glass spearhead.


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

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Experience the best in arts this winter

19 June 2017

This winter immerse yourself in The University of Western Australia’s exciting WINTERarts program which runs between 1 - 29 July.

UWA IQ Awards

UWA has the edge on innovation

15 June 2017

Western Australia’s innovation, entrepreneurship and research expertise was celebrated last night at The University of Western Australia’s inaugural IQ Awards, held at Crawley's historic Masonic Hall.

Professor Peter Klinken

Graduates earn Queen's Birthday Honours

13 June 2017

Western Australia’s Chief Scientist, one of Australia’s most highly cited astronomers and a top public servant are among 11 UWA graduates and staff recognised in this year's Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

St Cathrines

St Catherine's College to build Indigenous housing

09 June 2017

Education and employment outcomes for young Indigenous people have received a boost with a $12.8 million Federal funding grant to build custom-design accommodation.

UWA goes public with ATAR entry scores

UWA ranked among world's best universities

08 June 2017

The University of Western Australia has risen to become one of the world’s top 100 universities in the 2018 QS World University Rankings.


New training centre to develop latest biomedical therapies

07 June 2017

The Federal Government has announced $3.1 million funding for a national project to train the next generation of biomedical researchers to create and develop the skills and technology within Australia to deliver personalised medicines.

Indigenous commitment

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