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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.


Healthy sharks sustain healthy oceans

24 July 2017

A team of researchers has completed a four month research expedition looking for signs of healthy coral reefs in the remote Kimberley.

Test tubes

UWA finalists recognised in Premier's Science Awards

19 July 2017

Ten academics from UWA have been announced as finalists in the 2017 Premier’s Science Awards. The awards recognise and celebrate the achievements of the Western Australian science community.

Tom Maclauren

Invention unlocks potential of unmanned aerial vehicles

17 July 2017

A student has invented an unmanned aerial vehicle capable of flying five times longer than many drones currently on the market.

Fatty liver

Health of parents before and during pregnancy linked to fatty liver in teenagers

12 July 2017

A Perth study involving UWA researchers has discovered that a significant part of the risk for fatty liver in teenagers is linked to their parent’s health and lifestyle before and during their mother’s pregnancy.


Dolphins follow fishing trawlers for food

11 July 2017

New research shows that the dolphin population in the Pilbara Trawl Fishery is smaller than thought, but that some dolphins follow fishing trawlers over days, weeks and years.

Professor Ailistair Forrest

UWA's leading cancer researchers awarded $18 million

03 July 2017

World-leading cancer research projects led by UWA have today received a boost with $18 million in funding from the Cancer Research Trust and other partners.


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

Year 10 Indigenous students at UWA

Indigenous high school students shoot for the stars

17 July 2017

Thirty-four Year 10 Indigenous high school students from around the State spent their school holidays learning a raft of new skills from wheelchair basketball to building bridges and making moulds of teeth.

UWA goes public with ATAR entry scores

In-principle agreement reached on enterprise agreements

10 July 2017

The University of Western Australia and the National Tertiary Education Union have reached an in-principle agreement on the proposed 2017 enterprise agreements, delivering new agreements for staff at UWA that are fair and reasonable.

Janet Holmes a Court

Janet Holmes à Court exhibition opens at UWA

10 July 2017

UWA presents a new art exhibition featuring a selection of works from the Janet Holmes à Court Collection. The free exhibition runs between 22 July and 23 September.

Social Impact Festival 2017

Social Impact Festival aims to inspire social change

07 July 2017

UWA will host more than 50 public events as part of the 2017 Social Impact Festival, which runs between Tuesday 18 and Friday 28 July. The festival celebrates initiatives that bring about positive social change.

Homeward Bound

Staff selected for Antarctic leadership program

06 July 2017

An environmental economics researcher and a neuropsychologist are among 80 women from 13 countries around the world selected to take part in the trip of a lifetime to Antarctica.

Awards and achievements June 2017

UWA June 2017 awards and achievements

03 July 2017

Staff and students at The University of Western Australia had many exciting achievements in June 2017.

Indigenous commitment

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