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UWA scored 5 stars in student:teacher ratio.

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

The Understanding Super app in use

New app helps break down complexities of superannuation

08 November 2019

An interactive mobile app that helps simplify and explain the complex workings of the Australian superannuation system has been developed by a researcher from The University of Western Australia in collaboration with finance professionals and start-up entrepreneurs.


Marine research the winner in collaboration between UWA Oceans Institute and University of Mumbai

07 November 2019

The University of Western Australia’s Oceans Institute and the Sindhu Swadhyay Sanstha School of Integrated Aquatic Education at the University of Mumbai in India have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to promote marine research links across the Indian Ocean.

Michael Walsh and Andrew Guzzomi receiving the WA Innovator of the Year award

Weed chipper recognised in WA Innovator of the Year awards

07 November 2019

A mechanical weed chipper designed by engineers and researchers from UWA and The University of Sydney last night won the Rio Tinto Emerging Innovation award category at the 2019 WA Innovator of the Year awards.

Associate Professor Hayley Christian with her dog Lenny

Dogs are more than companions - they are great for our mental wellbeing

06 November 2019

A study published in the Journal of Public Health by Oxford University Press and led by The University of Western Australia and Telethon Kids Institute has highlighted the positive impact dog ownership has on our mental health.

Power plant cooling towers during the day

Experts tackle climate change - ideas for a state policy

06 November 2019

Leading state and international climate change experts will examine impacts including climate change and child health, liveable towns and cities and living within the carbon budget at a symposium to be held at The University of Western Australia next Monday 11 November.

UWA Rhodes Scholar

UWA student awarded 2020 Rhodes Scholar

01 November 2019

Denmark resident and environmental scientist Natasha Lutz has been named Western Australia’s Rhodes Scholar for 2020, recognising her potential as a young global ambassador.


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

Winthrop Hall during the day

UWA Publishing

11 November 2019

UWA Publishing is a longstanding part of The University of Western Australia and will continue as such. To ensure that university publishing continues for many years to come, UWA is looking to evolve current operations to broaden publishing reach and impact, and to boost accessibility.

Dr Annie Fogarty

WA Australian of the Year Awards announced

08 November 2019

Philanthropist and education advocate Dr Annie Fogarty AM and world-leading pre-term birth expert Professor John Newnham have been recognised in the 2020 WA Australian of the Year Awards.

Bangarra Bennelong

Perth Festival launches 2020 program

01 November 2019

On a bedrock of Indigenous culture, Perth Festival 2020 welcomes everyone to a glorious summer celebration of people and place with more than 250 events across theatre, music, dance, opera, film, visual, visual arts and literature and ideas.

Dr Helena Viola

At the heart of it

29 October 2019

For several decades UWA has been working with National Heart Foundation Australia (NHFA), which this year celebrates its 60th anniversary, to save the lives of everyday Australians affected by heart disease.

Shann Memorial Lecture

Lecture to examine: The End of Normal in Politics and Economics

22 October 2019

The impact of international issues such as Brexit, China's military belligerence, political unrest in Hong Kong and the lack of US leadership will be the focus of this week's Shann Memorial Lecture at UWA.

Highway to Hell signage on Canning Highway

Canning Highway becomes the worlds longest stage

21 October 2019

Bring the family and stake your claim along 10km of open highway for a special art, music and entertainment event to celebrate Perth’s connection to late, great AC/DC front man Bon Scott. Highway to Hell will be the world’s longest stage and Perth’s playground for a day as the free, family-friendly finale to the 2020 Perth Festival.

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.