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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.

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Major astronomical discovery sees neutron stars collide

17 October 2017

Scientists from UWA have helped usher in a new dawn of astronomy by assisting with the detection of one of the greatest phenomena ever witnessed in astronomy.

Diabetes research

Recognising monogenic diabetes is vital for its management

16 October 2017

UWA research has found that distinguishing monogenic diabetes (a rare type of diabetes) from other types of diabetes early in life is crucial for its management.

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Sleep disorders and stroke research to benefit from NHMRC funding

16 October 2017

Treating sleep disorders, improving the mental health of Australian young people and reducing and preventing the incidence of stroke are among the research projects to receive almost $4 million in NHMRC funding.

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Chimps could hold key to good gut health

13 October 2017

The gut health of our closest genetic relative, the chimpanzee, will be examined in a study by The University of Western Australia.

FIFO research

New research to support the FIFO sector

11 October 2017

The State Government has granted UWA's Centre for Transformative Work Design $498,841 to carry out research into the wellbeing and mental health impact of fly-in fly-out (FIFO) arrangements on workers.

Star formation

Scientists discover more about the ingredients for star formation

10 October 2017

Astronomers have shed fresh light on the importance of hydrogen atoms in the birth of new stars, according to new research published today.


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

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UWA honours Irish President with Honorary Doctorate

11 October 2017

The President of Ireland His Excellency Michael Higgins has been awarded an honorary doctorate at The University of Western Australia, in recognition of his contribution to global affairs and long-term advocacy on behalf of minority groups including the poor, marginalised and underprivileged.

Professor Siddique

Awards and Achievements September 2017

03 October 2017

Congratulations to UWA staff and students on their numerous achievements in September 2017.

Mental Health Partnership

New partnership to improve workplace mental health

22 September 2017

Researchers at The University Western Australia are to team up with the Western Australian Mental Health Commission to assist workplaces to promote and support employees’ mental health.

AWESOME festival

AWESOME Festival hits UWA

21 September 2017

The 2017 AWESOME Festival is partnering with University Theatres to present a spectacular Opening Weekend of events on campus at the University of Western Australia.

In The Zone

In The Zone: The Blue Zone Conference

21 September 2017

2017 In The Zone Conference – The Blue Zone will bring together more than 30 national and international speakers to discuss major global challenges affecting our oceans.


Teachers recognised for outstanding contribution

21 September 2017

Three teachers from UWA are among some of Australia’s finest university educators recognised in the Federal government’s 2017 Australian Awards for University Teaching.

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.