The University of Western Australia offers a number of prestigious awards to individuals for recognition of outstanding achievements or contributions to the university.
The purpose of conferring honorary degrees is to give public recognition to individuals for outstanding achievements in any recognised field of endeavour with strategic connection or relevance to the University, either at the State level or beyond.
Recipients of the Chancellor's Medal
A Chancellor's Medal may be awarded for an outstanding contribution, or sustained contributions, to the University, such as to enable the University to discharge its teaching, research and community responsibilities more effectively.
Hackett Postgraduate Research Scholarships are prestigious scholarships available to students enrolled for higher degrees by research at The University of Western Australia.