It is a privilege to lead this dynamic, world-class university. I look forward to building on our achievements from 2017 and continuing the task of nurturing and supporting our great staff and students.
Professor Dawn Freshwater
We are well over halfway through 2018 and what a dynamic and productive year it has been so far.
From our consistently strong performances in global rankings, to continued research breakthroughs and important community engagement activities, we can be proud of what we have achieved. This has been accomplished through the hard work and support of our students, staff and community, and I thank everyone for their contribution.
Young Lives Matter
Professor Freshwater joined the Hon Julie Bishop MP and other key stakeholders to launch the Young Lives Matter Foundation, an initiative driven by Foundation Chairman Ronald W. Woss AM (right of Julie Bishop).
A boost to life sciences
The Vice-Chancellor with MTP Connect CEO Dan Grant (left) and Chris Tallentire MLA (middle) at the launch of the MTPConnect WA hub.
Insights into India
Professor Freshwater attends the Australia India Leadership Dialogue in Delhi with G08 counterparts.
Welcoming our 15th Chancellor
Professor Dawn Freshwater with the Hon Robert French AC before his installation as UWA's 15th Chancellor.
Unstoppable in Singapore
Professor Freshwater with UWA staff and alumni at Unstoppable, an alumni event in Singapore where she shared her vision for UWA.
Scholars on Swan
The Vice-Chancellor with Eeva Leinonen (Murdoch VC), Celia Hammond (Notre Dame VC) and Drs Andrew and Nicola Forrest celebrate the official opening of Forrest Hall.
Unis deliver economic boost as well as skills
Tue, 21 Aug 2018
This editorial by UWA Vice-Chancellor Professor Dawn Freshwater appeared in The West Australian newspaper on 21 August 2018.
How do you measure and what counts as success? For some, it is reasonably easy– sales figures and KPIs achieved, meeting budget and other industry standard indicators of performance. But until now there has been no definitive measure of the dollar-figure contribution our top universities make to the community.
Australian VC calls for free speech principles after controversial event cancelled
Fri, 17 Aug 2018
An Australian vice-chancellor has called for universities to adopt a sectoral position on free speech, after her university cancelled a controversial address on safety grounds.