It is a privilege to be selected to lead this dynamic, world-class university. I am particularly looking forward to building on our achievements throughout 2017 and continuing the task of nurturing and supporting our great staff and students.
Professor Dawn Freshwater
On 26 April, Professor Dawn Freshwater was officially installed as UWA’s 18th Vice-Chancellor.
The celebration of appointment took place inside UWA's iconic Winthrop Hall in front of an audience of more than 500 invited guests.
UWA's 18th Vice-Chancellor
Chancellor Michael Chaney presents Dawn Freshwater with the Vice-Chancellor's robe and mortarboard as she is officially installed as UWA's 18th VC.
Increasing PhD student mobility
Professor Freshwater joins senior Indian and Australian Government officials, industry chiefs, other university heads and academics at Australia's first collaborative PhD forum with India.
Excellence in India
Professor Freshwater with the Education Minister and G08 VCs in New Delhi to launch Excellence in India - a showcase of great Indian-Australian research collaborations.
L-R: Ian Jacobs (NSW), Pascale Quester (Adelaide), Professor Devang V. Khakhar (Indian Institute of Technology), Education Minister Simon Birmingham, Dawn Freshwater, Glyn Davis (Melbourne), Michael Spence (Sydney), Peter Hoj (Queensland)
The next chapter of UWA
Vice-Chancellor Dawn Freshwater addresses the audience at her Installation Ceremony.
Professor Freshwater and UWA student ambassadors cheer one of UWA's valued partners, the West Coast Fever, to victory at the Perth Arena.
Meet our Executive
UWA's newly formed Executive team:
Vice-Chancellor's Voice - 26 April 2017
Thu, 27 Apr 2017
Good morning. I am delighted to share that we have launched our international academic recruitment campaign and the new website is now live.
Vice-Chancellor's Voice - 19 April 2017
Thu, 20 Apr 2017
Good morning. On Tuesday we commemorate ANZAC Day, a poignant day in the nation’s calendar.