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
Vice-Chancellor

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.

You can read the Vice-Chancellor's speech [PDF, 339.9 KB] or watch a recording.

Latest news

  • Vice-Chancellor's Voice - 12 July 2017

    Thu, 13 Jul 2017

    Good morning. I am pleased to share we are introducing an enhanced UWA Summer School this year to provide our students with more flexible study options and help drive excellence in education.

  • Vice-Chancellor's Voice - 5 July 2017

    Thu, 13 Jul 2017

    Good morning. I was thrilled to see that two UWA subject areas have been ranked in the world’s top 10 and four were recognised as number one in Australia by the Academic Ranking of World Universities.

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