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
A joint message from the Vice-Chancellor and UWA Student Guild President Nevin Jayawardena regarding the Respect. Now. Always. survey results.
The national release of the Respect. Now. Always. survey results highlights that we, along with all universities, need to further build on our efforts to keep our community safe.
The University will continue to work alongside the Student Guild, the five residential colleges and the entire university community to make our campus safer, offer better support to people who have been affected and increase awareness of these support services.
UWA's media statement, UWA's full institutional results, a combined statement from the Vice-Chancellors of Western Australia's five universities and the Australian Human Rights Commission note on methodology are available to view online.
Professor Freshwater with 2017 Guild President, Nevin Jayawardena, and 2018 President elect Megan Lee, announce a new partnership agreement between UWA and the Guild. Through the agreement, a set of shared goals and expectations have been established to further strengthen this long-standing relationship.
The Vice-Chancellor and Chancellor host a business roundtable with WA industry leaders to discuss the changing WA economy and what skills are needed in the workforce of the future.
Pictured (L-R): Peter Mott (CEO, Hollywood Private Hospital), Justin Carroll (Managing Partner, PwC), Kaye Butler (GM - HR, Chevron), David Singleton (CEO, Austal), Professor Dawn Freshwater, Michael Chaney, Michael McNulty (Managing Partner, Deloitte), Deirdre Willmott (CEO,CCIWA), Nicky Firth (VP - HR, Rio Tinto), Terry Agnew (Group CEO, RAC).
The Vice-Chancellor with WA Minister for Education Sue Ellery, visit the South China University of Technology during a trip to Guangzhou as part of an education and tourism delegation led by the Premier.
Aiding Australian agricultural innovation
Professor Dawn Freshwater takes a tour of the ARC Centre of Excellence in Plant Energy Biology and speaks to staff about their cutting edge research.
Professor Freshwater with staff and students from Zhejiang University announces a new collaboration between the two universities to establish a Global Clinical Medicine Program.
A Nobel connection
The Vice-Chancellor with Premier Mark McGowan and UWA staff member Minghao Zheng travel to Shanghai to visit the Barry Marshall Clinic, an outpatient service at Shanghai East Hospital.
Vice-Chancellor's Voice - 22 November 2017
Thu, 23 Nov 2017
Good morning. In last week’s UWA Forward staff were invited to march in this Saturday’s Pride Parade.
Vice-Chancellor's Voice - 15 November 2017
Wed, 15 Nov 2017
Good morning. I am pleased to announce that Professor Simon Biggs has been appointed the University’s Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor.