Zac

From wine to twine

Using cutting-edge sustainable technology, scientist Gary Cass is pioneering a plant-free alternative to cotton... and it all started with a 'mistake' in a vat of wine.


Zac

The teller of stories

Screenwriter Kodie Bedford is making Australia sit up and take notice as she uses her passion for writing to weave Australian tales that matter.


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Material girl

She's a successful businesswoman, mum of three and the queen of laid back style. We speak to Tania Austin about how she does it and what's next for Decjuba.


Michael Grebla

Award winning composer seeking support

Multi-talented UWA alumnus Michael Grebla is looking for patrons as he establishes himself as a freelance composer in the big Apple.


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Sounds of climate change

Dripping ice cores, fish song and a musical saw are just some of the unusual materials to be used in a stunning new immersive performance at UWA.


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Rhodes Scholar Calum off to Oxford

A mathematician, choral singer and pianist from UWA has been awarded a prestigious Rhodes Scholarship, recognising his potential as a young global ambassador.


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Taking textbooks to the world

Alumni-founded textbook platform Bibliotech has raised $4.2m in its latest funding round, with the company getting ready to further spread its wings.


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Charity ride close to Doug's heart

When UWA’s Warden of Convocation Dr Doug McGhie gears up for a 200km ride in October, it will be to raise funds for three important causes which have touched him personally.


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Human rights mission

UWA Master of International Relations post grad William Paparo has been honing his diplomatic skills while in Geneva and reports there was never a dull moment.


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Advancing LGBTIQ rights in Hong Kong

July was a groundbreaking moment in advancing the human rights of LGBTIQ people in Asia and UWA alumni Peter Reading has played a key role.


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Nil Sine Labore

After a cycling accident in 2013 that left him paralysed, UWA PhD candidate Zac Leow was told he’d be lucky to ever walk again. He was to prove everyone wrong.


Sophie

Running just like life says NAIDOC champ

UWA graduate Torey Rickerby, who was awarded runner up for the NAIDOC Education Achievement Award, says he uses marathon running as a metaphor for life.


Sophie

Music got me started

As principal lawyer at a specialist practice offering services to artists and innovators across the creative industries there’s no denying Michael Tucak is passionate about developing arts and culture in Perth and WA.


Sophie

Sophie to use win to inspire others

UWA law student Sophie Coffin says she’ll use her 2018 Miss NAIDOC crown as a platform to motivate other young indigenous women and to advocate for Aboriginal rights.


Georgia

Being the change

Dr Kate Leeming is one of many UWA graduates determined to make the world a better place, as she prepares to make the first-ever bicycle crossing of the Antarctic continent, via the South Pole.


Georgia

Surfing for social causes

Social entrepreneur Sarah Sands believes the power of the ocean can be a potent vehicle to inspire change.


Michael Sheldon

Saying no to poverty

For Michael Sheldrick, a relentless travel agenda is all part of his New York-based role as Vice-President of Global Policy and Government Affairs at Global Citizen. 


Darren Lomman

Waging a war on plastic

The chance viewing of a television advertisement was the catalyst for Darren Loman's latest mission, to establish WA's first-ever plastic reprocessing facility. 


Common causes

Common causes

As wave energy technology attracts global interest in Albany, we look at the breadth and depth of UWA's interaction with the community.


Robert French

Our new Chancellor, in his own words

The former Chief Justice of Australia's High Court and one of the country's most respected judges, is no stranger to UWA. Robert French talks to Uniview about his plans for his new role at his alma mater.


Mr Munns

The University is his garden

The remarkable story of Mr George Munns, UWA's first ever gardener, as told by alumni and well-known journalist Tony Thomas in a piece for The West Australian back in 1965.


Stewart Scrambler

Natural wonders

To create his unique ceramics, potter Stewart Scrambler delves deep into the West Australian bush - for inspiration and materials alike, finds Dr Sally Quin.


Georgia

Overcoming huge odds to pursue her dreams

Dilakshana Yogarasa has overcome more obstacles along the way to study than most people encounter in a lifetime. You won't believe her story.


Latest in innovation showcased

The UWA IQ Awards have lived up to their name with a host of cutting edge solutions recognised.