Setting our sights on the decade to come is an exciting time involving all associated with The University of Western Australia’s Strategic Vision 2030.
UWA’s Perth campus has a long and proud history as a ‘university without gates’. A welcoming campus with heritage-listed gardens and buildings, it’s a major drawcard for students, researchers and visitors alike.
UWA is approaching the future focused on the key issues facing humanity. The University is applying its very best minds, through research excellence, local and global collaboration and the power of collective intelligence, to solve the world’s Grand Challenges – improving lives and the environment.
To fulfil its People and Culture vision, UWA will tap into the hearts and minds of people who want to build careers while embracing diversity and driving positive, real-world change.
The University’s ambitious plans to expand and strengthen global partnerships have been unveiled in UWA 2030, as it aspires to become a pivotal knowledge hub for the Indian Ocean Rim region.
In 2012, UWA took up an innovative course model in response to the changing times ahead and to better prepare its graduates for the future of work and long-term employability.
Dr Sandy Gordon argues professional sport has become controlled by the power elite and shaped by the needs of corporate logic.
The first reaction to any discussion of Convocation at UWA is often a question - “What is Convocation and what does it do?” Warden Dr Doug McGhie has the answer.
Chairman of Shell Australia and UWA graduate Zoe Yujnovich explores how climate change is impacting the energy industry, and society, and looks at what needs to change.
It’s a day we usually associate with sunshine, time off, back yard barbeques and evening fireworks however January 26 has also become a day which sits uncomfortably with many Australians.
Today, terrorism is quickly linked with religion – to be more precise, with Islam – but is there really a connection?
Completion rates remain persistently low, with only 74% achieving year 12 by the time they turn 19. This means a staggering one in four young Australians don’t complete school. This rises to nearly one in three for young men, with only 70% finishing.
Outstanding minds solving the world's Grand Challenges
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