UWA has come to life again, officially welcoming more than 2000 commencing students for the 2018 academic year on Monday 19 February.
For the first time, new students took part in festival-style celebrations with an academic procession, DJ’s, a popular country pop band and food trucks which attracted their usual long lines.
A highlight was a colourful parade in which participants carried the flags of all 75 countries represented by UWA’s incoming students.
- Students carried the flags of all 75 countries represented by UWA’s incoming students.
- Student Experience Director Dr Andrew O’Brien officially welcomed UWA’s new students.
- A warm day and Riley Lawn proved a winning combination.
- Part of the Student Experience welcoming committee on hand to make the students feel at home.
- The smiling faces said it all.
- Guild members were also on hand to lend a helping hand.
- A traditional academic procession lent some gravitas to the afternoon.
- The ever-popular food trucks drew a crowd.
- An international student expo meant that all those last minute queries could be addressed.
- New friends among the sea of new faces.
- UniMentor volunteers were hard to miss, tirelessly assisting with student queries.
- Singer Emily Joy as part of the country music band who had students tapping their feet.