Leviathan theatrical performance

Agility and unity propelled a rapid pandemic response

On a late summer weekend, two weeks before students were due to start arriving at UWA’s Perth campus for Orientation Week 2020, the Federal Government restricted travel from China in response to growing public health concerns about the novel coronavirus in Wuhan.


Professor Anas Ghadouani

A lifetime passion for water

Professor Anas Ghadouani’s fascination for water can be traced back to when he was a child spending countless hours playing and exploring marine life near the Atlantic Ocean in his native Morocco.


Michael Sheldrick

Impact on the global stage

A veteran of international advocacy campaigns, Michael Sheldrick delivered, alongside Global Citizen’s 140-strong team, One World: Together At Home, a virtual music concert featuring international artists that raised over $US127 million to support the World Health Organization’s COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund.


Leviathan theatrical performance

1,000 reasons to celebrate

‘Life changing’, ‘amazing’, ‘rewarding’, ‘better than I could have expected’ – these are just a few of the responses of UWA students describing their internship experience through the McCusker Centre for Citizenship.


Nick Coatsworth Deputy CMO

UWA medical graduate helps chart our way out of COVID-19

While he may feel he was lucky to be “in the right place at the right time”, there’s no doubt that the skills and experience gained from working in some of the world’s most vulnerable and war-torn countries helped UWA medicine graduate Nick Coatsworth secure the role of Deputy Chief Medical Officer of Australia shortly after COVID-19 was declared a pandemic.


New EZONE Central building

Western gateway to Crawley campus gets new look with EZONE Central

When UWA’s Engineering and Mathematical Science students return to face-to-face teaching later this month, they won’t just be reuniting with friends and teachers – they’ll also be able to use the brand new five-storey building: EZONE Central.


Woman observing artworks

Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery shifts to innovative digital programs through LWAG+

Just one month after opening its first exhibition season in February 2020, the Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery (LWAG) temporarily closed its doors to the public.


Thought leaders

Zoe Yujnovich

Caught out! Ethical behaviour in sport

Dr Sandy Gordon argues professional sport has become controlled by the power elite and shaped by the needs of corporate logic.


Zoe Yujnovich

Convocation's work never done

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.


Zoe Yujnovich

Thriving through the energy transition

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.


Terrorism, the Muslim religion and other identities

Australia Day: It’s complicated

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.


 
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Terrorism, the Muslim religion and other identities

Today, terrorism is quickly linked with religion – to be more precise, with Islam – but is there really a connection?


Australian schooling reform

Australian schooling reform: lots of change but very little impact

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.


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