The UWA Historical Society

Members? meeting series

Regular venue

Unless otherwise noted, 2014 members' meetings are held in the Convocation Council Room, Old Irwin Street Building, UWA Crawley Campus.

Irwin Street Building, Crawley

Join us for informal occasions.

Members and friends are invited to join the UWA Historical Society at an informal get-togethers to explore UWA’s history. Guest speakers provide a short presentation on a topic covering an aspect of the University's history. The presentation is followed by questions, discussion and light refreshments. We always welcome suggestions about aspects of UWA history we could explore together.

UWAHS members’ meetings

Event Event information Guest speaker
View past members’ meetings in this series
1 Inaugural members' gathering
Monday 16 February 2009
2 Dr E S Simpson, UWA’s first graduate
Tuesday 3 December 2013
Jenny Bevan
Honorary Research Fellow, UWA
3 Internationalisation of UWA – the Chinese Dimension
Tuesday 29 April 2014
Dr Yow
4 The History of Full Fee Paying International Students and the Development of the International Centre at UWA
Tuesday 24 June 2014
Mr Kelly Smith
Director, UWA International Centre
Professor Trish Todd
Head of Discipline, Management and Organisations
5 The Forgotten Explorers: pioneer geologists of WA
Tuesday 15 July 2014
Jenny Bevan
Honorary Research Fellow, UWA
6 About Sir Lawrence Jackson
Tuesday 19 August 2014
Honourable Justice Nicholas Paul Hasluck AM
Award-winning author and retired Supreme Court Judge
7 History of Classics study at UWA
Tuesday 2 September 2014
Emeritus Professor John Melville Jones
8 History of the Faculty of Architecture
Tuesday 28 October 2014
Winthrop Professor Simon Anderson
9 End-of-year get-together
Tuesday 25 November 2014
Join your newly elected-committee for drinks and nibbles in a casual setting.
10 History of the Faculty of Agriculture: The rise and fall of a university icon
Tuesday 15 September 2015
Emeritus Professor David Lindsay
11 Building the Treasure House: Development of the Reid Library and Special Collections
Tuesday 20 October 2015
Erin Fraser
Manager of Special Collections and Projects, UWA Library

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