Check out the day in the life of our Unihallers! Living at University Hall gives students an excellent opportunity to take advantage of UWA’s resources and facilities.

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Season two of the Perth International Arts Festival Lotterywest Festival Films kicks off on Monday 13 February!

Book your tickets here - bit.ly/2jZbxSK #PIAF17

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Congratulations to everyone who received their UWA offer. We're excited to welcome you to UWA! #pursueimpossible
We are delighted to announce Professor Dawn Freshwater has been appointed the next Vice-Chancellor of The University of Western Australia.
For the first time, a ruby seadragon is caught on camera!

Researchers from UWA, the Western Australian Museum and Scripps Institution of Oceanography found and filmed the ruby seadragon in its natural habitat, off the south coast of WA.

Video credit: Scripps Institution of Oceanography
“Don’t be afraid of failure, just make sure that if and when you do, fail fast and fail forward. Often our mistakes are our biggest teachers.
I’ve made plenty in 20 years of business!” Jo Horgan, founder of Mecca Cosmetica and UWA graduate
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Jo Horgan, Mecca Cosmetica, UWA Grad Stories | Pursue Impossible

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The 2017 Perth Writers Festival program is out! A jam-packed weekend of storytelling, art, performance, workshops and conversation.

PIAF 2017 Perth Writers Festival at UWA

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Congratulations Dr Laura Boykin, awarded a prestigious Senior TED Fellowship, one of just 10 people selected worldwide.

UWA scientist wins prestigious senior TED Fellowship

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Great to see UWA Professor Hans Lambers sharing his expertise on plant biology and biodiversity with Gardening Australia.
Bresson is from China and wanted to make the most of his experience in Perth, so he chose to live on campus.

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We're proud to announce our new 3-year partnership with West Coast Fever!

Our partnership with Fever will extend beyond the court, providing work placement opportunities for UWA students.

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Don't miss the Perth Writers Festival!

Launching on Thursday 23rd February and running until Sunday 26th February, the Perth Writers Festival includes a lineup of writers, artists and thinkers.

See what's on at UWA and book tickets!
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PIAF 2017 Perth Writers Festival What's On

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Congratulations to Malindi Haggett, recent UWA graduate, awarded an Australia at Large, Rhodes Scholarship for 2017.
Malindi hopes to further her understanding of global health problems and health policy at University of Oxford.

Malindi Haggett - Australia at Large Rhodes Scholar, 2017

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Tyson moved from Geraldton to study at UWA. Here's his experience of moving out of home for the first time.

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A great feature on Mirrabooka maths teacher Daniel Fortini.

Find out if you're eligible for the Department of Education Secondary Mathematics Scholarship: bit.ly/2hUtfEy

Scholarship offers authentic insight into teaching.

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“Everybody avoids it because it’s too difficult (but) I’ve got a reputation for trying out something that’s very, very difficult."
UWA Professor Barry Marshall is pursuing a treatment for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).

Noisy guts project

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We're working with Royal Life Saving Society WA to bring Bronze Medallion courses to the Swan River.
Participants will learn how to negotiate survival situations beyond the confines of a swimming pool.

Anyone can participate in UWA Recreate® courses - UWA staff, alumni and members of the general public are encouraged to enrol.

UWA helps bring Bronze Medallion programs to the river - Royal Life Saving WA

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Happy New Year!
We’re looking forward to helping you pursue impossible in 2017.
Wishing all our students, alumni, staff, and community a Merry Christmas.