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14 June 2017

Vice-Chancellor's Voice

Good afternoon. Last week UWA was named one of world’s top 100 universities in the prestigious 2018 QS World University Rankings; this is a wonderful result that we can all be proud of. We were especially acknowledged for our proportion of international faculty and students which reinforces our position as a truly global university.  

I was also delighted to see that UWA ranked fifth in Australia and first in the State for our low attrition rate as reported by TEQSA. Ensuring our students are supported throughout their time at UWA remains a priority as we look for further opportunities to assist our students succeed.


Sincerely, 

Prof. Dawn Freshwater
Vice-Chancellor

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Forward Focus

She has dined with Prince Charles, been in a photo shoot for Marie Claire and featured in a national Australian TV ad for Woolworths.


Being Deaf doesn’t hold back first-year UWA Arts student Drisana Levitzke-Gray who is from a family of five generations of Deaf women.

 

Around Campus 

The Your Say survey is open until 19 June and is your opportunity to share your experience of working at UWA. A link to the survey was sent to all permanent and contract staff last week. So far 23% of eligible staff have responded.

See which Portfolio and Faculty has the highest completion rate to date.
 


Did you know....


Each year as part of National Science Week, UWA hosts the Science Cafe in partnership with Scitech. This is an opportunity for professionals from science, technology, engineering and maths to talk to high school students about careers in STEM.

Expressions of interest are now open for STEM professionals keen to be involved. This year it's on Thursday 24 August and more information can be found here

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