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UWA Forward

Vice-Chancellor's Voice

Good morning. Last week the University moved from being a top 10 to a top five employer for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) inclusion in the Australian Workplace Equity Index. The only Australian university in the top 10, UWA has been a leader in developing and implementing initiatives promoting inclusivity on campus and it is pleasing to see this hard work being rewarded.

Providing a safe and supportive environment is one of the many reasons to be proud of our campus and it is always enjoyable welcoming new visitors to the University. Tomorrow we will host the annual Career Advisers' Breakfast where we bring the UWA student experience to life for career advisers from WA high schools and reinforce our commitment to educating students for the careers of the future.

Sincerely,
Professor Paul Johnson
Vice-Chancellor

Paul Johnson
Paul Johnson
Vice-Chancellor

Renewal Project Update

A meeting of the central oversight panel, responsible for overseeing the evaluation of academic roles, took place on Friday 20 May. At the meeting the panel considered submissions from the Faculties based on the approved methodologies. Consideration was also given to expressions of interest for voluntary redundancy by academic staff. The panel made a number of decisions, recommendations and sought some further clarifications. Decisions made in this meeting have been, or are in the process of being, communicated to staff.

The first few months of this year have no doubt been an anxious time for many staff and I thank you for your professionalism during this period. I am confident the conclusion of this process will provide greater certainty to our academic community.

Sincerely,
Professor Dawn Freshwater
Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Registrar

Dawn Freshwater
Dawn Freshwater
Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Registrar

Forward Focus

The sound and strength of music

Ashley William Smith, UWA's Head of Winds and Contemporary Performance at the School of Music and most recent Churchill Fellowship recipient, can't wait for June 23.

Ashley William Smith

I think it can be easy to become a creature of habit, but continuing to develop new techniques and ways to perform is essential to growing into the best musician that I can be.

Ashley William Smith

This is the date his Fellowship begins, encompassing eight European cities over an intense 34 day period in what is his dream program.

Read more about Ashley's Fellowship program and his passion for teaching.

Recent News

Announcements

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Business Information & Technology Services: UniWA scheduled migration notification.

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Campus Management: Wednesday 25 to Sunday 29 May - Service Road 4.

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Campus Management: Severe weather - stay safe and report any damage caused.

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Campus Management: Hazard – removal of Margaret Priest weather vane on Arts building.

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Graduate Research School: Applications for the John Monash Scholarships and Menzies Scholarships are now open.

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Office of Research Enterprise: Research Grants Awarded Between 23/04/2016 to 20/05/2016.

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Safety, Health and Wellbeing: Health insurance consults in June.

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Safety, Health and Wellbeing: Blended mental health first aid training.

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Human Resources: Financial consideration for redundancy seminars.

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Events

May
25
Wednesday
Presentation by Prof Terry Hughes: 2016 coral bleaching in Australia
12pm – 1pm, Murdoch Lecture Theatre
May
25
Wednesday
The Europeans (Struggles to Love)
8pm – 10:30pm, Dolphin Theatre
May
26
Thursday
From 'Subject' to 'Partner': the changing role of patients and the public in health research
6pm – 7pm, Theatre Auditorium, The University Club
May
27
Friday
Children are not rockets
3pm – 4pm, Hew Roberts Lecture Theatre, UWA Nedlands Campus
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