November 16, 2018

The University of Western Australia (UWA) hosted a Visiting Delegation from the University of Ghana from 5-7 November 2018. This followed an earlier visit led by the Vice Chancellor, Professor Ebenezer Oduro Owusu, on 22 May 2018, during which the two institutions rene...

November 16, 2018

The Centre for Exploration Targeting hosted 28 participants from 12 African countries as part of a ‘Mineral and Energy Economics’ short course. This Australia Awards Africa short course, funded by the Australian government, is designed to build knowledge and broader le...

October 26, 2018

On October 12th, the University of Western Australia (UWA) hosted the Vice Chancellor of Malawi University of Science and Technology (MUST), Professor Address Malata.

Professor Malata met with Dr Simon Biggs, Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor and staff and student members o...

October 19, 2018

The inaugural WA African Community Awards Gala Night were held on 1 September at the Novotel Langley to conclude Australia’s annual Africa Week in Perth. The Awards were convened by the Organisation of African Communities of WA (OAC) under the theme of “Building a Vibr...

September 4, 2018

UWA students Nyat Mulugeta and Gisele Ishimwe and UWA Professor David Mickler were finalists at the Inaugural WA African Community Awards.

Nyat was named the winner at the awards ceremony, convened by the Organisation of African Communities of WA (OAC).

Professor Mickler...

August 29, 2018

A new centre that will drive Australia-Africa research and innovation with the hope of improving life in both continents has been launched by The University of Western Australia.

The Africa Research & Engagement Centre (AfREC), announced during the Australia Africa Univ...

August 29, 2018

The University of Western Australia (UWA) has launched the Africa Research and Engagement Centre (AfREC) to drive ethical and innovative collaborations between Australia and Africa. The centre will leverage the knowledge, ideas and experiences of growing African-Austra...

August 27, 2018

The University of Pretoria (UP) and The University of Western Australia (UWA) today signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU), that seeks to enhance relations between the two universities by developing academic and cultural interchanges in teaching, research and other...

July 13, 2018

The University of Western Australia has established the Africa Research & Engagement Centre (AfREC) to drive innovative and ethical collaborations with the dynamic continent of 55 countries and 1.3 billion people.

The Centre develops, produces and promotes research, tea...

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