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Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), also known as Shanghai Ranking, is an annual publication of university rankings by Shanghai Ranking Consultancy.
Alan John Carpenter (born 4 January 1957) is a former Australian politician who served as the 28th Premier of Western Australia, from 2006 to 2008.
Albany Post Office is a heritage site of the former post office in Albany, Western Australia.
Albany is a port city in the Great Southern region of Western Australia, 418 km SE of Perth, the state capital.
John Andrew Henry Forrest (born 1961), better known as Andrew Forrest or by his nickname Twiggy Forrest, is a Western Australian mining magnate currently a non-executive chairman and previously the chief executive officer of Fortescue Metals Group (FMG).
The Anglican Diocese of Perth is one of the 23 dioceses of the Anglican Church of Australia.
Ansett Australia was a major Australian airline group, based in Melbourne.
Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball.
The Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL) is a non-governmental organization founded in 1956 that renewed operational relations with UNESCO in 2003 to assist higher learning institutions in strengthening themselves through a mutual self-help and to achieve international distinction in teaching, research and public service.
Dr Athelstan John Henton Saw (16 July 1868 – 28 November 1929), was a Western Australian politician and University administrator.
Australia (colloquially), officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is an Oceanian country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands.
The Australia men's national field hockey team (nicknamed the Kookaburras) nation's most successful top level sporting teams.
The Australia women's national field hockey team (nicknamed the Hockeyroos) are Australia's national women's field hockey team.
Australian Heritage Council was established on 19 February 2004 as the Australian body responsible for advising the Australian Government on cultural heritage matters.
The Australian of the Year is an award conferred on an Australian citizen by the National Australia Day Council, a not-for-profit Australian Governmentowned social enterprise.
The Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) is the primary criterion for entry into most undergraduate-entry university programs in Australia.
The Australian University Games (AUGa) is a multi-sport competition held annually in September / October between teams fielded from a large number of Australian universities and tertiary institutions.
Bachelor of Philosophy (B.Phil., B.Ph., Ph.B. or PhB) is the title of an academic degree.
Badminton is a recreational sport played by either two opposing players (singles) or two opposing pairs (doubles), that take positions on opposite halves of a rectangular court divided by a net.
Barry James Marshall, AC, FRACP, FRS, FAA, DSc (born 30 September 1951) is an Australian physician, Nobel Prize laureate in Physiology or Medicine (the only laureate born in Western Australia), and Professor of Clinical Microbiology at the University of Western Australia.
The Berndt Museum of Anthropology is an anthropological museum in Perth, Western Australia, founded in 1976 by Ronald Berndt and Catherine Berndt.
Robert James Lee "Bob" Hawke (born 9 December 1929) is an Australian politician who was the Prime Minister of Australia and the Leader of the Labor Party from 1983 to 1991.
British Airways, often shortened to BA, is the flag carrier airline of the United Kingdom and the largest airline in the United Kingdom based on fleet size.
Carbon dioxide (chemical formula CO2) is a colorless, odorless gas vital to life on Earth.
Carmen Mary Lawrence (born 2 March 1948) is a retired Australian politician; a former Premier of Western Australia and the first woman to become Premier of a State of the Commonwealth of Australia.
A central business district (CBD) is the commercial and business centre of a city.
Charles Owen Leaver Riley (26 May 1854 – 23 June 1929) was the first Anglican Archbishop of Perth, Western Australia.
The Chief Justice is the name for the presiding member of a supreme court in many countries with a justice system based on English common law, such as the Supreme Court of Canada, the Supreme Court of Singapore, the Court of Final Appeal of Hong Kong, the Supreme Court of Japan, the Supreme Court of India, the Supreme Court of Pakistan, the Supreme Court of Nepal, the Constitutional Court of South Africa, the Supreme Court of Ireland, the Supreme Court of New Zealand, the High Court of Australia, the Supreme Court of the United States, and provincial or state supreme courts.
The Chief Justice of Western Australia is the senior judge of the Supreme Court of Western Australia and the highest ranking judicial officer in the Australian state of Western Australia.
Colin James Barnett (born 15 July 1950) is an Australian politician who is the 29th and current Premier of Western Australia.
Crawley is a suburb of Perth, Western Australia, located within the City of Subiaco and City of Perth.
Cricket is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of 11 players each on a field at the centre of which is a rectangular 22-yard-long pitch.
Curtin University (a trademark of Curtin University of Technology) is an Australian public university based in Bentley, Perth, Western Australia.
Dartmouth College is a private Ivy League research university located in Hanover, New Hampshire, United States.
The Australian Department of Education was a department of the Government of Australia charged with the responsibility for national policies and programs to help Australians access quality and affordable childcare; early childhood education, school education, post-school, higher education, international education and academic research.
A Doctor of Philosophy degree (often abbreviated Ph.D., PhD, D.Phil., or DPhil) or a Doctorate of Philosophy, from the Latin Doctor Philosophiae, is a type of doctorate awarded by universities in many countries.
Durham University (officially known as the University of Durham) is a collegiate research university in Durham, North East England.
Edith Cowan University (ECU)is an Australian public university located in Perth, Western Australia.
Eric William Gillett (1899 — 18 October 1987) was an Australian lawyer and university officer.
The European Union (EU) is a politico-economic union of EUnum member states that are located primarily in Europe.
Field hockey, or simply hockey, is a team sport of the hockey family.
Fiona Juliet Stanley, (born 1 August 1946) is an Australian epidemiologist noted for her public health work, and her research into child and maternal health, and birth disorders such as cerebral palsy.
Fiona Melanie Wood, AM (born 2 February 1958) is a British born plastic surgeon working in Perth, Western Australia.
The Fortune Playhouse was an historic theatre in London.
Geoffrey Ian "Geoff" Gallop AC (born 27 September 1951) is Professor and Director of the Graduate School of Government at the University of Sydney and chairman of the Australian Republican Movement.
Geraldton is a coastal city in the Mid West region of Western Australia, located north of Perth.
Gingin is an agricultural town in Western Australia.
The Governor of Western Australia is the representative in Western Australia of the Queen of Australia, Elizabeth II.
The Group of Eight (Go8) is a coalition of research-intensive Australian universities.
Hay Street is a major road through the CBD of Perth, Western Australia, and adjacent suburbs.
The High Court of Australia is the supreme court in the Australian court hierarchy and the final court of appeal in Australia.
Indonesia (or; Indonesian), officially the Republic of Indonesia (Republik Indonesia), is a sovereign state in Southeast Asia.
Sir John Winthrop Hackett Senior KCMG (4 February 184819 February 1916) was a proprietor and editor of several newspapers in Western Australia, a politician and a University chancellor.
is a modern martial art, combat and Olympic sport created in Japan in 1882 by Jigoro Kano (嘉納治五郎).
Kalgoorlie, now known as Kalgoorlie–Boulder after Kalgoorlie and Boulder joined, is a city in the Goldfields-Esperance region of Western Australia, Australia, and is located east-northeast of Perth at the end of the Great Eastern Highway.
The Kalgoorlie Miner (known commonly as The Miner) is a daily newspaper circulating in the City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder and the Goldfields-Esperance region.
Kenneth Comninos "Ken" Michael (born 12 April 1938), a civil engineer, is an Australian academic and former public servant who was the 30th Governor of Western Australia, serving from 2006 to 2011.
Kim Christian Beazley, AC (born 14 December 1948), is an Australian diplomat and former politician who was the Deputy Prime Minister of Australia from 1995 to 1996.
Kim Edward Beazley, (30 September 1917 – 12 October 2007), known as Kim Beazley during his career, Australian politician, was Minister for Education in the government of Gough Whitlam and a Labor member of the Australian House of Representatives for 32 years, from 1945 to 1977.
Sir Laurence "Brodie" Brodie-Hall AO CMG (10 June 1910 – 1 October 2006) was an influential figure in the mining industry of Western Australia (WA).
Sir Lawrence Walter Jackson KCMG (1914 – 5 June 1993) was a Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Western Australia.
Limestone is a sedimentary rock composed largely of the minerals calcite and aragonite, which are different crystal forms of calcium carbonate (CaCO3).
The Nobel Prizes (Nobelpriset, Nobelprisen) are prizes awarded annually by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, the Swedish Academy, the Karolinska Institute, and the Norwegian Nobel Committee to individuals and organizations who make outstanding contributions in the fields of chemistry, physics, literature, peace, and physiology or medicine.
During her many visits to Australia, Queen Elizabeth II has opened sessions of parliament and unveiled various buildings, venues and other things.
There are 43 universities in Australia: 40 public universities, two international universities, and one private university.
This is a list of University of Western Australia people, including its notable alumni and staff.
Malaysia is a federal constitutional monarchy located in Southeast Asia.
The Matariki Network of Universities (MNU) is an international group of universities that focuses on strong links between research and undergraduate teaching.
The Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research (often simply referred to as "The Melbourne Institute") is an Australian economic research institute based in Melbourne, Victoria.
Michael Alfred Chaney (born in Perth, Western Australia) is an Australian businessman and current Chancellor of the University of Western Australia.
Murdoch University is a public university based in Perth, Western Australia with campuses also in Singapore and Dubai.
The National Trust of Australia, officially the Australian Council of National Trusts (ACNT), is the Australian national peak body for community-based, non-government organisations committed to promoting and conserving Australia's indigenous, natural and historic heritage.
Nedlands is a western suburb of Perth, Western Australia in the local government area of the City of Nedlands.
The Nobel Prize (Swedish definite form, singular: Nobelpriset; Norwegian: Nobelprisen) is a set of annual international awards bestowed in a number of categories by Swedish and Norwegian committees in recognition of academic, cultural and/or scientific advances.
The Parliament of Western Australia is the legislature of the Australian state of Western Australia, forming the legislative branch of the Government of Western Australia.
Peafowl include two Asiatic species (the blue or Indian peafowl originally of India and Sri Lanka and the green peafowl of Burma, Indochina, and Java) and one African species (the Congo peafowl native only to the Congo Basin) of bird in the genera Pavo and Afropavo of the Phasianidae family, the pheasants and their allies, known for the male's piercing call and, among the Asiatic species, his extravagant eye-spotted tail covert feathers which he displays as part of a courtship ritual.
Perth is the capital and largest city of the Australian state of Western Australia.
The Perth Zoo is a zoo that opened in 1898 in South Perth, Western Australia.
The Philippines (Pilipinas), officially known as the Republic of the Philippines (Republika ng Pilipinas), is a sovereign island country in Southeast Asia situated in the western Pacific Ocean.
The Premier of Western Australia is the head of the executive branch of government in the Australian state of Western Australia.
The Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of Australia is the head of government in Australia.
Prosh refers to both a calendar fundraising event and the satirical annual newspaper written by students at the University of Western Australia to raise funds for nominated charities.
A public university is a university that is predominantly funded by public means through a national or subnational government, as opposed to private universities.
QS World University Rankings is an annual publication of university rankings by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) company.
Queen's University at Kingston (commonly shortened to Queen's University or Queen's) is a public research university located in Kingston, Ontario, Canada.
The Rhodes Scholarship, named after Cecil John Rhodes, is an international postgraduate award for selected foreign students to study at the University of Oxford.
Richard Ian (Ric) Charlesworth AM (born 6 February 1952) is a sports and performance consultant and a former First-class cricketer and field hockey player and coach.
Richard Fairfax Court AC (born 27 September 1947 in Nedlands), is a former Western Australian, serving as Premier of Western Australia from 1993 to 2001.
A Ritchey–Chrétien telescope (RCT or simply RC) is a specialized Cassegrain telescope invented in the early 20th century that has a hyperbolic primary mirror and a hyperbolic secondary mirror designed to eliminate optical errors (coma).
Robert Shenton French (born 19 March 1947) is the twelfth and current Chief Justice of the High Court of Australia, the highest court in the Australian court hierarchy.
Sir Roderick Ian Eddington AO (born 2 January 1950 in Perth, Western Australia) is an Australian businessman.
Romanesque Revival (or Neo-Romanesque) is a style of building employed beginning in the mid-19th century inspired by the 11th and 12th century Romanesque architecture.
The Rural Clinical School of Western Australia (RCSWA) is a Commonwealth-funded programme intended to increase the number of medical graduates interested in rural careers.
The sandstone universities are an informally defined group comprising Australia's oldest tertiary education institutions.
In the context of spaceflight, a satellite is an artificial object which has been intentionally placed into orbit.
Second Life is an online virtual world, developed by Linden Lab, based in San Francisco, and launched on June 23, 2003.
Singapore, officially the Republic of Singapore, and often referred to as the ''Lion City'', the ''Garden City'', and the ''Red Dot'', is a leading global city-state and island country in Southeast Asia.
The Square Kilometre Array (SKA) is a radio telescope project that will be built in Australia and South Africa.
St Georges Terrace is the main street in the city of Perth, Western Australia.
The Supreme Court of Western Australia is the highest state court in the Australian State of Western Australia.
The Swan River is a river in the south west of Western Australia.
Taekwondo is a Korean martial art with a heavy emphasis on kicks.
Tennis is a racquet sport that can be played individually against a single opponent (singles) or between two teams of two players each (doubles).
The West Australian, widely known as The West (Saturday edition: The Weekend West) is the only locally edited daily newspaper published in Perth, Western Australia, and is owned by Seven West Media.
Timothy David "Tim" Minchin (born 7 October 1975) is an Australian comedian, actor, and musician.
The Times Higher Education (THE), formerly the Times Higher Education Supplement (THES), is a weekly magazine based in London, reporting specifically on news and issues related to higher education.
A university (universitas, "a whole") is an institution of higher (or tertiary) education and research which grants academic degrees in various subjects and typically provides undergraduate education and postgraduate education.
The University of Notre Dame Australia (UNDA) is an Australian private Catholic university established in 1989 in the Western Australian port city of Fremantle.
The University of Otago (Te Whare Wānanga o Otāgo) in Dunedin is New Zealand's oldest university.
Eberhard Karls University, Tübingen (Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen, sometimes called the "Eberhardina Carolina") is a public research university located in the city of Tübingen, Baden-Württemberg.
The University of Western Australia (UWA) Library consists of six library sites both on and within walking distance of the campus.
The UWA Student Guild is the official student representative body at the University of Western Australia, representing the interests of students to the university, government and the wider community, as well as providing services to students.
Uppsala University (Uppsala universitet) is a research university in Uppsala, Sweden, and is the oldest university in Sweden and all of the Nordic countries, founded in 1477.
UWA Sports Park is a multi-purpose sporting and recreation reserve in Mount Claremont, Western Australia.
The UWA telerobot is a teleoperable robot belonging to the school of mechanical and civil engineering at the University of Western Australia.
Volleyball is a team sport in which two teams of six players are separated by a net.
Sir Walter Hartwell James, (29 March 1863 – 3 January 1943) was the fifth Premier of Western Australia and an ardent supporter of the federation movement.
Sir Walter Logie Forbes Murdoch, (17 September 187430 July 1970) was a prominent Australian academic and essayist famous for his intelligence and wit.
Water polo is a team water sport.
Wesfarmers Limited is one of Australia's largest public companies and one of Australia's largest retailers.
Western Australia (abbreviated as WA) is a state occupying the entire western third of Australia.
The Legislative Council, or upper house, is one of the two chambers of parliament in the Australian state of Western Australia.
The Western Mail, or Western Mail, was the name of two weekly newspapers published in Perth, Western Australia.
Tertiary Sports Western Australia (TSWA) is the Western Australian Inter-University competition.
The Worldwide Universities Network (WUN) is an alliance of 18 research-intensive universities.
The 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake occurred at 00:58:53 UTC on 26 December with an epicentre off the west coast of Sumatra, Indonesia.
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