Projects by field: Education

Perth USAsia Centre at UWA

The Perth USAsia Centre, launched by US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, is a new West Australian-based institution aimed at strengthening ties between the United States, Australia and the Asian region.

Southern Africa’s Rock Art of Cultural Contact

Archaeological research, work in archives, and recording ethnographies are providing a much more detailed history of human encounters than ever before. Indeed, there are rock arts showing cultural contact in many parts of the world with southern Africa and northern Australia being key regions. Southern Africa is world-famous for the tens of thousands of rock […]

Indonesian Clinical Training and Education Centre

The Indonesian Clinical Training and Education Centre (ICTEC) was established in 2010 through a collaborative partnership between the Indonesian Government, ISTIH, UWA (CTEC), Rumah Sakit Cipto Mangunkusumo Tertiary Hospital and the University of Indonesia.

International Skills and Training Institute in Health

The International Skills and Training Institute in Health (ISTIH) is a partnership between UWA and the Western Australian Health Department that leverages significant medical expertise in Western Australia to facilitate aid and develop health-training initiatives in developing countries.

Rebuilding Schools in War-torn Africa

Rebuilding school systems destroyed by years of violent civil war is the focus of new projects by researchers including a Rwandan academic at UWA.

Rock-Art in the Pilbara

Few landscapes offer as much tangible evidence of human history as the Pilbara and the Kimberley regions, and these relations can be analysed via images and objects that are more than 30,000 years old. UWA’s Centre for Rock Art Studies, headed by leading Australian Indigenous rock art specialist Jo McDonald, is responsible for researching, recording […]

The Confucius Institute

The Confucius Institute at UWA was the first of its kind to be established in Australia, and is a non-profit organisation dedicated to the strengthening of links between China and Western Australia

The UWA Oceans Institute

The UWA Oceans Institute (OI) was established to further enhance the capabilities of marine research in Western Australia by drawing together the University’s researchers and collaborators in the fields of marine science, engineering, social sciences and governance.

Boedioono Indonesia Scholarship

UWA established a Boediono Indonesia Scholarship to encourage Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours) students to undertake study in Indonesian language and culture.

The Korea Energy and Minerals Resources Engineering Program

he Korea Energy and Minerals Resources Engineering Program (KEMREP) is a partnership between UWA and Curtin University and a number of significant Koreas institutions.

"I am confident that in the coming decades the city of Perth will grow in importance as a centre of business, educational and technological excellence in the region. This State will also continue to develop as the epicentre of a global resource and mineral supply economy delivering the growth that has seen an economic power shift to the Asian and Indian Ocean regions." Michael Chaney
Chancellor, The University of Western Australia