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UWA Student Guild Media Release                                                                         Friday 22 December 2017 The University of Western Australia Student Guild has expressed deep disappointment in the Minister for Education Simon Birmingham’s proposal to strip the higher education sector of $41.2 billion. UWA Student Guild President Megan Lee said that the two year ‘freeze’ on funding to higher education […]


The UWA Student Guild has welcomed the appointment of the Honourable Robert French AC as the next Chancellor of The University of Western Australia. The University announced today that Dr French will succeed the current Chancellor, Dr Michael Chaney AO, when his 12-year term ends in December. “I am very excited about Dr French’s appointment […]

Guild’s Club Collaborative Zone Wins Again!

The UWA Student Guild’s Club Collaborative Zone (CCZ) has another gong to its name, taking home the Best Building or Refurbishment over $1 million at the Tertiary Access Group (TAG) Awards held in Canberra last week. The building is no stranger to accolades, having previously been awarded the 2016 WA Architecture Interior Award. The facility, […]

UWA Student Guild Condemns Anti-Semitic Flyers

On Wednesday 17th May 2017, paper slips were left on cars parked on the University Campus that contained content that denies the occurrence of the Holocaust and diminishing the horrific experiences of those who were persecuted throughout the Holocaust. The identity of the person or people who have been distributing these paper slips are unknown […]

Oak Tree confirms Guild and Convocation bond at UWA

The close working relationship between the Guild, the University and Convocation was demonstrated on Saturday when UWA’s Vice-Chancellor Professor Dawn Freshwater assisted the Guild President Nevin Jayawardena and the Warden of Convocation Adjunct Professor Warren Kerr AM to plant an oak tree during the annual Convocation Day celebrations. Participating in her first Convocation Day celebration […]

Media Statement: UWA Student Guild Welcomes New Vice-Chancellor

The UWA Student Guild is very pleased to welcome Professor Dawn Freshwater as our next Vice-Chancellor. The UWA Student Guild President Nevin Jayawardena said, “As Guild President I am very excited about Professor Freshwater’s appointment as UWA’s new Vice-Chancellor. Professor Freshwater brings extensive experience, a strong understanding of UWA, and an appreciation for student representation. […]

Media Statement: UWA Postgraduate Students’ Association Welcomes New Vice-Chancellor

The UWA Postgraduate Students’ Association (PSA) is delighted to welcome Professor Dawn Freshwater as the new UWA Vice-Chancellor. Professor Freshwater moves into the role officially after acting as Vice-Chancellor following the departure of previous Vice-Chancellor Paul Johnson and brings significant experience and a working knowledge of the renewal process which should help to minimise any […]

Guild’s new student space wins prestigious award

The UWA Student Guild’s new Club Collaborative Zone designed by Hames Sharley has been recognised with an award for Interior Architecture in the Australian Institute of Architects’ 2016 WA Architecture Awards. The Club Collaborative Zone (CCZ) was nominated against a very competitive field from around the state of Western Australia. Hames Sharley’s Associate Dean Symington […]

University students in WA slam proposed act as detrimental to students

The Guild Presidents of the four public universities in Western Australia are calling on the State Parliament to reject the Universities Legislation Amendment Act tabled today, and to keep the student voice on University governing boards, and maintain student control over student funds. The act proposes to remove the requirement that 50% of the Student […]


Thanks to everyone who came along to PROSH today! We're busy counting all the coins you collected and can't wait to see the total 💰 (Make sure to drop your tins back to the Guild by 4pm today!) If...
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