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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 […]

A leading space for UWA student activity

This week the UWA Student Guild will open its new Club Collaborative Zone to over one hundred clubs and societies at UWA. This facility, conceptualised in 2008 and commenced construction in 2015, will be a student space without rival in Australia. The space features hot desk work stations, bookable meeting rooms, formal conference suites, a […]

UWA Student Guild condemns pigs head islamophobia

Today, the UWA community has experienced an unprecedented display of islamophobia on campus, where a pig’s head was placed in a toilet next to the Muslim prayer facility. The UWA Student Guild strongly condemns this deeply damaging and offensive incident which is absolutely unacceptable. Acts like this are designed only to incite religious and racial […]


The first in our series of Comedy in the Tav shows for 2017 is coming up next Thursday! Grab your tix (a bargain at $8) and come on down for a bunch of local comedic goodness guaranteed to tickle your...
25 Mar

Pick up some tips on mental health and stress management from the pros! The UWA Student Guild Welfare Department, Student Assist and headspace are presenting this free lunchtime session where you can...
25 Mar