The Alumni Weekend presents a unique opportunity to celebrate the University's centenary. It offers a diverse program of activities, events and reunions, including a Welcome Cocktail Party, seminars, lectures, panel discussions, tours and the launch of the Shaun Tan Sundial, Centenary plant, music CD entitled Luminosity, Musical Treasures from UWA and the history of UWA book entitled Seek Wisdom.
Lectures and seminars will be presented by prominent UWA alumni including Sir Rod Eddington AO, the Hon Geoff Gallop AC, Nobel Laureate Professor Barry Marshall AC CitWA, Professor Steve Hopper AC, Professor Peter Quinn (The Square Kilometre Array), mountaineer Patrick Hollingworth and Geraldine Doogue AO.
The festivities begin with LUMINOUSnight where the campus will come alive with art and illuminations that celebrate UWA's history and its key alumni, teachers and researchers.
For booklovers, there is the Writers' Corner which will showcase the brilliance of our award winning writers.
The UWA residential colleges are offering accommodation for those who require it as well as hosting sundowners and dinners on the Saturday night for those who would like to attend.
You can book events by visiting http://www.centenary.uwa.edu.au/
All queries can be answered by contacting the Alumni Weekend team on 61 8 6488 4773 or by email at [email protected]