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 June 2012
Thursday 14
18:00 - PRESENTATION - Centenary Trust for Women Presents: The Making of Red Dog : A special presentation by Red Dog Producer, Nelson Woss. More Information
Join us for an exclusive evening with Western Australia's award winning film Producer Nelson Woss as he shares his in-depth journey on the 'The making of Red Dog'.

Nelson will share the trials and triumphs of filming with Koko, cast and crew in WA’s wild outback before joining Dr Erica Smyth, Chair of UWA’s Centenary Trust for Women, for a one-on-one ‘on the couch’.

The night will also feature Nelson's 'sizzle reel' of never before seen footage and Koko's red carpet experiences plus a special viewing of Koko's screen-test.

Following the presentation (7.00pm) guests are invited to join Nelson for a drink in the University Club (a cash bar is available at the club).

Tickets: $30 adults, $20 concessions, $10 students U/15. Part proceeds to the Shenton Park Dog’s Refuge Home

To ensure a seat please book early. RSVP's close Monday 11 June 2012.

Special thanks to our event sponsors: Addwealth and ArthurG.

 July 2012
Tuesday 03
18:00 - ALUMNI EVENT - UK Friends Distinguished Alumni Series More Information
Friday 20
17:30 - Friends of UWA Event - 2012 Annual Friends Mixer Event More Information
The cost of this event is $35 per person which includes drinks and canapes. To register please RSVP by Wednesday 11 July 2012 to [email protected]

Friends of the Earth Science Museum, Friends of the Festival, Friends of the Grounds, Friends of the Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, Friends of the Winthrop Singers, Friends of UWA Albany, Friends of UWA Library, Friends of UWA Music, Graduate Dramatic Society, UWA Choral Society & UWA Historical Society.
Sunday 22
12:00 - EVENT - Centenary Trust for Women Lunch More Information
Wednesday 25
18:15 - EVENT - UWA Historical Society Annual Lecture 2012 : Mathematics and Women - 36 years at The University of Western Australia Website | More Information
The Annual Lecture is the highlight of the year for the UWA Historical Society and Convocation and we are delighted to welcome Winthrop Professor Cheryl Praeger to the podium to reflect upon her years on Campus and subsequent experiences and achievements.

Mathematician Cheryl Praeger has served the University of Western Australia as Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, and Professor since 1976. She leads a flourishing research group in pure mathematics and is in the top one per cent of highly cited mathematicians in the world.

Attendance is free.

 August 2012
Sunday 12
10:00 - EVENT - 2012 Open Day : Experience what's on offer at UWA Website | More Information
UWA opens up the whole campus to the public.

Come and find out about the courses on offer, career options, scholarship opportunities, our valuable research, community programs and facilities.

There's also residential college tours, hands-on activities, live music and entertainment, and plenty of fun activities for the whole family.
Wednesday 29
18:30 - ALUMNI EVENT - UWA Alumni Singapore Cocktail Party More Information
More information will be available closer to the event.

 September 2012
Monday 24
17:00 - Memorial - Geoff Kennedy Memorial Evening More Information
An occasion to honour Geoff Kennedy’s contribution to UWA.

Please RSVP by Monday 17th September to [email protected]

 October 2012
Monday 15
18:30 - ALUMNI EVENT - UWA Alumni London Reception More Information
We have pleasure inviting all UWA Alumni to attend this event in London.

To register, email [email protected]
Wednesday 17
18:00 - ALUMNI EVENT - London Alumni Evening More Information
ALVA alumni are cordially invited to the Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Visual Arts Alumni Evening including a short presentation on recent Faculty achievements given by the Dean, Simon Anderson.

Following the presentation, drinks and canapes will be provided.

 November 2012
Friday 02
17:30 - EVENT - Friends of UWA Athletics Sundowner : Launch of the History of the UWA Athletics Club More Information
Join the Friends for a sundowner to celebrate the launch of the book.

$30 per person, $20 for students To register, please email [email protected]
Saturday 10
18:30 - REUNION - 50 Year Medical Reunion : Graduating Class of 1962 More Information
More information will be available closer to the event.

 December 2012
Sunday 02
10:30 - REUNION - 50th Reunion Luncheon 2012 : Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Graduations of 1962 Website | More Information
Each year, Convocation, the UWA Graduates Association, hosts a reunion luncheon for those graduates celebrating the 50th anniversary of their graduation from the University of Western Australia.

 February 2013
Friday 08
9:30 - SEMINAR - Illuminating Thoughts - 1913, 2013, 2113 : Manning Clark House Day of Ideas Website | More Information
The celebration of The University of Western Australia’s centenary in 2013 gives pause to think about the luminous ideas that shaped the contemporary world and the possibilities for tomorrow. The focus of this symposium will be on moving from ideas of modernism to post-modernism to an increasingly global and virtual reality and the new ideas that will shape the next hundred years.

Cost: $75/$70 (concession). Register online at https://www.ias.uwa.edu.au/conf/2013-doi

18:30 - ALUMNI EVENT - Alumni Weekend Celebrations 2013 : UWA's Inaugural Alumni Weekend Website | More Information
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 https://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]
Thursday 21
11:00 - PROGRAM - AusAID Connect 2013 : Mentoring AusAID students More Information
As with all international students who come to study at UWA, AusAID students face many challenges. They need to understand local geography, adapt to our cultural and social norms, adjust to a different climate and food and quickly come to terms with their role and responsibility in the UWA community. While the staff in the International Centre provides a comprehensive orientation program, it can still take some time for these students to settle in to their new environment.

The AusAID Connect program was established to provide our AusAID students with the experience of meeting and spending time with a local family. Jointly run by the Alumni Relations office and the International Sponsored Student Unit at UWA, it gives you, as a UWA alumnus, the opportunity to make a positive difference in the life of a student adjusting to being so far from their home, by hosting them at a dinner in your home.

Alumni interested in being involved firstly need to fill out the program registration form and sign the authorisation. We will then review all applicants and match the students with alumni families based on information provided by both parties. As a part of this matching process we may contact you by telephone. Participating alumni will then receive information on the student as well as the country and culture from which they come.

If you are matched with a student you will need to attend a function on Friday, 8 March 2013 which is for all participating alumni, families and students to meet, start to get to know each other and arrange your hosting dinner.

Close of Applications is the 21st of February

 March 2013
Monday 04
10:00 - EVENT - UWA Historical Society March 4th Convocation Centenary: Photo Shoot at 10am : All welcome on the steps of the old St George's Hall 500 Hay St Perth to celebrate 100 years to the day of the first meeting of UWA's Convocation. Website | More Information
You are invited to join us mark the 100th anniversary of the first meeting of the University of Western Australia’s Convocation.

The First meeting was held on March 4th 1913 in St George’s Hall, Hay St near the corner of Irwin Street. The historic façade including the portico, steps and tall white columns were restored when the new Perth District Court was constructed behind it at 500 Hay Street. To celebrate the Centenary of this meeting, a photo-shoot of 100 'graduates' will take place on the steps of the façade at 10am on Monday March 4th 2013.

The UWA Historical Society would be delighted if you could join us.

If you have academic robes, please bring them. If not please come anyway, as having just a few robed members will provide the ‘flavour’. Balloons for a joint release will be provided.

Monday March 4th is a public Holiday (Labour Day). There should be nearby street parking available and there is a public parking station across the road at King’s Hotel.

The UWA Centum will be there
Wednesday 20
17:30 - EVENT - MBA/EMBA Information Evening : The Business School is hosting an information evening for its Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) programs. Website | More Information
We invite you to attend our upcoming information evening which will give you the opportunity to learn about the programs on offer, to discuss your study options, meet Business School staff and have all your questions answered before applying for your chosen MBA course.

The event starts at 5.30pm with the following format

5.30-6.00pm: Meet the current students and professors 6.00-7.00pm: Presentation 7.00-7.30pm: Individual question time

Please RSVP at: www.business.uwa.edu.au/school/news/infoevenings/

 April 2013
Saturday 06
14:00 - GUIDED TOUR - UWA Historical Society Art in Architecture Walk : This walk discovers again Crawley Campus artworks in their architectural and landscape contexts Website | More Information
Significant buildings and spaces on the Crawley Campus are embellished with applied or freestanding artworks, sometimes inherent in the architectural design, like the winged lion frieze at the eaves to Winthrop Hall, or the decorative panels built into the Institute of Agriculture Building. This walk discovers again artworks in their campus setting.

 May 2013
Friday 03
17:45 - ALUMNI EVENT - New Blues Welcome Function More Information
UWA Sports invites fellow Blues recipients to welcome the New Blues.

Winthrop Professor Bill Louden SDVC will be in attendance to congratulate and welcome the 2013 Blues recipients.

RSVP essential and must be received by Wednesday 24 April 2013. Please contact Alumni Relations for more details.

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