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Today's date is Friday, November 27, 2020
Student Events
 November 2016
Tuesday 29
8:30 - Short Course - R Basics : This practical course introduces you to R, one of the most powerful tools for statistical computing. Website | More Information
R is a free and extremely powerful language and software environment for statistical computing, data analysis, and graphics. The course is designed for those who have no experience with R, but have a basic understanding of statistics. Those without this experience are encouraged to attend the Introductory Statistics course first.

- $570 for all except UWA postgraduate research students (GST inclusive)

- $132 for UWA postgraduate research students (GST inclusive)

For further information, please see the following link: https://www.cas.maths.uwa.edu.au/courses/rbasics
Wednesday 30
13:00 - EVENT - The Fogarty Foundation Postgraduate Research Forum : HDR students sharing education research Website | More Information
The Forum is an opportunity to showcase education-related research and receive valuable feedback from the education research community in Western Australia. This year, a record number of works will be presented by students from The University of Western Australia, Edith Cowan University and Murdoch University in both 'Ignite' (short presentation stimulating discussion) and 'Insight' (traditional academic presentation) formats.

 December 2016
Thursday 01
13:00 - EVENT - Free Adult Hearing Checks by Telethon Speech and Hearing : In conjunction with UWA Exercise and Performance Centre free testing by Telethon Speech and Hearing Website | More Information
Telethon Speech and Hearing Audiologist will be on site at the UWA Exercise and Performance Centre December 1st 2016 providing free screening and Hearing Tests. BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL

18:00 - FREE LECTURE - The 2016 Ian Constable Lecture : Prof John Mattick | Garvan Institute of Medical Research, Sydney Website | More Information
The 2016 Ian Constable Lecture will be delivered by Professor John Mattick, Executive Director, Garvan Institute of Medical Research, Sydney. The topic will cover ” The central role of RNA in human evolution and development. ”
Monday 05
9:00 - SUMMER SCHOOL - The School of Music & St George's College present - UWA Summer Music Academy : 5 - 9 December 2016 Website | More Information
Do you know a young musician (15-25) with a passion for making music?

The UWA Summer Music Academy brings together talented young musicians for a week of intensive music making and fun! Students participate in ensembles and sectionals, develop musicianship and aural skills, sing in a combined choir all whilst getting a taste of life at UWA!

The Academy is open to instrumentalists (including pianists) who are performing at AMEB Grade 5 + (or equivalent) and has both residential and non-residential streams, with residential students enjoying the unique experience of college life at St George's College.

Students will be mentored by UWA School of Music Staff and special guests, including conductor Prof. Rob McWillimas and can expect to participate in a range of challenging and enjoyable activities culminating in a public concert on Friday 9 December.

Cost

$800 Residential (includes all tuition and musical activities, 5 nights accommodation, breakfast, morning/afternoon teas, lunch and dinners, social activities including formal academy dinner

$525 Non-Residential (includes all tuition and musical activities, morning-tea and lunch)

 January 2017
Thursday 19
12:00 - SEMINAR - "Transcriptional control of stem cell biology in development and disease" Website | More Information
Dr Piper graduated from The University of Tasmania, and received his PhD in Developmental Biology from The University of Queensland in 2003. His PhD, performed at the Institute for Molecular Bioscience with Prof Melissa Little, centered on understanding the cellular and molecular mechanisms underlying embryonic kidney development. His first postdoc was performed with Prof Christine Holt at The University of Cambridge, UK, where he studied the mechanisms by which axonal growth cones navigate to their targets in the optic tectum of the brain. In his second postdoctoral position, with Prof Linda Richards at the Queensland Brain Institute at The University of Queensland, his work focused on understanding the molecular mechanisms of neural progenitor cell specification in the developing cerebral cortex. In late 2010, Dr Piper took up a joint position with the Queensland Brain Institute and The School of Biomedical Sciences to continue his research into the mechanisms underlying neural stem cell differentiation during development and disease. Dr Piper holds an Australian Research Council Future Fellowship (2013-2017).
Saturday 28
9:00 - COURSE - GAMSAT Course: Live Science (Section 3) Review & Mock Exams by Gold Standard GAMSAT : Conquer GAMSAT Section 3 Through Problem-based Learning with an Experienced GAMSAT Expert! Website | More Information
Gold Standard GAMSAT will be running a GAMSAT course for 6 consecutive days from January 28 to February 2, 2017. Focus on the most frequently tested topics in the GAMSAT. Learn GAMSAT strategies from a medical doctor with 6 years of GAMSAT teaching experience and author of the Gold Standard GAMSAT Textbook (available in your local uni bookshops). Small group sessions during breaks allow individual preparation concerns to be addressed.

A full day, proctored GAMSAT mock exam is also scheduled on March 11 to assess and strengthen your mental endurance, as well as test-taking skills, days before the real exam.

This is our 7th year in a row to hold live GAMSAT preparation courses on UWA campus. Ace the GAMSAT by learning from an experienced GAMSAT expert!

 February 2017
Wednesday 08
10:00 - STUDENT EVENT - Enrolments & CAS Help Drop-in Session : Enrolment Help Drop-in Session will take place for any students who have not yet enrolled in any units Website | More Information
Enrolment Help Drop-in Session will take place for any students who have not yet enrolled. This will include domestic and full degree international students and any Study Abroad & Student Exchange students who have not yet enrolled. If you feel confident in completing your enrolment and class timetable online (remotely from a home computer) you are encouraged to do so. We have provided a number of videos and resources on this website to help step you through the process.
Saturday 11
10:00 - OPEN DAY - Lions Eye Institute Open Day : LEI's New $5M hi-tech clinic - The gift of sight More Information
Have a chat with LEI's Managing Director Professor David Mackey. Meet the staff and clinicians at the new $5M Hi-tech clinic. Take a tour of our state-of-the-art Outback Vision Van. Try the simulator glasses that mimic eye diseases. Everyone welcome to learn about the special gift of sight.
Monday 20
8:00 - STUDENT EVENT - Pop-up Yoga and Pilates with UWA Sport : Free yoga and pilates sessions Website | More Information
Rise and Shine UWA Students! Start your mornings the right way, with UWA Sport.

Join us for our Free yoga and pilates sessions, and get a head start on your head space this O-week!

Sign up: https://www.sport.uwa.edu.au/events/pilates-yoga/ to register for this event and to be the first to know about UWA Sport exclusive offers, updates and events!

8:45 - STUDENT EVENT - Initial Teacher Induction - Master of Teaching (Early Childhood, Primary & Secondary) Website | More Information
Orientation program for the 2017 cohort of Master of Teaching students.

First year students enrolled in any of the MTeach specialisations (Early Childhood, Primary or Secondary) must attend.

9:00 - STUDENT EVENT - Study Abroad and Student Exchange Registration Website | More Information
All Study Abroad and Exchange students are required to register with staff prior to attending the International Welcome. SESA staff will be on hand to answer any questions.

10:00 - STUDENT EVENT - International Welcome (SESA Students) Website | More Information
This session is important for all undergraduate and postgraduate SESA students to ensure that you have received additional information to assist you in meeting the requirements of your course. The Welcome is a perfect opportunity to meet key staff and other students, and discover the support and services available to international students.

10:00 - STUDENT EVENT - International Welcome and Expo : Full Degree International Students More Information
This session is important for all undergraduate and postgraduate international students to ensure that you have received additional information to assist you in meeting the requirements of your course.

The Welcome is a perfect opportunity to meet key staff and other students, and discover the support and services available to international students.

Students can then visit the Expo in the Student Central courtyard for an opportunity to speak with staff and seek further information on any key services and supports.

A number of representatives from local banks will be present at the Expo for students wishing to set up a bank account.

11:00 - STUDENT EVENT - New to UWA not University (SESA Students) : All SESA students, are strongly encouraged to attend this session More Information
All SESA students, are strongly encouraged to attend this session to get you started at UWA. The session provides you with key information and activities to get you connected to UWA online resources, study support and provides a taste of what to expect in your first week at UWA. The session will include information delivered by UniStart, StudySmarter and UWA Libraries.

11:30 - STUDENT EVENT - UWA Student Guild | Aussie Culture 101 : Introduction to Australian Culture Website | More Information
Just arrived in Australia? Wondering what ‘thongs’, ‘snags’ and ‘this arvo’ mean, who you should call ‘mate’, and whether you should dare to taste Vegemite? Come along to one of these free sessions for an introduction to Australian culture and slang presented by the UWA Student Guild.

12:00 - STUDENT EVENT - International Student Expo (SESA Students) Website | More Information
Following on from the SESA "New to UWA not University" session, students will have an opportunity to visit the International Student expo in the Student Central courtyard.

A number of support services will be on hand to provide advice and assistance including StudySmarter, Careers Centre, Global Learning Office, Overseas Health cover and a number of banks - should you wish to open an account.

12:15 - STUDENT EVENT - UWA Student Guild | Aussie Culture 101 : Introduction to Australian Culture Website | More Information
Just arrived in Australia? Wondering what ‘thongs’, ‘snags’ and ‘this arvo’ mean, who you should call ‘mate’, and whether you should dare to taste Vegemite? Come along to one of these free sessions for an introduction to Australian culture and slang presented by the UWA Student Guild.
Tuesday 21
8:00 - STUDENT EVENT - Pop-up Yoga and Pilates with UWA Sport : Free yoga and pilates sessions Website | More Information
Rise and Shine UWA Students! Start your mornings the right way, with UWA Sport.

Join us for our Free yoga and pilates sessions, and get a head start on your head space this O-week!

Sign up: https://www.sport.uwa.edu.au/events/pilates-yoga/ to register for this event and to be the first to know about UWA Sport exclusive offers, updates and events!

8:45 - STUDENT EVENT - Initial Teacher Induction - Graduate Diploma of Education Website | More Information
Orientation program for the 2017 cohort of Graduate Diploma of Education

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