Ang University sa Western Australia

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Ang University sa Western Australia (UWA) mao ang usa ka research-intensive unibersidad sa Perth, Australia nga gitukod sa usa ka buhat sa theWestern Australian parlamento sa Pebrero 1911, ug misugod sa pagtudlo sa mga estudyante alang sa mga unang higayon sa 1913. Kini mao ang labing karaan nga unibersidad sa estado sa Kasadpang Australia. Kini colloquially nailhan ingon nga usa ka “sandstone unibersidad”. Kini mao ang usa usab ka sakop sa Group sa Walo ka mga.

UWA was established under and is governed by the University of Western Australia Act 1911. The Act provides for control and management by the university’s Senate, ug naghatag niini sa mga awtoridad, taliwala sa uban nga mga butang, aron sa paghimo sa kabalaoran, regulasyon ug pinaagi sa-mga balaod, mga detalye sa nga anaa sa unibersidad Kalendaryo.

UWA kaayo pwesto internationally sa nagkalain-laing mga publikasyon: ang 2013/14 QS World University Rankings placed UWA at 84th internationally, ug sa Agosto 2015 the Academic Ranking of World Universities from Shanghai Jiao Tong University placed the university at 87th in the world. To date, ang unibersidad nga gipatungha 100 Rodas mga eskolar; one Nobel Prize laureate and oneAustralian Prime Minister graduated from UWA.

UWA bag-o lang miapil sa Matariki Network sa unibersidad sama sa kamanghuran nga miyembro, ang usa lamang nga gitukod sa panahon sa ika-20 nga siglo.

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Ang University na-term nga tumong mao ang giisip sa taliwala sa mga tumoy 50 unibersidad sa kalibutan pinaagi sa 2050, nagpadayon sa pagdula sa usa ka importante nga papel sa scholarship ug pagdiskobre sa global nga kahulogan.

 

Schools / Colleges / mga departamento / kurso / mga abilidad


Architecture, Landscape and Visual Arts

Arts

Business School

Education

Engineering, Computing ug Matematika

Balaod

Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences

School of Indigenous Studies

Science

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Ang University sa Western Australia (UWA) natukod sa 1911 as the State’s first university. It was also the first free university in the British Empire, actively promoting equal access to tertiary education for all social classes.

The University was established due largely to the efforts of Sir John Winthrop Hackett, who had a long-standing vision and passion to provide Western Australia with a university. Proprietor and editor of The West Australian newspaper, he chaired a Royal Commission which recommended the establishment of a university. Later he was the founding Chancellor and bequeathed more than £425,000 (the equivalent of more than $32 million today) to the University.

There was consensus among legislators of the time that the University not only be free, but also provide tertiary education of a practical nature to help develop Western Australia’s pioneering economy. At the time of the University’s foundation, Perth’s population was just 121,000 and its economy relied mostly on agricultural, pastoral and mining industries.

Ingon sa usa ka resulta, the founding professorial appointments were in Agriculture, Mining and Engineering, geology, Mathematics and Physics, chemistry, History and Economics, biology, and English. These were balanced to an extent by the appointment of lecturers in Classics and Ancient History, sa French, German nga, Mental and Moral Philosophy, and Veterinary Science. Overarching these 12 posts were three faculties – Engineering, Science and Arts.

labaw pa kay sa 100 years later, the University is now home to nine Faculties and Schools and a number of Research Institutions and Centres which celebrated the University’s Centenary in 2013. UWA also entered the internationally-recognised Academic Ranking of World Universities’ top 100 listing, continuing to set the standard for other West Australian universities to follow in terms of recognition for its achievements nationally and internationally.

Enrolments grew to 10,195 sa 1975 and started tapering off in 1976 as Commonwealth funding and student quotas were cut across Australia. Funding for UWA was also diverted to finance UWA’s first major competitor, the newly created Murdoch University.

With the entry of several other tertiary institutions into Perth during the 1960s and 1970s, UWA was no longer expected to be the sole deliverer of higher education in Western Australia. Busa, the University was able to be more specific in its goals and priorities than it had in the past.

Sa samang higayon, it had to meet the changing needs of the Western Australian community, which had become more affluent and industrialised. Significant growth had also occurred in mining, commercial and financial sectors as well as the public service.

Over the next two decades enrolments slowly climbed to 12,791 sa 1994 and then began to increase more rapidly to 21,091 sa 2009. Sa 2012 there were more than 24,000 mga estudyante nga nalista.

2012 was a year of significant change for the University with the introduction of a new course structure.

The model of broad undergraduate studies followed by a postgraduate professional qualification is in line with leading universities across the world and has been designed to produce well-rounded graduates, as well as provide multiple entry opportunities for a wide range of students.


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