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Title Seeking wisdom : a centenary history of the University of Western Australia / edited by Jenny Gregory with Jean Chetkovich
Published Crawley, W.A. : UWA Publishing, 2013
Crawley, Western Australia : University of Western Australia, 2013


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 MELB  378.9411 Gre/Swa  UNAVAILABLE C19
Description xv, 470 pages, xv pages of plates : illustrations (some colour), maps ; 26 cm
Contents Part I. Looking inwards -- 1. Creating a landscape -- 2. Creating the campus: a century of buildings -- 3. Governing the University -- 4. Teaching and learning at UWA -- 5. Research at UWA -- 6. Collecting and informing: the university library -- 7. Constructing the student experience -- 8. Striving for equality and diversity -- 9. Enhancing intercultural awareness: the changing international student presence -- 10. Sporting life -- Part II. Looking outwards 11. Broadening creative and cultural horizons: the arts at UWA -- 12. University theatre, drama and the community: University music -- 13. Harmonising campus and community: University music -- 14. Building the future: the science and engineering -- 15. Caring and the community: psychology, dentistry, medicine, social work and health sciences -- 16. Influencing society: business and law -- 17. Widening the University world
Summary Using a thematic approach to depict both the internal and the external aspects of university life, each chapter of Seeking Wisdom draws upon archival research as well as the recollections of graduates to explore the remarkable contribution that the University has made to local, national and international communities
Analysis Australian
Tertiary education
University of Western Australia
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 445-450) and index
Audience Tertiary/Undergraduate, General
Subject University of Western Australia -- History.
Universities and colleges -- Australia -- Western Australia -- History.
Author Chetkovich, Jean, editor
Gregory, Jenny, editor
ISBN 9781742584881 (hardback)
Other Titles Centenary history of the University of Western Australia