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Become an active alumni member and stay connected to your university community

Our alumni are our graduates, Members of Senate, past students, past and present staff, those awarded honorary doctorates, exchange students, guest lecturers, corporate partners, bequestors, donors, volunteers, friends and supporters of the University.

We are committed to providing opportunities for you, our alumni, to build and strengthen your connections with your fellow graduates and your university. Find out about ways you can stay connected and become involved – become a volunteer or mentor, receive our monthly e-newsletter or start your own alumni network, wherever you are in the world. All graduates of The University of Western Australia are permanent members of the Convocation of UWA Graduates, allowing you to have a life-long relationship with your university.

The University of Western Australia greatly appreciates the generous support we receive from our alumni, friends and corporate supporters in philanthropic giving to the University. Please take the time to view our latest Thank you: In Recognition of Philanthropy booklet.

Global network

  • Angola,2
  • Argentina,2
  • Armenia,1
  • Austria,8
  • Bahrain,4
  • Bangladesh,13
  • Belgium,13
  • Bhutan,28
  • Botswana,11
  • Brazil,11
  • Bulgaria,1
  • Burkina Faso,2
  • Burma,2
  • Cambodia,6
  • Cayman Islands,8
  • Chile,9
  • Colombia,6
  • Croatia,2
  • Cyprus,2
  • Czech Republic,3
  • Denmark,10
  • East Timor,5
  • Egypt,1
  • Micronesia,1
  • Fiji,17
  • Finland,4
  • Gambia,3
  • Ghana,8
  • Greece,3
  • Iceland,1
  • Iran,3
  • Iraq,4
  • Israel,24
  • Italy,35
  • Jamaica,1
  • Jordan,7
  • Kazakhstan,1
  • Kenya,25
  • Laos,7
  • Lebanon,1
  • Lesotho,1
  • Liberia,1
  • Luxembourg,3
  • Macao,19
  • Malawi,5
  • Maldives,8
  • Malta,2
  • Mauritius,41
  • Mexico,4
  • Monaco,1
  • Mongolia,2
  • Morocco,1
  • Mozambique,7
  • Namibia,2
  • Nepal,5
  • Netherlands,40
  • Nigeria,7
  • Oman,9
  • Pakistan,31
  • Papua New Guinea,13
  • Peru,3
  • Poland,6
  • Portugal,1
  • Qatar,4
  • Reunion,1
  • Romania,1
  • Russia,8
  • Saudi Arabia,45
  • Senegal,1
  • Serbia,1
  • Seychelles,2
  • Sierra Leone,1
  • Slovakia,2
  • Solomon Islands,1
  • South Africa,39
  • South Korea,24
  • Spain,15
  • Sri Lanka,21
  • Sudan,1
  • Sweden,24
  • Taiwan,43
  • Tanzania,11
  • Tonga,3
  • Trinidad And Tobago,1
  • Turkey,4
  • Uganda,4
  • Ukraine,1
  • Uruguay,1
  • Vanuatu,2
  • Venezuela,1
  • Vietnam,32
  • Zambia,11
  • Zimbabwe,31
  • Malaysia,2078
  • China,1450
  • Indonesia,459
  • Thailand,241
  • New Zealand,161
  • Philippines,152
  • India,118
  • Japan,100
  • Brunei,105
  • Germany,96
  • Ireland,75
  • France,62
  • Norway,61
  • Switzerland,59
  • United Arab Emirates,51
  • USA, 724
  • New South Wales,2268
  • Northern Territory,146
  • Queensland,918
  • South Australia,388
  • Tasmania,236
  • Victoria,2444
  • AK,3
  • AL,2
  • AZ,13
  • CA,164
  • CO,12
  • CT,10
  • DC,13
  • DE,2
  • FL,20
  • GA,5
  • HI,8
  • IA,4
  • ID,2
  • IL,24
  • IN,5
  • KS,3
  • KY,3
  • LA,4
  • MA,30
  • MD,16
  • ME,1
  • MI,10
  • MN,5
  • MO,7
  • MS,2
  • MT,1
  • NC,15
  • ND,1
  • NE,2
  • NH,3
  • NJ,25
  • NM,4
  • NV,5
  • OH,6
  • OK,1
  • OR,11
  • PA,13
  • RI,2
  • SC,3
  • TN,8
  • TX,58
  • UT,5
  • VA,19
  • VI,1
  • VT,1
  • WA,27
  • WI,5
  • WV,1
  • WY,2
  • AB,42
  • BC,73
  • MB,4
  • NL,2
  • NS,3
  • ON,101
  • QC,10
  • SK,6
  • YT,1

Join a UWA network around Australia or the world

UWA has alumni networks in PerthAlbanyCanberraNew York, the United Kingdom, Malaysia and Singapore. Alumni interested in joining a network or starting a new one should contact Josh van Kampen or call (+61 8) 6488 7946.

Friends and networks

The University is home to a variety of Friends groups. These groups enable the community to be involved in life at UWA.

  • Centenary Trust for Women

    The UWA Centenary Trust for Women was established in 2002 to support and encourage women facing financial difficulties when studying at UWA.

  • Friends of Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery

    Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, located next to the Sunken Gardens within the beautiful grounds of The University of Western Australia, is acknowledged as one of the finest university galleries in Australia.

  • Friends of the Edward de Courcy Clarke Earth Science Museum

    The Museum draws on the experience of the University's geology and geography staff and has a collection of more than 160,000 minerals, rocks, fossils and meteorites to stimulate knowledge and interest in earth sciences.

  • Friends of the Grounds

    UWA Friends of the Grounds was established to enhance the grounds through an annual program of activities, including special interest garden and campus guided tours related to the history, architecture, art, vegetation and wildlife of the campus.

  • Friends of UWA Music

    Friends of UWA Music have the opportunity to support talented young musicians studying at UWA.

  • Friends of the UWA Library

    Friends of the University Library generate interest in the Library, acquire donations to support Library services and collections, and are entitled to special Friends benefits.

  • UWA Historical Society

    The UWA Historical Society hosts lectures, seminars and gatherings. Become a member to add your voice to the University's history, contribute to discussion or simply exchange memories.

  • Friends of UWA Albany

    The Friends of UWA Albany was established in 1999 and is a support group of about 170 community members, including many UWA alumni, who wish to support UWA in Albany.