Friends of the Grounds bookplates are available to purchase from the Visitor's Information Centre.
The Friends of the Grounds 2013 Calendar is now on sale, and features images from the recent photographic competition 'A Century of Seasons'.
The gardens at our Crawley campus provide an inspirational learning and teaching environment.
They are a significant tourist attraction and provide a beautiful setting for business, community and cultural events.
The gardens are registered by the Australian Heritage Commission and are listed on the National Estate. They were presented with the inaugural Civic Design Award in 1986.
UWA Friends of the Grounds was established by the University through the Hackett Foundation in 2000 to enhance the grounds through an annual program of activities which include:
You are invited to become a member of UWA Friends of the Grounds and join like-minded Friends to learn about a treasured and loved resource. Members receive the following benefits:
Annual membership of the Friends of the Grounds is $33.00 for individuals or $55.00 for the family (prices include GST). To join, simply complete the application form.
We are thrilled to be associated with the publication of A Landscape for Learning A History of the Grounds of The University of Western Australia by George Seddon and Gillian Lilleyman.
The book traces the story of the University's vibrant setting. From its early role as an Aboriginal meeting place and hunting ground, the site became the landholding of some of the State's most prominent colonists before being offered as the magnificent location for Western Australia's first university.
To order, download and complete the order form:
The Friends of the Grounds 2013 Calendar is now on sale at the Visitor's Information Centre and The University Club, or you can download the order form. The calendar features images from the recent photographic competition 'A Century of Seasons'.
To celebrate The University of Western Australia’s Centenary, the UWA Friends of the Grounds have produced this beautiful calendar featuring images from the Friends of the Grounds’ photographic competitions entitled 'A Century of Seasons'  and 'Four Seasons at UWA'  along with wonderful complementary images sourced from UWA archives.
Friends of the Grounds have produced a Tree Walk Map of the Crawley Campus which is now available from the Visitors Information Centre. This free map is a guide for visitors and friends to learn more about the significant trees on the Crawley Campus. Download the Tree Walk Brochure and map.
A new range of Friends of The Grounds postcards and the 2013 Centenary Calendar are also available from the Visitors Information Centre for purchase.