School of Arts

Social media strategy workshop a sell-out in Singapore

June 5th, 2018

Murdoch University’s alumni recently learned more about the latest advances in social media strategy at a sell-out workshop hosted at Murdoch’s Singapore campus.

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Pub event brings philosophy to the people

June 1st, 2018

A series of free Pub Philosophy events organised by Murdoch University students is encouraging discussions around some of life’s big questions over drinks and pizza.

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Arts grad wins prize for Pauline Hanson thesis

May 31st, 2018

Award winners: Andrea Byrne (left) with School of Arts Dean Rikki Kersten and Matt Finch

A Murdoch University PhD student who wrote about Pauline Hanson’s campaign during the 2017 Western Australian state election for her honours dissertation, has won a prestigious student prize.

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Tourism students offer a helping hand to Footprints service

May 30th, 2018

A local group supporting terminally-ill patients and their families received a welcome boost from third-year Murdoch University tourism students.

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Musical with mental health focus to open season at Blue Room Theatre

May 29th, 2018

Murdoch University PhD student Nick Choo is breaking with tradition for a new production of his award-winning musical, which focuses on mental health and suicide.

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Are video games the future of sustainable tourism education?

May 14th, 2018

Dr Eunice Tan and Yohei Okamoto examine the use of digital simulation games similar to World of Warcraft, SimCity and Minecraft to teach sustainable tourism.

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Public lecture series: Mixing religion and politics in Australia

April 30th, 2018

The place of Christian religion in Australian politics will be among the topics addressed by a leading Australian scholar in a public lecture series at Murdoch University in May. Professor Marion Maddox will also discuss secular education and religious freedom in the three events, which form the 10th annual Murdoch University International Theologian public lecture series.

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Murdoch Students launch Perth Arena’s Snapchat for Harry Styles fans

April 20th, 2018

Students from the Murdoch University School of Arts will be helping to launch Perth Arena’s new Snapchat profile at the Harry Styles concert this weekend.

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On Friday the 13th, leave the superstitions at home

April 13th, 2018

Kylie Sturgess, tutor and researcher in radio broadcasting, writes in The Conversation about Friday 13th superstitions.

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The future needs women in STEM

March 29th, 2018

Murdoch University hosted the WISE Women Symposium this week following the International Women’s Day #PressforProgress movement being championed by celebrities across social media.

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