2022 - Unlocking Impact
Our latest institutional sustainability report "Unlocking Impact" (PDF, 4987.91 KB) (opens in a new window) showcases not just our #1 world rankings success in the THE Impact Rankings but our enduring work and impact across Curriculum, Operations, Research and Engagement (C.O.R.E) on this vital agenda. In this years report we have profiled local, regional and international policy and practice work being undertaken, and included a new dashboard for our Sustainability and Resilience 2030 Decadal Strategy.
2021 - Reimagining Western
"Reimagining Western" (PDF, 20580.2 KB) (opens in a new window) outlines how we, as a University community, have responded to these crucial demands of our time. In this report we focus on how we have ‘reimagined’ our work across our curriculum, operations, research and engagement (C.O.R.E), such as tackling climate, undertaking cutting-edge research and transforming curriculum.
2020 - Challenging Times
“Challenging Times” (PDF, 15745.63 KB) (opens in a new window) highlights how we have and will continue to move forward with meaningful impact for this vital work across our C.O.R.E (Curriculum, Operations, Research and Engagement) framework. For this annual report, and in recognition that our sustainability and SDG commitments, we have included sections on Australia’s bushfires and COVID-19.
2019 - Just Sustainability
"Just Sustainability" (PDF, 21718.53 KB) (opens in a new window), showcases our achievements over 2019 and considers the challenges for an equitable and sustainable future for Western Sydney. It highlights, showcases and aligns our work to the SDGs.
2018 - Transforming Our Future
"Transforming Our Future" (PDF, 8945.13 KB) (opens in a new window) reflects our long standing commitment to sustainability and our region. The report showcases our 2018 achievements across our CORE areas (Curriculum, Operations, Research and Engagement) and emphasises the connections and linkages to the SDGs.
2017 - Western Sydney Matters
"Western Sydney Matters" (PDF, 3367.6 KB) (opens in a new window) highlights the importance of our region and the sustainability challenges that come with this, and how we are working collaboratively with our partners to address these issues.
2016 - Thoughtfully Acting Differently
"Thoughtfully Acting Differently" (PDF, 1541.63 KB) (opens in a new window), outlines our dynamic research agenda and rich student learning experiences, building on our 2015 report.
2015 - Driving Sustainability
Our first institutional sustainability report "Driving Sustainability: A Roadmap to Success" (PDF, 1906.63 KB)(opens in a new window) highlights how Western takes a broad, interdisciplinary approach to sustainability and key initiatives to support this.
Other Supporting Institutional Strategies
- Sustaining Success 2021-2026 (opens in a new window)presents the mission, values, principles and enablers of Western Sydney University and provides a strategic roadmap for the next six years, with sustainability as a core principle.
- Sustainability and Resilience Decadal Strategy 2030 (opens in a new window)signals our serious commitments to sustainability and our region. It is a call to come together as a community around key aspirations that frame a vision for just transitions to sustainable ways of living that leave no one behind.