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Parramatta City campus official opening event

Western Sydney University officially opens its Parramatta high-rise campus

Western Sydney University has officially unveiled its $220.5 million flagship campus in the Parramatta CBD – a major economic catalyst that is set to transform Australia's fastest growing city and the broader Western Sydney region.

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Serve sushi in stadiums

Survey suggests sushi should be on the State of Origin menu

In the lead-up to State of Origin, Western Sydney University experts in sport management and hospitality say Origin venues could combat high levels of consumer dissatisfaction by selling sushi to footy fans.

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New opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students through GE Healthcare partnership

GE Healthcare has partnered with Western Sydney University to provide new scholarship opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students looking to pursue a career in public health

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New partnership with Semi Permanent grants student access to global thought leaders

Students will have the chance to learn directly from creative leaders at companies such as Google and VICE Publishing, thanks to a new partnership with Semi Permanent.

Men's Health week

Men urged to take time to enjoy life during Men’s Health Week

In the lead up to Men’s Health Week, men across Australia are being urged to take the time to enjoy the things in life that make them happy.


Research success stories

Serve sushi in stadiums

Survey suggests sushi should be on the State of Origin menu

In the lead-up to State of Origin, Western Sydney University experts in sport management and hospitality say Origin venues could combat high levels of consumer dissatisfaction by selling sushi to footy fans.


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From bedside to bench: Grant paves the way for a new diabetic gastroparesis treatment

Western Sydney University researchers are investigating a form of treatment for diabetic gastroparesis, after being awarded an innovation grant from the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF).




Expert opinion

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Is this the budget that forgot renters?

The measures in the 2017-18 federal budget targeting the supply of lower-cost rental housing are limited. For the majority of Australia’s renters, housing will remain unaffordable, insecure and out of reach.


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Budget’s ‘good debt’ conversion underpins $70b-plus infrastructure program: experts respond

Decisions about infrastructure in Australia reached a new level of incompetence on budget night. The planning process for identifying what assets should be built and how their roll-out should be staged remains inadequate.




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Language brokering study

Did you translate for your parents? Study explores the role of children as translators

Western Sydney University is conducting a study which looks to explore language brokering, and develop a deeper understanding of children's' experiences and how they felt about taking on this important role within the family unit.


Men on campus

Western Sydney University leads study on inclusion and safety

The study will consist of an anonymous survey and a series of focus groups to investigate student and staff experiences surrounding safety and inclusion on campus, including those who identify as sexuality and gender diverse.