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Western Sydney University continues to rise in prestigious global rankings

Western Sydney University has continued to rise in the prestigious Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings, being named among the top 250 universities globally for the first time.


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Western cares: hundreds of nursing and midwifery students delivering COVID-19 vaccinations

When the communities of Greater Western Sydney receive their all-important COVID-19 jab, there’s a strong chance they will be vaccinated by a proud contingent from Western Sydney University.

Western Sydney University commits to ambitious energy targets as part of climate action

Western Sydney University has launched its decadal strategy, Sustainability and Resilience 2030 – an ambitious roadmap for climate action that includes committing to 100 per cent renewable energy by 2026 and becoming carbon neutral by 2030.

Western Sydney University appoints Pro Vice-Chancellor, Strategy, Government and Alliances

Western Sydney University is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Andy Marks as its new Pro Vice-Chancellor, Strategy, Government and Alliances.

Western Sydney University launches high-tech jobs ‘accelerator’ vision for the West

Western Sydney University has released its vision for the Tech Jobs Accelerator, a collaboration hub to deliver future-ready training, jobs and industry partnerships in Western Sydney.


Research success

Western Sydney University launches expert resources to help those juggling home schooling

Western Sydney University’s School of Education has launched new online resources to help parents and caregivers who are home-schooling their children during the New South Wales COVID-19 lockdown.


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Shedding new light on the molecular detail of COVID-19

Researchers from Western Sydney University have joined the global race to better understand COVID-19.




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Opinion: Tom Wills’ story is the AFL’s opportunity for truth telling about its ugly history

This article discusses colonial violence against First Nations peoples. There is reference to people who are now deceased.


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Opinion: What this collaboration between artists and health-care leaders teaches us about living through COVID-19

A new project that spotlights the strain from COVID-19 on our health systems and the people who work in them has invited health-care leaders and artists to create artworks.




Awards and appointments

Farewell to Director of the Whitlam Institute, Leanne Smith

Western Sydney University announces the departure of Leanne Smith, Executive Director of the Whitlam Institute, and congratulates her on her appointment as the new Chief Executive of the Australian Human Rights Commission.


Western Sydney University celebrates student success at Paralympics

Western Sydney University congratulates Timothy Hodge and Gordon Allan on their success at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games in the swimming and cycling events.