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Professor Maryanne Derver, newly appointed DVC Education

Western Sydney University appoints new Deputy Vice-Chancellor Education

Western Sydney University is delighted to announce the appointment of Professor Maryanne Dever as its new Deputy Vice-Chancellor Education.

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Western Sydney University opens up choice and flexibility with early offer program

Western Sydney University is providing peace of mind for HSC school leavers through its highly-successful early offer program, HSC True Reward, with applications for 2024 now open.

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Online study sessions designed to help students succeed

As Year 12 students across New South Wales start to prepare for their upcoming HSC exams Western Sydney University is again offering a range of free online study sessions to assist with their HSC exam preparation.

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Statement of support for the Indigenous Voice to Parliament from the Western Sydney University Board of Trustees

The University is deeply committed to working with Indigenous communities & appreciates the significant contributions Indigenous staff, students & Elders generously provide to the University.

2023 THE Impact Ranking Credential

Western Sydney University tops global sustainability ranking for ground-breaking second year

Western Sydney University has once again been named number one in the world for its social, economic and environmental impact in the 2023 Times Higher Education (THE) University Impact Rankings.

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New report aims to bridge the divide for people of Western Sydney

Following the release of the NSW State Budget, the Centre for Western Sydney has published a new report calling for greater empowerment of Western Sydney communities.

Research backed video resources provide support for new CALD fathers

Coinciding with Multicultural Health Week, Western and the PREPARE Foundation has launched new video resources to support new and expectant Culturally and Linguistically Diverse dads as they transition into parenthood.

Expert opinion

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Opinion: Explainer: the philosophy of Jean-Jacques Rousseau is profoundly contemporary

By any reckoning, Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712-1778) is one of the most influential Western philosophers in history. No account of the modern era – not just modern thought – could ignore him.

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Opinion: Seals, swimmers, bat carers – exploring the world of the pale brown, oft-maligned Yarra River

Author Harry Saddler’s book on Melbourne’s Yarra River is an engaging account of his years exploring its native species and human communities.

Awards and appointments

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Western Sydney University recognised for helping transform the lives of students in Myanmar

Western Sydney University’s support for students displaced by the humanitarian crisis in Myanmar has been recognised with another prestigious international award.

Western Sydney University appoints new Dean of Health Sciences

Western Sydney University is delighted to announce the appointment of Professor Sarah Lewis as its new Dean of the School of Health Sciences.