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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

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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.


Wild bee recovery study to support bushfire preparedness for growers

The aftermath of the Black Summer Bushfires will give researchers a rare standpoint to study the recovery of wild honey bees and other pollinators, providing important insight for growers facing future catastrophic events.




Expert opinion

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Opinion: ‘Bloody fool!’: why Ripper the musk duck, and many other talkative Aussie birds, are exciting biologists

Recently, two native Australian birds have stolen the limelight with their impressive vocal imitations.


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Opinion: Destroying vegetation along fences and roads could worsen our extinction crisis — yet the NSW government just allowed it

What do koalas, barking owls, greater gliders, southern rainbow skinks, native bees, and regent honeyeaters all have in common?




Awards and appointments

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.


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.