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Western Sydney University continues to rise in world rankings

Western Sydney University has continued to rise in world rankings after being named one of the world’s top 300 universities in the prestigious Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings for 2019-2020.


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Western Sydney University’s Giving Day raises over $760,000

Friends, alumni, staff and students of Western Sydney University have raised over $760,000 to-date through 800 donations for the University’s first-ever Giving Day, held on Wednesday 4 September.

Western Sydney University launches latest solar car: UNLIMITED 3.0

Today, Western Sydney University’s Solar Car Team has unveiled UNLIMITED 3.0 — the most technologically advanced car the student-led team has produced to-date.

Professor Pru Goward joins Western Sydney University

Former NSW Minister for Family and Community Services and former Australian Sex Discrimination Commissioner, Pru Goward has joined the University as Professor of Social Interventions and Policy.

Vice-Chancellor Professor Barney Glover

The Australian: Western Sydney growth needs graduates

The government should match its enthusiasm for development in western Sydney with an equal commitment to the graduates needed to work there, says Western Sydney University Vice-Chancellor Barney Glover.


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Students face "confronting" levels of racism at school and in wider society

One-third of NSW and Victorian government school students have experienced racial discrimination from their peers, and close to one-third have experienced racial discrimination from wider society, a major new survey has found.


Refugee researcher Rami Alsaberi at the Penrith Observatory

Refugee researcher leads extragalactic discovery

After waiting for three years for his refugee status to be acknowledged, Western Sydney University PhD student Rami Alsaberi has made a new life in Casula, Australia, and an unusual celestial discovery.




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Affordable housing lessons from Sydney, Hong Kong and Singapore: 3 keys to getting the policy mix right

Affordable housing is a critical problem for Australia’s biggest housing markets.


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More than a kick: sporting statues can enshrine players and also capture pivotal cultural moments

In March this year, photographer Michael Willson captured an image of AFL footballer Tayla Harris kicking for a goal. Last week in Melbourne’s Federation Square a 3.3 meter bronze depiction of Harris’ kick was unveiled.




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Western Sydney University continues to rise in world rankings

Western Sydney University has continued to rise in world rankings after being named one of the world’s top 300 universities in the prestigious Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings for 2019-2020.


Emma Seaman cyber ambassador and student

Western student named first female university cyber ambassador

Western Sydney University student, Emma Seaman, has become the first female university cyber ambassador for the NSW Cyber Security Innovation Node — a nationally connected hub for cyber capability and innovation.