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Western Sydney University community comes together at Christmas

Western Sydney University has again run its annual Chancellor’s Christmas Toy Appeal. After a long year of uncertainty across the globe, the appeal will help many western Sydney families in need this holiday season.


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Western Sydney University divests Caddens Corner neighbourhood shopping centre

Western Sydney University is pleased to announce it has sold its Caddens Corner Shopping Centre to Holdmark Property Group. The recently opened Caddens Corner is part of the University’s ‘Western Growth’ strategy.

WSUEL partnership with Hawkesbury Valley Men’s Shed

Toy story: lockdown toy repairs unite young and old

A new partnership between Western Sydney University Early Learning Hawkesbury (WSUEL) and the Hawkesbury Valley Men’s Shed and has led to a lot more than simple toy repairs.

Launch Pad secures global start-up leader to drive support ecosystem

Western Sydney University’s Launch Pad Technology Business Incubator has announced Jamie Pride as Chief Entrepreneur in Residence.

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Western Sydney Centres: Beyond Recovery

Western Sydney is entering an unprecedented phase of development spurred by the Western Sydney City Deal, the coming Airport, Aerotropolis and large scale infrastructure program.


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Older renters are lonely and struggling financially during COVID - research shows

Dr Emma Power features in a new publication released by AHURI into the impact of COVID-19 on renters.


120,000-year-old supernova remnants detected in neighbouring galaxy

Western Sydney University researchers have discovered the ‘senior citizens’ of our neighbouring galaxy – close to 120,000-year-old remains of exploding stars known as supernova remnants.




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Expert warns of depression risk in aftermath of Cyclone Imogen

A Western Sydney University rural health expert is calling for additional economic support for businesses and increased disaster relief and recovery services, to help address the potential mental health impacts of Cyclone Imogen.


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Opinion: The world’s oldest story? Astronomers say global myths about ‘seven sisters’ stars may reach back 100,000 years

In the northern sky in December is a beautiful cluster of stars known as the Pleiades, or the “seven sisters”. Look carefully and you will probably count six stars. So why do we say there are seven of them?




Awards and appointments

Sydney Metro professional development program commended

Western Sydney University’s collaboration with Transport for NSW to deliver the Sydney Metro professional development program, has been commended by the Planning Institute of Australia.


Launch Pad secures global start-up leader to drive support ecosystem

Western Sydney University’s Launch Pad Technology Business Incubator has announced Jamie Pride as Chief Entrepreneur in Residence.