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Opinion: Less than half of Australian adults know how to identify misinformation online

For most of us, it’s hard to imagine a media-free day. To do these activities regularly and effectively, we need to have at least a moderate level of media literacy.


National study finds disadvantaged Australian adults are the least media literate

Australian adults who live in regional areas, older Australians, people with low levels of education, and people who are living with a disability are more likely to have a lower media ability, a new national study has found.


Western Sydney authors shortlisted for NSW Premier’s Literary Awards

Several literary talents fostered by Western Sydney University are among those shortlisted for this year’s prestigious NSW Premier’s Literary Awards.


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Technology scholarships open up brilliant digital experiences for Western students

Seven of Western’s top information technology and cybersecurity students have won the prestigious Westpac Young Technology Scholarships for 2021.


Indigenous staff and students tackle annual soccer match

Western Sydney University Indigenous staff and students put down their pens and pulled on their shin pads to compete in the 2021 ‘Staff vs Student’ Soccer match.


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Vale Carla Zampatti

Western Sydney University has paid tribute to the legendary Carla Zampatti AC. One of Australia’s most celebrated and influential fashion designers and business leaders, Ms Zampatti also served as a member of the University’s Board of Governors (now the Board of Trustees) from 1993 to 1997.



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