News Centre archive - 2017

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Thinking Out Loud lecture series presents Strangers in Europa: Migrants, Terrorists, Refugees

This year's Thinking Out Loud lectures will discuss how recent African and Middle-Eastern migrants are the latest consequence of Europe’s long history of expansionism and colonial rule.

Pierre at graduations

Medical Scholarship influenced the career path of young doctor

Western Sydney University’s December graduation marked the completion of five long years of study for Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery graduate Pierre Goorkiz.

Maryam Norri

Scholarship helped pave the way to promising legal career

As she embarks on a promising legal career at Bartier Perry, Maryam has encouraged other young women from Western Sydney who may be aspiring for a career in Law.

Bankstown CBD announcement

World-class university campus for Canterbury-Bankstown

A new world-class university campus is set to be constructed in Bankstown.The City of Canterbury Bankstown and Western Sydney University have identified a suitable location – a two-and-half-thousand square metre site in Bankstown’s CBD.

Scott Morrison

Funding freeze on universities will cut to the heart of Western Sydney’s future

Maybe pulling $2.1 billion out of the education budget will allow the Treasurer to put the funds to something he feels is of better use. There’s a state government looking to build a few stadiums.

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No sign of alien life ‘so far’ on the mystery visitor from space, but we’re still looking

The mystery object discovered earlier this year travelling through our Solar system is showing no signs of any alien life, despite plenty of efforts to look and listen for a signal.


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