News Centre archive - 2013

Collated on this page is an archive of the University's News Centre stories in 2013.

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Council scholarships

Council scholarships give students a financial boost

The 2013 academic year is already off to a flying start for 13 University of Western Sydney students, who have been announced as the recipients of competitive local Council scholarships.


A bad day’s work: joint action needed to secure worker’s rights

One of New Zealand’s most influential public policy figures is calling for a coordinated approach with Australia and other OECD countries to help stem the rise of casual jobs lacking proper benefits and decent pay.

Safer Internet Day

Teens as teachers: Parents brush up on online safety

In time for Safer Internet Day, research from the University of Western Sydney and the Young and Well Cooperative Research Centre has revealed that young people are well aware of the risks of being online.


Sydney Review of Books: A new avenue for literary criticism in Australia

The Writing and Society Research Centre at the University of Western Sydney has launched Sydney Review of Books – a free online literary review that focuses on Australian writers.

What Matters?

Competition now open: School students asked to share 'What Matters?'

Have you got an idea about what we could do to build a better society? If you're in years 5-12 in NSW or the ACT then now is your chance to have your say by entering the Whitlam Institute’s What Matters? Essay competition.


Researchers reveal the science behind beatboxing

As far as astounding your friends and family, it’s hard to go past human ‘beatboxing’. The art of producing amazingly life-like percussion sounds.


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