News Centre archive - 2016
Collated on this page is an archive of the University's News Centre stories in 2016.
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September graduation puts a spring in students’ steps
Thousands of students will mark the formal completion of their studies when Western Sydney University hosts September graduation.
Let’s measure the value of Australia’s medal success. No, not at the Olympics
What about a 17-medal haul from a well-honed, tightly focused team of 17? That is precisely the result the Australian team secured at the 2016 international science Olympiads in physics, biology, chemistry and earth sciences.
New partnership with Penrith Performing and Visual Arts
Under the new arrangement, Western Sydney University and PP&VA will work closely on developing innovative artistic programs and community events for the local region and beyond.
Western Sydney University records big rise in international rankings
Western Sydney University has recorded a big leap in the latest QS World University Rankings, confirming the University’s increasing global profile and renewed focus on research with international impact.
New app co-designed with low-income communities reduces information gap to Dhaka services
The winding streets and scattered services of Bangladesh’s crowded capital Dhaka are being mapped by youth volunteers and uploaded to the web for the first time.
Why old theories on Indigenous counting just won’t go away
My Australian-educated friends tell me they were taught at school that all Aboriginal people only counted one, two, three, four and many. There is evidence of complex Aboriginal number systems extending to high numbers.