News Centre archive - 2016
Collated on this page is an archive of the University's News Centre stories in 2016.
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Eminent scholar to lead Australia-China Institute for Arts and Culture
Former diplomat and leading academic Professor Jocelyn Chey AM has been named the Foundation Director of the new Australia-China Institute for Arts and Culture at Western Sydney University.
Students expand their horizons thanks to New Colombo Plan
More than 200 of the University’s best and brightest students will have the opportunity to study internationally, after the University received more than $800,000 in funding from the Australian Government under the New Colombo Plan Mobility Program
Indian Study Tour broadens horizons for Information Systems students
As Australia continues to embrace a global economy dominated by high-tech industries, Western Sydney University Information Systems students are touring leading international corporations to gain a firsthand insight into systems used by leading companies
Where’s your data? It’s not actually in the cloud, it’s sitting in a data centre
Without data centres, today’s world stops. Flights are grounded, Wall Street closes, and the internet grinds to a halt.
Is that porn your child is watching online? How do you know?
Adult sexual content and culture has woven itself seamlessly into the fabric of the internet. Some of it is subtle, and some not so subtle, but there is now a wealth of dedicated porn websites available and plenty of demand to view the content.
Eddie Betts and racism in sport: it’s not enough to just not join in
Sport can be a driver for change; it can make a difference in people’s lives and unify communities, particularly around national successes. But it can also create tensions and cause conflict.