News Centre archive - 2016
Collated on this page is an archive of the University's News Centre stories in 2016.
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Bulldogs and Western Sydney University join forces for social change
The Be All In program gives students an opportunity to participate in sport, with an educational component covering topics like building social harmony, and valuing self esteem and diversity.
International ranking finds Western Sydney University research in world’s top 400
Western Sydney University's increasing international influence has been recognised in the 2016 Shanghai Academic Ranking of World Universities.
University students refine their skills at Homeless Connect
Western Sydney University students refined their clinical skills by providing free health checks at Western Sydney Homeless Connect.
Study tracking public attitudes towards wildlife conservation in NSW
A researcher from Western Sydney University is asking residents of NSW to take part in an online questionnaire to gather information about attitudes towards wildlife conservation.
Abu Dhabi Prince helps save near-extinct turtle
The critically endangered Bellinger River Snapping Turtle has new hope thanks to a grant from the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi.
From Afghanistan to Western Sydney to Beijing- refugee student wins big
After fleeing the Taliban in Afghanistan with his family, Hamid Sediqi arrived in Sydney as a young boy unable to speak English. 15 years later, Hamid has won a prestigious international Chinese language competition.