News Centre archive - 2016
Collated on this page is an archive of the University's News Centre stories in 2016.
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Study reveals severe lack of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander coaches
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples make up around 12% of professional players the AFL and NRL, but less than 1% become coaches.
Pie's the limit- research shows sporting fans fed up with stadium food
New research from Western Sydney University has revealed that the classic diet of meat pies, chips and beer is no longer the demand of the Australian sports fan.
Giramondo Publishing wins two awards at NSW Premier’s Literary Awards
Lisa Gorton was awarded the People's Choice Award for her novel The Life of Houses, and Joanne Burns' Brush was awarded the prestigious Kenneth Slessor Prize for Poetry.
Winners announced for the 2016 Western Sydney University Sculpture Awards
The winners of the 2016 Western Sydney University Sculpture Award and Exhibition have been announced.
We can’t have a strong economy without a strong university sector
Australia’s universities rate relatively highly by international standards but that standing is not to be taken for granted; particularly not when competitor nations are investing at a far greater scale and rate.
Many young people aren’t enrolled to vote – are we asking them the wrong question?
When young people do take their concerns to the ballot box – as well as into their communities and online – they can and do make a significant difference.