News Centre archive - 2016
Collated on this page is an archive of the University's News Centre stories in 2016.
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Western Sydney University student wins World Class competition
Western Sydney University alumna Ruth Harrison has taken out the top prize for her outstanding short film highlighting how a university exchange student studying abroad as part of their degree can broaden life's horizons.
Prime Minister, NSW Premier and Deng Adut to address conference
The Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, NSW Premier Mike Baird and Western Sydney University graduate Deng Adut will discuss the best ways to harness Western Sydney’s economic growth.
Legislating for social change: Soutphommasane on Whitlam and the Racial Discrimination Act
In 1975 the Whitlam Government passed the Racial Discrimination Act and left a lasting impact on Australian society.
Western Sydney University to march to the beat of ‘Pride Unlimited’ in this year’s Mardi Gras
Western Sydney University students and staff will once again take part in the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras parade, being held on Saturday 5 March.
A parents' guide to tertiary studies
A resource booklet for parents and carers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students has been launched at Western Sydney University.
Besides feverish excitement, hackathons really can spur innovation
Focused on solving a small but challenging problem, hackathons involve intensive periods of brainstorming, coding, designing, testing – and often much coffee drinking.