News Centre archive - 2016

Collated on this page is an archive of the University's News Centre stories in 2016.

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China Judges

Chinese judges preparing for reform visit Western Sydney University

A delegation of Chinese judges looking to learn about Australian law while China is undertaking judicial reform has visited Western Sydney University on a fact-finding mission.

Injury 1

Can the way we move after injury lead to chronic pain?

Our brains tell our bodies to move differently when we have pain. But there is growing evidence that changing the way we move might actually contribute to the development of pain that lasts for months or years.


Over-confidence about condom skills puts festival goers at risk

A milestone survey of young people attending a NSW music festival has found that while most felt confident about their condom usage, a significant number had used condoms inconsistently or incorrectly.

City 2

Sydney needs higher affordable housing targets

The release this week by the Greater Sydney Commission of city-wide draft plans mandating some measure of affordable housing in new developments is a step in the right direction.


Health students go bush

Western Sydney University students, Charlie Sheedy and Dalena Pangna, have had the chance to put their healthcare skills in to practice in the remote Australian outback, through the CARAH Health Leadership program in the Northern Territory.

Academy 2

The Academy wins Learning Experience award

Western Sydney University’s The Academy program has taken out the top prize in the Learning Experience category as part of the Australian Financial Review’s annual Higher Education Awards.


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