News Centre archive - 2021
Collated on this page is an archive of the University's News Centre stories in 2021.
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Opinion: A good induction is important for all new jobs. So why are teachers being left behind?
Australian schools are struggling to recruit and keep teachers. Low wages, overwork, difficult student behaviour, lack of support and stress are some of the reasons teachers leave the profession or have periods of sick leave.
Western Sydney University continues to rise in prestigious global rankings
Western Sydney University has continued to rise in the prestigious Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings, being named among the top 250 universities globally for the first time.
Western fire and nanotechnology projects named finalists in 2021 Australian Museum Eureka Prizes
Western Sydney University researchers are among the talented teams named as finalists in the prestigious 2021 Australian Museum Eureka Prizes.
Hawkesbury residents share stories to inspire climate change resilience
The Hawkesbury Resilience Project, in collaboration with Western Sydney University, is leading a new initiative to uncover how Hawkesbury residents are responding to climate change.
Opinion: What’s the point of homework?
Homework hasn’t changed much in the past few decades. Most children are still sent home with about an hour’s worth of homework each day, mostly practising what they were taught in class.
Opinion: What art are you engaging with in lockdown? Australians are mostly watching TV — but music, singing and dancing do more for your mood
How have you been passing the time during lockdown? Have you been taking an online drawing class, or did you join an online choir?