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: Keen to sign up for space tourism? Here are 6 things to consider (besides the price tag)
It’s been a momentous month for space-faring billionaires. On July 11, British entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson’s Unity “rocket-plane” flew him and five fellow passengers about 85 kilometres above Earth.
Opinion: The Brisbane Olympics are a leap into an unknowable future
There’ll be two types of Australian high jump in Tokyo this month. The first, most likely scripted, was Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk’s front row leap after Brisbane was awarded the right to host the 2032 Olympics.
The kids are getting greener – Western Sydney University Early Learning Penrith wins Toddle Green Award
Western Sydney University Early Learning (WSUEL) Penrith has been announced as the winner of the 2021 Toddle Green Awards.
Opinion: Understanding how African-Australians think about COVID can help tailor public health messaging
NSW reported 98 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours. Twenty of those were infectious while in the community, a number which needs to get close to zero before the lockdown can end.
Launch Pad collaboration supports innovative ‘Maskbuddy’ to help combat COVID-19
Western Sydney University's Launch Pad offers its congratulations to PPC Moulding Services – one of ten organisations to receive a NSW Government grant to upscale the production of their innovative face mask.
Fairfield, the essential heart of Sydney, according to Director of Centre for Western Sydney
A beacon of cultural diversity, the city of Fairfield is so much more than its current COVID-19 “hot spot” label, said a Western Sydney University expert.