News Centre archive - 2021
Collated on this page is an archive of the University's News Centre stories in 2021.
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Western Sydney University makes ground in Young University Rankings
Western Sydney University has improved its position in this year's influential ‘Times Higher Education Young University Rankings’, ranking 34th in the world and 6th in Australia.
Opinion: The Tokyo Olympics are supposed to be a ‘landmark in gender equality’ — are the Games really a win for women?
If you believe the hype from the International Olympic Committee, the Tokyo 2020 Olympics will be a “landmark in gender equality” and the “first gender-balanced games in history”.
US Fulbright Scholars destined for Western
Four top young researchers from the United States will join Western Sydney University as 2021 Fulbright Scholars.
National resource to improve young mother’s mental health receives funding
Western, in partnership with Western Sydney Local Health District’s Perinatal Child Youth Mental Health Service, has been awarded $650,000 to develop a national resource to support young mother’s mental health.
Opinion: Fitting in or falling out: how African migrants adapt to life in Australia
As of 2020, over 281 million of the world’s population live outside their country of birth. Australia hosts millions of these world’s migrants.
Farewell to Dean of School of Science, Professor Eileen McLaughlin
Western Sydney University announces the departure of Professor Eileen McLaughlin, and congratulates her on her appointment as the new Executive Dean of the Faculty of Science, Medicine and Health at the University of Wollongong.