News Centre archive - 2021
Collated on this page is an archive of the University's News Centre stories in 2021.
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Indigenous higher education leaders join Western Sydney University
Western is pleased to announce two new senior leadership appointments, with Professor Susan Page and Professor Gawaian Bodkin-Andrews joining the University.
Western Sydney University Professor leading review into NSW government complaints process
Western Sydney University’s Professor of Social Interventions and Policy Pru Goward is leading the Premier’s review into the NSW Government’s complaints processes.
Centre for Western Sydney releases ‘report card’ on the NSW Government
New analysis of the NSW Government’s mid-term performance in Western Sydney reveals that while it scores an ‘A’ for its work in health – in particular, its pandemic response – it falls short on key priorities like education and housing.
Opinion: Why do people try to drive through floodwater or leave it too late to flee? Psychology offers some answers
NSW is currently in the grip of one of largest flood events in decades. The NSW SES is helping thousands of people evacuate and has received more than 2,000 calls for help in the last 24 hours.
Opinion: Floods leave a legacy of mental health problems — and disadvantaged people are often hardest hit
Yet again, large swathes of New South Wales are underwater. A week of solid rain has led to floods in the Mid-North Coast, Sydney and the Central Coast, with several areas being evacuated as I write.
Western students kick goals with the Wanderers
Four talented Western Sydney University undergraduate students are receiving a boost to their professional experience as interns at the Western Sydney Wanderers Football Club.