News Centre archive
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How to help kids navigate fake news and misinformation online
Young people get a huge amount of their news from social media feeds, where false, exaggerated or sponsored content is often prevalent. With the right tools, caregivers can give kids the knowledge they need to assess credible information for themselves.
Western Sydney University finalist in the national Walkley Award for student journalism
Jessica, a Bachelor of Communication (Dean's Scholar) student at Western Sydney University, has been named as a finalist in The Walkley 'Student Journalist of the Year Award'. An internship in Nepal helped her to become a Walkley contender.
New Sydney Olympic Park campus helping students on the pathway to success
Western Sydney University has officially opened its Sydney Olympic Park campus – creating more opportunities for students from across the Western Sydney region to access higher education.
Journalists in war zones tread a fine line between safety and freedom of speech
Journalists are increasingly threatened and assassinated in conflict zones worldwide. But could the need for their protection be causing harm to free speech, and increasing the production of one-sided journalism?
Student and SWEATSHOP author to address Stella Schools event for young female writers
A Tongan writer from Mount Druitt, Winnie is currently the manager of SWEATSHOP, and has recently graduated from a Bachelor of Arts.
Global study to track the educational experiences of resettling refugees
A leading Western Sydney University education researcher will contribute to a global study that is set to evaluate the impact and effectiveness of Government resettlement policies for refugees.