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UWS makes over 12,000 uni offers in 2013
2013 is a great time to be studying at university, with the University of Western Sydney making 12,087 offers to students this year.
A spoonful of sugar: Sweet taste comforts babies during injections
Fictional character Mary Poppins may have been correct when she sang “a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down” at least when it comes to injections for babies, according to a recently published scientific review.
Celebrate Australia Day with the stars
Once the sun has set on another extraordinary Australia Day, finish off your celebrations with a visit to the University of Western Sydney’s Penrith campus Observatory.
Healthy apps a win for all
Smart phone apps to help people improve their health and wellbeing developed by UWS have been recognised by the NSW Government in a competition for app developers.
UWS deploys iPads to support IT-enhanced learning
UWS provides 11,000 iPads to students and staff in one of the largest, most innovative rollouts in an Australian university. The start of a longer-term strategy to engage students in new ways of learning.
John Fahey receives UWS honorary doctorate for his distinguished service to Australian public life
Former New South Wales Premier and current President of the World Anti-Doping Agency, John Fahey, receives an honorary doctorate.