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We'd love to follow your achievements and experiences as you embark on your career and the next phase of your lifelong learning journey.
As a Graduate of our School, we invite you to join the Nursing and Midwifery Alumni Affinity Group which we hope will inspire you and help advance your career or future study.
Why are Alumni connections so important?
- Provides a powerful platform for forming lifelong connections.
- An opportunity to network with other graduates and professionals.
- Gives you a pulse on careers, industry, further study, or research prospects.
- Mutually beneficial for the University - Alumni are loyal supporters and our most valued Ambassadors.
- Alumni can share an array of experiences and help to inspire new Graduates.
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A History of Nursing at Hawkesbury
The School of Nursing and Midwifery is pleased to offer a limited printed edition of the History of Nursing at Hawkesbury for a small donation of $15.00. All purchase funds will be donated to the School of Nursing and Midwifery Student Prize fund which supports students who demonstrate outstanding academic or clinical performance. Orders will be processed within approximately 14 business days (subject to Australia Post) and posted to the mailing address provided.
Western Sydney University changes lives and shapes the social, economic, environmental and educational development of the world in which we live. If you would like to learn more about how to make a one off or regular donation to the School of Nursing and Midwifery student scholarships and prizes please visit https://www.westernsydney.edu.au/give.html
We are keen to expand our Alumni network. If you are an Alumni of the University or any of the former federated institutions please visit https://www.westernsydney.edu.au/alumni
Western Sydney University's standing as a global leader in the fields of nursing and midwifery has been reinforced, with the release of a new ranking system that places the University first in Australia and fourth in the world.
In 2016 the School was successful in receiving strategic funding from the Vice Chancellor for 2017 to support Nursing students attending PPE classes at Liverpool Hospital in the Ngara Education Centre.
An Australian College of Nursing (ACN) 2015 Emerging Nurse Leader (ENL) has urged graduate nurses wanting to survive and thrive in their first year in the workforce to continue learning, avoid office politics, connect with nurse leaders, prioritise self-care and embrace opportunity.
Born eight weeks premature, Kirilly Lam was a fighter from the beginning. Almost 18 years on, the student from Sydney's west has overcome the odds to become the first person in her immediate family to finish year 12 and go to university. She has been accepted into an advanced nursing degree at Western Sydney University, fulfilling a lifelong dream.
Nearly everyone who has either visited someone or been admitted to a hospital has either seen or had a peripheral intravenous catheter, the small plastic devices inserted in the front of your hand or arm to help medical and nursing staff easily administer medicines and fluids into your body.
Ranked in the top 100 in the World for Nursing QS World University Rankings by Subject
Research Grants Awarded Australian Research Council
Funding top 20 National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Universities in the world Times higher education
Western Sydney University has been ranked Australia's highest ranked Nursing School, in this year's CWUR Rankings by Subject.
Western Sydney University has been ranked in the Top 100 Universities for Nursing, in this year's QS World University Rankings by Subject.
In the News
School of Nursing and Midwifery recent media:
- Western Sydney University students celebrate Australia Day - Hawkesbury Gazette (opens in a new window)
- Their nursing careers beginning in Lithgow - Lithgow Mercury (opens in a new window)
- Western Sydney Students on a pathway career - Lithgow Mercury (opens in a new window)