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Join us for day 2 of our Indigenous Cultural Immersion Event!
November 25 - 10 AM - 2 PM
Program Day 2
10:00 am Welcome to Country, Michelle Locke
10:10 am School Welcome, Professor Deborah Hatcher, Dean School of Nursing & Midwifery
10:20 am Deadly Connection, Carly Mundine
11:00 am Art in Hospital, Leanne Tobin
11:45 am Badalya (lunch)
12 noon Having a Yarn with Aunty Kerrie Doyle
12:45 pm Tour Country, Chris Tobin
1:45 pm Closing
Please register via Zoom https://uws.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYsceiorTsvHdaEgynWp2eWtfdDxjq3bC-4
Join our Women's Health Matters Symposium
December 9 - 12 PM - 3 PM
Please register for this event via https://uws.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Nx4hzvb-SPaGwW1TW13JPQ
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 Midwifery Students receive NaMO scholarship to attend Australian College of Midwives NSW Conference
Six students from the Bachelor of Midwifery at Western Sydney University were successful in gaining a NaMO scholarship to attend the Australian College of Midwives, NSW Branch Conference .
Birth plans aren't new-age nonsense. They protect mothers' medical rights, midwife Hannah Dahlen and lawyer Bashi Hazard say.
Often when the media reports that a mother has abandoned her newborn baby, the community reacts with shock and disbelief. Yet, in fiction, when a woman feels so desperate and hopeless she believes abandoning her baby is her only option, we are able to show sympathy.
Research from the National Institute of Complementary Medicine (NICM) at Western Sydney University shows antenatal education classes focusing on pain relief techniques dramatically reduce the rate of medical interventions during childbirth, such as epidural use and caesarean section.
Volunteers at Western Sydney University continued the University's commitment to social justice by spending Sunday 24 July packing hampers in preparation for Western Sydney Homeless Connect.
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)