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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.
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A group of 18 unemployed young men with intellectual disabilities have gained vital job skills after graduating from a Men’s Shed mentoring project that was funded in partnership by the WA Disability Services Commission and Therapy focus, and run by researchers from Curtin and Western Sydney Universities.
Although the concept of taking preventive measures including cancer screening is well established in Australia, assimilation into this concept may be a challenge for women from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds. Read more from Dr Cannas Kwok.
Female genital mutilation (FGM) also known as female genital circumcision or cutting is a global health issue affecting women and girls. Read more from Dr Olayide Ogunsiji.
WOMEN institutionalised after giving birth is the focus of a unique play being performed in Parramatta.
Western Sydney University (WSU), Australia’s number one university for nursing and midwifery, has launched its Bachelor of Nursing degree through WSU Online, in a bid to fill the gap the health industry faces.
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)