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Western Sydney University continues to lead the world for its commitment to UN Sustainable Development Goals

Western Sydney University has been named best in the world for its efforts to tackle gender equality and promote responsible consumption and production as part of the prestigious Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings for 2023.

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Western Sydney University achieves target of net zero to tackle climate change

Western Sydney University has achieved its ambitious target to be carbon neutral by 2023, cementing its reputation as one of the world’s most sustainable higher education institutions.

Western Sydney International Airport landing tomorrow’s jobs today

Under a new partnership with Western Sydney University, students from the University’s School of Computer, Data and Mathematical Sciences are working on a capstone project with Western Sydney International Airport (WSI).

Western Sydney University supporting students with free period products on campus

The success of a recent trial of free period products at Western Sydney University’s Parramatta City campus has now been extended to provide free and easy access to products across all the University’s campuses.

Western Sydney University named world’s best for sustainable development

Western Sydney University has been named number one in the world for its social, ecological and economic impact in the latest Times Higher Education (THE) University Impact Rankings.

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Citizen scientist turtle sightings power world-first model

Western Sydney University researchers have used over 15,000 sightings of turtles reported by citizen scientists to develop a world-first nesting location predictive tool.

Discovery reveals a reversible magnetic field around a fast radio burst for the first time

An international team of researchers has revealed new evidence on the nature of mysterious fast radio bursts (FRBs) – objects in space that produce brief, intense flashes of radio waves from distant galaxies.

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Opinion: Australia is in a unique position to eliminate the bee-killing Varroa mite. Here’s what happens if we don’t

Varroa mites – notorious honey bee parasites – have recently reached Australian shores, detected at the Port of Newcastle in New South Wales last year.

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Opinion: Western Sydney University share learnings on impact following 12 months as number one in the world

Increasingly, students, partners and communities want to be associated with a university that is committed to our planet in the same way that they are.

Awards and appointments

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New Chief Executive Officer of The College

Western Sydney University is pleased to announce the appointment of Glenn Campbell as Chief Executive Officer of The College.

Western Sydney University researchers recognised for outstanding contribution to science

Two of Western Sydney University’s outstanding researchers have been elected Fellows of the Australian Academy of Science in recognition of their exceptional contributions to their fields.