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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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Boost for small businesses as new centre helps protect against cybersecurity threats

A new world-first centre dedicated to helping NSW small businesses respond to cybersecurity incidents and strengthen their cybercrime fighting capabilities has officially opened at Western Sydney University.

New analysis reveals Western Sydney voters anything but predictable

As the last week of the campaign gets underway, a new analysis of western Sydney voting behaviours reveals that western Sydney voters could hold the key to deciding the 2022 federal election outcome.

Western Sydney University invites students to explore their future

Western Sydney University is inviting thousands of prospective students to ‘Explore Western’ between 16 and 26 May via a series of dynamic information sessions.

Labor makes $16.7 million commitment to state-of-the-art Agri Tech Hub - driving jobs, skills and agriculture research in the Hawkesbury

Western Sydney University has welcomed Federal Labor’s $16.7 million election commitment to support the University’s vision for a world-leading Agri Tech Hub at its Hawkesbury campus.

Research success

What’s the bloody big deal? How Australian workplaces and educational institutions can help break the menstrual taboo

A team of multidisciplinary Western Sydney University researchers have launched a new white paper exploring how workplaces and educational institutions can help break the menstrual taboo.

World-first artificial intelligence to enhance radiotherapy and personalise cancer care

In a world-first, Western Sydney University researchers together with an expert team will utilise artificial intelligence to enhance radiotherapy, following a grant from Cancer Council NSW worth more than $430,000.

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Opinion: Did NASA find a mysterious doorway on Mars? No, but that’s no reason to stop looking

For the past ten years, NASA’s Curiosity rover has been trundling around the surface of Mars, taking photos in its quest to understand the history and geology of the red planet and perhaps even find signs of life.

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Opinion: ‘Some leaders only want to hear the good news’: politicians tell us how political careers can end

With the election almost upon us, thoughts are more than ever turned to political survival.

Awards and appointments

Matilda Harry wins Western Sydney University Academic Achievement Award

Western Sydney University offers its congratulations to Matilda Harry who was awarded the Western Sydney University Academic Achievement Award.

Technologists and linguist named Westpac Scholars from Western Sydney University

Western Sydney University is pleased to announce that eight talented students have been awarded undergraduate scholarships by the Westpac Scholars Trust for 2022.